Malheur County reservoirs are nearly full, a signal there will be plenty of water for irrigation through the summer.
Business & economy
Washington passes climate goals for data centers, Oregon’s effort fails
Amazon opposition and community outcry killed an Oregon bill intended to reduce emissions from crypto mining and data centers. Meanwhile, Washington legislators passed a new carbon emissions law that was signed into law by the governor this month.
Deposed: Greg Smith on deleting texts, records
Greg Smith said in a deposition late last year that he wasn’t sure how to delete text messages and that other people were allowed to delete messages from his phone. Smith, the director of the Malheur County Economic Development Department from 2013 until July 2022, acted as project manager for[Read More…]
County, MCDC settle Enterprise lawsuit over records, promising more transparency
As a result of a lawsuit by the Malheur Enterprise, Malheur County and the corporation overseeing the Treasure Valley Reload Center will pay the newspaper $40,000 and ensure that county employees get training on public records law.
State orders halt to contractor to halt mining, restore Jasmine Slope land
A contractor has been ordered to halt illegal mining on Jasmine Slope property north of Ontario and restore the land to ‘pre-mining condition.’
Permit glitches impede progress on rail reload project
Work on the project is stalled as the county works through the process to issue building permits for the rail reload project north of Nyssa. Officials continue to find errors and missing information in submissions for key permits.
Public Notices from the Malheur Enterprise: Week of May 10, 2023
Public Notices from the Enterprise for the week of May 10, 2023
Bills banning Styrofoam, allowing reusable takeout containers pass Oregon House
Two bills passed by the Oregon House on May 3 seek to reduce takeout container trash in the state.
Public Notices from the Malheur Enterprise, week of May 3, 2023
Public Notices from the Enterprise, week of May 3, 2023
Border board swears in three new members
Gov. Tina Kotek appointed three new members to the board in charge of stimulating economic activity along Idaho border with Malheur County.