Malheur County planning director closes the door on a long career

Malheur County Planner Alvin Scott said he is ready to spend more time with his grandchildren - and work in his garden - as he stepped into the ranks of the retired this week. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

VALE – If you’ve done anything in the past four years with land in Malheur County, chances are you’ve met Alvin Scott.

And if you happened be around the Malheur County Courthouse last Thursday, you glimpsed Scott shuttling to the post office to drop off mail.

For longtime Vale residents, Scott is . . .