Law signals new hope for local economy

Law signals new hope for local economy

By Mitchell Willetts The Enterprise ONTARIO – A new bill allowing parts of Malheur County to act more independently from the state in favor of its economic interests recently passed

Malheur County rail center seen as a boon for economy

Malheur County rail center seen as a boon for economy

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise ONTARIO — The economic impact area for a proposed rail shipping depot in Malheur County will extend across eastern and central Oregon and far into

EDITORIAL: State agency needs to improve its approach to Ontario-Four Rivers issues

EDITORIAL: State agency needs to improve its approach to Ontario-Four Rivers issues

Summer wears on, a new school year approaches, and still arguments persist over the futures of the Ontario School District and Four Rivers Community School. The community appears no closer

Hermiston moving, area schools next?

By John L. Braese The Enterprise Hermiston High School will become the first out-of-state school to join the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association and will be a member of the Mid-Columbia

Jessica Bates to seek $5 million in damages for state’s release of Montwheeler

Jessica Bates to seek $5 million in damages for state’s release of Montwheeler

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise Jessica Bates, widow and mother of five, may forgive Anthony Montwheeler but she isn’t forgiving state officials for releasing from state control the man subsequently

Malheur Enterprise staff wins top state journalism honors

Malheur Enterprise staff wins top state journalism honors

The Enterprise The Malheur Enterprise last week won 10 awards from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association for journalism it published last year. That included finishing in first place in four

EDITORIAL: Local event volunteers deserve applause for hard work

EDITORIAL: Local event volunteers deserve applause for hard work

The calendar has been packed with local events lately. Thousands of people have been entertained at rodeos, car shows, parades and more around Malheur County. None of that would happen

Attorney says Montwheeler should be committed to state hospital, not jail

Attorney says Montwheeler should be committed to state hospital, not jail

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE — Anthony Montwheeler needs more than a “drive by” psychiatric evaluation to determine whether he’s mentally fit to stand trial on murder and assault

Vale girl grabs local queen crown

Vale girl grabs local queen crown

By John L. Braese The Enterprise VALE – Starting at an early age, Vale’s Kyla Wright accompanied her father to rodeos and watched as queens buzzed the crowd. Growing up

Matthews and Jackson take wins in Adrian race

Matthews and Jackson take wins in Adrian race

By John L. Braese The Enterprise ADRIAN – Spectators did not see loping, galloping or trotting. What the people who lined the course saw was simple walking as the Adrian