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Malheur County couple steps into ownership slot of Burger West

Kristin Sutton, co-owner of Burger West with her husband, Aaron prepares a batch of fries during a afternoon rush at Burger West in Ontario. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

ONTARIO – Aaron and Kristin Sutton lived in Florida when they realized they needed to make a change.

They didn’t have a bad life. In fact, the young couple was already successful. Aaron Sutton, 35, worked as a minor league coach for the Minnesota Twins baseball organization while Kristin was a teacher.

Yet something was missing, they said. They decided to return to their roots in the Ontario area. Kristin grew up in Ontario while Aaron is from Fruitland

“We’ve always wanted to get home. We’d moved four times in the last five years. This is where our families are from. This is who . . .