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

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

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

Buildings collapse to rubble under relentless snow loads

By Scotta Callister and Pat Caldwell The Enterprise WILLOWCREEK – The ritual of morning coffee and conversation at the Willowcreek Store and Café came to an abrupt halt last week,

At Treasure Valley, high workloads lead to high pay

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise ONTARIO – Dennis Gill, an English instructor at Treasure Valley Community College, says he’s doing everything he can to help the college thrive. That’s why

Malheur Sheriff warns of flooding from ice-jammed Snake River

The Enterprise VALE – The Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe is warning residents to be alert to flooding as a Snake River ice jam pushes water back onto low-lying lands.

Malheur County kidnap, chase end in crash with 2 dead

By John L. Braese The Enterprise ONTARIO – A 49-year-old Idaho man is being held while an investigation continues into a kidnapping and subsequent two-vehicle crash that left two people

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

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