EDITORIAL: What school votes signal about the future
With voter approval of the Vale school bond, local districts are 3-for-3 in recent elections. That expresses confidence not only in schools but the future of Malheur County.
Jordan Valley’s Battle of the Write-ins
JORDAN VALLEY — Election drama can descend on the most unusual places. Even remote Jordan Valley. Last week’s ballot included two seats on the Jordan Valley City Council – but no candidates.
Now, though, four are people tied in write-in votes for those seats. Ballot counting is still underway to determine who will join three others on the council serving a community of about 175.
Vale eyed for mushroom plant, 160 new jobs
Malheur County's struggling economy may get a big boost if a Canadian company decides to open a new mushroom processing plant.