Business & economy

County’s marketing material sends businesses to leaders no longer in office – and one who has died

VALE – The box of folders delivered to the Malheur County Court last month seemed to be just a bland set of documents transferred from the economic development department as its director, Greg Smith, closed up shop.The folders, crafted by the team managed by Smith, were designed to market Malheur[Read More…]

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Enterprise wins 8 first-place finishes in Oregon journalism competition

VALE – The Malheur Enterprise has received eight first-place awards in the annual Oregon Newspapers Publishers Association newspaper contest. The newspaper’s 2021 investigation into a lease between Americold and the Malheur County Development Corp. for the Treasure Valley Reload Center garnered two first-place awards. The report found favorable conditions that[Read More…]

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River Bend Place in Ontario opens with a waiting list of tenants

ONTARIO – When the former Presbyterian Community Care Center closed its doors, 56 new ones opened.On Friday, Northwest Housing Alternatives hosted the grand opening for River Bend Place, the new Ontario affordable housing development. Housing advocates, elected officials, and community members gathered in the blue and orange breezeway of the[Read More…]

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