Death of a local paper isn’t good news in any town and the Enterprise works to avoid that fate

Les Zaitz, publisher of the Malheur Enterprise, talks with reporter Pat Caldwell at the newspaper's Vale office (East Oregonian/E.J. Harris/file)

Sadly, another newspaper is about to close and a community loses a voice.

The Independent Observer in Payette is scheduled to put out its last weekly edition this week, the final turn for a paper that’s been around since . . .

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