A high school student suffered an apparent drug overdose while in class at Ontario High School and police are investigating.
Author: Les Zaitz
Authorities reported that a wildfire was burning out of control along Interstate 84 north of Ontario on Thursday, Sept. 1., forcing closure of the freeway.
The National Weather Service has put out a heat advisory for Malheur County as a hot spell settles over the area for several days.
SALEM – Gov. Kate Brown has declared a state of emergency for the entire state “due to the imminent and ongoing threat of wildfire.” Brown authorized the declaration Saturday night as a wildfire threatened homes in southern Oregon near the community of Galice. The declaration clears state agencies to suspend[Read More…]
The moment for U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden came after a decade of politics and patience, seasoned with science. The U.S. Senate on a Sunday afternoon in early August passed what has been described as the country’s largest investment in efficient energy. Wyden had nursed along his Clean Energy for America[Read More…]
EDITORIAL: Half-measures to push along the Treasure Valley Reload Center need to be overcome by state legislators safeguarding the $26 million already going into the project.
The Oregon Department of Education is caling for an audit of the Nyssa School District as more problems found in its migrant student program.
Prescription help for thousands of Oregonians may be coming soon after an all-night session of the U.S. Senate and consideration of a novel-length piece of legislation. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, bleary-eyed after the marathon session in Washington, D.C., briefed Oregon reporters Monday on the impacts of the Inflation Reduction[Read More…]
UPDATE: The fire to the northwest of Juntura was contained by crews early Tuesday morning. “There were no reports of damage to private property or infrastructure caused by the fire, which is burning in grass and brush in Sage-grouse habitat,” said the Vale District Bureau of Land Management in a[Read More…]
The owners of Fort Boise Produce asked the county to pay them for not growing beans and corn on land they sold earlier to Malheur County, public records show. County officials in April were presented with a bill for $17,875, representing what the owners, Farmer family, expected to earn in[Read More…]