Ontario officials: Sales tax needed to cover costs

Ontario officials: Sales tax needed to cover costs

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise ONTARIO — The city is on track to impose a 1 percent sales tax to bolster local services. The new tax would produce between $3

Malheur County Fair is ready to roll

Malheur County Fair is ready to roll

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE — What a difference six months can make. In January, the Malheur County Fairgrounds resembled a war zone with busted buildings and fences and

Vale superintendent offered Pleasant Hill

Vale superintendent offered Pleasant Hill

By John L. Braese The Enterprise VALE – An offer has been extended to current Vale superintendent Scott Linenberger to take the helm at the Pleasant Hill School District. Linenberger

Nyssa students to see eclipse

Nyssa students to see eclipse

By John L. Braese The Enterprise NYSSA – After more than an hour of testimony from parents and educators, the Nyssa School Board voted to go forward with a plan

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

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

Nyssa ready to ‘Rock Out’

Nyssa ready to ‘Rock Out’

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise NYSSA — Nyssa Chamber of Commerce Director Char Rainey-McGinnis summed up her schedule last week in one sentence. “It has been crazy,” Rainey-McGinnis said. Rainey-McGinnis’s

Rail depot seen as a ‘game-changer’

Rail depot seen as a ‘game-changer’

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE — The money is there, at least for now, and but no blueprint exists to build a new rail shipping center in Malheur County.

Malheur County booking up for eclipse date

Malheur County booking up for eclipse date

By John L. Braese The Enterprise Relatives and friends coming to Malheur County for the solar eclipse better settle soon on where they’re going to stay. Motels are booked, but