The Malheur Fair Board will meet June 5 to discuss seeking a new fairgrounds manager. The former fairgrounds manager, Dawnita Haueter, was fired late last month.
Author: Pat Caldwell
County court splits 2-1 over millions more for rail shipping project
The behind schedule and over budget rail reload project ran into another snap recently when officials learned the venture is now more than $10 million short in funds to finish.
Grain milling operation set to open in Nyssa by August, providing cattle feed
A state-of-the-art wheat and corn flake mill will soon be a fixture in south Nyssa. The mill is scheduled to open in August and provide feed for six feedlots across the Treasure Valley.
Ontario City Council approves move to reinstate public safety fee
The Ontario City Council passed a measure Tuesday, May 23, to reinstate a $5 public safety fee to pave the way to hire another police officer.
Malheur County Fairgrounds manager is fired
Dawnita Haueter, Malheur County fairgrounds manager, was fired from her position Monday, May 22, just weeks after she was placed on administrative leave.
Malheur County farmers can count on ample water for planting, harvest seasons
Malheur County reservoirs are nearly full, a signal there will be plenty of water for irrigation through the summer.
Fans converge on Jordan Valley for the Big Loop Rodeo
The Big Loop Rodeo featured plenty of action last weekend and attracted sizeable crowds over its three-day run.
Nyssa to rename city park after fallen police officer, event set June 13
The city of Nyssa will rename North Park to Corporal Joe Johnson Memorial Park in June in recognition of Johnson’s service to the community. Johnson was shot and killed in the line of duty in April.
More money will be needed to finish rail reload center while construction remains stalled
The Treasure Valley Reload Center will face more delays and won’t open until next year while the county may be on the hook to find more money to finish the project.
Two killed in highway head-on crash near Jordan Valley
Two people died in a head-on car accident near Jordan Valley, Sunday, May 21. The crash closed the highway for two hours.