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VALE RODEO July 6
PHOTO GALLERY: Cowboys, cowgirls ride strong at Vale's 4th of July Rodeo
In four shows this week, the Vale 4th of July Rodeo is entertaining audiences with bucking broncs, pig scrambling, calf roping and more. The rodeo continues through Saturday with the coronation of the new rodeo queen.
OREGON GOVERNMENT July 6
Audit: Oregon still struggles with cyber security needs
Fragmented approaches to data security are leaving state agencies vulnerable, according to new Oregon audit. "Immediate" fixes needed, the secretary of state says.
PHOTO GALLERY July 5
PHOTOS: Adrian celebrates with horse race, parade, festivities
As festivities and celebrations took place nationwide to commemorate the Fourth of July, the Adrian community came out on Thursday to honor a tradition that brings generations together every year.
PHOTO GALLERY July 5
PHOTOS: Closed Vale Middle School gets a big goodbye
Dozens of those who attended Vale Middle School gathered for a "family" portrait on the 4th of July. The school building has seen its last student as the new Vale Middle School opens next to the high school in the fall. Who do you know in these photos?
MALHEUR COUNTY EDUCATION July 5
Volunteer needed to fill empty TVCC board seat - deadline looms
Treasure Valley Community College is seeking someone to fill a vacancy following the resignation of a newly elected board member.
OREGON POLITICS July 5
Boquist derides session-ending politics, explains his threat to police
State Sen. Brian Boquist, a Republican from Dallas, for the first time explains his remarks about state troopers, tells of carrying concealed gun into Senate, and death threats against him. He provided an exclusive interview to Salem Reporter.
PHOTOS: FOURTH OF JULY July 4
PHOTO GALLERY: 4th of July Fun Run
When the clock hit 8:30 a.m. on the 4th of July, 148 people got moving at Thursday's Fun Run. Benefits from the 5K go toward Vale High School's cross country team.
PHOTO GALLERY FOURTH OF JULY July 4
PHOTO GALLERY: Lions Club breakfast in Vale.
You could smell the hotcakes well beyond Wadleigh Park Thursday as the Lions Club served up breakfast to celebrate the 4th of July. See anyone you know?
STATE GOVERNMENT July 4
White House reaches out to Oregon, invites logging industry reps to hear Trump
The growing political group run by farmers, loggers and truckers point to similarities with their movement and Trump’s populist rise.
OBITUARIES July 3
The latest obituaries and death notices for Malheur County
Rebecca Rae (Stoaks) Kays, Christopher Scott Phillips, Kay Frances Plaza
PUBLIC NOTICES July 3
Publications from local governments, private parties
Notice of sale, Summons, Sheriff Sale, Estate of Tamara Kay Ragains
EMPLOYMENT July 3
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions available include Harvest Helpers, Comptroller, Coaching Vacancy, Marijuana Ad-Hoc Committee
RAIL RELOAD CENTER July 3
Malheur County Court approves letter of support for proposed Nyssa facility
In a one-page letter to Tammy Baney, chair of the Oregon Transportation Commission, the court asserted the reload center is crucial to the area agriculture economy.
COMMUNITY GALLERY July 3
Community BBQ kicks off Vale 4th of July Rodeo week
Locals gathered Monday at Wadleigh Park to kick off the rodeo week with the annual Grand Marshal Rodeo Banquet. The community barbecue honored this year's Grand Marshals, Rick and Sheryl Johnson, selected by the rodeo board.
NYSSA NEWS July 3
Nyssa summer lunch program serves up fun at parks
Summer lunches for youth age 1-18 have moved from the school cafeteria to Nyssa’s parks. Lunch is served at North Park from 11-11:20 a.m., Lions Park from 11:30-11:50 a.m., South Park from noon to 12:20 p.m., and at Rio Vista from 12:35-1 p.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES July 3
Malheur County BLM crews gear up for fire season
Last year the number of fires and acres burned was below the 10 year average but predicting what Mother Nature will deliver this season is a difficult proposition. So far, though, the fire season looks to be normal.
ONTARIO July 3
Ontario dog shelter moving to new location
The Ani-Care animal shelter is downsizing to a smaller location while they search for a larger facility.
OREGON POLITICS July 3
Logging community Timber Unity gets White House invite
The new political group quickly rose to prominence as protests in Oregon over House Bill 2020 gained national traction.
EDITORIAL July 3
EDITORIAL: Celebrate our nation, rural lifestyle this Independence Day
EDITORIAL: From our legislators taking a strong stand in Salem to Vale's 4th of July celebration right here at home, the rural lifestyle gets the spotlight this Independence Day.
OREGON LEGISLATURE July 3
Oregon’s ‘Christmas tree bill’ pumps out more than a billion to local projects
The bill was one of the last to pass, and gives politicians pork to bring back to districts. For Malheur County, that means money for Treasure Valley Community College.
YOUR COMMUNITY July 3
Fourth of July festivities span Malheur County
While Vale is in the midst of its annual Fourth of July celebration, which includes the Vale 4th of July Rodeo and Oregon Trail Days, here’s how other communities are celebrating.
YOUR COMMUNITY July 2
Vale's 4th of July Rodeo has storied past
A look through archives of the Enterprise as well as a revealing photo gallery from 1941, courtesy of the Library of Congress, provides a historical snapshot of 4th of July festivities in Vale.
MALHEUR COUNTY ECONOMY July 2
Hiring for the 2020 census is underway
Local census jobs pay $14.30 to $17.27 per hour.
VALE NEWS July 2
Parade, rodeo and much more fill 4th of July week in Vale
The 4th of July Rodeo events start Wednesday, July 3, at 7 p.m. with the pre-rodeo. The grand entry is at 7:45 p.m, and the main event starts at 8 p.m. The rodeo will follow the same schedule Thursday through Saturday, with the addition of the Suicide Race on Thursday before the main event.
YOUR COMMUNITY July 2
Walden delivers updates on forests, health care at Vale town hall
The longtime federal lawmaker who represents Oregon's 2nd Congressional District talked to about 50 people at the session held at the Vale Senior Center.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS July 2
Ontario students get lessons about Mexico from exchange teachers
A puppet helps teach Spanish while students get a chance to try out their Mexican dance moves in special Ontario program.
YOUR COMMUNITY July 2
Vale's Logan's Market is all about community
Logan's Market of Vale took home Business of the Year honors from the Vale Chamber of Commerce.
SPORTS July 2
Blind Nyssa track star aims for Paralympics
Taylor Talbot, a Nyssa High School grad, ranks fourth in the world in the 200-meter dash among athletes with visual impairment.
OREGON LEGISLATURE July 1
Politics of cap-and-trade pit rural interests against urban locales in Oregon
The perception that House Bill 2020 took from ruralites to give to Oregon’s cities gained significant traction, and played a significant role in the bill dying.
COMMUNITY July 1
Vale's 4th of July Rodeo, Oregon Trail Days offer packed schedule
The annual rodeo and community festival in Vale will feature activities for the whole family, starting with a barbecue July 1 and continuing with rodeo action all week. Check out this schedule for events in the rodeo arena, the city park, the pool and downtown Vale.
MALHEUR COUNTY JOBS July 1
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions available include: Production Worker, Roofers, Ditchrider, Harvest Helpers, Parts Dismantler, Salesman, Multiple Positions
MALHEUR COUNTY POLITICS July 1
Malheur County residents sound off on 2020 presidential election
President Donald Trump recently announced his bid for reelection and Malheur County voters are showing their support. The county voted overwhelmingly for Trump in the 2016 election.
YOUR COMMUNITY July 1
Vale Middle School alums invited to picture day on 4th of July
Alums will gather in front of the middle school building, which is set to be demolished as construction of a new building nears the end.
OREGON LEGISLATURE July 1
DOME DIGEST: Oregon legislators head home, leaving new laws headed for you and the books
Voters will decide on campaign donations and a tobacco tax increase, while workers get more paid leave and Rep. Lynn Findley gets his new phone service tax to boost 9-1-1 services.

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