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Bulldogs grab second straight state title

For the second consecutive year and the 12th time in the school’s history, the Nyssa wrestling team is the state’s 3A team champions. The Bulldogs put up a total of 209 points during the Oregon State School Activities tournament, which concluded Saturday, Feb. 27, in Portland. Nyssa ran away from[Read More…]

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Antelopes advance with win over Pirates

By John L. Braese The Enterprise After claiming the 1A-8 High Desert League title, the Adrian girls basketball team picked up the bye and sat through round one of the state basketball playoffs. The Antelopes showed no rust from those few days off when they opened their playoff season, rolling[Read More…]

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Bulldogs downed by Vikings

Nyssa’s Andres Gonzalez puts up a shot over the outstretched arms ofColton’s Mithc Nation during the third quarter of action between the two state qualifying teams. By John L. Braese The Enterprise The Nyssa boys basketball team made a quick exit from the state playoff picture, falling . . .[Read More…]

Woman gets 12 years in abuse case

By John L. Braese The Enterprise A former Vale resident will be incarcerated for at least 12 years after she and her husband were sentenced recently in Idaho for sexually abusing children. Jennifer Magill, formerly known as Jennifer Shuck, is a 2002 graduate of Vale High School. She and her[Read More…]

Ready, aim… tranquilize!

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM Unless you’re a tiger trimmer in Tanganyika, the tranquilizer gun has not lived up to its potential. During its preliminary promotion, it was touted as the greatest invention since the rope. But, in the livestock business, it has never quite[Read More…]

Death notices

Ruth Kelch, 96, of Payette died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Services are pending under the direction of the Haren-Wood Funeral Chapel, Payette. Lois Carol Lamb, 83, of Payette died at her home on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Haren-Wood Funeral Chapel, Payette. Ruth[Read More…]

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Glenna Joann Bond

Glenna Joann Bond, 86, of Vale, Oregon; went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 22, 2016. She was born on March 6, 1929, in Albany, Oregon. She graduated from Albany High School in 1947 and married her high school sweetheart, Russ Bond, on Dec. 23, 1947 at her[Read More…]

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Bulldogs down Vikings, remain undefeated

Boston Thompson of the Bulldogs goes up for the shot against the defense of Vale’s Jake DeLong. Thompson ended his night with nine points. By John L. Braese The Enterprise Cracking the top 10 in the state rankings this week, the Nyssa boys basketball team . . . You have[Read More…]

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Golden girls teach… great GAME

Together, they represent more than 200 years worth of pinochle strategy and expertise, and they’re passing that knowledge on to students at Vale Middle School. The Golden Girls –as nicknamed by the students – are Joanne Roner, Gert Delong, Christine Goettshe, Donna Kelly, Irene Christ and Donita Olsen. Each week[Read More…]