Nyssa man drowns in Lake Owyhee

A Nyssa man died at Lake Owyhee March 13 after he fell from his boat and drowned. (The Enterprise/File).

LAKE OWYHEE – A 42-year-old Nyssa man’s body was recovered from the reservoir last Wednesday by the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office.

Brian Wolfe, Malheur County sheriff, said Steven Nichols disappeared on the lake March 13 not long after another boater spotted Nichols’ boat adrift in the lake and stopped to ask if he needed help.

“He offered to pull him back into the dock . . .