No incumbents filed for re-election for seats on the Ontario School Board and three newcomers are running unopposed in the May 16 contest.
Any legislative rescue of reload center wouldn’t deliver cash for months, officials say
Oregon Legislature’s decision on giving $8.5 million more to the Treasure Valley Reload Center pending, but money wouldn’t flow for months. Project leaders say they would borrow money if needed in the meantime.
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.
Oregon lawmakers hear testimony on abortion, gender-affirming care
AT THE CAPITOL: Legislators listened to hours of testimony on Monday, March 20, about the controversial House Bill 2002. The Oregon legislation comes in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and putting abortion rights in the hands of states.
Oregon could tighten climate regulations for data centers, cryptocurrency farms
A 2021 law exempted local publicly-owned and co-op power utilities, common in eastern Oregon, from emissions rules. Proposed legislation to close that loophole is drawing stiff opposition.
EDITORIAL: Rail project is moving again with good choices, more needs to be done
EDITORIAL: Key decisions by local officials are putting the Treasure Valley Reload Center back on track. Those leaders now must rally the community behind a request for still more state money.
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.
The latest results and scores from area high school sports teams from the past week.
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.
Nyssa parents decry outdoor school gender pronoun policy
An outdoor school’s equity policy inviting students to use their preferred gender pronouns prompted parents in Nyssa to call on the school board to cancel a three-day field trip next month.