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Nov 2 2020 thru Nov 8 2020

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COVID IN MALHEUR COUNTY November 6
Malheur County, you're supposed to stick with family, gather with no more than 6 others to stop Covid spread
As the number of Oregonians infected with Covid set new daily records, Gov. Kate Brown tried to corral the virus with new provisions. She largely was recommending tighter steps in five counties, including Malheur County, but warned more severe steps could be coming.
ONTARIO November 6
Local groups cooperate to sponsor Ontario event to honor vets with a cup of Joe
“Thanks a Latte Veterans," at Four Rivers Cultural Center on Wednesday, Nov. 11, is a collaborative effort between Heart n’ Home Hospice, Assisting Hands Home Care, Tower House Coffee and Brookdale Senior Living.
VALE November 5
Revitalized Vale chamber ready to roll
The Vale Chamber of Commerce went dark when the pandemic hit. Now, Vale business operators are taking the first steps to bring it back to life.
COVID IN MALHEUR COUNTY November 5
Donors needed to help growing demand for Meals on Wheel service in Malheur County
Seniors seeking help has nearly doubled from last year. Now the service is helping more than 120 people with at least 30 more on a waiting list. Donors are needed to get them food.
ONTARIO November 5
Covid means no parades this season in Ontario
The traditional Winter Wonderland Parade and the annual Veterans Day parade both fell victim to the Covid epidemic. Organizers plan to sponsor both parades in 2021.
FreeELECCIÓN 2020 November 4
RESULTADOS FINALES: Bentz irá al Congreso, Wolfe mantiene su puesto como sheriff, el alcalde de Vale pierde su puesto
Los resultados finales el martes por la noche según la Oficina del Secretario del Condado de Malheur y el Secretario de Estado de Oregon muestran a Cliff Bentz ganando un puesto en el congreso federal y Brian Wolfe obteniendo otro mandato como alguacil. El alcalde de Vale, Mike McLaughlin, estaba perdiendo en su candidatura para otro mandato.
OBITUARIES November 4
The latest obituaries and death notices for Malheur County
Marilyn Marie Solterbeck Harris, Eugene Palmer , Brent F. Hasler, Sherry F. Girtman, Paul Edward Wyller, Marilyn Harris, Ada Florence Jobbins, Wanda Fay Collingwood, Rebecca Jo Lopez
EMPLOYMENT November 4
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions includes Library Assistant, City Manager
PUBLIC NOTICES November 4
Publications from local governments, private parties
Ironside Rural Road District, Malheur County Court, Custody Hunt VS Cline, Estate of Michael Dale Davis, Oregon Telephone Corporation
YOUR COMMUNITY November 4
Covid epidemic pushes more vets to seek food assistance from Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida
The Ontario vet center has seen an uptick in the number of former and retired service members who can't make ends meet and need help with food and finances.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS November 4
Despite change in state rules, Malheur County schools stuck online and with limited class time
Most schools in Malheur County are getting students back to class for two-hour classes, but a full reopening awaits a drop in Covid cases. Ontario schools will this week start returning some students to short classes.
FreeELECTION 2020 November 3
FINAL RESULTS: Bentz heading to Congress, Wolfe keeps his job as sheriff, Vale mayor voted out
The final returns Tuesday night from the Malheur County Clerk's Office and the Oregon Secretary of State show Cliff Bentz winning a seat in the U.S., Brian Wolfe getting another term as sheriff. Vale Mayor Mike McLaughlin was losing in his bid for another term.
FreeELECTION 2020 November 3
ELECTION 2020: Malheur County, you have just hours left to vote - and get a replacement ballot if yours is missing
Voters in Malheur County so far have returned nearly as many ballots as the total voted in the last presidential election. Those who haven't turned in their ballots have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to do so, but only at official ballot drop boxes around the county.
COMMENTARY November 2
COLUMN: Return to Jarbidge Wilderness offers the ultimate in social distancing
Nyssa residents Susan and Lee Barton returned to the Nevada wilds to find scenery, wildlife and adventure this year. Susan, who writes the Nyssa News for the Enterprise, chronicles some of the experience here.
MALHEUR COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY November 2
A traffic stop on the desert leads to suspected Ontario meth trafficker
An Ontario woman is facing state and federal drug charges after the Oregon State Police found 40 pounds of methamphetamine tucked in secret compartment in the vehicle she was driving.

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