Bentz: Corporate tax would cost us locally

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise ONTARIO – Oregon Rep. Cliff Bentz said he wasn’t surprised when Gov. Kate Brown announced her support for a controversial new corporate tax plan last

BLM: Fuel break does the job

The Enterprise VALE – Bureau of Land Management officials say a fuel break established 12 years ago helped protect private lands when wildfire broke out last month south of Vale.

Benefit set for family hurt in house fire

By John L. Braese Malheur Enterprise VALE – A Vale couple and two of their children remain hospitalized in Utah after the July 27 house fire that claimed the life

Malheur County Fair garners applause

By John L. Braese Malheur Enterprise ONTARIO – The animals have been sold, the vendors are counting the money, and the volunteers are taking a much-needed rest. The 107th annual

Harmony In Motion

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – No one ever hears them, but Danyelle Williams and her best teammate communicate like long-time comrades. Which, in a way, they are. They

Death notices

Ronald E. Perkins, 78, of Ontario, died August 3, 2016 at a local hospital. Arrangements by Lienkaemper Chapel, Ontario. Condolences to the family may be made at www.lienkaemper-thomason.com. Joseph C.

Ortha Emry

Ortha Loretta Emry, formerly of Vale passed away at the Brown County Hospital on August 1, 2016, at the age of 93. She was born to John L. Reynolds and

Just keep them dogies movin’

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM “Truly a beautiful day to be movin’ cows to summer pasture,” observed Steve’s boss. Satisfaction wafted off him in gently

My other brain is ready to help

Another View By Bill Hal As I grow older, I know more each day than I have ever known before. That’s almost true. The difference is that I don’t keep

Legislators must not wimp out on PERS issue

The recent news about Oregon’s Public Employees Retirement System was gloomy, but the response was understated – almost as if we’re all getting inured to continuing high cost of questionable