Back home and open for BUSINESS

Back home and open for BUSINESS

By Pat Caldwell The Malheur Enterprise VALE – After a long stint away from his hometown, Derek Chamberlain is excited about his new business venture – one he hopes will

Patrols ramp up as break-ins rise in rural areas of county

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – The illegal narcotic trade is probably at the root of a recent spate of burglaries in rural Nyssa, a situation that prompted the

Pols eye president’s intentions

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise For opponents of a plan to preserve more than 2 million acres of land in Malheur County, a conversation last autumn between two lawmakers may

Police arrest man linked to California assault

Nyssa police recently arrested a California man wanted in connection with an assault against his former girlfriend with a tire iron and then an attempt to strangle her in Texas.

Water, land – and the state

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – At first glance, water and land rights in the American West may seem to be straightforward concepts. Yet each area comes with a

Minimum wage change stirs concerns for jobs in county

By Pat Caldwell For the Malheur Enterprise Malheur County Commissioner Dan Joyce said he’s concerned about the short and long-term impacts of the state’s new minimum wage law locally. He

Rep. Bentz presses legislators to make fixes in wage hike law

By Pat Caldwell For the Malheur Enterprise ONTARIO – State Rep. Cliff Bentz said he believes the passage of the state’s minimum wage law during the last legislative session will

Ag report: It’s a veggie world, and Oregon onions are tops

By Bruce Pokarney Oregon Department of Agriculture Once again, statistics show that Oregon is among the nation’s leaders in the production of several types of vegetable crops, whether they are

Owyhee proposal letter workshops continue in April

By Scotta Callister The Enterprise Sheriff Brian Wolfe says more workshops are in store for people wanting to write letters in opposition to the Owyhee Canyonlands national monument proposal. Wolfe

Walden plans town hall in Jordan Valley

The Enterprise U.S. Rep. Greg Walden will make a swing through Eastern Oregon this weekend, stopping in Jordan Valley for a town hall meeting on Sunday, April 3. The session