Full economic toll of the virus in Malheur County still a big question mark

Perk Beverage Company in Vale remained open this week for to-go and drive-through orders during the statewide coronavirus restaurant closure. Businesses throughout the area face tough decisions to survive the restrictions. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

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ONTARIO – The final economic fallout of the COVID-19 virus locally won’t be known for months but already the crisis is creating ripples across government agencies and the hospitality industry.

Vale and Ontario city government have not laid . . .