A budget snafu will shrink government services in this rural Oregon county. Picking which ones need to go is a bitter debate.
Harney County’s leadership has been miscounting public money for years and is trying to make up the difference with drastic budget cuts.
The Harney County Court faced a standing room only crowd at the fairgrounds Tuesday, as it explained why this is no typical shortfall. Eliminations could include public health services and aspects of law enforcement.