Woman gets 12 years in abuse case

By John L. Braese The Enterprise A former Vale resident will be incarcerated for at least 12 years after she and her husband were sentenced recently in Idaho for sexually

Ready, aim… tranquilize!

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM Unless you’re a tiger trimmer in Tanganyika, the tranquilizer gun has not lived up to its potential. During its preliminary

New baby in the house? Just ask ‘what would Lucy do?’

By Brianna Walker For the Enterprise Dec. 5: Clean house, no visible laundry, fully stocked refrigerator, and freshly-shampooed hair. Dec. 6: Enter baby Parker Fast forward two months: I’m sure

Death notices

Ruth Kelch, 96, of Payette died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Services are pending under the direction of the Haren-Wood Funeral Chapel, Payette. Lois Carol Lamb, 83, of Payette died at

Glenna Joann Bond

Glenna Joann Bond

Glenna Joann Bond, 86, of Vale, Oregon; went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 22, 2016. She was born on March 6, 1929, in Albany, Oregon. She graduated

Bulldogs down Vikings, remain undefeated

Bulldogs down Vikings, remain undefeated Popular

By John L. Braese The Enterprise Cracking the top 10 in the state rankings this week, the Nyssa boys basketball team downed both Vale and Umatilla and remained a perfect

Golden girls teach… great GAME

Golden girls teach… great GAME

Together, they represent more than 200 years worth of pinochle strategy and expertise, and they’re passing that knowledge on to students at Vale Middle School. The Golden Girls –as nicknamed

Analysis eyes wage hike impacts

The Oregon Legislative Fiscal Office recently released a report outlining the potential effects of increasing the minimum wage in Oregon. Oregon, at $9.25 per hour since January 2015, is one

Wage hikes put taxpayers, small business at risk

The state, particularly rural Eastern Oregon, faces a veritable parade of horribles in the proposals for increasing the state’s minimum wage. The public employee unions demand a higher minimum wage,

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Gov. Brown: We, the senior citizens of the State of Oregon, do hereby request that you add the sum of $10 million to your annual budget to