The mother of a fourth grader at Vale Elementary School filed a pair of complaints alleging the district violated policies by not providing for religious songs.
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Project managers disclosed last week that converting farmland into an industrial site for the project in will take an extra $1.2 million that was not in their budget.
RV parks are growing across the county. River Point RV Park, pictured above on June 30, 2022, opened in east Ontario in December and is already nearly at capacity. (The Enterprise/CYNTHIA LIU) RV parks are cropping up across Malheur County, and they can’t be built fast enough. As housing costs[Read More…]
Since 2007, LindaMae Nuessle has been organizing efforts to restore the heritage of the Westfall Cemetery. She sits on June 16 among tombstones for notable Westfall residents such as Jasper Westfall. (The Enterprise/ISAAC WASSERMAN) WESTFALL – Slender fingers release the chain allowing the steel gate to sweep open. LindaMae Nuessle[Read More…]
A man the FBI identified as Reed Christensen pushes a police officer outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (Body camera still included in a federal affidavit) Five Oregon men face charges for their role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol as public hearings by the[Read More…]
Colette Peters (center), director of the Oregon Department of Corrections director, talks with workers in the Norway prison system during a 2017 research trip to transform Oregon prisons. (Oregon Department of Corrections) SALEM – Colette Peters, director of Oregon’s prison system, is poised to become the next director of the[Read More…]
A hallway leads to patient bedrooms for the medically managed withdrawal program at Bridgeway in Salem. So far, state funding intended to help create more treatment services has done little (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Oregon has yet to spend nearly $300 million in tax revenue set aside for substance abuse treatment[Read More…]
Construction crews are using four times as much rock as expected to make farmland outside Nyssa ready for the Treasure Valley Reload Center. (Malheur County Development Corp.) NYSSA – The Treasure Valley Reload Center will need another infusion of public money, as much as $5 million, to cover cost overruns[Read More…]
A map shows a broad expanse of southeast Oregon where the dearth of light pollution makes dark, star-lit night sky possible. The bright splotches show the relative brightness detected in and around population centers. (International Dark Sky Association) Known for its fertile fields, vast rangelands and rugged scenery, Malheur County[Read More…]
The intense care required for Covid-19 patients has exhausted nurses and other health care staff. (Oregon Health & Science University photo) The pandemic’s been tough on nurses in Oregon. They picked up extra shifts, worked overtime and endured relentless tragedy. Most are mentally exhausted, and many are considering leaving the[Read More…]