Peace Pole installed at Wallowa County Courthouse Grounds

ENTERPRISE, Oregon – Peace is one of Rotary International’s nine causes – up there with ending polio, providing clean water, and supporting education. To bring light to this cause and attention to local peace efforts, the Wallowa County Rotary Club installed a peace pole on the courthouse lawn in the summer of … Continue ReadingPeace Pole installed at Wallowa County Courthouse Grounds

2021 Bruce Dunn Scholarship Fund awarded to Ellyse Tingelstad and Aubrina Melville

    Now in its Third Year the Bruce Dunn Scholarship Fund awarded two $1,500 scholarships to Wallowa County students pursuing natural resource college degrees. Ellyse Tingelstad, a Joseph High School graduate, attends The College of Idaho in Caldwell and is studying environmental science and criminal justice. Tingelstad said, “The funds I … Continue Reading2021 Bruce Dunn Scholarship Fund awarded to Ellyse Tingelstad and Aubrina Melville

Back by Popular Demand: Madison McDonald at the 75th Chief Joseph Days Rodeo

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND Madison McDonald for 75th Chief Joseph Days By Katy Nesbitt Photography by Angelika Ursula Dietrich  – Wild Horses Thunder At 28 years of age, Madison MacDonald is one of the World’s Top Equestrian Athletes in her arena. Born and raised just south of Calgary Alberta Canada but now … Continue ReadingBack by Popular Demand: Madison McDonald at the 75th Chief Joseph Days Rodeo

Countdown to the 75th Chief Joseph Days Rodeo with pickup men Matt Twitchell and Mitch Coleman

Pickup Riders play an important role in assisting rough-stock competitors to get off their horses thereby increasing their safety. By Katy Nesbitt – Wild Horses Thunder and Haley J. Bridwell Photography by Angelika Ursula Dietrich The 2019 Chief Joseph Days Rodeo pickup men Matt Twitchell and Mitch Coleman are familiar faces at the … Continue ReadingCountdown to the 75th Chief Joseph Days Rodeo with pickup men Matt Twitchell and Mitch Coleman

Up Close and Personal with Chief Joseph Days Stage Coach (2018)

Written by Katy Nesbitt. Photography by Angelika Ursula Dietrich. Updated July 1, 2021. Now in its 75th year the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo is an indelible northeast Oregon tradition. For most of those years a red 19th century stagecoach with bright, yellow wheels has been a big part of that tradition. This … Continue ReadingUp Close and Personal with Chief Joseph Days Stage Coach (2018)