GOLD BEACH, OREGON – Something important is about to happen in Curry County, nearly 2,000 square miles of forests and farms in the southwest corner of Oregon, bordered by California to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west. Some 3,876 Curry County families live in mobile homes. That’s a big chunk of its housing … Read more

Oregon ag board to discuss juniper control, water quality

State ag board will hear an update on state water policy and juniper control. The Oregon Board of Agriculture will hear about juniper utilization projects, learn about water quality improvements and review agriculture department budget and legislative reports when it meets Sept. 17-19 in Prineville. The need to control or find a commercial use for western juniper, which covers hillsides in much of … Read more

Poverty to Prosperity selected for statewide pilot program

The Poverty to Prosperity campaign, including Malheur, Harney and Baker counties, has been selected as one of 11 pilot programs in the Oregon Education Investment Board’s Regional Achievement Collaborative. Each region will receive facilitation support through the Oregon Solutions Network and funding ranging up to $40,000…