Business & economy

Border board seeks input from residents

ONTARIO – The board in charge of spurring economic development along the Idaho border with Malheur County wants to hear from area residents about where and how it should spend $6 million allocated by the Oregon Legislature.The Eastern Oregon Border Economic Development Board recently posted a short, online survey to gather input from local residents. Residents can find the survey on the board’s web page at https://eoborderboard.org/ “We want to hear from anyone with an interest in economic development in the border region,” said Shawna Peterson, the board’s executive director.The four-question survey is one way for the board to reach a broader audience, said Peterson.“The nature of the questions could fit people who live here, go to school here or own a business here or might be considering doing any of the above,” she said.While there is no specific deadline for . . .