Public has higher expectations for leaders in Malheur County


Volunteering to be a community leader comes at a cost. Ask anyone who has served on a school board, city council, irrigation district board, and more.

Thank goodness people do raise their hands to serve. They are not typically experts in government. These individuals want to help their communities. They see it as part of life’s duty to volunteer. Some raise their hands a second time, stepping forward to become chair, president, or leader of a government board. That takes an exceptional dose of civic commitment.

These civic wonders are asked . . .