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Feb 7 2022 thru Feb 13 2022

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FreeAROUND OREGON Feb. 12
Corrections Department adjusts hiring process to draw more applicants
Prisons from Portland to Lakeview have jobs – correctional officer, nurse and in trades – but tight labor market is a challenge.
MALHEUR COUNTY BUSINESS Feb. 11
Unique Boutique adds a little fashion flavor to downtown Vale
Owner Aimee Andrews opened her second-hand clothing shop last August. Since then she said the popularity of the store continues to grow.
MALHEUR COUNTY POLITICS Feb. 10
Two Ontario city councilors voice surprise over recent news city manager is finalist for top job in Keizer
Councilor Ken Hart and mayor Riley Hill said the news Adam Brown is in the running for a senior position in the western Oregon caught them by surprise. For councilor Michael Braden, though, the news was not a shock.
MALHEUR COUNTY SCHOOLS Feb. 10
Begging for bus drivers for Malheur County schools
Mechanics and managers are filling in on bus routes in Vale, and in Nyssa, district officials are cutting back on bus routes close to school buildings. Officials blame a tight job market, shrinking applicant pool and pandemic effects.
VALE GOVERNMENT Feb. 10
Tolman steps into Vale librarian position at the Emma Humphrey Library
Tolman believes books can be powerful tools to help broaden perspectives and teach and wants to create more programs targeted toward youth.
FreeAROUND OREGON Feb. 10
Oregon economic forecast: More money for lawmakers to spend, tax credits likely in two years
State government now expects to receive $1.5 billion more by the end of the budget period in 2023.
EMPLOYMENT Feb. 9
They're hiring - local job openings
The Adrian School District invites applications for Superintendent/K-8 Principal through February 16, 2022.
PUBLIC NOTICES Feb. 9
Publications from local governments, private parties
Requests for proposals, Special Meeting, Human Services Transportation Plan, Trustee's Notice of Sale TS No.: 097492-OR
MALHUER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Feb. 9
Nyssa girls, Vale boys record wins in Tuesday night prep action
The Lady Bulldogs trailed early but battled back to beat Vale 43-22 while the Vale boys varsity basketball team downed the Bulldog boys 69-47 in Eastern Oregon League action.
ECONOMY Feb. 9
Malheur County economy rebounding, but employers still struggle to fill jobs
State employment officials say Malheur County's economy has "basically recovered," but the good news is tempered by the fact that job openings outnumber applicants in fields such as health care and prisons.
FreeCOVID IN MALHEUR COUNTY Feb. 9
Cases of Covid plunging in Malheur County but it's not "all clear" yet, officials say
The state reported the 100th person from Malheur County to die related to Covid since the pandemic took hold in March 2020. Vaccination rates in the county are nearly the worst in Oregon, officials report.
OBITUARIES Feb. 9
OBITUARY: Dorin S. Daniels, MD
Dorin Slater Daniels, MD passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, with his family in attendance. He was born on Sept. 23, 1927, in Madison, Wisconsin. His parents were Farrington Sr. and Olive Bell Daniels. He joined an older brother, Farrington Jr., and two sisters, Florence and Miriam.
FreeCOMMUNITY Feb. 9
Fund set up to help Ontario family as medical challenges mount
Crystal and Carl Dyas last year welcomed a "miracle baby" to their family. Amid continuing medical needs for their preemie son, they now are dealing with Crystal's recent cancer diagnosis.
MALHUER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Feb. 8
Vale boys and girls teams emerge from weekend play with victories
Meanwhile, Toby Clow of Adrian clinched first place in the 220-pound weight classification at the Bank of Eastern Oregon Invitational Saturday in Heppner.
FreeAROUND OREGON Feb. 8
Push to pay overtime to Oregon’s farmworkers up against strong industry opposition
A legislative hearing is scheduled for Tuesday evening on a plan to phase in extra pay for the 86,000 farmworkers in Oregon.
FreeAROUND OREGON Feb. 7
Anti-tax activist Bill Sizemore seeks GOP nod for Oregon governor
Republican Bill Sizemore said he didn’t see any Republicans with a shot at winning the governor's race in the fall so he's now in the running.
FreeMALHEUR COUNTY HEALTH Feb. 7
State announces mask mandate to be lifted by the end of March
The Oregon Health Authority said it will drop the requirement for masks inside stores and other public places and in schools by no later than March 31. The change could come sooner if hospitalizations drop more rapidly than expected.

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