Brian Wolfe, Malheur County sheriff, joined a lawsuit filed in federal court to declare Measure 114 unconstitutional and an injunction that stops the state from enforcing a provision limiting gun magazine capacity.
In legal filings, Greg Smith, a state representative from Heppner, argued a lawsuit accusing him of illegally destroying and withholding public records as part of his economic development work in Malheur County should be dismissed.
A new new gun law, passed by voter’s Nov. 8, produced a run on sales of weapons at Malheur Drug in Vale. Meanwhile, Brian Wolfe, Malheur County sheriff, said he will not make enforcing the measure a priority.
Treasure Valley Reload project officials aren’t saying if they’ve complied with contract requirements to put some funds in escrow and pay interest on that money to contractors working on the rail center.
Voters gave longtime Ontario resident Debbie Folden a clear victory in the Nov 8 election as she upset incumbent Riley Hill.
While still unofficial, results from the Nov. 8 election show few major changes in key leadership positions in the small towns in Malheur County.
Malheur County wants to find out if, and how, it can develop a 140-acre plot north of Nyssa and approved a contract last week with a Portland firm to study the economic prospects for the property. (The Enterprise/FILE)
Two former Ontario elected leaders say a string of controversies trailed Mayor Riley Hill and probably played a role in his defeat during the Nov. 8 election.
Newly-elected Ontario Mayor Debbie Folden said she is ready to roll up her sleeves and get busy after the Nov. 8 election.
Clint Benson was officially selected as the new Ontario Fire $ Rescue chief last week. Benson takes over from longtime chief Terry Leighton, who will retire.