COLUMN: Vale auction serves up treasures, entertainment

COLUMN: Vale auction serves up treasures, entertainment

Those water pumps will haunt me. I’d gone to the Allen White estate auction in Vale recently because, well, auctions are a form of recreation for me. And I never

EDITORIAL: Time to rein in the meanness spreading across the country

EDITORIAL: Time to rein in the meanness spreading across the country

The rawness of the attacks in Portland should jolt us here in Malheur County, a time zone and hundreds of miles away. Two men were slashed to death and a

Hodge helps homeless: Commissioner spearheads drive to fund New Hope Kitchen

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise ONTARIO — A local kitchen that feeds the homeless will stay open until the end of the year, thanks to a funding drive spearheaded by

Our man in Salem: Corn keeps the focus local as member of state water board

Our man in Salem: Corn keeps the focus local as member of state water board

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise One philosophy sums up why Bruce Corn does what he does. “There are a lot of people who serve and give back and that is

Findley sees board victory as a mandate

Findley sees board victory as a mandate

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE — Roger Findley says his victory Tuesday in the race for the Treasure Valley Community College board was a mandate from voters to spark

Teaching more than a job for DeLong

Teaching more than a job for DeLong

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – He was excited because it was his birthday. That meant treats at his Vale Elementary School kindergarten class. When the boy’s teacher, Sheri

Bentz subtly builds influence at legislature

Bentz subtly builds influence at legislature

  By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise SALEM – Long before most of his constituents are awake, Cliff Bentz rises in the darkness of his apartment in Salem to prepare for

EDITORIAL: Aid to Malheur County needed, so is explanation for denial

EDITORIAL: Aid to Malheur County needed, so is explanation for denial

President Trump doesn’t think Malheur County suffered enough from last winter’s storms. That seems to be the message in the dismissive letter from his administration last week turning down a

Rodeo season is here

Rodeo season is here

By John L. Braese The Enterprise JORDAN VALLEY – The start of the local rodeo scene is quickly approaching as the Jordan Valley Big Loop Rodeo starts a run Friday

This week’s obituaries – May 17

This week’s obituaries – May 17

Josephine Emma Anderson Feb. 26, 1936 – May 7, 2017 Josephine Emma Perry (Graham, Fritts) Anderson passed from this life on Sunday, May 7, 2017.  She was born on February