Legal invoices show Ontario School District spent thousands to resolve complaints

ONTARIO – The Ontario School District $80,000 on outside investigators to look into complaints brought to the board, including allegations against board members that later resulted in censure votes.

The costs were disclosed in invoices sent to the district by legal firms and obtained by the Enterprise through a public records request. Some information was disclosed only after it was ordered released by Malheur County District Attorney Dave Goldthorpe.

The invoices document thousands of dollars spent resolving complaints against the district. They also show that Ontario paid out $80,263 over two months . . .