County joins fight over sick leave

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – The Malheur County Court has joined a legal effort to secure a legal interpretation regarding Oregon’s paid sick leave law. Last week, the

Fledgling ag program hones skills

By Scotta Callister The Enterprise HARPER – In its first year, Harper School’s agriculture and FFA program have taken root, and teacher and advisor Kristy Riggin says she expects it


By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise JORDAN VALLEY – Area rodeo enthusiasts, competitors and spectators will converge on this tiny Malheur County town Friday for the 57th annual Big Loop Rodeo.

New onion warehouse gets OK

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – The Vale Planning and Zoning Commission approved the site plan for a new onion storage warehouse last Thursday night. The next step for

Monument: Two views on impact for searches

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe is worried a national monument designation for the Owyhee Canyonlands could pose serious challenges to search and rescue

Ray, Stringer want to take on Ferrioli

Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – Two local candidates competing in the May primary for a chance to face District 30 incumbent state Sen. Ted Ferrioli both feel they can

Class captures the action – one animated stop at a time

The Enterprise VALE – Award-winning animator Teresa Drilling shared her stop-motion animation talents with students and aspiring film makers earlier this month at the Vale city library. The program was


By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – Work on six solar projects at six sites in Malheur County is in full swing. “They are of various sizes. Really depends on

Vale drops tough twinbill to Burns

The Enterprise VALE – Burns handed losses to the Vale High School baseball team in a doubleheader last Friday. Burns won the first game 10-3 and the second contest 15-3.

Vale invests in city pool as asset for health, recreation

By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – When Vale City Manager Lynn Findley looks across the aqua-colored expanse at the city swimming pool he doesn’t necessarily see just water. Instead,