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Ontario School Board vacancy filled by environmental health director, Ontario High School graduate

Ontario School District members at a board meeting in June. From left: Mike Blackaby, Eric Evans, Blanca Rodriguez, Derrick Draper and Renae Corn. (The Enterprise/File)

ONTARIO—Craig Geddes was appointed to the Ontario School Board Sept. 15 in a 3-1 vote during a special board meeting.

A Vale native, Ontario High School graduate and Malheur County’s environmental health director, Geddes said he has been looking for ways to give back to the community since he returned to Ontario ten years ago.

“This community holds a special place in my heart. It’s where I grew up, it’s given me a lot, and I feel like it’s time to give back,” said Geddes.

His children have studied at Alameda Elementary School and Ontario Middle School. He was the the Alameda Parent . . .