Your Sunday update from the Malheur Enterprise

Good morning!

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.

Football scores

ADRIAN 40, Imbler 0

Burns 31, NYSSA 13

Prairie City/Burnt River 27, HARPER 6

Vale: Had the night off due to forfeit by McLoughlin

Voters get chance to hear Ontario candidates face questions at forum Oct. 19
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.
Voters get chance to hear Ontario candidates face questions at forum Oct. 19
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.
Deadline nears for voters to register for November election
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…
Deadline nears for voters to register for November election
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…
Community meeting aimed to spark vitality goals in Ontario
The Ontario Economic Vitality Community Meeting set for Monday, Oct. 17 is designed to gather input from residents on current and future projects to spruce up the city.
Community meeting aimed to spark vitality goals in Ontario
The Ontario Economic Vitality Community Meeting set for Monday, Oct. 17 is designed to gather input from residents on current and future projects to spruce up the city.
Rally for 2nd Amendment rights in Ontario proves to be a success
Organizers of a 2nd Amendment rally in Ontario Sept. 30 collected more than $15,000 to support the National Rifle Association and Republican candidates for Oregon governor.
Rally for 2nd Amendment rights in Ontario proves to be a success
Organizers of a 2nd Amendment rally in Ontario Sept. 30 collected more than $15,000 to support the National Rifle Association and Republican candidates for Oregon governor.
Malheur County gets surprise from feds: $12 million over two years
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…
Malheur County gets surprise from feds: $12 million over two years
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…
Malheur history: Ontario temple emerges to offer spirituality, hope
This article is from the Enterprise’s annual history magazine, “Journey Into Malheur County’s Rich History.” Copies of Journey are available for free at the Enterprise office and at local businesses…
Malheur history: Ontario temple emerges to offer spirituality, hope
This article is from the Enterprise’s annual history magazine, “Journey Into Malheur County’s Rich History.” Copies of Journey are available for free at the Enterprise office and at local businesses…
More contract troubles dog Smith in public work as business awarded without bidding
SPECIAL REPORT: Contract awarded without bidding ensnares Greg Smith in another controversy. This time, it is in his role with Boardman’s Columbia Development Authority.
More contract troubles dog Smith in public work as business awarded without bidding
SPECIAL REPORT: Contract awarded without bidding ensnares Greg Smith in another controversy. This time, it is in his role with Boardman’s Columbia Development Authority.

‘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].