ONTARIO CITY GOVERNMENT May. 13
Justus threatens to sue Ontario in response to Rodriguez's claims of criminal conduct
An attorney representing former Ontario councilor Marty Justus sent a cease and desist letter to Council President Freddy Rodriguez and Mayor Riley Hill, who the letter said took claims of sexual abuse of minors against him to the Ontario police.
AROUND OREGON May. 13
AROUND OREGON: For the first time, Klamath Project will receive no irrigation water from Klamath Lake
“Our people have far too much experience with being cut off from our means of subsistence, and we wish that pain on no one,” said Klamath Tribal Council Member Clay Dumont.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS May. 13
Vale school board hopefuls cite leadership, teamwork
Three candidates are unopposed for seats on the Vale School Board, while Ryan Bates and Jessica Kulm contend for the fourth position.
MALHEUR COUNTY LIFESTYLE May. 13
Rodeo rides again this weekend in Jordan Valley
The Big Loop rodeo will be held Friday, May 14 with events in town going through Sunday morning.
COMMENTARY May. 12
EDITORIAL: Melendrez deserves thanks for seeking decorum on Ontario City Council
At a recent meeting, Councilor Eddie Melendrez broke the silence on the shabby conduct of Councilor Freddy Rodriguez. The rest of the council has to step up now and say enough is enough.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS May. 12
After tumultuous year, Ontario teens hop on board 'Orient Express'
The school play was just a week away from being performed before Covid hit last year. Last Friday, the actors finally took the stage.
EDUCATION May. 12
Equal vs. equitable: Candidates in Malheur County mull ways to help marginalized students
"Equity" is considered a buzzword in some circles. For others, it is a cardinal value. That's why it remains a political issue as voters in Malheur County pick the next batch of school board members.
PUBLIC NOTICES May. 12
Publications from local governments, private parties
Estate of: DONALD M.B. VANDEWEGHE, City of Vale, Estate of: GERALD ALLEN ERSTROM, Dell Brogan Cemetery, Estate of: CHARLES LEONARD WILLIAMS SR., Notice of Sale, Jordan Valley Cemetery, Pioneer Place.
EMPLOYMENT May. 12
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions include Production Worker, CDL Driver, Cook & waitress , Burnt river School
MALHEUR COUNTY BUSINESS May. 12
Vale couple nurtures love of flowers in unique greenhouse, opening a nursery
Bob and Donna Patterson recently opened Bryant's Nursery outside of Vale. The duo salvaged a 60-year-old greenhouse and rebuilt it by hand to guard a variety of plants and kick start their new business.
MALHEUR COUNTY COVID May. 12
Oregon could open at 70% vaccination, but Malheur County isn't halfway there yet
Gov. Kate Brown promised Oregonians Tuesday that she'd lift most pandemic restrictions in counties that can show 70% of people 16 and older have been vaccinated. Malheur County has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the state.
MALHEUR COUNTY ECONOMY May. 10
WATCHDOG: Nyssa rail project faces jeopardy as state stops funds, seeks overdue agreements
The Oregon Department of Transportation, citing questionable information from Malheur County's development company, has suspended payments for the Treasure Valley Reload Center. The county's economic development director was warned more delays could jeopardize $26 million in state funding needed to build the rail center.