Author: Les Zaitz – Malheur Enterprise

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Engineering firm on rail project exceeds contract by $500,000, hikes its fees twice

Brad Baird, president of Anderson Perry & Associates, said a change to his company’s contract for work on the Treasure Valley Reload Center is being drafted that he said should have been done earlier. (ANGIE SILLONIS/Special to the Enterprise) The engineering firm managing Treasure Valley Reload Center construction has charged[Read More…]

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Rail board zeroes in on project engineers with tough questions over costs, bidding process

Corey Maag, a director of Malheur County Development Corp., led a drive by the public board to question project engineers. Maag is owner of Jamieson Produce in Vale. (ANGIE SILLONIS/Special to the Enterprise) The directors of the development company building the Nyssa rail center are questioning project engineers about costs,[Read More…]

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State opens investigation into Nyssa’s Migrant Education Program

NYSSA ­– State officials are investigating the Migrant Education Program at the Nyssa School District after finding “irregularities” that disqualified 19 out of a sample 100 families participating. The program is intended to ensure children in migrant families can get an education. The Oregon Department of Education notified school district[Read More…]

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