Two bills passed by the Oregon House on May 3 seek to reduce takeout container trash in the state.
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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.
Vale to get one of largest subdivisions in recent history with room for 62 homes
One of the largest housing projects in recent Vale memory is set to begin soon. The 62-lot development is called Wildwood Estates and is just off 15th Street.
Oregon Secretary of State Fagan apologizes, resigns from cannabis consulting job
Amid questions of influence, Shemia Fagan ended a $10,000-month consulting deal with a pot company as the state’s regulation of the cannabis industry was being audited.
Border board to get three new members
The board tasked with spurring economic development along the Idaho border with Malheur County will soon have three new members.
Peterson readies for new role as executive director of rail project
Ontario attorney Shawna Peterson was chosen by the Malheur County Development Corp., to be the executive director of the project last month. Peterson will work as an independent contractor.
Legislators want financial accounting of rail center before they throw their support behind project
Two state legislators who represent Malheur County want an outside audit conducted on the Treasure Valley Reload Center. State Rep. Mark Owens, R-Crane, and state Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, made the request via letter to the Malheur County Court recently.
Pot purveyors hit with declining sales, retail prices
Malheur County’s proximity to Idaho, one of a handful of states where recreational and medical cannabis consumption remains illegal, has been a lifeline for the area’s retail cannabis stores amid what an Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission report proclaims are the weakest economic conditions the recreational pot market has seen since its legal introduction in 2016.
Vale coffee spot pours last brew, says adieu
Heather Bixby, a local business owner, notes the business never fully recovering and rising costs due to run-away inflation as reasons for closure.