AROUND OREGON: Two freight-to-rail centers in the Willamette Valley and eastern Oregon have failed to fulfill a single promise of boosting agricultural exports and reducing emissions
While Ontario School District leaders have touted a plan to shift all students in each grade into the same building, the district’s administrators have been less candid about a plan to close Cairo and Pioneer Elementary Schools.
The old Green Lantern saloon in Nyssa offers reminders of wild times at the start of the past century. An article in Journey, the Enterprise’s history publication, offers a glimpse into that history.
SPECIAL REPORT: Legislators head to Denmark to learn about energy efficiency in the company of utility lobbyists and executives. Only one took notes and another plagiarized the agenda in reporting on the trip.
Daniela Perez was home alone when a drug addict entered her Ontario home and confronted Perez. Her murder shook the community and police say the murderer a day later tok his own life as they closed in. Perez was studying to become a family therapist.
SPECIAL REPORT: More than three miles of rail track built in Nyssa at a cost of millions wasn’t done to railroad standards, an investigation by the Enterprise has established. Engineers are now trying to convince Union Pacific to accept the reload system.
CHILDREN OF POVERTY: Get access to all five parts of the Enterprise series plus videos and commentary. As a community service, the Enterprise is making this project available at no charge on the web. We ask you to consider: How can you help?
VIDEO: Malheur County has had high rates of impoverished children for years. Local leaders who deal with this challenge share possible solutions.
VIDEO: Watch as local experts in Malheur County share their experiences in dealing with poverty and its impact on local children. Listen to Tobey Huddleston, principal at Aiken Elementary School in Ontario.
VIDEO: Watch as local experts in Malheur County share their experiences in dealing with poverty and its impact on local children. Listen to Mary Ann Almaraz, homeless liaison for the Ontario School District.