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Jordan Valley emergency responders to get new digs

A $110,000 loan will fund an ambitious new project to make emergency services personnel in one of Oregon's most remote regions more versatile. (Photo courtesy of Marta Stoddart).

JORDAN VALLEY – The Jordan Valley Ambulance Service is getting a $110,000 loan to build a new ambulance services center in downtown Jordan Valley.

The loan is from the Eastern Oregon Business Development Loan Fund.

“We’re excited about it, it’s been a long wait and things are finally starting to take shape,” said Marta Stoddart, one of three emergency medical technicians currently volunteering for the service.

“You can see a vision, it’s going to happen it’s just a matter of finalizing,” said Stoddart, who has been a volunteer since 1999. Construction of the building is planned later in the summer.

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