VALE – The Malheur County Sheriff’s Department will host its 11th annual Family Fun Shoot & BBQ fundraiser on Saturday at the Snake River Shooting Complex in Vale. 

There will be three courses at the event where shooters can use either a 50-round pistol, a .22 rifle or a center-fire rifle. The first station is $15 per person and $10 for each additional station. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and shooting at 9 a.m. Top shooters in each age category will get prizes. 

The Sheriff’s office will also raffle off two firearms – a Bergara B-14 Hunter and Vortex Viper HS 4-16x44. Raffle tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the event or through deputies. The proceeds of the family shoot will benefit the Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team, to buy new communications equipment. 

Mural talk

Frank Yraguen of Vale will present at program about the Vale Murals at this Thursday’s meeting of the Malheur Country Historical Society. The group meets at noon in the Weese Building, Room 110, at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario.

Senior Dance

The Vale Senior Center holds its monthly dance on the third Saturday, April 20, featuring the Town & Country Band. There is a potluck meal and music from 6 to 9 p.m.

The center, at 100 Longfellow St. S., also offers cards and other activities throughout the week.

Alumni meet

The Vale Alumni Association will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, in the Vale Emma Humphreys Library conference room.

District meeting

The Vale Oregon Irrigation District board will meet at 1 p.m. this Thursday at 521 A St. W. On the agenda: manager’s report, water report and any other district business that may come before the Board.

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