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Dec 13 2021 thru Dec 19 2021

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FreeAROUND OREGON Dec. 17
Governor, health experts brace Oregonians for a serious impact from Omicron by February
In a surprising development, state officials said Friday that hospitalizations for Omicron could soon end up dwarfing cases from earlier Covid variants.
FreeSTATE NEWS Dec. 17
Forecast predicts Omicron will take a heavy toll in Oregon
Cases are expected to double in the next two to three weeks across the state, with hospitalizations surging past the level from Delta in September
FreeAROUND OREGON Dec. 17
Oregon adopts new carbon emission caps on fuel suppliers, major polluters
The new regulations will help the state meet state and international targets for curbing the worst effects of climate change, regulators say.
MALHEUR COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY Dec. 17
State reports outline details of tragic episode in Westfall that left two men dead
An heroic effort to save a life failed, and two men died in an industrial accident, according to newly-released state records. The accident, which occurred in March, sparked an investigation by the state and eventually led to a fine for a Hines firm.
MALHEUR COUNTY COMMUNITY Dec. 16
Vale officials seek grant to build new park dedicated to veterans
The half-acre park is planned south of town at the Lewis and Clark kiosk across from M&W Markets.
PUBLIC NOTICES Dec. 15
Publications from local governments, private parties
Water Right Transfer, Notice of Sale
EMPLOYMENT Dec. 15
They're hiring - local job openings
Positions include Harney ESD, Farmers Supply, Feed lot
MALHEUR COUNTY COMMUNITY Dec. 15
Folklore session at Four Rivers Cultural Center unwraps how diverse cultures across the globe view Santa
The free event kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. Youth and parents will explore how different myths of Christmas bring deeper meaning to the holidays.
ONTARIO Dec. 15
Plans advance to turn Ontario pool into outdoor facility, fundraising next
The Ontario Recreation District recently released sketches showing what the long-closed public pool would look like if turned into an outdoor pool. The district is launching a drive to finish raising $3.5 million.
FreeCOVID IN MALHEUR COUNTY Dec. 15
Cases of the infection in Malheur County are down but deaths continue to climb
While the vaccination rate is on the rise - about 40% of area residents have received at least one dose of Covid vaccine - it is still one of the worst in the state, raising concerns about the next surge of the infection.
FreeAROUND OREGON Dec. 14
As health officials expected, Omicron detected in Oregon but few details available
The three people are in their 20s and 30s and live in Washington and Multnomah counties. No details were released about their symptoms.
FreeAROUND OREGON Dec. 14
Legislators send millions in relief to rural Oregon for farms, water and to fight cartels
Oregon tenants waiting for state aid with past-due rent will remain safe from eviction until Sept. 30. State Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, voted against the aid but supported millons for the ag industry.
MALHEUR COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY Dec. 13
Iwai ready to take the reins of Ontario Police Department
The soon-to-be-retired Oregon State Police officer will step into Ontario's top cop slot in March. Iwai has spent nearly 30 years as a law enforcement officer.
FreeAROUND OREGON Dec. 13
Oregon farmers and ranchers likely to see $100 million in fresh state relief
If legislators approve the funding, the money will help rural areas around the state but they’re not likely to see any cash for at least two months.
FreeAROUND OREGON Dec. 13
With thousands facing eviction from their homes, Oregon Legislature coming to the rescue
In a special session Monday, the Oregon Legislature will consider providing $100 million to landlords for tenants’ back rent.

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