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The Malheur Enterprise serves the 33,000 residents of Malheur County with its weekly newspaper, website and Facebook page. The newspaper is delivered by mail and is available on newsstands. The website and Facebook page serve as the Enterprise's around-the-clock platform for all news, including developing events.

Reaching us

Office address: 293 Washington St. W., Vale OR 97918

Mailing address: PO Box 310, Vale OR 97918

Phone: 541-473-3377


Reaching our staff

Publisher and editor: Les Zaitz,

Business manager: Howard Benson,

Advertising sales: Rose Zueger,

Office manager: Autumn Butler,

Reporter Pat Caldwell:

Reporter Joe Siess:

Reporter Yadira Lopez:

Our history

The Enterprise was founded in Vale in 1909 with B.M. Stone as manager and J.J. McGrath as editor. Major L.H. French, a mining promoter, provided the financial backing.“The principal reason for the existence of the Malheur Enterprise is the furtherance of the interests of this city, this county and the whole portion of the great state of Oregon,” the founders said in their first edition. The Enterprise has always been independently owned, and was acquired in 2015 by a veteran Oregon newspaper family.