Battle lines drawn in Ontario over schools

Battle lines drawn in Ontario over schools

By John L. Braese The Enterprise ONTARIO – The state Education Board recently decided not to slow expansion at Four Rivers Community School, so ninth-graders at the charter school can

Malheur Enterprise honored for pursuit of state’s Montwheeler records

Malheur Enterprise honored for pursuit of state’s Montwheeler records

In an unusual move, a Washington state open government group has reached across the border into Oregon to recognize the Malheur Enterprise’s fight for state records. The Washington Coalition for

Even rain could not damper the fun

Even rain could not damper the fun

By John L. Braese The Enterprise OWYHEE RESERVOIR – Charlie, the Holstein steer, stood quietly in the drizzling rain. A crowd of Adrian fifth-grade students listened to how a cow’s

Public Notices for week of April 26, 2017

NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Vale, Malheur County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year

EDITORIAL: Public deserves more state accountability on Montwheeler

EDITORIAL: Public deserves more state accountability on Montwheeler

After two people died on a highway outside Ontario in January, state health officials kept mum. They said they couldn’t breathe a word about the suspect, Anthony W. Montwheeler. But

Editor’s note: Searching for web innovation in rural America

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise I have this restless urge to reinvent our rural newspaper website. Actually, blow it up and start over. And I need help. We want to

State agency wins first step to close public records, doesn’t mention Montwheeler

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise Legislation rushed through a House committee last week would keep the public from seeing state records such as those recently released concerning accused killer Anthony

EDITORIAL: Governor should step in again, this time ordering investigation

Gov. Kate Brown did the public a service by clipping a state agency’s effort to thwart records disclosure by suing. Now, she needs to hold accountable the state Psychiatric Security

Maret pledge: wise city spending

Maret pledge: wise city spending

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise NYSSA — When Jim Maret walked into Nyssa City Hall last week to start his first day as city manager, he realized that life had

DEADLY DECISIONS: State records show doctors early on suspected Montwheeler was faking illness

DEADLY DECISIONS: State records show doctors early on suspected Montwheeler was faking illness

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise State doctors suspected nearly 20 years ago that Anthony W. Montwheeler was feigning mental illness to avoid prison, newly disclosed records show. The records, a