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Apr 2 2018 thru Apr 8 2018

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COLUMN April 5
Crews fixing up, sprucing up Malheur County Fairgrounds
The grounds at the Malheur County Fair are busy as construction takes place with new buildings going up and work crews cleaning, preparing for a busy season.
EDITORIAL April 5
State officials need to step up efforts to provide relief for Malheur County foster kids
Strict rules on foster parenting mean that children taken from parents in Malheur County can't easily go to relatives across the river in Idaho. That needs to change - quickly.
COMMUNITY April 4
Public session in Ontario to tell about foster parent need, how to volunteer
As the need locally grows, a meeting Thursday, April 12, at the Four Rivers Cultural Center is designed to provide information to those who wish to open their doors to foster children.
COMMUNITY ROUND UP April 4
Chili feed at Cairo Elementary School on Thursday night
Along with the chili feed, sample some meatballs in Ontario and grab a town hall with State Rep. Lynn Findley starting in Jordan Valley. An inmate art exhibit is opening at Four Rivers Cultural Center and a listing of meetings taking place around the county.
CRIME April 4
Nyssa police focus on building trust and relationships to stymie gangs
Civic projects pay dividends with better information that helps the small, rural force create bridge to community and keep illegal gangs out.
YOUR GOVERNMENT April 4
Ontario leaders deliver information, answer questions at tax Town Hall
Ontario Mayor Ron Verini, City Manager Adam Brown and Police Chief Cal Kunz discussed the city's proposed 1 percent sales tax during a public session held last week at Four Rivers Cultural Center.
COMMUNITY NEWS April 4
Vale's volunteer of year is the chief cook for youth
Debbie Mohammed spends her summers ensuring the children of Vale receive a healthy lunch. For her efforts, Mohammed has been recognized by the Vale Chamber of Commerce.
YOUR GOVERNMENT April 4
TVCC lays off enrollment chief as numbers drop
As student numbers continue to drop, the local college has announced the elimination of the job of director of enrollment management.
OBITUARIES April 4
Mary Froerer Hansen,Jon Allison Hall,Ked Al Dejmal,Penny L. Burgess, McCoy Oscar Shepherd, Mary D. Altizer, Marjorie Reed
EMPLOYMENT April 4
They're hiring - Malheur County area job openings
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP April 4
Even with spring break, a few Malheur County teams were on the field
Vale baseball picks up a win on the first day back from break while Ontario softball was in Nampa for tournament play.
LOCAL SPORTS April 4
Vale Vikings cage Panthers for 12-2 win
The Vale softball team picked up its first win of the year with a dominant victory over the visiting Parma Panthers on Monday, April 2.
PUBLIC NOTICES April 4
Publications from local governments, private parties
SPECIAL REPORT: DEADLY DECISIONS April 2
Malheur Enterprise wins top national award for Montwheeler work
A national investigative journalism organization announced Monday that it is giving its FOI Award to the Enterprise for the determined effort in 2017 to get at state records regarding Anthony Montwheeler.

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