Winter storms hammer Malheur County

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – Malheur County is turning to the challenge of digging out from a record-breaking series of storms that stranded motorists and athletes, closed schools

Robotics take over milking chore at local dairy

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise WILLOW CREEK – The sturdy Guernsey milk cows loitered in knots near the back of Warren Chamberlain’s dairy barn, waiting their turn. One at a

EDITORIAL: Sex trafficking not just a big city issue

Perhaps no one was more surprised by recent sex trafficking arrests than the police themselves. The operation is revealing about the seamy side of life here. But it also reveals

Arctic sends Malheur County unusually cold weather

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – A peculiar blend of weather this season has shut down roads, delivered more snow, and wrapped the area in colder than usual temperatures.

‘Coupon Boy’ nets $98 and a 90-month prison term

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise NYSSA – Tom Rupe didn’t like being called “Coupon Boy” after a botched theft. But his subsequent attempt to redeem himself in October at the

Free Christmas Day meals available in Vale, Nyssa

By John L. Braese The Enterprise For those in need, those not wanting to cook, or those just a little lonely, volunteers are stepping up around the county to ensure

She overcame the struggles of being homeless in Malheur County

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – Now, it is hard for Jenna Robinson to establish just when things were the toughest. Her life has turned around, she said, but

Malheur County gets new top prosecutor from Astoria

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise ASTORIA – Dave Goldthorpe was in an Astoria courtroom last week so couldn’t catch the call that came in from the governor’s office. “When I

Cops, kids and Santa make shopping excursion

By John L. Braese The Enterprise During the busy holiday season, every shopper needs a helping hand. This may be a friendly store clerk, an on time delivery person, or

Local employment grows, unemployment near a 10-year low

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise VALE – The unemployment rate for Malheur County for October dipped to its lowest level in nearly a decade, according to a new report from