EDITORIAL: Put strife aside and support local nonprofits

The holiday season this year could easily be marred by the evolving truism that we are a divided country. From border to border, political anger mounts, opinions grow more harsh, and relationships are rent by dispute. Here, in Malheur County, we can come together in ways that set aside such differences by tending to our needs at home.

We’re talking about the many nonprofits hoping to catch a few year-end donations. The Enterprise recently published a list of many of those asking for help.

Here’s what you should know about that list. Giving a donation isn’t just helping beef up the treasury of a civic group. Your kindness serves parts of Malheur County that need a hand and those in need don’t care if the gift is from a Republican, Democrat or an Independent.

Local children . . .