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Audit flags serious issues with Weed & Pest financials

Problems raised include failure to pay bills and file reports

This article has been corrected for clarification.

This year's county audit flagged a serious issue within the Crook County Weed & Pest District that led to a "near complete breakdown in the accounting process". The list of errors presented included failures to pay bills or file reports and "general disorder" within the administrator's office and accounting system.

Paul Stille of Leo Riley & Associates presented his annual findings to the county commissioners last week, commenting that, "Weed & Pest has had some challenges due to some turnover and some other things that we're trying to work ou...