A parent listens to a presentation by the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office concerning social media and youth. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)
Here’s a quick rundown on some of the stories the news team at the Enterprise produced in recent days to keep you up to speed on community matters.
Filmmaker Clare McKay is taking her Juntura family’s experience to the screen with her upcoming documentary “Living an American Dream.” McKay will talk about the film, which examines ranching and rodeo culture, at the Malheur Country Historical Society meeting Thursday, Feb. 13, at Treasure Valley Community College.
Javier Gonzalez is a husband, father, coach, firefighter and role model. As a coach, he teaches his student athletes to be confident. His recent success as the Ontario girls soccer coach proves he knows what he is talking about.
Latino students make up a majority of the population at some district schools, but they lag behind their peers in test scores, according to the state’s most recent data. In both math and English language arts, Latino students are scoring lower than their white classmates, with gaps of as much as 30 points.
A Community Volunteer Fair set for Thursday, Feb. 27, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Four Rivers Cultural Center will bring local nonprofits under one roof to help potential volunteers learn where their help is needed.
A project on a five-acre subdivision in Ontario is in the works to help lower income residents become homeowners.
Opponents of the greenhouse gas reduction plan presented Gov. Kate Brown, Senate with alternative solutions to shrinking carbon emissions.
The Malheur Enterprise was one of 12 newsrooms selected in the country for the Solutions Journalism Revenue Project. No other Oregon newsroom was picked from among 100 newsrooms nationwide competing to participate.
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