Ambulance supervisor Samantha Chamberlain says overdoses are on the rise in Malheur County. The Enterprise talks with people on the frontline of the fentanyl surge in the special report Sneaky Killer: Fentanyl in Malheur County.
Author: Mac Larsen
Sheriff’s Deputy Haylee Harding sees a need for greater awareness of the dangers of fentanyl. The Enterprise talks with people on the frontline of the fentanyl surge in the special report Sneaky Killer: Fentanyl in Malheur County.
Christine Drazan, Republican nominee for Oregon governor, brought her campaign to Malheur County on Tuesday, Aug. 16, getting a warm welcome from local leaders.
In a special report, the Enterprise examines the increasing prevalence of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that can be 50 times more potent than heroin. It is driving drug overdoses across the United States – and here in Malheur County.
Aging isn’t something that people talk about much. The Malheur Community Conversations on Aging sponsored by Age+ and Malheur County leaders hope to change that. On Saturday, Aug. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m., the community coalition invites people of all ages for facilitated discussions about the challenges of aging[Read More…]
ONTARIO – On a hot July day in 2020, Susan Ragsdale bent down on her hands and knees to pull weeds from the two garden spots in front of her home. She wasn’t idling away the time. She was attempting to comply with the city of Ontario’s nuisance law. Ragsdale[Read More…]
ONTARIO – From the top of the Freak Out carnival ride, the Desert Sage Event Center and Malheur County Fairgrounds stretches out underfoot. As the quick descent on the ride begins, the smiling faces of those waiting in line for their turn are evident below. The 113th Malheur County Fair[Read More…]
ONTARIO – The Malheur County Health Department hosted an open house on Wednesday, July 27, to provide area residents a chance to meet its team and promote the “Health is Wealth” program. Health is Wealth participants can receive a $100 gift card after scheduling and completing 10 short educational sessions[Read More…]
VALE – The Malheur County Jail has come far from the original two-cell jailhouse built in 1887. The Malheur County Sheriff’s Office is using $229,096 in federal funding to modernize the current jail. The funding is part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and will be used for[Read More…]
Kids beat the heat at the first Bella Sims Dream Big Day at the Vale City Pool on Friday, July 29, and the special guest was Sims herself. As the afternoon heat topped 105 degrees, the pool was the venue for races, dives, raffles, and competitive games of “sharks and[Read More…]