Malheur County elected leaders recently chose to declare a moratorium regarding distributing any more federal relief funds. The county will make no decisions on funding requests until after it finishes framing its own budget.
Author: Pat Caldwell
Crab feast in Vale proves to be a popular place to be
The Vale Fire and Rescue hall was full of food, fun and laughter Saturday, March 25, for the annual Vale Community Steak & Crab feed.
After a cold start, runners are plenty warm after Owyhee Off-Road Challenge
The Adrian Sports Boosters conducted its seventh annual Owyhee Offroad Challenge on Saturday, March 25. More than 100 volunteers helped stage the event.
State police leader in Ontario ready to wrap up 30-year career
Lt. Mark Duncan will retire in June, capping a long career in law enforcement locally and across the state.
Vale qualifies two teams to compete in the robotics world championships
Two Vale High School robotics teams will compete in the VEX Robotics World Championships next month.
Superheroes, dragons and Jedi knights converge at annual Border Town Comic Con
The annual Border Town Comic Con Convention hit Four Rivers Cultural Center Saturday March 18 and Sunday March 19. The event offered up a little bit of everything for those who attended.
Longtime Ontario contractor selected to state board on housing
Former Ontario mayor and longtime contractor Riley Hill was recently chosen to be on the Housing Production Advisory Council. The council is designed to find solutions to the state’s housing crisis.
Big-time comic convention hits Four Rivers Cultural Center
The Border Town Comic Con opens Saturday, March 18 and runs through Sunday, March 19 at Four Rivers Cultural Center.
Officials hope emergency declaration will bring in funding to address homelessness
The Malheur County Court signed off on an emergency declaration to hopefully trigger funding from the state to tackle the local homeless situation.
Rail board picks Smith replacement as county pursues millions for shipping center
The Malheur County Development Corp., the public company overseeing the rail project chose Ontario attorney Shawna Peterson to serve as executive director. If the county court approves, Peterson will replace former project manager and state legislator Greg Smith who quit last month.