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Community spirit shines in Vale inductees

VALE – The Vale Alumni Association will honor three former classmates this Saturday – a retired state judge and two retired high school coaches.

The trio will be inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame at a banquet and auction at the Malheur County Fairgrounds. 

“I think that there are many others that could be honored. So, it is certainly an honor,” said Frank Yraguen, one of the three inductees this year. “I know many that have passed through the halls of Vale High School that are very deserving of this honor.”

 Yraguen was born in Ontario and graduated from Vale High School in 1958. 

“I’m very proud of the institution and very proud of my classmates and those that have gone before us and after us,” he said. “I feel that I’m very . . .