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Malheur County Court holds first meeting to discuss “Greater Idaho”

This map shows how Idaho's borders would look under a proposal being promoted by Move Oregon's Border. Idaho legislators heard a presentation on Monday, April 12. (Greater Idaho map)

VALE – The Malheur County Court Monday held the first required public meeting to consider shifting a large part of Oregon into Idaho.

A ballot measure approved by county voters in May requires that the Malheur County Court meets three times a year to discuss how to promote the county’s interest in any future negotiations about expanding Idaho’s border west.

Mike McCarter, president of Citizens for Greater Idaho who launched the ballot measures in several Oregon counties, was the main presenter . . .