Group strives to make plan to shift Malheur County to Idaho a reality

Greater Idaho proposal that encompasses much of Oregon and parts of Northern California. (Kezia Setyawan/The Enterprise)

VALE – A grassroots effort to move Malheur County and other Oregon counties into Idaho is gaining momentum.

The Malheur County Clerk’s Office has approved the circulation of a petition from the non-profit Greater Idaho to get a measure on the local ballot in November to support the realignment of boundaries.

The petition asks local voters to require the Malheur County Court to meet three times a year to . . .