The grinch was there. So was Santa. And elves – one bunch after another – for the annual Winter Wonderland Parade in Ontario on Saturday, Dec. 3. See who you know in this photo essay from the Enterprise.
In the community
The Four Rivers Cultural Center will ring in the holiday season with a Christmas Spirit & Light Show, Saturday, Dec. 3, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Ontario will open the Christmas season with a breakfast with Santa Friday morning and the annual Winter Wonderland Parade Saturday.
A new 122-space RV park is under construction at the northwestern edge of Vale. Developers hope to be able to open the park by next summer.
A Thanksgiving Day incident led to the arrest of two California men and confiscation of illegal narcotics, guns and cash.
In Ontario, musicians are tuning up for three concerts in the coming week – while the calendar is packed with other holiday events as well.
Justin “JD” LeHew, Coleman “Rocky” Kinzer and Ray “Shino” Shinohara, retired U.S. Marine Corps combat veterans, walked into Vale last week on the Oregon leg of their journey across nation to raise awareness regarding those missing in action.
A tree lighting, night parade and letters to Santa are coming up in Nyssa. Columnist Susan Barton offers the latest in Nyssa News.
COMMENTARY: Editor Les Zaitz urges local residents, organizations and business owners to get involved in planning the future of Vale’s history murals. A meeting is coming up Dec. 19.
The first-ever Christmas Light Parade in Vale is set for Saturday, Dec. 10 at 4:30 p.m. The parade will form at Vale High School tennis courts then move down A Street West.