LA GRANDE, Ore. — A unique spring Chinook fishery will opennext Wednesdayon the Powder River,wherethe Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to release approximately 200 spring Chinook salmon into the river.
PROMISE — The annual Promise Reunion gathering will take place May 23-24 at the Promise Grange hall. All former and current Promise residents, their descendants and friends, as well as anyone interested in the history of Promise are invited to attend. Saturday afternoon will feature a chili feed at 1 p.m. and a book signing of “The North Woods of Wallowa County” by Orvalla Hafer. Plans are in the works for live music Saturday evening. Sunday there will be a 10:30 a.m. church service and a 1 p.m. potluck and program. For more information or to pass on any history related to the Promise area, contact Myrna Journot at 541-377-7333 (P.O. Box 386, Wallowa 97885) or Orvalla Hafer at 509-488-2569 (6816 Sagehill Road, Othello WA 99344).