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Telehealth is the wave of the future

Wallowa hospital official tells Congress it has work to do.

Doctors routinely made house calls in the ’40s. The practice may be enjoying a revival, especially in rural areas such as Wallowa County. 52 more words

U.S. Congress

Second wolf depredation in two weeks reported

Investigators found more than a dozen canine tooth scrapes on the outside and rear of both hind legs.

In the second confirmed wolf depredation in two weeks, a 350-pound calf survived a wolf encounter, but suffered severe injuries in the process. 22 more words

Wallowa County Chieftain

Biomass key to Wallowa County’s economic future

Wallowa operators seeking more plant upgrades.

Businesses like Integrated Biomass Solutions of Wallowa are the key to a strong economic future.

That was the determination after the July 27 meeting and tour of the facility with U.S. 34 more words

Economic Development/Growth

HEMP: Wallowa County farmer joins national trend

The only thing ‘high’ about Kimball’s own five-acre hemp farm on Tucker Down Road outside of Joseph is the altitude at which his plants grow. 56 more words

Wallowa County Chieftain

Feds put flesh back on county budget bones 

After three years of down year financially that saw road crews shrink, the end of the county library and gaps in the Sheriff’s Office budget, Wallowa County is benefiting from an infusion of approximately $1.8 million in PILT and SRS funds. 14 more words

Wallowa County Chieftain

Walowa bridge dedication held July 20

One crossed Bear Creek and the other the Wallowa River at Minam.

Wallowa is another step toward its revitalization thanks to a partnership with the Nez Perce Tribe. 39 more words

Dept. Of Transportation

ODOT repairing Prairie Creek culvert 

Project is considered critical.

A large American flag is flying from a crane in the J.S. “Burt” Eggleson Farms pasture at Eggleson Corner.

It marks the location of the Oregon Department of Transportation crew that is replacing the rip rap for the footings of the 24-foot Prairie Creek concrete culvert that crosses under Hwy. 9 more words

Dept. Of Transportation