Good onion harvest meets weak prices for area farmers

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – Local growers produced bigger onions this season but prices for the county’s biggest commodity are down. Farmers and some packing firms also faced

Stalking a good season

By John L. Braese The Malheur Enterprise VALE — Although wildfires have displaced hunters from some prime spots, the general outlook for the hunting season appears bright. Rifle season starts

Carlson challenges Landis in race for judge’s bench

By John L. Braese The Enterprise VALE – Local attorney David Carlson has stepped up to challenge Erin Landis for the 9th District Circuit Court Judge Position 1 in the

BLM may fund new deputy slot

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe is working on a plan to hire a deputy to patrol the backcountry. He said last week the

Agency scraps wild horse plan

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise BURNS – The Bureau of Land Management has scuttled its controversial experimental program to spay wild horses in Oregon. The federal agency announced last Friday

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

Lightning sparks 20 wildfires

By John L. Braese Malheur Enterprise VALE – A lightning storm swept through the area Aug. 7, sparking at least 20 wildfires. The three largest fires are being managed as

Walden touts measure to bar funding for Owhee monument

By John L. Braese The Enterprise ONTARIO – Appearing before a standing-room-only crowd, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden announced House passage of a bill that includes a provision barring any federal