Wallowa County

Wallowa County, Oregon

101 S River St Rm 100
Enterprise, OR 97828
Phone: (541) 426-4543
Fax: (541) 426-5901

On northeastern border of OR; organized Feb 11, 1887 from Union County. Name Origin: A Nez Perce word for the 'tripod' used to support netting to catch fish

Area (sq mi):: 3151.69 (land 3145.34; water 6.36) Population per square mile: 2.20
Population 2005: 7,014 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 4.60% Population 2000: 7,226 (White 95.70%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 44.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,276; median household $32,129; Population below poverty level: 14.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,891-$23,319
Unemployment (2004): 9.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.70% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Governor Kate Brown announced that she is accepting applications for a judicial vacancy on the Union and Wallowa County Circuit Court created by the planned retirement of Judge Russell B.
The most recent was in Wallowa County, where someone illegally shot a 41/2-year-old gray wolf, the breeding female of the Shamrock pack.
Three foxes (all haplotype A-19) that were trapped at >1100 m elevation near the mouth of the Lostine River in Wallowa County could represent animals that originated in the Wallowa Valley, but could also be high-elevation foxes that migrated downslope for the winter (although downslope migration of montane foxes has not been firmly established anywhere).
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WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, possesses all the elements of A GOOD MAKEOVER STORY--complete with the requisite Instagram-ready place to stay.
The first record of moose in northeast Oregon occurred in August 1960 when a single cow was observed by residents along the Imnaha River in Wallowa County (Matthews 2006).
The Wallowa County Health Care District in Enterprise, Ore.
We cut Wallowa County bull quotas by 34 percent during the late 1990s--cow tags by 93 percent.
In addition to the East Oregonian, Salem, Ore-based EOPC publishes The Daily Astorian in Astoria; the Wallowa County Chieftain in Enterprise; the Blue Mountain Eagle in John Day; the North Coast Citizen in Manzanita; and the Chinook Observer in Long Beach, Wash.
David Hassler, editor, Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon
A recent example of this can be seen in northeast Oregon, where bay growers formed the Wallowa County Hay Growers Association in 2003 to tap into an expanding market for weed-free and premium forage products.
Hells Canyon Mule Days, Enterprise, Oregon at the Wallowa County Fairgrounds.