Court delays decison on rec district

Youth soccer players scramble for the ball during an Ontario Recreation Department game last week. The Malheur County Court recently reviewed a proposal by a local resident to create an independent recreation district for the city and place it before voters in November. (Jayme Fraser/The Enterprise).

VALE – The Malheur County Court proved lukewarm last week to supporting a ballot initiative to create a separate recreation district in Ontario.

Mary Jo Evers, an Ontario resident, is spearheading the campaign to create the district. She asked the court May 9 to place . . .