Malheur Enterprise honored for pursuit of state’s Montwheeler records

In an unusual move, a Washington state open government group has reached across the border into Oregon to recognize the Malheur Enterprise’s fight for state records.

The Washington Coalition for Open Government said the Key Award is for the Enterprise’s “tenacity and persistence in procuring public records” related to Anthony W. Montwheeler, a former state hospital patient now facing murder charges. The coalition announced the award Thursday in a news release . . .

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