Western Oregon remains in Phase I of wolf management, with protections that match those implemented when wolves were listed as state endangered.Under the current Wolf Conservation and Management Plan, Phase III continues to focus on conservation of wolves while addressing instances of wolf-human conflict.On Saturday September 2, come swim, bike, and run among the majestic Eagle Cap Mountains and breathtaking Wallowa Lake scenery.Hosted by Safe Harbors, the Wallowa Lake Sprint Triathlon is being held to raise funds to benefit victims of domestic and sexual violence in Wallowa County.It was the perfect life until Liysa Northon went to prison for killing her Hawaiian Airlines pilot-husband 11 years ago in a remote Wallowa-Whitman National Forest campground.Afterward she became the pivotal figure in the chilling 2003 best-seller "Heart Full of Lies" by Northwest writer Ann Rule.Lawyers can receive basic tax-law training, advocacy skills, exposure to case management, and mentorship by an Oregon-licensed attorney.
Only those participants registered by this date will be guaranteed a t-shirt due to the order cut-off deadline.
Northon's effort recently caught some traction when an ex-newspaper editor wrote a freelance piece about Rule's book: "How Seattle's Queen of True Crime Turned a Battered Wife into a Killer Sociopath." But it turned out the freelancer neglected to disclose that he had a romantic interest in his subject.
Rick Swart -- now Northon's fourth husband -- remains unrepentant for the omission. As for his article, "I'm selling a product." In a telephone interview from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility near Wilsonville, Northon said Swart knew what he was doing.
Come for the race and stay for the weekend to experience everything Wallowa County has to offer, including the Eagle Cap Wilderness, Hells Canyon Recreational Area, and the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness area.
With beautiful summer weather, the average high in early September is 78 degrees with an average low of 37 degrees.