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Mar 5 2018 thru Mar 11 2018

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BREAKING NEWS March 9
TVCC union leader resigns in terse notice to faculty
In a surprise development, the president of faculty union at Treasure Valley Community College resigned Friday morning. His move came hours before the union was to sit down for another negotiating session with college administrators.
BREAKING NEWS March 9
Vale city manager resigns
Embattled Vale City Manager Alan Daniels submitted his letter of resignation late Thursday night after a three-hour closed session of the Vale City Council.
COMMUNITY ROUND UP March 8
Egg-straction on tap at Nyssa's Cow Hollow Park
Catch up on happenings around Malheur County including an Ontario fish fry, book clubs, kindergarten roundups, a Nyssa spaghetti dinner, Nyssa burn day schedule and Science is Fun at the Nyssa Library.
EDITORIAL March 8
EDITORIAL: 'Sunshine Week' underscores your access to Malheur County government information
Government works best when it trusts the public with its information. Too often, public officials treat information as their private property.
COMMUNITY March 8
Riley garners Nyssa Chamber award for ag business
Kay Riley credits the staff of Snake River Produce for their success over the years.
LOCAL SPORTS March 7
Jordan Valley girls return to state tournament after 18 years
The Mustang girls basketball team has not made the trip to play in the final eight for 18 years. This season, Jordan Valley was back.
BREAKING NEWS March 7
Vale council schedules special meeting concerning city manager
The Vale City Council will meet Thursday evening in a closed session to discuss city manager Alan Daniels and is expected to question Daniels about shortcomings regarding his performance.
SPECIAL REPORT: HIDDEN CHILDREN March 7
The plight of foster parents in Malheur County
An investigation by the Malheur Enterprise shows local foster parents must dig deep to care for children put in their care by the state. These volunteer parents say a few changes would allow them to better serve Malheur County's most vulnerable children.
SPECIAL REPORT: HIDDEN CHILDREN March 7
Behind closed doors, Malheur County citizens insist on the best for foster children
Volunteers review files and question state caseworkers to be sure everything is being done to help children return to their parents. The Citizen Review Board is seeing an increasing workload.
PUBLIC SAFETY March 7
Ontario High School sophomore to be appear in court to face charge in threat
The 15-year-old is facing a charge of disorderly conduct after police discovered a note suggesting other students would be targeted.
SCHOOLS March 7
Preparation paid off for Ontario High School after threat of violence
School officials followed their procedures, reacting immediately to reports of a threat last week. The school principal said risks are part of school life these days.
COMMUNITY NEWS March 7
Nyssa swimmer hits his pace in pool and in the air
After starting the swim team at Nyssa High School, Nathan Esplin needed a way to travel to meets. With help from his father, he flies himself around the state.
YOUR GOVERNMENT March 7
Plan approved by council means city workers must live closer to Ontario
The move is intended to keep more city payroll money in the area. As part of the deal, though, current city employees get up to $600 a year credit on their sewer and water bills.
EDUCATION March 7
TVCC officials, faculty nearing deal on new contract
Treasure Valley Community College administrators and representatives of the Treasure Valley Education Association say the two sides are nearing a deal on wages, insurance costs and class size. A deal will stave off an imposing by the college and possible strike by teachers.
LOCAL SPORTS March 7
Nyssa Bulldog girls team repeats state finale, take sixth in 3A playoffs
The Bulldogs echo last year's state performance with their Top 10 finish.
SPORTS March 7
Mustang boys clinch winning basketball season
Jordan Valley closes out state play and finishes winter hoop campaign with 24-5 record
OBITUARIES for March 7 March 7
Barbara Ann Ellis Burke, Donald Keith Meldrum
PUBLIC NOTICES March 7
Your right to know - legal notices for March
EMPLOYMENT March 7
Job postings for March 7
COMMENTARY March 5
Fund drive to bring journalism interns to Malheur County nears goal
Two college students will spend their summer in Vale, working as paid interns for the Malheur Enterprise. A drive to raise tax-deductible donations to support that program continues.

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