Christmas in Wallowa County Chieftain archives A surrounded Santa had his hands full during Christmas of 1979. Chieftain archives Ursula Brown and Chris Cosgrove help sort out goods for Christmas baskets for local families in 1978. Chieftain archives Cyndi Cornwell, Wes Potratz and Lara Grissom decorate a window for Christmas in 1978. 2 • Home for the Holidays 2015 • www.wallowa.com Chieftain archives A generous haul of gifts for a past Christmas Baskets campaign. Names and date unknown.