A couple of key dates for you to keep in mind as the 2022 election season barrels ahead.
The last day to register to vote in the November election is Tuesday, Oct. 18. If you have any questions about the status of your registration, contact the Malheur County Clerk’s Office at 541-473-5151. Ballots are heading out in the mail on Wednesday.
And Wednesday also features the premier political event in Malheur County this season – the Candidates Forum in Ontario. The candidates for mayor and city council in Ontario will be quizzed in a live setting by Publisher Les Zaitz. The event is hosted by the Enterprise and the Ontario Area Chamber of Commerce. Have a question you want to ask? Send it to [email protected]
The session starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Science Building at Treasure Valley Community College. Can’t make it? Watch it online at www.livinginthenews.com.
Meantime, the race for Oregon governor becomes ever more interesting, with Republican Christine Drazan holding a lead in most polls. Beginning Monday, the Enterprise will begin publishing a special six-part series that examines six key issues and what Drazan, Democrat Tina Kotek and nonaffiliated Betsy Johnson have to say. You’ll get beyond talking points in these reports, produced by a collaboration of newsrooms from around Oregon.
Now, here’s some of the recent work done by your team at the Malheur Enterprise, providing you meaningful reporting you can’t get from any other source.
ADRIAN 40, Imbler 0
Burns 31, NYSSA 13
Vale: Had the night off due to forfeit by McLoughlin
‘Journey’ into local history
Our annual publication sharing history stories from Malheur County is out and you can get your free copy at the Enterprise office and local museums. You’ll learn about the people and places that have made our community strong.
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We get some of our best stories and photos after tips from readers. If you have an idea on something we can report on or just have questions about something happening in the community, send an email to Editor Les Zaitz at [email protected].