PHOTO GALERY Jul. 10
PHOTOS: Kids and rodeo - a potent blend in Vale
Children had their share of time in the spotlight during last weekend's 4th of July Rodeo, competing in events like mutton bustin' and racing with each other in the pig scramble. These photos show the young cowboys and cowgirls in action.
PHOTO GALLERY Jul. 9
PHOTOS: 4th of July parade makes a splash
The annual Vale 4th of July Parade on Sunday drew plenty of entrants and a big crowd. Water fights seemed to be the unofficial theme.
MALHEUR COUNTY PUBLIC SAFAETY Jul. 9
Conflicting narratives emerge around Fourth of July murder of Nyssa man
A 36-year-old Nyssa man was killed Sunday in what police are saying was a gang-related crime. A relative of the victim has since disputed the police narrative surrounding the killing.
PHOTO GALLERY Jul. 8
PHOTOS: Oregon Trail Days a hit at Wadleigh Park
Throughout the weekend, people enjoyed various booths and events just outside of the arena in Vale's Wadleigh Park. From the annual dog show to the pancake breakfast, there was no shortage of non-rodeo fun.
MALHEUR COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY Jul. 8
Lightning ignites 100-acre fire Wednesday afternoon outside Ironside
The fire on Wednesday, July 7, burned 100 acres of private land between Brogan and Ironside before Vale BLM and other agencies contained the fire.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS Jul. 8
Ontario students continue their work into the summer – outside
A new program, OSD Outdoors, rotates through different city parks three times a week and gives kids the chance for some enrichment after a year of tough circumstances.
NYSSA NEWS Jul. 7
Thunderegg Days coming to Nyssa
The rock-themed festival will be in town Thursday through Saturday. Also: events at the library, and a job opportunity.
MALHEUR COUNTY EVENTS Jul. 7
VIDEO: Miss the rodeo? We take you there in our video
The 106th annual Vale 4th of July Rodeo in Vale, Oregon, was staged during record-breaking heat. The rodeo, like most events, was canceled in 2020 because of the pandemic. This video captures the flavor of the traditional rodeo.
EMPLOYMENT Jul. 7
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions include Music Instructor, Bilingual QIS/FCCN, Administrative Assistant.
PUBLIC NOTICES Jul. 7
Publications from local governments, private parties
Ironside Rural Road, Malheur County Court, Summons
MALHEUR COUNTY COMMUNITY Jul. 7
Vale acquires key funding to propel sewer infrastructure project
The city will use more than $1 million in state funds to rebuild the Willowcreek lift station, a key component to the city's wastewater system.
MALHEUR COUNTY OBITUARY Jul. 7
OBITUARY: Jo Ann McDonald
Jo Ann McDonald passed away peacefully on Monday June 28 in her home she shared with her loving husband, Craig McDonald. Born and raised in Vale, Oregon, she was the third oldest of Ben and Iris Jordan’s 14 children. (submitted Information)
MALHEUR COUNTY EVENTS Jul. 7
PHOTOS: Catch the arena action from Vale's 4th of July Rodeo
Vale's 4th of July Rodeo made a grand return last weekend with rodeo events from Wednesday through Sunday night. Here are 29 photos by the Enterprise team of some of the cowboys and cowgirls in action.
ONTARIO CITY GOVERNMENT Jul. 6
Freddy Rodriguez ejected from Ontario City Council
UPDATED: The results of the recall were overwhelmingly for Rodriguez's removal from office. The election has a maximum of 30 days to become final.
FreeMALHEUR COUNTY WEATHER Jul. 6
If you need to cool off or get out of the heat, Ontario has two cooling centers
The cooling centers are located at the Four Rivers Cultural Center and Origins Faith Community and are open daily during the continuing heat wave with temperatures over 100 most of the week.
VALE 4TH OF JULY Jul. 6
4th of July spectacle returns, making for a weekend of fun and competition in Vale
The Vale 4th of July Rodeo and Oregon Trail Days once again combined to create one of Vale's most exciting weekends of the year. The four-day event began Thursday and was capped with fireworks Sunday night.