The Voice of Malheur County

Posts by Date

Sep 3 2018 thru Sep 9 2018

← Previous week        Next week →

BREAKING NEWS September 7
Three leaders of the splash park committee resign
Friends of the Aquatic Center's Megan Cook, Shawna Peterson and Lisa Reeser announced their resignation Friday. Their action comes after the Ontario City Council rejected their request that they change the credit for a donation or return the controversial money from a marijuana enterprise.
YOUR COMMUNITY September 7
Conservation groups want to open discussions on canyonlands
The Owyhee Coalition issues letter calling for meetings with a local land advocacy group to find common ground
BREAKING NEWS September 6
Ontario City Council stands by Hotbox donation
The Ontario council decided to keep the name of Hotbox Farms as benefactors of a $25,000 donation to fund a new splash pad.
COMMUNITY NEWS September 6
Recreation district campaign ready to roll
A political action committee for an independent recreation district, called Our Community Matters, is now active and will soon kick off an ambitious public information campaign.
SPORTS GALLERY September 6
High School football gallery: Ontario takes on run-happy Mazama
Mazama's ground game proved to be too much for the Tigers last Friday in a 33-7 loss.
COMMUNITY September 6
Vale graduate claims big-time scholarship
Josh Andersen understands the importance of hard work and that ethic has put him in rare company as one of 20 students to be awarded the GE Reagan Foundation scholarship.
YOUR COMMUNITY September 6
Ontario tailgate serves up tradition
A group of Tiger parents banded to add a unique twist to a well-known pregame celebration that serves up hot dogs and hamburgers to hungry fans for free.
COMMUNITY September 6
Shoppers stoked about Marshalls coming to Ontario
National clothing chain, Marshalls, has submitted plans to open a new retail store in Ontario. The town has long been without a clothing retailer. Shoppers quickly grew excited following the news.
POLITICS September 6
Buehler sees role as governor to bridge urban-rural divide
Knute Buehler, the Republican candidate for governor, includes rural issues on his "to do" list if he beats Kate Brown in this fall's election.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS September 6
Mazama runs over Ontario 33-7
The Tigers struggled against a tough Mazama team in their season opener.
POLITICS September 6
Ontario posts draw flock of candidates
In November, Ontario voters will decide between four candidates for mayor and seven candidates for three city council seats.
COMMUNITY NEWS September 6
Nyssa photographer's work to be featured in international exhibition
Robert Quick, a professional photographer based in Nyssa, will have his photo of Noland Chamberlain titled "In His Own World" shown in an photography exhibit alongside work from all over the globe.
EDITORIAL September 5
EDITORIAL: Marijuana donation reveals flaws in Ontario systems
A project to build a new splash pad for the city has turned sour. Some in the community questioned whether having a marijuana business as a benefactor for a children’s park would be a good idea. What should the city do about the money?
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS September 5
Golf tournament raises money for Vale sports
Vale High school recently hosted its annual Memorial Golf Tournament at Country View golf course to help raise funds for the school's football and golf programs.
COMMUNITY NEWS September 5
It's almost stORytime in Malheur County
Kindergarteners across the county will gather at the Four Rivers Cultural Center on Tuesday for the fourth annual stORytime, an early literacy campaign to encourage kids to become better readers.
EMPLOYMENT September 5
They're hiring - local job openings
Jobs out there: truck driver, ranch hand, business manager.
SPORTS GALLERY September 5
High school football gallery: Vale crushes Parma 46-6
The Vale Vikings hosted their first home game of the season and defeated the Parma Panthers, 46-6.
COMMUNITY NEWS September 5
Local student homelessness rate rises
Local officials say a mix of reasons leaves hundreds of Malheur County students classified as "homeless." They are cobbling together resources to help those families.
COMMUNITY September 5
New experiment station director wants to ease ag juggling act
Stuart Reitz was recently named the director of the Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station. He hopes to continue building relationships with farmers in the region and help them adopt the most resource-efficient practices.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS September 5
Harper Charter wins first game of six-man, 38-13 over Echo
The Harper Charter Hornets defeated the Echo Cougars as the state tries six-man football for the first time since the 1950s.
YOUR COMMUNITY September 5
Ontario mayoral and city council races draw flock of candidates
On Nov. 6, Ontario residents will elect a new mayor and three city councilors. Four candidates seek the position as mayor and seven candidates vie for three city council seats.
PUBLIC NOTICES September 5
Publications from local governments, private parties
IRONSIDE RURAL ROAD DISTRICT MEETING,Malheur County Court ,TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE,TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE TS No.: 071888-OR
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS September 4
Adrian-Jordan Valley gets into football slugfest
The game in Lowell, near Eugene, went on for nearly three hours. When it was over, the Antelopes and the Devils put more points on the board than any other football team in the state Friday night.

← Previous week        Next week →