Deputy Brian Belnap’s job takes him to the remote reaches of Malheur County, watching not just for crime but for ranchers and outback adventurers in need of help. The Vale native’s job, funded by the Bureau of Land Management, suits him just fine.
Sagebrush, a vital plant for water and wildlife in the rangelands of the West, is getting a boost from a cultivation project at Snake River Correctional Institution.
Looking for fun this weekend? Check out the classic cars and chili at Two Rivers Park, or indulge in Tater Tot memories in Ontario. Here’s a look at what’s coming up.
SALEM – Gov. Kate Brown has declared a state of emergency for the entire state “due to the imminent and ongoing threat of wildfire.” Brown authorized the declaration Saturday night as a wildfire threatened homes in southern Oregon near the community of Galice. The declaration clears state agencies to suspend[Read More…]
VALE – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has lifted fishing limits in Malheur Reservoir and along the Malheur River from Namorf Dam upstream through Warm Springs Reservoir to the Highway 20 bridge. Many Malheur County reservoirs have been hit hard by the three-year drought in southeastern Oregon. Fish[Read More…]