Local government

Malheur County gives visiting lawmakers a sense of the local economy and challenges

Familiarizing legislators with Malheur County’s unique challenges is was a key goal of a tour sponsored by state Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale held Aug. 23 and Aug. 24. Findley hopes by giving lawmakers an up-close view of the area it will help when he navigates legislation through the Senate during the next legislative session . . .