Calf fries, cowboys and a horse in the bar . . .

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – Distinctiveness radiated from the Golden Slipper. A big buffalo head adorned a wall in the bar. The exoskeleton of a giant king crab

Mushroom company impressed with Vale

By John L. Braese The Enterprise Since starting up Farmers Fresh Mushrooms in 1995, CEO Tan Truong’s firm has grown from shipping 18,000 pounds out weekly to today’s capacity of

Historic Vale commercial building caves in under snow weight

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise VALE – The two-story brick building once home to the Golden Slipper nightclub collapsed into one of Vale’s main streets Monday afternoon, apparently yet another

Treasure Valley Community College slices $1 million without losing faculty, classes

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise ONTARIO – Adapting to fewer students, Treasure Valley Community College has cut $1.2 million from its current budget, warning of more austerity ahead. College officials

EDITORIAL: Loss of local markets not to be overlooked

As this winter’s snowstorms ebb, they leave behind a trail of devastation that seems to touch every business sector across Malheur County. Onion sheds, dairy barns, people’s homes – the

Emergency crews press on through storms in Malheur County

By Pat Caldwell and John L. Braese The Enterprise Snow-slicked roads, blizzard conditions and numbing cold challenge local emergency responders, but agency officials say their crews are pressing on to

Businesses face recovery as storms crush buildings

By John L. Braese and Pat Caldwell The Enterprise As many as 100 buildings across Malheur County suffered serious damage in recent weeks because of snow loads, authorities say. No

Storms leave behind historic level of wreckage in Malheur County

By Les Zaitz, John L. Braese, and Pat Caldwell The Enterprise The most destructive winter storm to ever hit Malheur County continued to exact a heavy toll this week, even

Blaze destroys Vale house

The Enterprise VALE — A blaze that erupted at Monday night consumed a three-story house and required help from five area fire departments. The home at 4037 Alder Road northwest

COLUMN: Small Enterprise news team tackles challenging stories

News in a disaster can’t wait a week. That’s why our news crew – the entire crew, in fact – worked so hard in recent days to keep you up