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County official takes new tack against the Enterprise

Make no mistake. The Malheur Enterprise is in the crosshairs of powerful government officials who don’t want you to have the truth.

Some officials, it seems, now would like the Enterprise punished for doing its job.

Greg Smith, the county’s economic development director and a Republican state representative from Heppner, isn’t letting up.

He’s been the topic of tough and accurate reporting by the Enterprise. He prefers fawning attention.

Recently, Smith tried to intimidate us by claiming our employees engaged in criminal conduct by trying . . .