The Voice of Malheur County
COLUMN April 18
Rajneesh series generates memories and vow to dust off book plan
Salmonella, wiretaps and devoted followers of Indian guru are the vital ingredients to a sensational story. The Enterprise publisher, who covered the story in the 1980s for The Oregonian, reflects on new Netflix program.
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR April 20
One view on Ontario's sales tax
Jackson Fox provides his insight into the recent actions taking place in Ontario in the hotly debated sales tax measure.
EDITORIAL April 19
Success of Malheur County students gives hope where worry is all too dominating
From one end of the county to the other, young people are getting involved and making a difference. Their civic pride is proof the future is brights.
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP April 18
The latest action from Harper, Jordan Valley and Ontario track, Vale baseball, Ontario tennis, Nyssa baseball
The local track teams took some time off from seeing each other, taking to the road to meets across two states. Vale baseball has a perfect week while Ontario tennis grabs a league victory.
NEWS April 18
Canadian company shelves Vale mushroom plant, citing tariffs and other changes
Farmers Fresh Mushrooms has called off immediate plans to build a facility in Vale, citing new tariffs, currency rates and changes in the market.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT April 18
East coast nonprofit considers Malheur County for new soup business
Dignition Enterprises., a new nonprofit, told local officials they want to build an industrial complex near Vale to convert waste to diesel and use that energy to manufacture soup. The organization is asking about getting millions in public funds.
YOUR GOVERNMENT April 18
Border board seeks answers to Malheur County worker shortage but so far answers are elusive
The group charged with creating jobs and streamlining regulations met last week at Treasure Valley Community College. The board is hearing of the needs to address land use challenges and a scarcity of workers.
YOUR GOVERNMENT April 18
Tangle over sales tax heats up after Ontario community leader seizes political sign from store
Charlotte Fugate, an advocate for the proposed levy, entered a downtown business and ripped a 'Vote No Sales Tax' sign off the door and walked away.
YOUR GOVERNMENT April 18
Ontario city councilor calls for public action against Facebook post related to tax
Marty Justus, an Ontario city councilor, urged people to call on a local business manager to remove a social media post related to the proposed sales tax. Justus, a real estate agent, said he was acting as a private citizen not a public official.
LOCAL SPORTS April 18
Malheur County teams fight the cold and wind for par
Golf teams from Vale, Nyssa, and Ontario braved wind, cold and the occasional snow flurry at the Vale Invitational.
EDUCATION April 18
Teaching career ‘more of a ministry’ for Zagaris
Elementary school educator selected for top honor from the Nyssa Chamber of Commerce.
COMMUNITY ROUND UP April 18
Run for children in Ontario, take in a dance program at Four Rivers and attend a forum on the proposed Ontario sales tax.
Learn how to sign up for the Relief Run Color Blast on Saturday and see when state Rep. Lynn Findley will conduct a town hall in Vale.
LOCAL SPORTS April 18
Nyssa's Boston Thompson signs to become Western Oregon University wolf
After finishing his basketball career for the Bulldogs, Nyssa senior Boston Thompson signed to continue his hardwood career in Monmouth.
TVCC SPORTS April 18
Ontario's Treasure Valley Community College starts mat club in Caldwell
A new wrestling club is forming in Caldwell as Treasure Valley Community College steps in to fill hole left by Boise State University.
EDUCATION April 18
Nyssa School District program will keep kids logged in
Within a month, the Nyssa School District will provide city wide internet access to students looking to get some work done at home.
ELECTIONS April 18
Primary ballots set for mail next week in Malheur County
The Malheur County Clerk's office will begin mailing out ballots on Wednesday, April 25 for the upcoming primary.
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