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EDITORIAL: Step up to run for important local boards, councils

In May, voters in Malheur County will be looking for 84 good people to help oversee local governments. These unpaid public servants will decide how schools should be run, the best way to provide fire protection and how to keep up local cemeteries and rural roads.

Why shouldn’t you be one of those 84?

Running for local elective office isn’t challenging. It doesn’t cost much. Most people never spend a dime on a campaign. It doesn’t take much time. Most . . .