STATE POLITICS Oct. 1
Candidate for governor says she wants to get the state back on course
Jessica Gomez, a Medford resident and business owner, joins an already crowded field of Republicans who want to step into the state's top political slot.
MALHEUR COUNTY LIFESTYLE Oct. 1
BOOK CORNER: Vale Club reviews, recaps summer's worth of good reads
After a summer break, the Vale Book Club is back with an array of reading recommendations and a comparison of two books – the classic "Grapes of Wrath" and "Nomadland" – both chronicling Americans facing desperate economic times.
MALHEUR COUNTY EVENTS Oct. 1
Painters blend talents for colorful Ontario welcome
A group of artists from Portland and Boise took to the walls during the Tater Tot Festival Sept. 18 to paint Ontario's largest mural yet.
ENVIRONMENT Sep. 30
Malheur County burn ban to lift Friday, Oct. 1
After a hot, dry summer, cooler weather and recent rains have allowed local fire officials to plan to lift the burn ban.
MALHEUR COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Sep. 30
PHOTOS: Adrian beats Imbler 50-0 at homecoming game
PHOTOS: The Antelopes dominated the field for their third game in a row where the other team scored zero points. Homecoming Queen Elizabeth Nielson and King Trevor Bertalotto were crowned at halftime.
COMMENTARY Sep. 30
Join our effort to get Malheur County public records related to economic development
The Malheur County Economic Development Department is standing firm that it will provide records about the contract performance of Greg Smith's company - but only for a price. The Enterprise needs your help to pay the county's charge.
COVID IN MALHEUR COUNTY Sep. 29
County health department reports three more local Covid deaths
Two men and woman, all in their 70s, died recently in area hospitals. The three deaths push the total number of deaths in the county from Covid to 70.
NYSSA NEWS Sep. 29
Old, new in spotlight as businesses in Nyssa transition
Las Esmeraldas, a new restaurant, opens this Friday, Oct. 1, and Munoz Building Supply replaces Stunz Lumber.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS Sep. 29
Substitute teacher shortage hits Malheur County schools
The list of substitute teachers the Malheur Education Service District could call was already short – only around 140 people – before the pandemic. Now, there are barely 60 teachers available, and they must be shared county-wide.
PUBLIC NOTICES Sep. 29
Publications from local governments, private parties
Estate of FLORENCE M. SHENK, Estate of BARBARA JUNE GIPSON, County Court, Statement of ownership
MALHUER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Sep. 29
Vale football squad uses late score to beat New Plymouth
The Vikings clinched the 12-6 non-league win on a touchdown pass from quarterback Tanner Steele to receiver John Wolf.
MALHEUR COUNTY OBITUARY Sep. 29
OBITUARY: Truman Neal Barlow
Truman Neal Barlow of Vale, born on October 17, 1948, peacefully passed away September 15, 2021 at home. (Submitted Information)
EMPLOYMENT Sep. 29
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions include feed lot help.
MALHEUR COUNTY COMMUNITY Sep. 29
Alumni dinner to showcase state championship team, notable local residents
The 1954 Viking squad won Vale's first football state title while Doug Maag and Dottie Mendiola have contributed to the community over the span of their lives. They will be honored at the Vale High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Banquet in Oct. 23.
OREGON JOURNALISM Sep. 28
Statewide news outlet run by Malheur Enterprise editor will cover state government, politics
Oregon Capital Chronicle, a news outlet focused on state government and politics, will launch next Tuesday, led by Les Zaitz, editor of the community newspaper Malheur Enterprise and the online news outlet Salem Reporter.
MALHEUR COUNTY COMMUNITY Sep. 28
Masons Lodge auction ends more than 100 years of tradition in Vale
The facility will forever be linked with dozens of local residents who attended lodge meetings and helped plan events for the community.