Business & economy

Vale meat business ready to carry on a family tradition

Jace Morrison left a job in Redmond to get a taste of the butcher business nearly eight years ago. Morrison said he has no regrets about his decision. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – Jace Morrison has no regrets about leaving his job in Redmond in 2011 and coming to Vale to learn how to be a butcher.

“The people here are great and they support local businesses,” said Morrison.

There are few area businesses that are as local as Morrison Meats, at 1018 Hawley Loop in Vale.

 Most people know the location because for more than five decades it was known as Hawley Meats and served local hunters, ranchers and anyone else who needed a butcher.

In 2017, Jace Morrison took over Hawley Meats, renamed it, and began to expand.

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