SPORTS Aug. 30
PHOTOS: Nyssa jamboree warms up area players for football season
The football season started with a soft open at the Nyssa jamboree Friday night.
PHOTO GALLERY Aug. 30
PHOTOS: The Ontario High School Marching Band preps for a new season
Take a peek at what practice looks like for the Ontario High School Tigers Marching Band.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Aug. 30
Cross country season kicks off in Vale
The Dash n' Splash, a two mile race followed by free swimming, rang in the 2019-2020 cross country season for area runners.
NYSSA NEWS Aug. 30
New businesses, retirement fete on Nyssa slate
Pantry seeks produce, librarian says goodbye, videography class and more in Nyssa
YOUR COMMUNITY Aug. 30
Basque Club gives back with donations to local organizations
The Ontario Basque Club is spreading goodwill in the local community, donating $500 each to the Vale Heritage Reflections Mural Society and the Vale Senior Center.
VALE Aug. 30
PHOTOS: Back to school bounty
Malheur Drug owners Adam and Jennifer Tolman started the school year off right with donations to Vale High School's robotics team and Vale Elementary School.
COMMUNITY NEWS Aug. 30
Starlite Cafe's fate awaits buyer
Sharon Bannon has owned the Starlite Cafe in Vale for 13 years, but she decided to sell it after struggling to keep up with Oregon's increases in minimum wage. Now the restaurant will either have to sell or close down.
VALE Aug. 30
Media outlets and readers rally in support of press freedom
Six newspapers, ranging from the Oregonian in Portland to the Bend Bulletin, penned editorials about the request by a county official to launch a criminal investigation on the Enterprise
HIGH SCHOOLSPORTS Aug. 30
Area volleyball teams set goals for upcoming season
Bulldogs, Tigers and Vikings — oh my! Here's your preview of the 2019 volleyball season.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Aug. 30
Ontario Tigers aim to compete in GOL standings
Ontario's new football coach is preparing for a physical and competitive season.
SPORTS Aug. 29
PHOTOS: Vale volleyball goes down against La Grande in four sets but not without a fight
The Vikings took the first set 25-17, but then lost 23-25, 14-25 before making a near comeback in the fourth set that ended in 24-26.
MALHEUR COUNTY ECONOMY Aug. 29
Malheur County scrambles to settle Nyssa land deal, months after state warning
The Nyssa rail reload facility will have to downsize the amount of land initially bought for the project. Although this mandate is being cast as new, records and interviews show that the state warned county officials of this rule months ago.
VALE Aug. 29
BLM women’s fire camp still taking applicants to Sept. 13
Boot camp training for women wildland firefighters is still accepting applications.
VALE NEWS Aug. 29
Tickets on sale for banquet, registration open for film class
Tickets are on sale for the Vale Alumni Association banquet Oct. 26, and registration is open for free filmmaking class at the Rex Theater Sept. 4
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Aug. 29
Nyssa football ready to be ‘in the mix’
The Nyssa Bulldogs can count on depth and experience to help them during the autumn football season, according to head coach Lee Long.
BREAKING NEWS Aug. 28
House fire leaves Nyssa home a total loss
A home on the 400 block of Ennis Ave was destroyed in a house fire Wednesday afternoon. Only minor injuries reported for the man and two children ages 3 and 4 who were inside at the time. The cause is still under investigation.
COMMENTARY Aug. 28
Support of Enterprise underscores drive to provide solid journalism
As word spread of a possible criminal investigation of the Malheur Enterprise, individuals from across the country rallied to support the newspaper. Their message: Stay strong.
PUBLIC NOTICES Aug. 28
Publications from local governments, private parties
Public Hearing, Estate of Barbara Ann Williams, Summons, Notice of Sale
YOUR COMMUNITY Aug. 28
A new effort to save Vale's murals: digital
Supporters see digital reproductions as a way to preserve the current murals while saving costs.
EMPLOYMENT Aug. 28
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions available include Head Librarian, Silage Truck Driver, General Work, Parts Dismantler, Assistant Comptroller, Program Assistant, Educational Assistant Position, Airport Committee
PHOTO GALLERY Aug. 28
PHOTOS: Vale Farmers Market shows off local goods every Saturday
Ever caught the scent of freshly baked maple glaze donuts off Hwy 26 on Saturdays? That just might be the Vale Farmers Market.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Aug. 28
Vale Vikings gear up for grid season
The Vale Vikings are entering the 2019 season as a "veteran" team, according to coach Jeff Aldred.
NYSSA BUSINESS Aug. 28
New hardware store opens in Nyssa
Liz Haun grew up walking the aisles of her family's hardware store. Now she's opening her own.
WATCHDOG Aug. 27
For Ontario car wash, hopes of a tax break from Malheur County end in stunning denial
In early August, Greg Smith, Malheur County's economic development director, finally told a new Ontario company it wasn't entitled to tax breaks. That was after his agency for months told the company that its tax exemption application was alive, according to a Malheur Enterprise investigation.
PHOTO GALLERY Aug. 26
PHOTOS: Farmworker Appreciation Day delivers fun, games and food
The Farmworker Appreciation Day, organized by the Oregon Human Development Corp., brought staples of Spanish cuisine, as well as dancing, music and interactive games to Lions Park in Ontario on Sunday, Aug. 25.
OREGON ECONOMY Aug. 26
Oregon’s ag industry ‘caught in the crossfire’ of U.S. trade war with China
Since taking office, President Donald Trump has talked about engaging in a trade war with China. That escalated in July when he imposed new tariffs and China retaliated. With even more tariffs expected to go into effect in December, Oregon exporters are searching for relief.