The Oregon Board of Education voted Thursday to continue to suspend the requirement to prove basic skills, saying its been misapplied and is ineffective. The change drew sharp criticism from GOP legislators.
Students who have been the target of bullying and negative comments at Nyssa High School moved to start a student-run queer-straight student alliance club but have since backed off the idea out of fear of a negative backlash after the potential club was discussed in a board work session and reported on by the press.
Obituaries from the Enterprise, week of October 20, 2023: Melonie Dawn Aldred
Classifieds from the Enterprise, for the week of October 20, 2023
Public Notices from the Enterprise, for the week of October 20, 2023
County leaders say that a construction class designed to curb the area’s housing shortage by allowing students to work alongside contractors and gain on-the-job experience like the one created by the La Grande School District would not fit in Malheur County. However, program’s such as Ontario and Vale’s automotive respective welding and automotive programs are better fits for Malheur County, according to education officials.
State legislators Lynn Findley and Mark Owens will speak in Jordan Valley next week, and tickets are on sale for a talk by Rick Steber on Nov. 9. Check out the events coming up in Malheur County.
Fry Foods will add a sixth line to its food processing facility north of Ontario by the end of the year, as the national supplier of battered and breaded appetizers secured additional funding for the $6.2 million project that company executives say will bring up to 100 new jobs to the region.
In a four-hour session, a new legislative panel heard testimony about the wide-ranging impacts of addiction, with drugs like fentanyl challenging treatment in every part of Oregon.
An influential northwest singer, songwriter and trumpeter will wrap up his fall tour Friday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Frosty Badger in Ontario.