Malheur County

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Malheur County, Oregon

251 B St W
Vale, OR 97918
Phone: (541) 473-5151
Fax: (541) 473-5523
www.malheurco.org

On eastern border of OR; organized Feb 17, 1887 from Baker county. Name Origin: For the Malheur River, which flows through it; from French 'misfortune', given to the river by trappers who were attacked by Indians and lost all their furs

Area (sq mi):: 9929.99 (land 9887.09; water 42.90) Population per square mile: 3.20
Population 2005: 31,330 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 21.40% Population 2000: 31,615 (White 68.80%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 25.60%; Asian 2.00%; Other 21.10%). Foreign born: 8.20%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,895; median household $30,241; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,025-$18,857
Unemployment (2004): 10.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ontario (11,152)

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    13, 1996--Ican holds a 100 percent working interest in 62 unpatented claims - the Racey property -located in Malheur County, Oregon.
    The Grassy Mountain Project is situated on 9,300 acres of patented, unpatented and private land in Malheur County, Oregon.
    LAS VEGAS, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Wyoming Drilling (OTC: TWDL) announced today that they have reached an agreement to lease 13 of the 27 claims on the Quartz Mountain Project located near the town of Vale in Malheur County, Oregon.
    That 2007 NI 43-101 resource was entirely on Patented Lode Mining Claims within the larger approximately 3,800 acre project claim package located in Malheur County, Oregon, approximately 70 miles west of Boise, Idaho and 22 miles south of Vale, Oregon.
    each year come from the Snake River Valley of South western Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon.
    The LUB survey findings were similar to those reported in an earlier study of well water nitrate in northern Malheur County, Oregon, where approximately 30% of the sites exceeded the 10 ppm nN MCL (1).
    is a US company which has acquired drill proven uranium resources in existing uranium mining camps in Canada and the United States, including the Crownpoint and Hosta Butte projects, located in McKinley County, New Mexico, the Aurora Project, located in Malheur County, Oregon, the Hansen (Tallahassee Creek) project, located in Fremont County, Colorado, the Horse Creek project located in Natrona County, Wyoming, the Arizona Pipes project located in Mohave and Coconino Counties, Arizona and the Elliot Lake project located in Buckles Township, Ontario.
    The Parma, Idaho-based organization represents more than 300 growers and 36 shippers in Southwestern Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon.
    20 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Gold Company (NYSE: NGC) has reconveyed its lease interest in the Grassy Mountain properties in Malheur County, Oregon to Atlas Corporation.
    is a US company which has acquired interests in several historic uranium properties in the United States and Canada, including the Crownpoint and Hosta Butte projects, located in McKinley County, New Mexico, the Hansen (Tallahassee Creek) project, located in Fremont County, Colorado, the Aurora project located in Malheur county, Oregon, the Horse Creek project located in Natrona County, Wyoming, the Arizona Pipes project located in Mohave and Coconino Counties, Arizona and the Elliot Lake project located in Buckles Township, Ontario.
    19 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Corporation (NYSE: AZ) announced today that it has executed an agreement with Newmont Grassy Mountain Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Newmont Gold Company, which provides for the reconveyance to Atlas of the Grassy Mountain gold property located in Malheur County, Oregon.
    TSX VENTURE:QUI)(OTCBB:QCYE) to earn an interest in the Company's Aurora Property, consisting of 18 unpatented lode claims covering approximately 146 hectares located in Malheur County, Oregon, 12 miles northwest of McDermitt, Nevada.