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FLORA — The coronavirus outbreak has led to the cancellation of School Days at Flora School. But the Flora School Education Center is working on a Virtual School Days for 2020.

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La Grande Parks and Recreation employees Kyle Micovich (left) and Victoria Ingram install posts Thursday afternoon at Riverside Park for the Cook Memorial Library's StoryWalk. This year's Stor…

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Rabbi Ben Ezra was a 12th-century Spanish scholar, and a poem by Robert Browning imagined what he might have said about growing old. The poem’s attitude toward aging is positive. Its first lin…

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If our minds are filled with a world of thoughts that are contrary or even dishonorable to God, how can there be room for us to concentrate on his goodness, peace and hope? When Mary was about…

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LA GRANDE — La Grande senior Lara Insko was awarded a unique scholarship that few could reach — a scholarship from the Portland Skyliners Tall Club, an affiliate of Tall Clubs International.

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LA GRANDE — Cook Memorial Library is taking gradual steps to reopen to the public with takeout-style book checkout and book drops opening June 1.

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On Thursday, May 21st the 44th annual EGG WEEK concluded for Enterprise students. Chuck Corak started this annual tradition 44 years ago, and his daughter, Enterprise third grade teacher Tori …

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ENTERPRISE — In journalism there is nothing more paramount than objectively telling the truth. Donald Swart, Sr., former Wallowa County Chieftain editor and publisher, epitomized this value, a…

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Around the country, marijuana use is becoming a norm, and in our community it is controversial. From mid-2018 to early 2019, I collected surveys from Union County adults to get a view of adult…

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Jacob Journigan, a fifth grader in teacher Jennifer Gibbs’ class at Wallowa Elementary, not only won the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) essay contest at the local level (DAR Lone P…

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The date for Joseph’s Wallowa Mountain Cruise is being moved to Aug. 28 and 29 from its original June date because the state was forced to rescind the city’s permit to close Main Street for th…

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ELGIN — Members of the Elgin Lions Club have been busy doing their part to slow the spread of the coronavirus by making face masks to give to the public. President Kathy Oliver has already mad…