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,

Storms hammer Malheur County onion industry

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise ONTARIO – One of the most destructive winters storms in recent history has severely disrupted Malheur County’s onion industry. Sheds and packing plants are damaged

Vale’s David Bates remembered for gentle nature

By John L. Braese The Enterprise As family, co-workers and friends prepare to honor David Bates, 38, on Saturday, those who knew him best want the community to know the

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

Pioneer Place drives to top rankings in quality care

By Pat Caldwell The Enterprise The elderly woman was dying. As her last days of life slipped away at a care home in Idaho, she wanted to see her daughter

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

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

For more than a century, Malheur Enterprise has chronicled local life

By Les Zaitz The Enterprise Vale was a booming town a hundred years ago, judging by the first edition of the Malheur Enterprise. Oil was a big thing. So were