It’s cookie time! Nyssa Girl Scout Troop 265 is currently selling cookies, and you have two more opportunities to purchase a supply at their booth sales. This Saturday, March 5, they will be at Munk Family Dental on Main Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Then on March 12, they will be at Nyssa M&W Markets from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. From left, troop members at their sales table are Kaylee Briner, Brooklynne Spillan, Autumn Spillan and Whitney Mitchell. – Susan Barton (Submitted photo)
HISTORY RETURNS: After the long pandemic hiatus, the Malheur Country Historical Society returns to meeting in person next week. The gathering will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 10, at the Vale Senior Center.
The program will feature Bill Weaver speaking about the Hole in the Ground Ranch in the Owyhees.
The center will serve a lunch of spaghetti, salads and dessert. The lunch cost is $9.
All ages are welcome to the meeting.
Those who plan to eat lunch are asked to call Bob Butler or email malheur [email protected] to make reservations so the seniors have a count for the meal.
SPELLING: The Malheur County Spelling Bee will draw youngsters in grades 1-8 to compete next Thursday, March 10, at Nyssa Elementary School.
The first round starts at 8 a.m. A spell-off will determine the champion. The winner is eligible to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
WYDEN TOWN HALL: U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, will kick off a series of online town hall meetings this month, including a session set up for Malheur County.
The virtual town hall for Malheur County will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 11. Wyden will also hold virtual online town halls for Grant, Baker, Klamath and Jackson counties throughout the rest of the month.
YOGA: Chair Yoga and Meditation is offered Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. at the Vale Senior Center. The class is the senior project of Taleah Zueger.
BOOKS: The Vale Book Club meets Thursday, March 3, to discuss “The Canticle for Leibowitz.”
For information about the book club, contact Lucy Hutchens, 208-739-6954, or Marge Mitchell, 208-739-6777.
Tuesday, March 8
• Vale Senior Center board meeting, 10:30 a.m., 100 Longfellow St. S.
Wednesday, March 9
• Malheur County Court meeting, 9 a.m., Courthouse, Vale.
• Vale School District board meeting, 7 p.m., Vale Elementary School.
Thursday, March 10
• Vale Oregon Irrigation District board meeting, 1 p.m., 521 A St. W., Vale. Information: 541-473-3243.
Monday, March 14
• Valley View Cemetery District board meeting, 3:30 p.m., Cemetery office.
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