COLUMN: Town Hall is about your future, too


The Town Hall scheduled for Thursday will give Malheur County residents a chance to dream about the future of the county and how Treasure Valley Community College can help achieve those dreams.(BLM photo)

Dirk DeBoer pulled me aside recently at Nyssa’s annual chamber banquet.

He wanted to talk about Treasure Valley Community College and Thursday’s Town Hall.

DeBoer, a successful farmer and determined civic activist, was passionate. He said the community had to be thinking not about next year but 15 years down the road, even 25 years down the road.

“Where do we want to be then?” he asked.

His point was clear. You need to decide what you want your future to be and then plan how to get there. DeBoer wants local kids to have opportunity, whether it . . .