Malheur Reopening Plan Approved

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. Recordings from the Sector Specific Business Reopening Webinars are available for viewing.​ Information on local businesses selling cloth face coverings is posted. The Vale Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing Site is today at the City Park/Pool Parking Lot from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Help us share the Safe + Strong website with information for the public to stay prepared.

Meet Malheur County Economic Development’s Newest Team Member

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 excited to be starting this position and eager to meet the incredible people throughout the county,” Bailey said. Greg Smith, Dire