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JOHN DAY — The John Day Police Department will cease to exist by the end of the month — even though the city has yet to work out an agreement with Grant County to provide law enforcement servi…

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ENTERPRISE — The controversy over vacation rentals in Enterprise was effectively put to rest Monday, Oct. 11, as the Enterprise City Council made changes in the city code governing them, accor…

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ENTERPRISE — Enterprise schools have a new interim superintendent, as the school board hired former Enterprise teacher and coach Thomas Crane at its board meeting Monday, Oct. 11, and he start…

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JOSEPH — Brinda Daggett Stanley, of Joseph, was appointed by the Joseph City Council to replace now-Mayor Lisa Collier as a city councilor during the council’s regular meeting Oct. 7, interim …

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WALLOWA COUNTY — The Wallowa Land Trust is hosting two events next weekend, one of which involves art and the other removing fencing, according to a press release from the Wallowa County Chamb…

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JOSEPH — A buildings and grounds cleanup day is planned Sunday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture in Joseph, according to a press release.

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ENTERPRISE — Blake Carlsen has submitted a letter of resignation as principal of Enterprise Junior/Senior High School, according to acting Superintendent Karen Patton on Monday, Oct. 11.

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UNION COUNTY — Union County school districts have a wealth of experienced teachers and do a solid job of getting high school freshmen on track to graduate on time.

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A virus changed Gloria Schott’s life.

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LA GRANDE — The maximum length of camping stays at the Mount Emily Recreation Area may soon be trimmed significantly.

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JOSEPH — Grant applications for the Wallowa County Cultural Trust Coalition are due at the beginning of November, according to a press release.

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LA GRANDE — A Mt. Vernon, Washington, truck driver was seriously injured in an afternoon one-vehicle accident on Interstate 84, 15 miles southeast of La Grande, on Saturday, Oct. 2.

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ENTERPRISE — Emergency roof repairs are planned for this month at the Enterprise School after a leak was discovered and the school district’s board of directors decided Sept. 22 to have the wo…

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LA GRANDE — A wolf pack in Union County north of Elgin has killed 12 ewe sheep and injured two guard dogs protecting sheep over the past week or so, according to the Oregon Department of Fish …

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WALLOWA — Enterprise got one this year, and Wallowa hopes it will next year — a park that local kids on wheels can call their own.

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PENDLETON — Umatilla County health officials have traced nearly 180 COVID-19 cases to events that occurred during the week of the Pendleton Round-Up.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — A 3x3 whitetail buck deer was poached along School Flat Road near School Flat Lane within the Sled Springs Wildlife Management Unit sometime prior to 8 a.m. Sept. 25, accordin…

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ENTERPRISE — Nominations are now open for the election of the 2022 Board of Directors for the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce, according to a press release.

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LA GRANDE — La Grande police reported arresting two people Monday, Oct. 4, after reports of a gun being fired.Jessey O'Quinn, a 25-year-old male, was arrested for attempted murder, menacing, r…

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ELGIN — A minor mishap on the Wallowa Union Railroad topped the discussion when the track’s governing body met Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the Elgin Depot.

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