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County voters to decide in May whether to make commission positions non-partisan


Baker County voters will decide in May 2015 whether to make the three Baker County Board of Commissioner positions non-partisan.

Those are partisan positions now.

The change would apply to future elections. 

Randy Joseph, who lives near Sumpter, is the chief petitioner.

See more in Wednesday's issue of the Baker City Herald. 


Wheel Watching

Garry McLin’s colorful Ferris wheel catches the eyes of passers-by on Main Street


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S. John Collins / Baker City Herald Garry McLin's 6-foot-4-inch-tall Ferris wheel spins in the window at Baker Gold and Silver 24 hours a day.

By Joshua Dillen

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One would not expect to see a carnival ride in Baker City at this time of year.

But there is one on Main Street.

Unfortunately, it’s not ridable.

Unless the passenger is a small mouse.

Or a Lego man.

Garry McLin, 70, who “hangs out” at Baker Gold and Silver most days, has built a 6-foot-tall electric-powered Ferris wheel in the establishment.


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