Anna Rinehart Crowned 69th CJD Queen
Apr19

Anna Rinehart Crowned 69th CJD Queen

Queen Anna Rinehart It’s time to start planning for the 69th Chief Joseph Days Rodeo! The last full weekend in July will be here before you know it. Hello, my name is Anna Rinehart. I was born and raised in Wallowa County and live on a small acreage outside of Joseph with my parents Joe and Karen Rinehart. I am a 16 year old junior at Joseph Charter School where I play softball for the Enterprise-Joseph Cubs. I currently serve as...

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James Yost named 2014 Chief Joseph Days Grand Marshall
Apr19

James Yost named 2014 Chief Joseph Days Grand Marshall

James Yost has spent his 70 years being an active community member of Wallowa County. He was raised by his parents’ Paul and Gladys Yost on the Johnson ranch outside of Enterprise. After High school Paul  and James went into partnership together on a ranch where James continues to work and live today. Not only was he busy ranching but was also involved in numerous activities in the community such as JCs, Elks, 4-H, FFA and...

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Male body found in water downstream Hells Canyon Dam boat launch
Apr17

Male body found in water downstream Hells Canyon Dam boat launch

Wallowa County Sheriff’s Office – April 16, 2014 - Earlier today, the Wallowa County Sheriff’s Office was notified by that unidentified individuals found the body of a male subject was found in the water approx. 13 miles downstream from Hells Canyon Dam boat launch on the Snake River. On March 21, 2014, Ricky Flores of Caldwell, ID, went missing in a jet boating accident on the Snake River in Hells Canyon near Hells...

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69th Chief Joseph Days Coronation, April 19
Apr16

69th Chief Joseph Days Coronation, April 19

Tickets for the Coronation Dinner are $25 (includes cover charge for dance), $5.00 for dance only (doors open after coronation) and are available at the Joseph Community Center, Sports Corral in Joseph, and Community Bank in Joseph, Enterprise, and Wallowa. Matt Harschman and band will entertain after coronation. The 2nd Tryouts and Queen Coronation for the 68th Chief Joseph Days Court is coming up on April, 19, at 11:00 a.m. at the...

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EOU College Republicans Back John Turner
Apr16

EOU College Republicans Back John Turner

The Eastern Oregon University College Republicans recently announced their decision to endorse John Turner for State Representative of House District 58. “Having the opportunity to meet with candidates for House District 58 several times, one candidate continued to stand out because of his experience and proven leadership, Republican John Turner. Eastern Oregon only has 5 of the 60 members of the Oregon House of Representatives....

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Greg Walden announces Congressional Art Competition for High school students
Apr16

Greg Walden announces Congressional Art Competition for High school students

Winner’s artwork to hang in U.S. Capitol; winner receives airfare for two to Washington, D.C. to view exhibit MEDFORD, Ore. — U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) today announced that the 2014 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” is now open to High school students throughout Oregon’s Second Congressional District, which includes central, southern and eastern Oregon. The contest is a nationwide endeavor for students to...

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Spring Brings Mushrooms to the Blue Mountains
Apr16

Spring Brings Mushrooms to the Blue Mountains

Baker City, OR – It’s about that time again when fungi begin pushing their way up through the soil. Avid mushroom hunters, both recreational and commercial, await their arrival every spring. Remembering when, where, how, and if a permit is required for mushroom hunting will help in planning your mushroom hunting trip this year. The Wallowa-Whitman, Umatilla, and Malheur National Forests have created a 2014 Mushroom Guide to help...

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Vet & Pets: Aaachooo! It’s Spring!
Apr16

Vet & Pets: Aaachooo! It’s Spring!

Brought to you by Environmental Allergens in Dogs and Cats Just like people, dogs and cats can react to things in their environment- sometimes violently! Patients reacting to environmental allergens are physically and nutritionally normal, but are itching and scratching, and may have hair loss and skin irritation. A thorough physical exam and communication with you, the owner, regarding diet, activity, medical history and...

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Republican Team Endorses John Turner
Apr15

Republican Team Endorses John Turner

From the Desks of: Senator Bill Hansell, Senate District 29 Former Senator David Nelson, Senate District 29 Representative Greg Smith, House District 57 Representative Bob Jenson, House District 58 Dear Friends, As the current and former Senators from Senate District 29, and as Representatives for House District 57 and 58, we enthusiastically endorse John Turner as a candidate to represent House District 58. Before his arrival in...

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ICYMI: Walden on CNN: We’re focused on jobs and the economy
Apr15

ICYMI: Walden on CNN: We’re focused on jobs and the economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union with Candy Crowley” on Sunday to discuss efforts in the House to grow the economy, create jobs, spur American energy development, and the impacts of Obamacare. Walden on growing the economy “We’re focused on jobs and the economy, trying to grow both. We’re focused on energy development, energy exports. We’re focused on the things...

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Ann Rule spanked in court:  Rick Swart, Seattle Weekly prevail again
Apr12

Ann Rule spanked in court: Rick Swart, Seattle Weekly prevail again

In a sharply worded ruling issued on April 8, a King County Superior Court judge denied true crime author Ann Rule’s attempt to revive a lawsuit previously thrown out of court on grounds it violated constitutionally protected free speech. For the second time in two months, Judge Laura Inveen ruled in favor of former Wallowa County resident Rick Swart and Seattle Weekly Newspaper in a dispute over a cover story published in July 2011....

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Public Forum on Climate Change in the Blue Mountains
Apr11

Public Forum on Climate Change in the Blue Mountains

BAKER CITY, OR – The Wallowa-Whitman, Umatilla, and Malheur National Forests are hosting a public presentation to share information and discuss how climate change interacts with natural resources in the Blue Mountain region of Northeast Oregon. The public session is April 22, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Blue Mountain Conference Center, located at 404 12th Street in La Grande, Oregon.  Dr. David Peterson, U.S. Forest Service...

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