EDITORIAL Aug. 30
EDITORIAL: Border board must make strong case for investing in this region
EDITORIAL: Eastern Oregon Border Economic Development Board seeks to spur the kind of economic growth that can be seen in communities just across the Idaho border. The board will need to make a strong case to the 2019 legislature that the region is in need of housing investment, and the community should support that goal.
POLITICS Aug. 30
Onions and people impress legislators touring Malheur County
State Rep. Margaret Doherty, of Tigard, and state Rep. Andrea Salinas, of Lake Oswego, traveled east to learn about life in Malheur County last week at the invitation of state Rep. Lynn Findley, R-Vale.
YOUR COMMUNITY Aug. 30
Solution eludes police in Nyssa cemetery case
Three months ago, more than 40 graves at Hilltop Memorial Cemetery in Nyssa were damaged in a vandalism case that has yet to be solved. Law enforcement is frustrated leads haven't resulted in any arrests.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Aug. 30
High school soccer: Tigers, Bulldogs set to storm the pitch
The Ontario varsity soccer team will draw on a wealth of experience as 12 returning starters take the field for the Tigers. Meanwhile, the Bulldogs aim to up their game this season.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Aug. 30
Teams tune up for 2018 football season in Nyssa jamboree
Nyssa, Ontario and Burns gridiron squads competed at a jamboree hosted at Nyssa High School on Aug. 24. Each team ticked off 18 plays on offense and defense.
PUBLIC NOTICES Aug. 30
Publications from local governments, private parties
TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE TS No.: 071888-OR,TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE
PHOTO GALLERY Aug. 29
Local JV teams get jamboree time
We have our first submission under our program to invite local sports fans to submit pictures from prep sports action in Malheur County. Do you take photos at high school sporting events? If yes, we want to hear from you!
COMMUNITY NEWS Aug. 29
Need for reload center soars
A proposed rail center in downtown Nyssa could be the answer to the town's economic doldrums.
CRIME Aug. 29
Montwheeler to claim abuse from childhood, seeks return to hospital
Anthony Montwheeler is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 17. The court hearing will turn to the question of whether Montwheeler is fit for trial and separate from whether he qualifies for the insanity defense.
HIGh SCHOOL SPORTS Aug. 29
Young players power Malheur County volleyball teams
High school volleyball is back. Teams around the county are counting on underclassmen in the upcoming season.
EMPLOYMENT Aug. 29
They're hiring - local job openings
Jobs available: high school coach, secretary, truck driver, ranch hand and more.
BREAKING NEWS Aug. 27
In Ontario, it's cash and controversy over donation
An Ontario city councilor is at the center of a controversial donation to the city's new splash park. Marty Justus's real estate firm handled $25,000 in cash from a marijuana entrepreneur that was passed on as a donation.