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Nov 22 2021 thru Nov 28 2021

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FreeMALHEUR COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Nov. 27
UPDATE: ADRIAN WINS TITLE - 46-38
Check out photos from the celebration after Adrian defeated Powder Valley in the 1A state football title game Saturday in Baker City.
COMMENTARY Nov. 27
COLUMN: Living on the range with that dreaded blue box of chains
As much as cowboy poet, veterinarian and columnist Baxter Black struggles with that old box full of chains, he can't seem to get rid of it.
FreeAROUND OREGON Nov. 26
More power, better restrooms and new visitor centers – Oregon parks to get major upgrades
Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site in John Day is among state parks getting upgrades with $50 million from state bonds.
MALHEUR COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Nov. 26
Adrian set for run at state football title on Saturday
The Antelopes play in Baker City on Saturday, Nov. 27, against the Powder Valley Badgers. Tickets are available only online and not at the gate. Here's all you need to know about the match-up.
MALHEUR COUNTY BUSINESS Nov. 26
New marijuana shops signal pot economy in Ontario is still going strong
The city already hosts eight marijuana dispensaries and nine more are planned. Industry insiders say the market remains vibrant three years after city voters repealed a ban on marijuana sales.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS Nov. 26
CLASS TO CAREER: Automotive world beckons Vale student
Vale High School senior William Tolman is finding new skills and a career path in the school's automotive courses.
FreeAROUND OREGON Nov. 25
Panel of judges upholds Oregon congressional maps, dismisses gerrymandering claims
The ruling follows an earlier decision that redrawn legislative maps don’t unfairly favor Democrats.
HISTORY Nov. 25
Project views Lewis and Clark Expedition from an Indian Country perspective
A new federal-tribal partnership will deepen understanding of the Corps of Discovery journey with stories from the many tribes who helped the explorers find their way. The effort comes in anticipation of the 225th anniversary of the expedition.
MALHEUR COUNTY BUSINESS Nov. 24
New owner adding to eclectic mix at Ontario hobby store
Christine Hood, the new owner of Oregon Trail Hobbies and Gifts, says customers will find some new and expanded offerings in her store, from religious items to drones and Oregon gifts – plus some items for those interested in the paranormal.
FreeAROUND OREGON Nov. 24
House Republican leader Christine Drazan will run for governor
Christine Drazan of Canby plans to officially launch her campaign by the end of the year.
MALHEUR COUNTY BUSINESS Nov. 24
The backup in global supply chain reaches to Malheur County
Everything from paint to chicken strips to straws are in short supply for many local businesses as the world logistical system struggles to keep up with growing demand.
MALHEUR COUNTY EDUCATION Nov. 23
Donor steps up with million-dollar gift to Treasure Valley Community College
Officials at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario have announced a million-dollar gift from a donor with an interest in the school's technical education programs and scholarships for students.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS Nov. 23
Elizondo ready to drop legal fight with Ontario School Board, seeks 'peace'
Jodi Elizondo, the Ontario High School principal, said she wants to move on from the troubled times in the Ontario School District, forgiving school board members who she complained bullied and mistreated her.
MALHEUR COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY Nov. 23
Ontario hires new police chief
Michael Iwai will take over the position in March after he retires from the Oregon State Police. Iwai will replace former police chief Steve Romero who resigned in October.
MALHUER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Nov. 23
PHOTOS: Late-game field goal sends South Umpqua past Vale in state semifinal contest
Juri Moros booted a 28 yard field goal to give the Lancers a 24-21 win that ended the Vikings season. Vale finishes the season with a 10-2 mark.
PUBLIC NOTICES Nov. 23
Publications from local governments, private parties
Notice of Sale, Estate of MARIANNE KINGSTON,
EMPLOYMENT Nov. 23
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions include School Secretary
FreeAROUND OREGON Nov. 22
Environment Commission issues historic mandate for cleaner trucks on Oregon roads
Truck manufacturers, who had opposed the rules, will need to begin to manufacture more electric vehicles and cleaner diesel trucks by 2025.
MALHEUR COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Nov. 22
PHOTOS: Adrian plays in Baker City for state football title
The Antelopes face Powder Valley in a post-Thanksgiving game scheduled for Saturday. Nov. 27, at Baker High School.

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