GROW MALHEUR

Malheur County's Economy Getting Stronger Everyday

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 Malheur County Judge Dan Joyce. “This means good family wage jobs are being created for our citizens.” Commissioner Larry W