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Class captures the action – one animated stop at a time

Participants in the stop-motion animation class at the Vale Library enjoy an exercise as they learn new film techniques. (Submitted photo) The Enterprise VALE – Award-winning animator Teresa Drilling shared her stop-motion animation talents with students and aspiring film makers earlier this month at the Vale city library. The program[Read More…]



A line crew works on an area along Railroad Avenue last week to prepare for a new solar farm that will be built nearby. Six solar farms are going in at sites in Malheur County. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell) By Pat Caldwell Malheur Enterprise VALE – Work on six solar projects[Read More…]


Vale drops tough twinbill to Burns

Tanner Hamilton tosses a pitch during the second game of a doubleheader against Burns Friday. The Highlanders defeated Vale 10-3 and 15-3 to earn the sweep. (Submitted photo/Jenny Eddy) The Enterprise VALE – Burns handed losses to the Vale High School baseball team in a doubleheader last Friday. Burns won[Read More…]

Considering collaboration

To the Editor: It was reassuring to have the Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, visit Harney County in a time of healing and opening a new path for management of public lands in the West. However, she missed the point in her announcement that a new approach to management[Read More…]

Bills remedy 911 glitches

By Rep. Greg Walden For the Enterprise On December 1, 2013, Kari Rene Hunt was brutally murdered by her estranged husband in the bathroom of a motel room in Marshall, Texas. Her three children listened through the door as she was stabbed repeatedly. Kari screamed to her 9-year-old daughter to[Read More…]

Standing tall in your marriage

Another View By Bill Hall I saw a woman literally standing by her man, and her man was literally looking up to her. Strange to say, that hardly ever happens. In almost every instance, the man in the marriage is taller than the woman. Why? Almost all other common barriers[Read More…]

Death notices

Wayne Kinney, 74, of Vale, died at his home on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Haren-Wood Funeral Chapel, Ontario. Celia Jeanne Wood, 77, of Nyssa, died May 6, 2016 at a local assisted living facility. Arrangement by Lienkaemper Chapel, Nyssa. Irene Winifred Page,[Read More…]

Sheriff weighs hiring change

By Pat Caldwell For the Enterprise VALE – A new plan under consideration by the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office may help the agency with the lingering problem of obtaining experienced deputies. Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe recently approached the County Court with the blueprint that calls for the agency to[Read More…]