OREGON POLITICS Mark Owens moves into state representative slot for Malheur County We chat with Mark Owens, appointed to the Oregon House ast month, and the first person who is not from Malheur County to hold the seat in nearly 50 years. By Pat Caldwell - The Enterprise February 7, 2020 at 8:00am Read this article for free. Sign up for a free trial. It’s fast and easy. No credit card needed. Log in if you have a subscription. Want to skip the trial? Subscribe. If you are a human, ignore this field Looks like you already have an account. Log in.