Donald Curtis

Donald Curtis passed on February 29, 2106. He is survived by his wife Freda (Simmons) Curtis and children Jeffery D. Curtis of Vale, Deborah K. Trouten of Kuna, Donald K.

Ernest (Ernie) W. Van Matre

Ernest (Ernie) W. Van Matre, 76, of Ontario Oregon passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016, in a local hospital. Ernie was born November 7, 1939, in Ontario, Oregon, the son

Nyssa’s chief sees calls rise

By John L. Braese The Enterprise Calls to law enforcement in Nyssa rose by 1,133 calls in 2015 over 2014, according to Nyssa Police Chief Raymond Rau. The chief released

Bulldogs downed by Vikings

By John L. Braese The Enterprise The Nyssa boys basketball team made a quick exit from the state playoff picture, falling to the Colton Vikings 63-42 on Saturday, Feb. 27,

Ready, aim… tranquilize!

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM Unless you’re a tiger trimmer in Tanganyika, the tranquilizer gun has not lived up to its potential. During its preliminary

New baby in the house? Just ask ‘what would Lucy do?’

By Brianna Walker For the Enterprise Dec. 5: Clean house, no visible laundry, fully stocked refrigerator, and freshly-shampooed hair. Dec. 6: Enter baby Parker Fast forward two months: I’m sure

Death notices

Ruth Kelch, 96, of Payette died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Services are pending under the direction of the Haren-Wood Funeral Chapel, Payette. Lois Carol Lamb, 83, of Payette died at

Glenna Joann Bond

Glenna Joann Bond

Glenna Joann Bond, 86, of Vale, Oregon; went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 22, 2016. She was born on March 6, 1929, in Albany, Oregon. She graduated

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Gov. Brown: We, the senior citizens of the State of Oregon, do hereby request that you add the sum of $10 million to your annual budget to

Doggone those emotions…

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM It is my observation that dogs feel certain basic emotions like affection, fear, confusion or joy. I’m not sure they’re