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Jun 11 2018 thru Jun 17 2018

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EDITORIAL June 15
EDITORIAL: Rodeos give local communities chance to shine
Annual summer events are possible through the hard work of volunteers but they also are an opportunity for some crucial, grass-roots marketing
YOUR COMMUNITY June 14
Vale 4th of July Rodeo national anthem competition set
Try-outs kick off June 20 at Vale's Emma Humphrey Library and judges will choose three winners and one alternate to sing the anthem each night of the four-day rodeo.
YOUR COMMUNITY June 14
FIndley ready to connect with voters
The Vale lawmaker, who represents District 60 in the Oregon House, said he hopes to open his office at 151 Court Street within the next week.
YOUR COMMUNITY June 14
Nyssa rodeo will showcase new events
Residents can check out the fun beginning Friday night but don't forget the Buckaroos Breakfast slated from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Nyssa Senior Citizens Center.
LOCAL COLUMN June 14
Journalism honors nice, but Malheur County readers are more important
The Malheur Enterprise is on a roll, winning national, state and regional journalism honors. That means the local newspaper is delivering journalism in a way peers say excels.
YOUR COMMUNITY June 14
Lawrence relishes role as Nyssa rodeo ambassador
The 2018 Nyssa Nite Rodeo queen believes her position is a good way to empower younger women while helping the public understand the unique aspects of the rodeo arena.
OBITUARIES June 14
The latest obituaries and death notices for Malheur County
Cash Preston Lee Troyer, Wanda Leola Maag, Galloway, Perry DeWayne & York–Norman, Donna Joann, Jewel H. Barnes, John “Pete” Fifer, Dorothy J. Stone, James Edward Kulbel, Leonard Allen, Harry Boyd, Sandra Duff, Neil C. Willhoit II, Willie Rhea McKinney, Marjorie Fuller-Bailey, John Ernest Farmer
YOUR COMMUNITY June 13
Future of Vale fitness gym unclear
The treadmills and weights remain untouched at FitCity but the water for the facility was turned off last week and the man who leased the building has dropped from public view.
YOUR COMMUNITY June 13
Vale drugstore prospers through customer service
Malheur Drug is a fixture in the community but owners Adam and Jennifer Tolman attribute its longevity to a variety of factors - including a bit of luck.
YOUR COMMUNITY June 13
Proposed rec district plan moves ahead
County court verifies 1,280 signatures collected by a group of Ontario residents for an independent recreation district and scheduled a hearing next week to set the boundaries for the new government.
WATCHDOG REPORT June 13
Court officials moved to keep key Anthony Montwheeler document off limits
State court officials disregarded warnings while keeping a key state report confidential, and then moved to have a judge step in. Montwheeler, 50, is accused of kidnapping and killing an ex-wife in January 2017 and killing a Vale man and injuring his wife in a subsequent police pursuit.
LOCAL POLICE June 13
Sheriff's office logs auto thefts, break in around Vale
Sheriff's deputies are taking steps to beef up patrols in the wake of a rash of auto-related crimes around Vale in recent days.
YOUR COMMUNITY June 13
Spokane marijuana mogul sets sights on Ontario
City officials last week approved entrepreneur Tate T. Kapple’s effort to begin gathering signatures for a November vote on whether to repeal a ban on local marijuana sales.
PUBLIC NOTICES June 13
Publications from local governments, private parties
County Court of the State of Oregon, NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR DISTRICT DIRECTORS, Community in Action - Weatherization Services, CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF MALHEUR, Dell Brogan Cemetery District.
LOCAL POLICE June 12
Police hook up kids with poles, tackle - and maybe fish
Once again, local police officers head off to Owyhee Reservoir to teach young boy and girls about fishing. Many of the kids have never held a pole before.
YOUR COMMUNITY June 12
Nyssa Nite Rodeo ready to roll
Growing in popularity, annual event at the Thunderegg Capital of the World kicks off June 15. The two-day cowboy festival will showcase events such as saddle bronc, steer wrestling, team roping and bull riding.
AGRICULTURE June 11
As Oregon wolves rebound, tensions rise over livestock attacks
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that as the animals have established territory in places they've been absent for a generation, the wolf has gained enemies as ranchers have lost cows and sheep. Industry groups have argued for killing wolves that target their livestock and, as they see it, their livelihood.

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