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Dentinger creates a legacy in Vale

Lindy Dentinger is among the 2019 Vale Alumni Association Hall of Fame honorees. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

VALE – The year was 1933, and Lindy Dentinger, co-owner of Dentinger Feed & Seed, had just come to town with his parents around the Fourth of July. The family was in awe of the huge crowds and Dentinger, then 5, got lost among the throngs.

The Malheur County sheriff at the time, Charles Glenn, had to bring young Dentinger back home to his parents.

Fast forward through the years, and Dentinger is to be inducted into the Vale Alumni Association Hall of Fame at the association’s banquet on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Nominees were selected if they had an outstanding career, did work to put Vale on the map, or dedicated a notable amount of effort and . . .