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Apr 16 2018 thru Apr 22 2018

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR Apr. 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 Apr. 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.
COLUMN Apr. 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.
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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.
COMMUNITY GALLERY Apr. 18
Look at Dentinger Feed's grand opening, Malheur County's Victims' Rights Week and an honor for Nyssa's Linda Cummings
Dentinger Feed and Seed celebrated a grand opening with a lunch while employees of the Malheur County District Attorney's office brought awareness to victims with t-shirts. Family and friends gathered to remember Linda Cummings with a new bench outside the county courthouse.
PUBLIC NOTICES Apr. 18
Publications from local governments, private parties
Malheur County Development Corporation Announces Request for Proposals for Treasure Valley Reload Center (TVRC) Lender, Arock School District budget meeting, Nyssa School District budget meeting, Valley View Cemetery budget meeting, Lincoln Storage Auction.
EMPLOYMENT Apr. 18
They're hiring - local job openings
YOUR COMMUNITY Apr. 18
Malheur County's economic development chief racks up the miles to grow economy
Greg Smith enjoys about two days off a month but the Heppner resident said he would not have it any other way as he works to beef up local economies.

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