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Apr 5 2021 thru Apr 11 2021

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FreeEDUCATION Apr. 9
Classes to Career: Katherine Smith aims for future in health care
In a new series, the Malheur Enterprise introduces Malheur County students focusing on career goals through vocational education.
MALHEUR COUNTY COMMUNITY Apr. 8
Community Serve Day aims to help spruce up local towns, help residents
Postponed because of Covid in 2020, the annual local volunteer event is scheduled to kick off April 24. Organizers have plenty of projects outlined but still need more volunteers.
NYSSA NEWS Apr. 8
NYSSA NEWS: Paws, Ns going on sale to showcase Bulldog pride
Lots of opportunities to support the Nyssa School District and its programming.
COMMUNITY Apr. 8
Vale Book Club takes up chilling novel for April meeting
Marge Mitchell will facilitate a discussion of "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn this Thursday, April 8, at the Vale Book Club's monthly meeting.
ENVIRONMENT Apr. 8
Malheur County streams would get federal protection under Senate bill
Up to 4,700 miles of river and streams in Oregon could gain new protection with the River Democracy Act, introduced by U.S. Sens. Wyden and Merkley to Congress this February.
VALE Apr. 8
Annual Vale crab feed is ready to roll Saturday
The popular event will showcase a drive-thru venue this year. The feed is slated Saturday at the Vale Fire Hall from 4 to 8 p.m.
MALHEUR COUNTY ECONOMY Apr. 7
Big Loop: Welcome to the best place to eat in Jordan Valley
Jordan Valley's one and only restaurant serves up hot pizza, subs, desserts and drinks.
MALHEUR COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY Apr. 7
Area man dies in Adrian house fire
COMMENTARY Apr. 7
EDITORIAL: Ontario schools officials must stop the vitriol, focus on what's right for the kids
Tension between Ontario School District educators and the board is taking a toll and setting a bad example for the community and its children. It's time to set aside personal differences and solve the issues facing the district.
MALHEUR COUNTY BUSINESS Apr. 7
Bitcoin operation in Ontario placed in limbo because of rising power costs
Paul Knudson, a Fruitland developer and chief operating officer of XTRA Bitcoin Inc. said his firm will still retain ownership of the building. Knudson said his company is investing in Canada now, where there is more access to cheaper power.
MALHEUR COUNTY CRIME Apr. 7
Nyssa plays unlikely role in international counterfeiting conspiracy
Gene L. Thompson and his wife, Guojiao Zhang, also known as Becky Thompson, ran a lucrative scheme importing knockoff luxury handbags from China for sale at reduced prices in the U.S. until they were caught.
EMPLOYMENT Apr. 7
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions include CNAs, Fire Camp Support, Counselor, Deputy of Water & Sewer, Metal Fabricator
MALHEUR COUNTY SPORTS Apr. 7
Vale ends season with 'Black and Blue' bowl victory
Meanwhile, Dufur snapped Adrian's long win streak and La Grande defeated Ontario in prep football action.
PUBLIC NOTICES Apr. 7
Publications from local governments, private parties
Ironside Rural Road District, Malheur County Court, Estate of David A. Hickey, Notice of Sale
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS Apr. 7
Ontario to return high school students to classroom four days a week
The classes will be held on an A/B schedule, with three classes offered in person per day, and all six classes offered every day online.
MALHEUR COUNTY SPORTS Apr. 6
PHOTO GALLERY: Vale clinches 'Black and Blue' bowl win
The Vikings held off a determined Nyssa squad Friday night in the final game of the season for both teams.
COVID IN MALHEUR COUNTY Apr. 6
County scheduled to drop into lower risk Covid classification Friday
Gov. Kate Brown announced the new direction Tuesday. More than 10 other Oregon counties will remain in the high risk category while six counties will be listed as moderate risk.
MALHEUR COUNTY HEALTH Apr. 6
Malheur County's sexually transmitted disease rate shows sharp climb
Infections of chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV are on the rise health officials say but the local health department offers private, free testing for such diseases.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS Apr. 5
After a contentious process, Ontario Superintendent Nikki Albisu passes evaluation by board
A letter regarding Superintendent Nikki Albisu addressed to the community detailed the reasoning behind the Ontario School Board's softer stance toward Albisu, but still delivered its fair share of criticisms.
FreeCOVID Apr. 5
Where to get vaccinated or tested this week
Four Rivers Cultural Center is hosting its usual vaccine clinic open to all eligible community members this Thursday, and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario has appointments available Friday.
MALHEUR COUNTY SPORTS Apr. 5
Ontario Tigers wins the boys soccer league for third year in a row
The team, led by coaches Jaime Gonzalez and Daniel Dominguez, had an undefeated season and moves to the state quarter-final Tuesday.
COMMUNITY NEWS Apr. 5
Ontario's Serve Day seeks projects
The event, held April 24, will give volunteers the chance to give back to their community.
MALHEUR COUNTY ECONOMY Apr. 5
Hundreds in Malheur County behind on utility bills but new help arrives
Malheur County customers won’t see their utilities shut off in coming weeks as the utilities and state regulators roll out new programs to help with past-due bills.

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