Imagine that you removed every building and street in the city of Ontario, and then covered every inch of ground with worthless cheatgrass. Now, do that again and again until you have done that 234 times. That is the scale of what faces Malheur County as this quiet economic killer creeps across our landscape.
Across the county, roughly 1,200 square miles of ground is fouled by cheatgrass, medusahead and . . .