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UPDATE: Greg Smith resigns from top county economic development position

Greg Smith, Malheur County economic development director, discusses the Treasure Valley Reload Center at a Nyssa meeting on May 17. Beside him is his aide, Ryan Bailey. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL)

UPDATE Wednesday, June 29: Malheur County Commissioner Ron Jacobs said Wednesday that Greg Smith was leaving only his economic development role and would continue managing the Treasure Valley Reload Center.

He said the Malheur County Court was in discussions with the Malheur County Development Corp. about whether that public company would directly retain Smith while the county continued to cover the cost of . . .