State money available for families throughout Malheur County

Radene Hiatt and Karlene Keller, lunch staff at Vale Elementary School, hand out sacked breakfasts and lunches to local students on Monday, March 16, 2020. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

VALE – Malheur County families will begin receiving extra “grocery money” this month courtesy of a new state program. 

By July 30, families in nearly every school district should receive up to $136 per child to make up for the cost of feeding kids at home during months of virtual schooling. 

Families in the Jordan Valley, Juntura . . .