The Voice of Malheur County

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Aug 20 2018 thru Aug 26 2018

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YOUR COMMUNITY August 24
Vale activist wants to shed stigma of marijuana use
As a chief petitioner of an initiative to repeal a ban on recreational marijuana sales in Ontario, longtime Vale resident Dave Eyler is trying to change the stigma against marijuana use.
EDITORIAL August 24
EDITORIAL: Value education, ask about school, and lend an ear
EDITORIAL: Across Malheur County, efforts will be aimed at reducing dropout rates, cutting absenteeism and boosting high school graduation rates. But teachers, administrators and coaches can’t do it alone -- they need the help of parents.
OBITUARIES August 24
The latest obituaries and death notices for Malheur County
Lela “Fern” Palmer, Doris Frances Standage (Boren), Ennis B.D. Haynes, Connie M. Trunnell, Lamont Darrell Saunders, Billie D. Baumgardner, Wallace J. Turner, Helen Kathryn McGourty, Esther L. Morehouse
SPECIAL REPORT August 23
Dental hygiene tied to poverty for Malheur County children
Local and state groups work to emphasize the importance of building healthy oral health habits to kids in Malheur County.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS August 23
Young Adrian/Jordan Valley team ready to step up
The co-op team is much younger than it was last year after graduating eight seniors. But coaches are optimistic as younger players have a new opportunity to assume leadership roles.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS August 23
Dawgs big on experience, attitude
Nyssa's football team enters this season with eight returning starters from last year's winning squad.
VALE NEWS August 23
Book club picks titles, Vale alumni get together
The Vale book club will resume meetings in September and is opening its doors to a limited number of new members.
EMPLOYMENT August 23
They're hiring - local job openings
Jobs available: ranch hand, truck driver, business manager, high school coach.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS August 22
Tigers plan to learn on the field
The Ontario Tigers will open their 4A season without two keys starters from last season -- a quarterback and a running back. Rookie varsity players will have to pick up experience fast, according to the team's coach.
YOUR COMMUNITY August 22
U.S. 95 crash victim was former soldier, devoted dad
Victor Dunkelberger wanted to be a police officer but his dream ended Aug. 11 after a deadly crash on U.S. Highway 95 south of Rome.
YOUR COMMUNITY August 22
Winebarger urges young people to engage in politics
Tessa Winebarger was the youngest person ever elected to the Ontario City Council. She has thoughts about her service as she steps down to pursue a nursing career.
SPORTS August 22
Vale finds strength in returning players
Vale High School will enter this year's football season with a strong team of experienced players. The Vikings have seven returning players on defense and six players on offense.
COMMUNITY August 22
More housing considered for rural Malheur County
State officials may be asked to experiment with looser restrictions for building homes on marginal farm land. A state board focusing Malheur County concludes housing is essential for the local economy.
COMMUNITY August 22
BLM fire camp preps women for wildfire line
A camp will be held over two weekends in October for women considering careers in fire fighting.
LOCAL SPORTS August 22
Harper moves to six-man football
For the first time since 1959, Oregon will feature six-man football. Harper Charter School is among those to give it a try.
PUBLIC NOTICES August 22
Publications from local governments, private parties
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING,WOLF SIGHTINGS OR WOLF SIGNS,TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE TS No.: 071888-OR
HEALTH August 21
‘Moderate’ smoke still poses risks, affects teams
Air quality in Malheur County has been in the "moderate" range of the federal air quality index most of fire season. That's better than many parts of the state, but the smoke has still affected people's health and forced high school football teams to move practice inside.
BREAKING NEWS August 21
Ontario would restrict marijuana stores under proposals
The Ontario Marijuana Ad Hoc Committee Monday night forwarded its ideas for how the city should control marijuana stores should voters repeal a ban on such sales in November.
COMMUNITY NEWS August 21
Lightning strikes spark new fires in Malheur County
Crews Tuesday morning continued to attack a wildland fire southwest of Ironside. Heavy smoke from other fires was hindering use of aircraft.

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