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Malheur County Fair Jul. 31
Malheur County Fair's final day: Saturday Schedule of Events
The fairgrounds will be open from 8 a.m. to midnight. Saturday. A host of events will greet residents who choose to check the fair out, including barrel races and a presentation by the Vale High School Robotics team.
MALHEUR COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH Jul. 30
West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Vale
State health officials are urging Malheur County residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites after testing turned up the virus in insect samples in Vale.
EDUCATION Jul. 30
Vale school superintendent comes out against state mask mandate
Following the imposition of a mask mandate for schools yesterday by Gov. Kate Brown, Vale superintendent Alisha McBride said in a Facebook post that Vale district stakeholders wanted masking to be "optional" and said she would continue to advocate for local control.
MALHEUR COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY Jul. 30
Snake River prison chief retires, takes interim post at Warner Creek
The Oregon Department of Corrections asked Brad Cain to take on the new role as superintendent of Warner Creek Correctional Facility after Cain announced his retirement from Snake River Correctional Institution.
MALHEUR COUNTY FAIR Jul. 30
Malheur County Fair: Friday's Schedule of Events
The fairgrounds will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. A host of events will greet residents who choose to check the fair out, including barrel races and a presentation by the Vale High School Robotics team.
MALHEUR COUNTY WEATHER Jul. 30
Flash flood watch issued for parts of Malheur County
Hot temperatures will give way to heavy rain and possible thunderstorms across Malheur County through Monday, the National Weather Service is forecasting.
MALHEUR COUNTY GOVERNMENT Jul. 30
Farmers find new leader in federal agency serving Malheur County ag
The former Harney County native said she believes supporting agriculture is crucial for the local area, region and the nation.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS Jul. 29
BREAKING: Children and staff to wear masks in school this fall, says governor
An announcement on Thursday, July 29, by Gov. Kate Brown broke with the previous framework of local control around masking. Officials said the new measure is necessary to align Oregon with CDC guidelines and protect Oregonians from the more contagious Delta variant of Covid.
COVID RELIEF Jul. 29
State money available for families throughout Malheur County
Pandemic EBT, a state program funded by federal Covid relief money, is extra "grocery money" intended to make up for the cost of feeding schoolchildren during months of virtual learning when free breakfasts and lunches may have been less available.
Malheur County Fair Jul. 29
Malheur County Fair: Today's Schedule of Events
The fairgrounds will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday. A host of events will greet residents who choose to check the fair out, including barrel races and a presentation by the Vale High School Robotics team.
MALHEUR COUNTY LIFESTYLE Jul. 28
Federal court ruling thrusts Dreamers into 'limbo'
A federal judge in Texas recently ended some provisions of DACA, a federal program which protects the rights of people brought to the United States as children. Betsaida Chavez Garcia, an immigration lawyer and DACA recipient, spoke to the Enterprise about what the ruling means.
MALHEUR COUNTY LIFE Jul. 28
Vale FFA chapter holds successful fundraiser selling sweet corn
The Vale FFA held the first of two sweet corn selling fundraisers last week outside the Perk Beverage Company in downtown Vale. The local FFA chapter sold over 250 dozen ears of sweet corn and raised over $1100 for their chapter.
PUBLIC NOTICES Jul. 28
Publications from local governments, private parties
Summons, The Estate of SYMONA LEE MAIRE
COVID IN MALHEUR COUNTY Jul. 28
State, federal and local officials recommend masks indoors as Covid cases climb
Powered by the Delta variant, cases of new infections are rising in specific areas of the nation. Now health officials are trying to get ahead of what is beginning to look like another surge just weeks after Oregon dropped most Covid restrictions.
EMPLOYMENT Jul. 28
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions include Vale School District, Seasonal Packing Shed
MALHEUR COUNTY OBITUARY Jul. 28
OBITUARY: Larry Allen Ragan
Larry Allen Ragan, mentor to many and friend to all, went to be with God from his home in Vale, Oregon, on July 7, 2021. (Submitted Information)
Malheur County Fair Jul. 28
Malheur County Fair: Wednesday's Schedule of Events
The fairgrounds will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday. A host of events will greet residents who choose to check the fair out, including barrel races and a presentation by the Vale High School Robotics team.
MALHEUR COUNTY FAIR Jul. 27
Malheur County Fair: Today's schedule of events
The fairgrounds will be open from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday. A host of events will greet residents who choose to check the fair out, including barrel races and a presentation by the Vale High School Robotics team.
ONTARIO COMMUNITY Jul. 27
UPDATE: From a Vale swimming pool to the Tokyo Olympics
UPDATE: Sherri and Dennis Hironaka of Ontario are leading a local cheerleading campaign for their granddaughter Bella Sims, who is competing for gold in the Tokyo Olympics this week.
MALHEUR COUNTY EVENTS Jul. 26
PHOTOS: Families bond at Ontario refugee center's premier summer carnival
The Ontario branch of the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization's first family carnival was a hit among families and friends of the refugee center as kids enjoyed Sno-cones, games and prizes throughout the event.
MALHEUR COUNTY EVENTS Jul. 26
Blue ribbons, ice cream cones and music are back as Malheur County Fair cranks up
Animals are getting checked in, competitors are ready to show off jams and jellies, and the Malheur County Fair and Rodeo returns after a year off because of the pandemic.

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