Vale Fourth of July Festivities: Mendiola ready to ride

By Pat Caldwell
Malheur Enterprise

VALE – The news that she was picked to be the grand marshal for the Vale Fourth of July parade came as a surprise to longtime area resident Dottie Mendiola.

Yet she admits she was quietly pleased by the nomination.

“It’s kind of cool to be the second woman to do it,” Mendiola said. “No woman has ever had . . .

You have reached content available exclusively to Malheur Enterprise digital subscribers.

Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

Already a subscriber? Login here.