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County judge says $26 million should be enough for Nyssa rail center

Railroad ties are stocked outside of Nyssa on Tuesday, April 12, to be used on miles of rail track planned for the Treasure Valley Reload Center. One $2.7 million track remains optional, officials say. (The Enterprise/LES ZAITZ)

VALE – Malheur County’s top official said $26 million should be enough to finish the Treasure Valley Reload Center in Nyssa.

Legislators in 2017 awarded that sum to construct the rail shipping center. Dan Joyce, Malheur County judge, said in an interview last week that “I’ve never been led to believe” the original state grant wouldn . . .