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Sep 24 2018 thru Sep 30 2018

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YOUR SCHOOLS September 29
Harper School celebrates week of spirited festivities
Contests, costumes, football and royalty mark a week of homecoming activities this month at Harper Charter School.
STATE GOVERNMENT September 29
Driverless cars running on empty Oregon regulations - for now
As era of driverless cars approaches in Oregon, legislators plan to plug gap in regulations. Industry is urging speed for such work.
PUBLIC SAFETY September 28
Las Vegas woman indicted on charges from head-on crash near Jordan Valley
A nationwide arrest warrant was issued today for Jaila Aguilera-Pinder, 19, regarding Aug. 11 incident on U.S. Highway 95.
YOUR COMMUNITY September 28
Vale, school district at odds over water line at the new middle school
Vale leaders assert water line loop was not properly inspected when it was installed but the district contends the line was in building plans approved by the city
STATE GOVERNMENT September 28
Students give Oregon legislators tips on fixing schools
Criss-crossing the state, legislators spent the summer listening to students and teachers about how to improve Oregon schools. They have one last trip scheduled before weighing in with their own ideas for reforms.
AGRICULTURE September 28
Kitamura chosen for top state ag post
The general manager and part owner of the onion packing firm Baker & Murakami Produce Co. in Ontario selected by Gov. Kate Brown to sit on Oregon Board of Agriculture.
STATE POLITICS September 28
Buehler joins governor in calling for FBI probe of Kavanaugh
Gov. Kate Brown and challenger Knute Buehler both call for an FBI investigation into allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted several women after a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday.
EDITORIAL September 27
EDITORIAL: While focus is on Montwheeler, victims deserve better
Although a state judge last week decided to send Anthony Montwheeler back to Oregon State Hospital, prosecutors and defense attorneys should always remember the victims and how this process affects them.
SPECIAL REPORT September 27
Ontario’s past: Shaped by immigrants
Diversity arose out of Malheur County’s long history of immigration. In Ontario, residents say relations across cultures aren’t always perfect, but diversity is a proud legacy and tradition that continues today.
OBITUARIES September 27
The latest obituaries and death notices for Malheur County
Darrell Dee Standage, Eddie Gene Crites, Ida Robertson, Darrell L. Wilson, David Rodriguez, David D. Clark, Mary Lee Chadwick
SPECIAL REPORT September 27
In Ontario, solutions to housing shortage elusive
Ontario and Malheur County residents struggle with hunger and high housing costs, with no long-term solutions in sight.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS September 27
Nyssa football routs Stanfield
The Bulldogs football team dominated the visiting Stanfield Tigers 63-0 Friday night during a non-league matchup. This Friday, Nyssa will take on Umatilla in the league opener for both teams.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS September 27
Vikings crawl all over Clastkanie
Vale football defeated No. 1 ranked Clatskanie Tigers, 20-14 last Saturday, Sept. 22. Before that, the Tigers had an impressive record of keeping a clean sheet on their opponents.
LOCAL NEWS September 27
Vale agency say humans upstage lightning in 2018
This year, firefighters encountered a below average fire season in terms of total acres burned due to less storms producing less lightning. Just over 15,000 acres burned in the Vale BLM District, far below the 38,000 acres scorched in 2017.
YOUR COMMUNITY September 26
Two Ontario Middle School football players seriously injured in Tuesday game
Both students were evaluated for a concussion and one remains in a Boise hospital undergoing more tests.
EMPLOYMENT September 26
They're hiring - local job openings
Jobs available include Business Manager, Energy Tech, Special Education Manager, Instructional Aide, Truck Driver, Assistant Softball Coach, LRC Aide, Ranch Worker, Navigator, Maintenance
PUBLIC NOTICES September 26
Publications from local governments, private parties
Storage Auction, Notice to Interested Persons, Notice of Public Hearing, Notice to Interested Persons, Trustee's Notice of Sale, Statement of Ownership
COMMUNITY NEWS September 26
Hope center plans Walk For life on Saturday
The Hope Pregnancy Center in Ontario is holding its 26th annual Walk For Life fundraiser event at 11 a.m. Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS September 26
Teramura paces Tiger attack at Baker
Junior quarterback Kenji Teramura of Ontario High School racked up 136 yards and two touchdowns, while Dallon Haueter turned two turnovers into scores to lead the Tigers past Baker 42-19 last Friday night.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS September 26
Harper Hornets sting Dayville-Monument
Harper Charter's six-man football team defeated Dayville-Monument Tigers 66-13 in homecoming football action last Friday.
AGRICULTURE September 26
Malheur County's onion crop bountiful after rough year
After a dismal harvest in 2017, local farmers and packers in the Treasure Valley say this season is shaping up to be a good one as producing areas in eastern portions of the U.S. grapple with more rain impacting their harvests.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS September 26
Ontario boys soccer eyes league championships
The Ontario boys soccer team is striving for a league championships this season. The Tigers' 4-2 lead over Baker Saturday placed them at the top of their league, while their Monday victory over Payette extended their winning streak to four.
YOUR COMMUNITY September 24
Rail reload zoning meeting slated Tuesday
Session at Nyssa High School set to consider transferring 358 acres of farm land to industrial uses to make way for new facility.

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