Feast or famine out on the plain

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM In feast or famine, at least examine the game we came to play ‘Cause win or lose, it’s how we

What they’re fighting over …

By Lee H. Hamilton For the Enterprise Barring a surprise at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland later this month, the race for the presidency is set. So this seems

The long commute … to Mars

Another View By Bill Hall Are we earthlings now preparing to settle on Mars because our frisky planet is overcrowded with babies? Or do our space dreamers now want to

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: The Vale FFA Chapter held its annual awards banquet April 21. This serves as a tradition for Vale as well as many other local FFA chapters, where

Voting lessons ripple from across the pond

Voter remorse is one of the sad ripple effects coming out of Britain’s Brexit election. As the pols struggle with how to accomplish the split and how much pain it

Early risers, planting potatoes

A common question over coffee the other day caused my fellow caffeine junkies to ask why some of us were born as day people and some of us night people.

21st Century citizen soldiers

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM The term “citizen soldier” applies to an army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers, like Vietnam War enlistees

Teen lauded for fire response

To the Editor: On June 25, Jacob Roy of Brogan was at work irrigating for the Willowcreek School when he noticed some smoke coming from down the road. Jacob figured

Advice for the senators

To the Editor: It’s reassuring that Oregon’s Senators Wyden and Merkley are concerned about Malheur County’s economic future? They inform us that mineral exploration will limit our economic future? Coincidently

The trouble with vertical integration

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM There are those who say farming and ranching is a “way of life” more than it is a business. Which