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Waves are rippling at Wallowa Lake. Not just because of the late stormy weather and winds — it’s dragons — dragon boats, that is. Locals are practicing for the upcoming Dragons in the Wallowas…

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In a recent study with 3 to 7-year-old children provided an example of how children's daily living environment and motor skills are closely related. The main finding revealed that residential …

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A first-lap crash on July 20, in Yakima, Washington, severely broke the arm of driver James Hayes, damaged the car and left his brother, Jerry, and mechanic Brian Finch, plenty of time to prep…

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Wallowa County’s three East-West Shrine game all-stars gave a good accounting of themselves despite a losing effort to a better-organized west-side team. Gus Ramsden of Wallowa quarterbacked t…

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The June 17 Wallowa County Board of Commissioners meeting spelled at least the temporary end of the Joseph Branch Rails with Trails quest for a Conditional Use Permit.

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On Saturday after the Chief Joseph Days parade, the Nez Perce offer a friendship feast, followed by dancing. The dancing begins with a grand entry with eagle staff and American flag, prayers, …

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The Joseph Branch Rails with Trails project withdrew its application for a six-mile trail along the Wallowa Union Railroad Authority tracks between Joseph and Enterprise. Ranchers had proteste…

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Three Wallowa County high school football players earned the distinction of playing in the 67th Oregon East-West All Star football game on Sunday, Aug. 3 in Baker City. The game is played in t…

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What a delight to play golf in the sunshine!

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One event that didn't feature any bucking livestock or twirling ropes was perhaps the most important event of all: The Little Buckaroos rodeo on Wednesday. More than a dozen special needs chil…

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From the opening day Bucking Horse Stampede through Joseph to the final bullride five days later, action and fun summed up the 74th annual Chief Joseph Days rodeo that took place July 23-28. S…

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The 74th annual Chief Joseph Days rodeo kicked off on Tuesday, August 23 with the bucking horse stampede down Main Street in Joseph. Wednesday and Thursday saw full rodeo action both in the af…

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Top-ten bullrider, Derek Kolbaba, tweaked an old knee injury while riding a bull during the opening night of Chief Joseph Days Rodeo on July 24.

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Monday, July 22, saw the Cubs fall to opponent Martinez Little League in an 11-1 rout that lasted five innings. The loss put an end to the Cubs’ consolation hopes in the Western Region softbal…

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The next time you go for a walk in the woods-specifically on a U.S. Forest Service Trail in the Eagle Cap Wilderness or Hells Canyon — you might consider pausing at one of those big, fallen tr…

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The Wallowa Valley Cubs softball team initially met some stiff opposition at the 2019 West Region Junior Girls Softball Tournament in Tucson, Ariz. About 40 fans made the trek to Arizona to ch…

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The Junior Little League lady Cubs, the first softball team in Wallowa County history to win a state championship, are hard at work down at the Jensen ball fields every evening. The squad is a…

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For the first time in the county’s little-league history, the junior softball girls team, managed by Shane Kirkland, won the state championship after a 15-0 blowout of Klamath Falls on its own…

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If you’ve moseyed up to Wallowa Lake State Park recently and gazed into the stand of big pine trees west of the river, you might have noticed some strange but colorful metal baskets on poles. …

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Hanley “Noodle” Miller just returned from his journey to the National Junior High School Finals Rodeo in South Dakota. Miller competed for the first time at the national level in several event…

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The Wallowa Valley boys Little League Majors all-star baseball team finished the season with a step in the right direction. The boys put in a solid performance at the district all-star tournam…

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The high school combined softball team may have given up the “Cubs” moniker at the insistence of the Enterprise School Board, but the girls junior all-stars softball team adopted the name and …

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It’s been about a dozen years that Wallowa County’s junior softball girls are making a name for themselves in northeastern Oregon. The team is currently flying high at District 3 all-stars pla…

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There ought to be a law that gives lady golfers the opportunity to press an imaginary ‘REPLAY’ button whenever they have a super drive or a spectacular putt. On separate occasions this past mo…

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This is rodeo without fanfare that brings ranch families together and offers friendly competition between ranch teams. This year, 13 ranches were represented, including Yost Quarter Horses, In…

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The 15th annual Mountain High Broncs and Bulls Rodeo set new records for attendance, and for the number of cowboys competing. Nineteen bronc riders and 13 bull riders competed, along with eigh…

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Noodles Miller expertly heels a steer as part of his family ranch team at the 2018 Chief Joseph Days ranch rodeo.

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On Saturday, June 15, the Eagle Cap Shooters Association held their opening event of the year, the Spring Fling. First event of the day was the National Rifle Association 3GE (Three Gun Experi…

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Recent Enterprise High School graduate, Jalyn Radford-Wecks, plans to raise cancer awareness of attendees at the Mountain High Broncs and Bulls rodeo to know that cancer can strike anywhere, a…

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Rodeo legends Trevor Brazile and Derek Kolbaba better move over. Local rodeo cowboy, Hanley “Noodle” Miller is breathing down your necks because he wants that All-Around-Cowboy buckle. Miller,…

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This year’s Bowlby Bash, previously known as Summerfest, previously known as the Bowlby Bash includes a number of events in downtown Enterprise. On June 22 Main Street will offer a soap-box de…

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On June 15, the Eagle Cap Shooters Association will open their range on the far end of Ant Flat Road for the 2019 season. The range provides a variety of target distances and conditions, inclu…

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The Oregon Department of fish and Wildlife is inviting public comments on a revised Fisheries Management and Evaluation Plan to conduct steelhead fisheries in the Columbia basin. Comments are …

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Although wind, water and wicked skies played havoc to Alpine Meadows Golf Course during April, neither flooding nor a lightning strike could keep a good course down.

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There comes a time when every warrior has to lay down their sword and shield no matter how hard they’ve fought and their dedication to the battle. That time came on Wednesday, May 22 for the W…

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The Wallowa Valley/Elgin combined baseball team, had their storied season halted after suffering a second-round playoff loss, 7-1, at the hands of top-ranked Pleasant Hill on Friday, May 24.

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The Eagles thinclads traveled to the state 1A championships in Monmouth to see what treasures lay on the west side of the state and returned weighted down with a bag of precious medals as the …

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The Wallowa/Joseph combined golf team and the Enterprise High School golf teams competed well at district and state with the Enterprise team making the cut for state, while golf superstar Tori…

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How do you go from third place to the league title in one weekend? Beat all your opponents at district play and walk off with the trophy.

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Three wasn’t a lucky number for the Wallowa Valley Outlaws as the squad lost three straight games and slid into third place behind league leaders Vale and Nyssa.