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Chieftain staff rakes in five statewide journalism awards

The staff of the Wallowa County Chieftain was running on all cylinders in 2008 — and it showed in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s (ONPA) 2009 Better Newspapers awards. The Chieftain staff won three first-place awards and two second-place awards at the July 17 awards banquet, held in Redmond, Ore. “The Wow in Wallowa,” better […]


WCC’s Cheryl Jenkins accepts Employee of the Year honors from Wallowa County Chamber

 Hometown Heroes founder honored during banquet “Your Chamber: Being the Connection,” the theme of the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce for 2009, was carried through by its selection of top county citizens recognized at its festive 30th annual banquet Sunday, Jan. 25. Ben Boswell was visibly choked-up when he accepted a special award at the […]


Chieftain honored with five statewide journalism awards

Sports scribe Hector del Castillo scores two first-place wins Hector del Castillo more than earned his press credentials during his first year as the Wallowa County Chieftain’s sports writer, winning two first-place journalism awards for 2007 from the Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s Association. His “2007 Spring Sports Congratulations” earned the top award for Best Silk Purse […]