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MALHEUR MOVERS: For Cruickshank, issues are a call to action

Tiffany Cruickshank. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

NYSSA – When you grow up with strong female role models, you become someone like Tiffany Cruickshank.

The 33-year-old from Willowcreek wears several hats. She’s in her 10th season as transportation manager at Snake River Produce in Nyssa. She’s a mom to two daughters. And when it comes to her community, she’s not one to sit back.

“If I see an issue I’m passionate about I’m going to try to do something about it,” said Cruickshank.

It’s that kind of curiosity that got her nominated for the Eastern Oregon Border Economic Development Region Board, a local group tasked with improving life for Malheur County residents on the border with Idaho.

In that role, Cruickshank spent a year listening and learning. One issue that came . . .