Greater Idaho

An eastern Oregon effort to join Idaho reflects the growing American divide

BY: - September 6, 2023

This article was originally published by States Newsroom’s Stateline. ENTERPRISE, Ore. — This small ranching town, surrounded by towering tree-topped mountains and a valley of rolling grass fields, sits tucked into the northeast corner of the state — both out of the way and right in the middle of a contentious debate. At a meeting […]

An Oregon county backs ‘Greater Idaho’ talks, as another schedules a vote

BY: - June 7, 2023

A central Oregon county scheduled an election to test support for becoming part of Idaho on Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after final results from a May election in an eastern county showed a victory for supporters of the “Greater Idaho” movement. The razor-thin vote in Wallowa County means that 12 Oregon counties have […]