Author: By Pat Caldwell - The Enterprise

Finding a way to belong: New Vale High School principal credits influence of middle school teacher as key to his success

VALE – The moment a person’s life trajectory changes often occurs nearly unnoticed, barely a whisper across the span of years.For Lucas Tackman, the new Vale High School principal, the shift in his life occurred after a tough time in Burns during elementary school and revolved around a middle school[Read More…]

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County’s marketing material sends businesses to leaders no longer in office – and one who has died

VALE – The box of folders delivered to the Malheur County Court last month seemed to be just a bland set of documents transferred from the economic development department as its director, Greg Smith, closed up shop.The folders, crafted by the team managed by Smith, were designed to market Malheur[Read More…]

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Ketterling ready for new role as Adrian School District superintendent

ADRIAN – Nick Ketterling’s life-changing insight arrived out of the blue at a unique venue.The son and grandson of educators, Ketterling said he wasn’t interested in becoming a teacher as a young man.“I had other aspirations,” he said.Ketterling, who recently became the Adrian School District superintendent, said his interest rested[Read More…]

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Enterprise wins 8 first-place finishes in Oregon journalism competition

VALE – The Malheur Enterprise has received eight first-place awards in the annual Oregon Newspapers Publishers Association newspaper contest. The newspaper’s 2021 investigation into a lease between Americold and the Malheur County Development Corp. for the Treasure Valley Reload Center garnered two first-place awards. The report found favorable conditions that[Read More…]

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