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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Face covering requirements apply to indoor public spaces, take effect on Wednesday, July 1.

Governor Kate Brown announced today that Oregonians statewide will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces, beginning this Wednesday July 1. The guidance applies to businesses and members of the public visiting indoor public spaces. Face covering requirements are already mandated in eight counties.

“From the beginning of the reopening process, I have said that reopening comes with the risk of seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases beyond our health systems’ capaci...

Thursday, May 14, 2020

A lot is happening and we want to keep you informed! The Malheur County Reopening Plan to enter Phase I tomorrow, May 15th has been approved. See the below bullet points for important resources regarding this exciting event.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Ryan Bailey was recently hired as the assistant to the director at Malheur County Economic Development. He was raised in Stanfield and has deep roots in Eastern Oregon. Ryan attended Eastern Oregon University, where he will be graduating with a bachelor’s in computer science, and a minor in economics. He previously worked at Corwin Company in La Grande as IT/Graphics arts and has taken advantage of multiple internship opportunities with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Eastern Oregon University Small Business Development Center.

“I am extremely excite...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

MALHEUR COUNTY, Ore. - Jordan Valley Ambulance Services, Inc. has been funded $110,000 from the Eastern Oregon Business Development Loan Fund which is managed by Morrow Development Corporation. 

Jordan Valley Ambulance Services is a non-profit organization which provides emergency medical services throughout the cities of Jordan Valley and Ellsworth, and the townships of Banks, Echo, South Arm, Wilson, Eveline, and Jordan. The funds will be used for the construction of a facility to house the ambulance, equipment, and provide meeting rooms and showers for volunteers. Th...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

MALHEUR COUNTY, Ore. – Notice is hereby given that the Malheur County Development Corporation (MCDC) has opened a request for proposals (RFP) for a rail engineer for the Treasure Valley Reload Center (TVRC).

RFPs must be submitted electronically to Malheur County Development Corporation at malheurcountyedc@gmail.com by 5:00 pm MST/4:00 pm PST on Friday, March 16, 2018 to be eligible for consideration. Additional requirements and information can be found within the RFP document.

Click here to view TVRC Project Engineer RFP. 

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Contact Information:

Greg Smith, Officer to th...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

MALHEUR COUNTY, Ore. – Notice is hereby given that the Malheur County Development Corporation has opened a request for proposals (RFP) for a project engineer for the Treasure Valley Reload Center (TVRC).

RFPs must be submitted electronically to Malheur County Development Corporation at malheurcountyedc@gmail.com by 5:00 pm MST/4:00 pm PST on Friday, March 16, 2018 to be eligible for consideration. Additional requirements and information can be found within the RFP document.

Click here to view TVRC Project Engineer RFP. 

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Contact Information:

Greg Smith, Officer to the Bo...

Sunday, October 30, 2016

MALHEUR COUNTY, Ore. - According to a recent press release issued by the Oregon Employment Department, preliminary estimates for September 2016 show a positive employment trend for Malheur County.

Nonfarm payroll employment in Malheur County increased by 330 jobs over the year.

The private sector provided most of the growth and was led by manufacturing (+80) jobs. Wholesale trade (+40) jobs and education and health services (+40) jobs were also created, as were all private industries (except for financial activities).

“This is very positive for Malheur County,” stated Mal...

Malheur County has various partners available to assist businesses and those looking to start a business. In addition, we have numerous business and tax incentive programs available to help companies improve their bottom line. In fact, the most frequently asked question we receive is, "What business and tax incentive programs do Oregon and Malheur County have to offer?"

Business and tax incentive programs are designed to help companies expand, create additional jobs, and establish themselves in a local market.  Programs are offered through the local, state, and federal...

Nonfarm payroll employment in Malheur County increased by 210 jobs over the year. The private sector provided the majority of growth and was led by manufacturing (+110) and education and health services (+80). The public sector slipped by ten jobs for the year; state government rose by 40 jobs while local government dropped 40 and federal government dropped 10. Between June and July, total nonfarm employment dropped by 410 jobs. Local government shed 400 jobs as schools in the county let out for summer vacation. The civilian labor force added 675 people over the year,...

Success in economic development is about forming partnerships to provide the resources employers need. In Malheur County, companies are often surprised to find out about the many resources available. From startups to established companies, your local partners can assist you on multiple fronts to grow, strengthen or expand your business. These resources are no-cost and confidential.

Seeking employees: If you are a business in search of new employees, stop by the local WorkSource Oregon office. Did you know WorkSource Oregon is willing to come to your business to learn fi...

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