Mark Owens. (Submitted photo)
ONTARIO - County commissioners chose Republican Mark Owens on Tuesday, Jan. 21, to serve as the next state representative for House District 60, filling the vacancy left by Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale.
Malheur County now will be represented in the House by Owens, a Harney County commissioner, farmer, and small business owner.
Owens has been on the Harney County Commission since 2016.
“I am thankful and humbled today to have been appointed to serve as the next state representative for House District 60,” Owens said. “I look forward to serving the communities and being a voice for eastern Oregon in Salem.”