Fire season prediction is an art based on science, history

Fire season prediction is an art based on science, history

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – Predicting a fire season is a delicate art grounded in science, history and a little bit of instinct, all of which can be

New events mark Nyssa Nite Rodeo

New events mark Nyssa Nite Rodeo

By Mitchell Willetts Of the Enterprise NYSSA – Nyssa’s Chamber of Commerce and the Nyssa Nite Rodeo Board expect a newfound partnership will create the most successful rodeo the town

Five from Malheur County give testimony on rail facility

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise SALEM – Malheur County moved to the head of the line at the Oregon Legislature last week as five county residents were among the first

Big roping event set for Vale

Big roping event set for Vale

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – Craig Evins says his dad would be surprised and a little humbled that every June local calf ropers and barrel racers converge on

Widmers honored at Nyssa Nite Rodeo

Widmers honored at Nyssa Nite Rodeo

By Mitchell Willetts The Enterprise NYSSA – That first date at the rodeo brought Donelle and LaVern Widmer closer, and a love of horses has kept them close ever since.

City folks say hello to your rural neighbors

City folks say hello to your rural neighbors

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – Agritourism might be the next big incentive to attract people and dollars to Malheur County, some officials say. Janet Dodson, a consultant for

BLM crews gear up for fire season

BLM crews gear up for fire season

By Mitchell Willetts The Enterprise In the late morning hours, fire crews in boots and flame resistant gear march across the parched hills just outside of Vale. They blend with

Defense attorney blames state for discharging Montwheeler

Defense attorney blames state for discharging Montwheeler

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise VALE – State officials “wrongly” released a mentally ill Anthony Montwheeler from their control last year and now may be liable for their negligence, his

Vale and Willowcreek award winners

The Vale Elementary School and Willowcreek Elementary released award winners recognized at recent ceremonies. Vale Elementary School Kindergarten-Delong 100 Club– Talon Murri, Maya Coeto, Brooklyn Cooper, Jonathan Forsberg, Alyssa Sheffield,

TVCC president secures contract extension

TVCC president secures contract extension

By John L. Braese The Enterprise ONTARIO – The Treasure Valley Community College has approved a three-year contract extension for President Dana Young. The contract offers no raise, keeping Young’s