Valeria Zavaleta of Boise gets her face painted at the Children’s Day celebration at the Malheur County Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon. The event was organized by local nonprofit Euvalcree, and included events such as a rodeo, a dance and food vendors. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

Two local children take a stab at pugil sticks at the Children’s Day celebration at the Malheur County Fairgrounds Sunday. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

The crowds arrived early and eager to start spring as the Vale FFA held the group’s annual flower and plant sale last Friday. The sale continues from 4-6 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. (The Enterprise/John L. Braese)

 The Ontario School District recently recognized its volunteers of the year. From left, noted for their service to the district are: (front row) Lisa Ramos, Laura Roberts, Wade Hart and Laurie Castonguay, (back) Betsy Unger, Gonzalo Espinoza, Tina Kienzle and Steve Curbirth. Not pictured: Cindy Maxwell and Maribel Perez. (Submitted photo)