Wallowa County’s new sheriff dons the badge

Wallowa County Clerk Sandy Lathrop pins the sheriff’s badge on Joel Fish after she swore him in as county sheriff Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at the Wallowa County Courthouse. Fish said his first order of business is “I’ve got to get to work. I’m the only one on duty.” County Commissioners Susan Roberts and Todd Nash, county Assessor Randy Wortman and Deputy Assessor Ashley Christman swore their oaths of office the same day.

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