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Jul 29 2019 thru Aug 4 2019

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OREGON GOVERNMENT Aug. 3
With one hire, Oregon starts down road of spending $1 billion on schools
The Oregon Education Department on Thursday put to work an executive who will help the agency prepare for expanded school spending. Schools will start seeing extra money in the 2020-21 school year.
YOUR COMMUNITY Aug. 3
Today at the Malheur County Fair and Rodeo
Here's your quick guide to today's activities at the 110th annual Malheur County Fair.
PHOTO GALLERY Aug. 3
PHOTOS: A night at the Malheur County Fair
The fairgrounds hosted musical guests Shane Smith & The Saints and Jesse Dayne & the Sagebrush Drifters, as well as Slack. Locals can expect the ICA rodeo, livestock auctions and dance performances in the coming days. The fair runs until Saturday, Aug. 3.
PUBLIC SAFETY Aug. 2
Ontario woman, a US citizen, sues over detention by ICE
The arrest took place on September 19, 2017
EDUCATION Aug. 2
Ontario School Board chooses attorney in the wake of allegations
Elected leaders picked Hungerford Law Firm of Oregon City during a special meeting Thursday night. The action was in response to a list of allegations in a letter that purportedly represented 14 Ontario School District administrators regarding board members Eric Evans and Derrick Draper.
OBITUARIES Aug. 2
The latest obituaries and death notices for Malheur County
Erma Victorine Johnson, Margaret Louise Parker Cramer Hatt, Baldemar Riojas Jr., Sidney W. Mulvany, Sr., Susan Esther Sproul, Deanna J. Dennell
VALE GOVERNMENT Aug. 2
Vale and the school district resolve dispute over water line at new middle school
The city agreed to take possession of the water line at the new Vale Middle School building and pay for repairs for 10 years.
YOUR COMMUNITY Aug. 2
Today at the Malheur County Fair and Rodeo
Here's your quick guide to today's activities at the 110th annual Malheur County Fair.
ONTARIO Aug. 1
Sales begin at Ontario's first marijuana retailer
Weedology, the first marijuana store in Ontario, opened for sales Friday, July 26. Customers started lining up at 7 a.m. for the 9 a.m. open.
VALE Aug. 1
Chamber picks Vale auto instructor for top award
Drew Barnes, Vale High School automotive technology teacher, was awarded High School Educator of the Year by the Vale Chamber of Commerce.
EDUCATION Aug. 1
Summer camp opens up options for students from migrant families
The Oregon Migrant Leadership Institute is now in its second summer in eastern Oregon.
YOUR COMMUNITY Aug. 1
COMING UP: Music, markets and ladies night
PUBLIC NOTICES Aug. 1
Publications from local governments, private parties
Storage Auction
YOUR COMMUNITY Aug. 1
Today at the Malheur County Fair and Rodeo
Here's your quick guide to today's activities at the 110th annual Malheur County Fair.
EDUCATION Jul. 31
Ontario School Board slates special public meeting Thursday
The board will meet at 6 p.m. to choose a lawyer to help it address recent allegations against two of its members. The allegations were in a 26-page, unsigned document delivered to school board members earlier this month. The board will open the meeting and then go into executive session to decide on a law firm. The executive session is not open to the public, though members of the media are allowed to attend.
ONTARIO Jul. 31
Malheur County Fair vendors offer traditional fair fare and more
Here is your guide to all things food at the fair.
ONTARIO Jul. 31
Ontario's annual Mud Fest gets messy
Mud Fest, an annual volleyball tournament full of mud and water, brought 31 teams to compete in Ontario. Preliminary numbers showed that the event raised over $10,000 for Project DOVE, a nonprofit organization preventing sexual harassment and violence.
EMPLOYMENT Jul. 31
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions include LRC Aide Position, K-8 Teacher, Test Proctor, Harvest Helpers, CDL Driver, Seasonal Packing
EDUCATION Jul. 31
Charges fly over Ontario schools in unsigned complaint
A complaint claiming to represent 14 of 18 Ontario School District administrators leveled complaints against two school board members. The letter alleges instances of harassment and hostile work environments.
VALE Jul. 31
Pioneer Place may close nursing home wing in Vale
Pioneer Place, a nursing home and rehabilitation center in Vale, may close due to the lack of inpatients to cover costs.
PHOTO GALLERY Jul. 31
PHOTOS: EhCapa riders entertain at the Malheur County Fair
The EhCapa Bareback Riders were the highlighted entertainment for the opening night of the county fair.
YOUR COMMUNITY Jul. 31
Registration opens for hunter safety class in Vale
Classes begin Aug. 5 and run for nine days from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
YOUR COMMUNITY Jul. 31
Today at the Malheur County Fair and Rodeo
Here's your quick guide to today's activities at the 110th annual Malheur County Fair.
VALE SCHOOLS Jul. 31
Newly constructed Vale Middle School is ready for students
The $10.3 million Vale Middle School features eight classrooms, a 1,000-seat gym, expansive science lab space and several security precautions.
WATCHDOG Jul. 30
The untold inside story of how Oregon's controversial enviro plan faced defeat
Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson pulled away from her party in the month leading up to a vote on the keystone environmental policy after airplane manufacturer Boeing expressed concern over the financial impact of the bill.
YOUR COMMUNITY Jul. 30
Today at the Malheur County Fair and Rodeo
Here's your quick guide to today's activities at the 110th annual Malheur County Fair.

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