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Mar 12 2018 thru Mar 18 2018

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EDITORIAL March 16
Malheur County officials who are shoo-ins still should outline intentions
With all the challenges facing Malheur County, question for incumbents: What are you going to do to make matters better?
YOUR GOVERNMENT March 15
Find out what's behind the Ontario sales tax at Town Hall
The Malheur Enterprise is hosting the tax talk on Thursday, March 29, to give the community a chance to quiz city officials about the 1 percent tax.
POLITICS March 15
Owyhee coalition gets financial boost to pursue federal lands legislation
Lawyers, public affairs crews put to work by Owyhee Basin Stewardship Coalition in push to devise new way to manage Malheur County's Canyonlands.
POLICE March 15
Mysteries of death, disappearance focus of new Malheur County team
Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe has formed a new cold case team from volunteers to delve into the disappearance of a man last year and the drowning of a woman more than a decade ago.
YOUR GOVERNMENT March 15
Malheur County officials get free ride - no election challengers
The filing deadline to run for local office came and went without excitement. Incumbents in key county and state offices will get new terms.
SCHOOLS March 15
In a first for Harper, Marie Rictor gets top FFA recognition
Four years of work and study, not to mention chickens, sets the stage for the Harper Charter School student to get state title.
COMMUNITY March 15
Water fun to flow again as Ontario anticipates new splash park
A determined group of local citizens gets to see water features sprout from Ontario Lions Park, but major work remains.
COMMUNITY EVENT March 15
Grab that bib! Vale readies for annual crab feed
The annual fundraiser for Vale's fire and ambulance service is scheduled for Saturday, March 24. On the menu: crab, steak and more.
NYSSA NEWS March 15
Nyssa artists can sign up for new competition
If you like costumes, then Nyssa has an event coming up for you on March 24.
COMMUNITY EVENTS March 15
Merkley heading to Jordan Valley for public town hall
U.S. senator hits Malheur County on eastern Oregon swing; state water specialist will discuss livestock issues.
COMMUNITY March 15
Vale senior putting on a dinner for a few friends, helping Malheur County Fair
The Vale High School student has organized a fund-raising dinner for Saturday, March 17, to help restore fairgrounds property damaged last winter.
YOUR GOVERNMENT March 15
Surprise resignation means Vale city officials are back to recruiting
The Vale City Council is considering its next steps after Alan Daniels resigned with a one-sentence letter last week. He was on the job as city manager for two months.
PUBLIC NOTICES March 15
Malheur County Development Corporation
OBITUARIES March 15
Barbara Ann Ellis Burke
EMPLOYMENT March 7th March 15
Our help wanted ads
SCHOOLS March 14
Treasure Valley Community Colleges fires six instructors, another resigns
College officials acted this week to trim teaching ranks as they head into another challenging budget year for the Ontario school. The dismissals, effective in June, come as administrators and faculty union officials move gingerly towards closing a new pay deal.
SCHOOLS March 14
Ontario, Nyssa, Vale high schools handle National School Walkout in differing manners
On a day when schools across the nation saw students hit the streets protesting gun violence, local high schools chose to use the day as a learning opportunity.
SPECIAL REPORT: HIDDEN CHILDREN March 14
Malheur County children shuttled to foster homes instead of relatives as bureaucracy rules
The third in our series on foster care: Officials say a two-state compact is needed to allow willing relatives to take in foster kids from across the border
SCHOOLS March 13
Vale robotics team to match skills with world competitors
After top-place showing at state competition, Vale High School students will head to Kentucky for world championship action
COMMUNITY March 13
Enterprise publisher selected to guide new fellowship
Les Zaitz, formerly senior investigative reporter for the Oregonian, will help guide young journalists to tell Oregon stories
GALLERY March 13
Brogan celebrates St. Patrick's in style
Corned beef and cabbage was on the menu and the Brogan Community Center was packed throughout the day on Sunday, March 11.

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