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Rail board cites needs vs ‘wants’ as costs escalate for Nyssa onion shipping center

Grant Kitamura, left, and Corey Maag listen to a briefing on the Treasure Valley Reload Center on April 12. Kitamura is president of Malheur County Development Corp. and Maag is a director. (ANGIE SILLONIS/Special to the Enterprise)

The board of Malheur County Development Corp. in a recent statement compared its costs to a family budget and said it was taking steps to balance its budget, comparing construction features to “wants” such as new shoes and movie tickets.

The statement acknowledged that the Treasure Valley Reload Center “is facing . . .