Strapped foster system grapples with epidemic of children at risk in Malheur County

Wendy Hill, district director in Ontario for the state Department of Human Services, has faced a growing number of foster children in state care but a shortage of caseworkers and foster parents. (The Enterprise/Les Zaitz)

ONTARIO – The two sisters, so neglected that they had been removed from their home, spent days around Christmas in a motel room . . .

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