Malheur County is getting an unexpected $12 million gift and the entire community should decide how it should be spent. The money comes in two $6 million payments but will be all in hand by next year. It comes to county government via federal legislation. No one in the county[Read More…]
Ontario voters once again will be able to take a hard look at where the city is going and make a choice regarding a mayor in November.
Tom Edwards, Malheur County surveyor, retired recently and said while he will miss his co-workers he is ready to do some traveling with his wife.
Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe believes Oregon Measure 114 – a new gun law on the November ballot – will create more bureaucracy and do little to improve safety.
Tuesday, Oct. 18, is the deadline for new Oregon voters and those who have changed their address to register to vote in the November election. Malheur County Clerk Gayle Trotter says postmarks count for the cards, which can be submitted in person, by mail and online.
Candidates for Ontario mayor and city council will take the mic in a public forum Oct. 19, sponsored by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Malheur Enterprise.
While Covid appears to be a fading danger, Sarah Poe, Malheur County Health Department director Sarah Poe said the virus remains a danger to those who are not vaccinated.
The American Rescue Plan holds an unexpected gift for Malheur County – $6 million this year, and the same amount next year. Officials now are looking at ways to target the money.
County leaders are contemplating engaging a Portland firm to help them devise a future blueprint for the 220-acre plot.
Superintendent Nikki Albisu, in a federal lawsuit, alleges gender discrimination and harassment by some members of the Ontario School Board.