Wallowa County Newswire

Wallowa County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wallowa County, OR.

Results 1 - 20 of 43 in Wallowa County, OR

  1. The Shack, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | ContactMusic.com

    ... is forced to turn his gaze of his young daughter Missy for a brief moment, who subsequently disappears. The Wallowa County police discover her body in an isolated shack in the middle of the woods having been abducted and murdered. After that, Mack ...

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  2. Snow, wind and sub-zero temperatures in NE OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | The Columbian

    Colleen MacLeod received an unwelcome surprise Tuesday when she tried to do something routine - walk out the back door of her Summerville home. MacLeod could barely budge the door because it was blocked by drifting snow, so she went out her front door instead.

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  3. Cow moose shot, partially wasted in northeast OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | The Oregonian

    Oregon State Police want help from the public to identify those responsible for killing a cow moose in Wallowa County and leaving some of the meat to waste. The Fish & Wildlife Division announced the crime Sunday afternoon , but said the cow moose was probably killed the night of Dec. 1. Troopers were informed the following day, collected evidence and now are asking for leads in the poaching case.

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  4. How Oregon's rivers got their namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... river for their home state of Illinois , from which they emigrated. They also mined on Althouse Creek. The Wallowa County river was documented in 1814 by William Clark, who called it Innahar . In 1927, a county historian said "Imna" was the name of ...

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  5. Make a difference and remember those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The News-Review

    The holiday season is here and that usually means a greater community-wide focus on how to help the less fortunate. While fighting hunger and poverty in our community should be - and must be - a year-round battle, the Christmas season typically puts an added emphasis on the issue.

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  6. 10 super-cozy rustic living roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Southern Accents

    ... a wreath of shed dear antlers. A pure rustic living room is space outdoors. This tiny off-the-grid cabin in Wallowa County, Oregon invites communing with nature any time of year. In this living space, old and rough-hewn walls, floors, and ceiling ...

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  7. Hemmings Find of the Day - 1961 Dodge SenecaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Slant Six-powered 1961 Dodge Seneca four-door family sedan for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: This classic unique car has spent its entirety in Wallowa county Oregon and was driven to central Oregon over 300 miles in its current condition by the 3rd owner who has owned it since the early 90s and was the family sedan it does in fact need a full restoration but the great part is there is very little rust issues to deal with the driver floor pan has rust from the weeds were it was parked for some time in a field.The great part is the fact all the trim is in great condition and we have the owners manual and build sheet that came with the car from the factory.

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  8. Oregon farms face land crisis: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... 75 miles from the nearest freeway. Since her great-great-grandfather arrived on the second wagon train into Wallowa County, the ranch had changed hands through an informal family agreement: Whichever child stays on the ranch to work inherits it. ...

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  9. OR-7's pack suspected in 3 attacks on cattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... the attacks won't lead to "lethal control." Last March, state wildlife officials killed four wolves in Wallowa County after members of a pack attacked livestock five times in the past three weeks, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported at the time. ...

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  10. OR-7's pack suspected in 3 attacks on cattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... the attacks won't lead to "lethal control." Last March, state wildlife officials killed four wolves in Wallowa County after members of a pack attacked livestock five times in the past three weeks, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported at the time . ...

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  11. ODOT to straighten curve on dangerous highway near ElginRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2016 | News-Register

    The travel routes into Wallowa County can be treacherous, and the Minam Grade on Highway 82 east of Elgin is no exception. As part of its effort to make the highway safer near the Union/Wallowa County line, the Oregon Department of Transportation will straighten the worst of the curves in 2018 at a projected cost of $4.5 million.

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  12. Dangerous curves on I-82 into Minam Canyon to be straightenedRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    The travel routes into Wallowa County can be treacherous, and the Minam Grade on Highway 82 east of Elgin is no exception. As part of its effort to make the highway safer near the Union/Wallowa County line, the Oregon Department of Transportation will straighten the worst of the curves in 2018 at a projected cost of $4.5 million.

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  13. Loggers, snowmobilers barred from Idaho forest by new ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    A snowmobile drives through the mountains of Eastern Oregon. (photo courtesy of Wallowa County Gamblers Snowmobile Club) (Photo courtesy of Wallowa County Gamblers Snowmobile Club) Logging companies and snowmobilers were barred from a forest in ...

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  14. Body Found In River Could Be Missing Idaho ManRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2016 | KFBB

    Eastern Oregon authorities say a body found in the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border carries the identification of a southwest Idaho man missing since late March. The Wallowa County Sheriff's Office says the body found Wednesday 13 miles downstream from the Hells Canyon Dam boat launch is being taken to the Baker County medical examiner for positive identification.

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  15. Kozowski Reveals DCSO Reform PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... agency. Deputy Kozowski has been with the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office since 2010 and was a deputy for Wallowa County for six years before that. He's running against current Sheriff Shane Nelson , who has worked for DCSO in a variety of roles ...

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  16. Former Sheriff Weighs In On Current RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... decades who were not in command positions prior to their election as Sheriff. Kozowski was a deputy in Wallowa County for six years before moving to Deschutes County and has said he managed several programs there. Despite multiple attempts for ...

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  17. County fairs in Oregon are timeless funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... County from September 6-11. While you're planning that scenic road trip to the Curry County (August 24-27), Wallowa County (August 6-13) or Malheur County (August 2-6) fairs, take a nostalgic trip through our archives by catching the magical moments ...

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  18. 3 national parks in Oregon that never happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... to make Hells canyon a national park runs head on, like a locomotive collision, into the economics of Wallowa County," the Oregonian reported in 1940. "Each year the forest service puts into the Wallowa county treasury an average of $10,636 as its ...

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  19. Pipe bomb removed from Wallowa LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    Friday afternoon law enforcement agents from an array of agencies gathered to remove a pipe bomb that was discovered in the water near a public beach, reports the Wallowa County Chieftain . According to Wallowa County Sheriff Steve Rogers, "about two weeks ago" off-duty Search and Rescue members found what they believed to be a possibly explosive device during a recreational dive on at the north end of the lake.

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  20. Out-of-towner's Facebook remark stirs Deschutes sheriff raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... fice since the early 1990s, whereas Kozowski, a patrol deputy, joined the office in 2010 after six years as a Wallowa County sheriff's deputy.

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