Ontario is a city located in Malheur County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 10,985. The city is largest community in the region of far eastern Oregon, commonly known as the "Western Treasure Valley", along the Snake River near the Idaho border. The region's primary industry is the cultivation of russet potatoes, sugar beets, and onions, which provides the major basis of the city's economy.
The city is approximately halfway between Portland and Salt Lake City. It is the closest city to the Idaho border along Interstate 84. The city's slogan is "Where Oregon begins".
Web Sites and Links
Argus ObserverA newspaper from Ontario, Oregon featuring information from the Argus Observer featuring news, sports, lifestyle, agriculture, business, special sections and classifieds.
Four Rivers Cultural Center and MuseumMuseum, performing arts theatre, and conference center.
KSRV AM 1380Serves the western Treasure Valley. Programming information, contest details, and staff photos.
The Creek HouseQueen Anne-style architecture offering bed and breakfast. Photos, rates, amenities, related links, and contact details.