Storms leave behind historic level of wreckage in Malheur County

A state Transportation Department truck makes another pass to clear U.S. 26 near Ironside on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2016. (Malheur Enterprise/Les Zaitz)

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 as skies and roads cleared.
A shuttered landmark building in downtown Vale collapsed Monday just hours after public officials taped it off out of concern.
Schools, businesses . . .