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Oct 29 2018 thru Nov 4 2018

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OREGON POLITICS November 2
Brown, Buehler turn to nonaffiliated voters as race finishes
Across Oregon, nonaffiliated voters make up about one-third of the pool of registered voters. They could be the deciding factor in the governor's race - if they vote.
COMMUNITY EVENTS November 1
Cowboy author to speak at Malheur historical society dinner
The Malheur Country Historical Society will be hosting its annual dinner Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Boulevard Grange Hall in Ontario. Reservations are due Monday.
ELECTIONS November 1
Six candidates vye for 4 Nyssa council seats
In Nyssa, the three candidates with the most votes win four-year terms, and the individual who garners the fourth highest number will fill a two-year slot.
VALE NEWS November 1
Vale book club visits Mars, ‘Starry Night’ up next
The Vale Community Book Club will be discussing "The Martian Chronicles" with Twilla Hayden to facilitate the discussion at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 1st, at the home of Carol Spears in Vale.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS November 1
Ontario sends runner to state in cross country
Ontario cross country runner Jacob Moore will be heading to state championships to represent the Tigers Saturday at Lane Community College in Eugene.
ELECTIONS October 31
Voter decision on marijuana seen setting Ontario's future
An initiative to allow retail sales of marijuana in Ontario is a hotly debated issue in the upcoming election. That and the choice for mayor will determine where the city goes in the years ahead.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS October 31
Harper caps season with dominating 71-8 victory over Powers
The first year of six-man football proved to be a success for the Hornets as they chalked up a 7-1 league record.
ELECTIONS October 31
Ontario’s council candidates want to boost city growth
With election day just around the corner, Ontario voters will need to decide the best five of seven candidates running for city council.
EDITORIAL October 31
EDITORIAL: Ontario needs mayor who can move agenda
EDITORIAL: Trust in City Hall is one of the challenging issues facing Ontario's next mayor. Four are running for the job. Voters need to decide what they want for their town -- and who can deliver on that ambition.
OBITUARIES October 31
The latest obituaries and death notices for Malheur County
Richard Kent “Dick” Fulwyler,Alma Jean Haas, Della Lea Franklin, Dr. Lester W. Scott, Marilyn R. Helm
YOUR COMMUNITY October 31
New water treatment plan goes live in Vale
The $7 million project kicked off last spring and is designed to cut the amount of arsenic in the city's drinking water.
HIGH SCHOOLSPORTS October 31
Hosanna Christian ends Mustang volleyball title hopes
Jordan Valley ends the season with a 15-8 record and a district title but wasn't able to contain the Lions in postseason action.
LOCAL ELECTIONS October 31
In Grants Pass, life with legal marijuana explored as Ontario votes
As Ontario voters face a measure to legalize marijuana sales in their city, they can look at conservative Grants Pass to see how their residents learned to live with the pot businesses in town.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS October 31
Vikings prepare for playoff game after falling short against Hilanders
Burns used a laser-point focus to hand Vale a 26-6 defeat and claim the Eastern Oregon League title.
EMPLOYMENT October 31
They're hiring - local job openings
Jobs available include Maintenance , Ranch Worker, Handy person.
PUBLIC NOTICES October 31
Publications from local governments, private parties
Nyssa Public Hearing, Notice to interested persons, Producers Livestock Marketing Association, Estate of Edith Earlene Jennings
OREGON POLITICS October 30
New effort afoot to rein in big money in Oregon political campaigns
Oregonians for a century have voted to control how much money candidates can take in from donors. Legal challenges have thwarted those efforts, but a new measure could go to Oregonians in 2020.
OREGON POLITICS October 30
Oregon governor's race jostled by independent's switch to back Brown
He's a cabinet maker from Brownsville who worries about money influencing Oregon politics. His run for governor focused on that. Tuesday, Patrick Starnes found a new ally in Gov. Kate Brown.
BREAKING NEWS October 30
Independent candidate backs Brown in surprise move
With just days left in the election, Patrick Starnes, the Independent Party candidate for governor, threw his support to Gov. Kate Brown. He did so, he announced in Portland, to gain her support for his efforts to reform campaign finance.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS October 30
Ontario boys soccer plays first state playoff game today
The Ontario boys soccer team against Newport/Toledo today at 3:30 p.m. at the Alameda Elementary School soccer fields.
STATE GOVERNMENT October 30
Oregon wants to drive down health costs by driving up cost of drinking, smoking
State health officials say they want a substantial tax to drive down smoking and binge drinking, two leading causes of preventable death for Oregonians.

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