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News of Record for May 22, 2015

Deaths

Damian Fregoso: 50, of Baker City, died May 21, 2015, at his home. Coles Tribute Center is in charge of arrangements.

Alvin Elmer Blank: 82, a former New Bridge resident, died May 21, 2015, at Pasco, Washington. Gray’s West & Co. is in charge of arrangements.

John Henry Williamson: 82, of La Grande and formerly of Baker City, died May 20, 2015. Visitations will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 27, at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St. in La Grande. The rosary will be said at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 1002 L Ave. in La Grande. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. There will be a graveside service with military honors afterward at Grandview Cemetery in La Grande.

Funeral pending

Lois “Peggy” (Pickler-McDowell) Black: There will be a graveside celebration of Peggy’s life Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

Mary Ruth Brown: Friends and family are invited to help celebrate the life of Mary Ruth Brown, who died on Feb. 23, 2015. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Union Hotel on Main Street in Union. “Come share remembrances and the poetry and the music she loved,” family members said. There will be a buffet lunch served at noon by the Union Hotel. RSVP the Hotel by calling 541-562-1200 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to make a lunch reservation. Later that day, attendees are encouraged to join in further celebrating Mary Ruth Brown’s life at a potluck and bluegrass jam at Wisdom Creek Ranch at 5 p.m. Those attending are welcome to bring a tent, trailer, or RV or plan to sleep under the stars.

John Paul Atkinson: Memorial graveside service for John Paul Atkinson, who died Feb. 2, 2015. The service, with military honors, will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Jesse Whitford of the Baker City Christian Church will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at Community Connection, 2810 Cedar St.; Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel is assisting with arrangements.


News of Record for May 20, 2015

DEATHS

Cathy Louise Christensen: 54, of Baker City, died May 18, 2015, at her home. Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Louis L. Townsend: 82, of Baker City, died May 18, 2015, at Settler’s Park Assisted Living Facility. Visitations will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1250 Hughes Lane. Pastor Lennie Spooner will officiate. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a reception afterward at the Nazarene Church Fellowship Hall.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Northeast Oregon Compassion Center through Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey  Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.

FUNERALS PENDING

Mary Ruth Brown: Friends and family are invited to help celebrate the life of Mary Ruth Brown, who died on Feb. 23, 2015. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Union Hotel on Main Street in Union. “Come share remembrances and the poetry and the music she loved,” family members said. There will be a buffet lunch served at noon by the Union Hotel. RSVP the Hotel by calling 541-562-1200 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to make a lunch reservation. Later that day, attendees are encouraged to join in further celebrating Mary Ruth Brown’s life at a potluck and bluegrass jam at Wisdom Creek Ranch at 5 p.m. Those attending are welcome to bring a tent, trailer, or RV or plan to sleep under the stars.

John Paul Atkinson: Memorial graveside service for John Paul Atkinson, who died Feb. 2, 2015. The service, with military honors, will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Jesse Whitford of the Baker City Christian Church will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at Community Connection, 2810 Cedar St.; Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel is assisting with arrangements.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION (Baker County Parole Board warrant): Jeff Jameil Sult, 43, of 627 David Eccles Ave., 2:37 p.m. Monday, at his home; jailed.

POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Aleasha Watkins, 21, of 627 David Eccles Ave., 2:37 p.m. Monday at her home; jailed.

 

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

POSSESSION OF LESS THAN AN OUNCE OF MARIJUANA: Michelle Rose Haley, 28, of Tukwila, Washington, 9:54 a.m. Saturday, on Interstate 84, about 25 miles south of Baker City; cited and released.

POSSESSION OF MORE THAN AN OUNCE OF MARIJUANA BUT LESS THAN 4 OUNCES: Robert Raymond Romero, 55, of Campo, California, 11:19 a.m. Friday, on Interstate 84 at Baker City; cited and released.


News of Record for May 18, 2015

FUNERALS PENDING

Lois “Peggy” (Pickler-McDowell) Black: There will be a graveside celebration of Peggy’s life Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

Mary Ruth Brown: Friends and family are invited to help celebrate the life of Mary Ruth Brown, who died on Feb. 23, 2015. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Union Hotel on Main Street in Union. “Come share remembrances and the poetry and the music she loved,” family members said. There will be a buffet lunch served at noon by the Union Hotel. RSVP the Hotel by calling 541-562-1200 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to make a lunch reservation. Later that day, attendees are encouraged to join in further celebrating Mary Ruth Brown’s life at a potluck and bluegrass jam at Wisdom Creek Ranch at 5 p.m. Those attending are welcome to bring a tent, trailer, or RV or plan to sleep under the stars.

John Paul Atkinson: Memorial graveside service for John Paul Atkinson, who died Feb. 2, 2015. The service, with military honors, will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Jesse Whitford of the Baker City Christian Church will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at Community Connection, 2810 Cedar St.; Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel is assisting with arrangements.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION (Baker County warrant): Janet Marie Schomburg, 70, of 1025 Fifth St., 8:56 a.m. Friday, at the sheriff’s office; cited and released.

FAILURE TO APPEAR (Malheur County warrant): Michelle Joy Stuckert, 39, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, 11:50 a.m. Friday, on Pocahontas Road; jailed and later transferred to Malheur County.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS: James Donald Doyle, 60, of 3320 Kirkway Drive, 2:51 p.m. Friday, in the 1100 block of Campbell Street; cited and released.

POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Anthony Morgan Mailman, 30, of La Grande, 2:57 p.m. Sunday, on David Eccles Road; jailed.

Crime reports

BURGLARY II: Police said a burglar entered an unattached garage in the 1000 block of South Bridge Street, between 5 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; taken: tools and a printer/scanner with a total value of about $1,500 belonging to Patrick Ryan Oberlander, 35, of Baker City. 

 

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS, FAILURE TO APPEAR (Two Umatilla County warrants), and PROBATION VIOLATION: Jon Alvin Sanders, 53, of Richland, 9:44 p.m. Friday, at his home; jailed.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

ASSAULT IV and HARASSMENT: Melissa Dawn Stevens, 45, of Bristol, Tennessee, 11:10 p.m. Thursday, at Farewell Bend State Park; jailed.

FELON IN POSSESSION OF A WEAPON: Steven David Brown, 61, of Madras, 12:06 p.m. May 11, on Cracker Creek Road near Sumpter; jailed and later released.


News of Record for May 15, 2015

FUNERALS PENDING

Fred Masterson: A Celebration of Fred’s life and a potluck will be Sunday, May 17, at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

Lois “Peggy” (Pickler-McDowell) Black: There will be a graveside celebration of Peggy’s life Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

Mary Ruth Brown: Friends and family are invited to help celebrate the life of Mary Ruth Brown, who died on Feb. 23, 2015. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Union Hotel on Main Street in Union. “Come share remembrances and the poetry and the music she loved,” family members said. There will be a buffet lunch served at noon by the Union Hotel. RSVP the Hotel by calling 541-562-1200 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to make a lunch reservation. Later that day, attendees are encouraged to join in further celebrating Mary Ruth Brown’s life at a potluck and bluegrass jam at Wisdom Creek Ranch at 5 p.m. Those attending are welcome to bring a tent, trailer, or RV or plan to sleep under the stars.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Kim Elizabeth Montiel, 52, of 1695 Auburn Ave., No. 26, 9:59 p.m. Wednesday at the sheriff’s office; jailed and later released on bail.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT II: Theodore Lee Schadewitz, 52, of 44287 Deer Haven, 4:20 p.m. Thursday, in the 1200 block of Campbell Street; jailed.


News of Record for May 13, 2015

FUNERALS PENDING

Fred Masterson: A Celebration of Fred’s life and a potluck will be Sunday, May 17, at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

Lois “Peggy” (Pickler-McDowell) Black: There will be a graveside celebration of Peggy’s life Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

CONTEMPT OF COURT (Baker County warrant): Scott Wade Culley, 23, of 1519 10th St., 10:53 a.m. at Ash Street and Washington Avenue; jailed.

Crime reports

THEFT I: In the 2000 block of D Street, between 9:55 a.m. and 10:09 p.m. Sunday; taken: a mountain bike valued at $1,500 belonging to James Weston Hart, 33, of Baker City; police said the bike was stored in the back of Hart’s pickup truck.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE (Baker County warrant): Kristopher Douglas McEwen, 21, of 1504 11th St., 3:48 p.m. Monday, at his home; cited and released.

Baker County Parole and Probation

PROBATION VIOLATION: Markus Gregory Burke, 35, of 2230 Campbell St., 2:25 p.m. Monday, in the 2200 block of Campbell Street; jailed.


News of Record for May 11, 2015

DEATHS

Joanne C. Voile: 77, of Nyssa, died May 8, 2015, at her home of  natural causes. Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Caldwell, Idaho, is in charge of arrangements.

FUNERAL PENDING

Lois “Peggy” (Pickler-McDowell) Black: There will be a graveside celebration of Peggy’s life Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

BIRTHS

Felton: Desteni and Jesse of Baker City, May 4, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise, a boy, Justice Nathanial Felton, 10 pounds, 15 ounces, 21 inches long; grandparents are Rick and Sarah Felton of Sumpter, Bill and Debbie Brown of Baker City, and Michael Long of Vashon Island, Washington.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: Cassandra Lopez, 32, of 3225 14th St.; Ann Marie Bolanos 35, of 1015 Dewey Ave.; and Sherrie Irene Richardson, 54, of 3211 13th St., 9:19 a.m.  Friday, at Lopez’s home; all three were jailed.

CONTEMPT OF COURT (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Roderick Joseph Gagnon, 37, of 1315 Hughes Lane, 1:40 a.m. Sunday, in the 2400 block of Oak Street; jailed.

FAILURE TO ABIDE BY TERMS OF DEFERRED PROSECUTION AGREEMENT: Anthony Allan Myers, 35, of 2036 Grove St., 2:42 p.m. Sunday, in the 2000 block of Grove Street; jailed.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Carmon Deon Hendriksen, 26, of 1555 Baker St., 7:07 p.m. Sunday, in the 2000 block of Grove St.; jailed and later released on bail.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF METHAMPHTAMINE: Joseph William Dial, 24, address unknown, 7:07 p.m. Sunday, in the 2000 block of Grove Street; jailed.


News of Record for May 8, 2015

FUNERALS PENDING

Fred Masterson: A Celebration of Fred’s life and a potluck will be Sunday, May 17, at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com


News of Record for May 6, 2015

FUNERALS PENDING

Velma K. Semingson: Memorial service, 1 p.m., Thursday, May 7, at the Haines Methodist Church. Sally Wiens will officiate. Interment will be at the Haines Cemetery. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception afterward at the Haines Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814

Fred Masterson: A Celebration of Fred’s life and a potluck will be Sunday, May 17, at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

Lois “Peggy” (Pickler-McDowell) Black: Graveside celebration of Peggy’s life will be Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

DRIVING WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE SUSPENDED: Gordon Henry Bonebrake, 47, of 1005 S. Bridge St., 9:45 a.m. Monday, at Fourth and Madison streets; cited and released.

CRIMINAL TRESPASSING II: Jeffery Allen Furtney, 43, of 1224 Place St., 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, in the 1600 block of Oak Street; jailed.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

CUTTING AND TRANSPORTING OF SPECIAL FOREST PRODUCTS (firewood): Steven Alfred Schulthorpe, 23, of Baker City; and Mathew Eli Williams, 24, of Baker City, both were cited and released at 9:21 a.m. April 23 at Washington Gulch.


News of Record for May 4, 2015

DEATHS

Ernest L. Scrivner: 91, of Baker City, died May 1, 2015, at his home. Visitations will be Thursday, May 7 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. His funeral will be Friday, May 8 at 2 p.m. at the Baker United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church or to Heart ’N Home Hospice through Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.

Judy Kennedy: 62, of Baker City, died May 2, 2015, at her home. Arrangements are by Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel.

Almyra “Marge” Walter: 94, died May 1, 2015, at Lourdes Medical Hospital in Pasco, Washington. A traditional funeral will be Friday, May 8 at 11 a.m. at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 42171 Chico Road in Baker City. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Friends are invited to join the famiily for a reception following at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church reception hall. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com.

FUNERALS PENDING

Velma K. Semingson: Memorial service, 1 p.m., Thursday, May 7, at the Haines Methodist Church. Sally Wiens will officiate. Interment will be at the Haines Cemetery. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception afterward at the Haines Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814

Fred Masterson: A Celebration of Fred’s life and a potluck will be Sunday, May 17 at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

Lois “Peggy” (Pickler-McDowell) Black: Graveside celebration of Peggy’s life will be Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com


News of Record for May 1, 2015

FUNERALS PENDING

Bruce Valentine: Graveside service with military honors, Friday, May 1, at 4 p.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Cardiac Transplant Unit, where Bruce experienced many miracles. Contributions may be made through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

James Johnson: Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, May 2 at noon at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Elgin. A potluck reception will follow immediately after the service. Those who would like to make a memorial donation in memory of James may do so to the Wounded Warrior Project through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

Fred Masterson: A Celebration of Fred’s life and a potluck will be Sunday, May 17 at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT: Michelle Lynn Wehl, 53, 2614 1/2 First St., 12:36 p.m. Thursday at her home; jailed.

UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE: Forrest Lee Entermille, 36, 14780 Mill Creek Lane, 2:44 p.m. Thursday at Campbell and Cedar streets; jailed.

WARRANT ARREST: Brent Allen Bishop, 34, transient, 7:08 p.m. Thursday at 2450 Broadway St., cited and released.

FOURTH-DEGREE ASSAULT, STRANGULATION: Richard Reynolds Wagner, 48, 1624 14th St., 10:55 p.m. Thursday at his home; jailed.

CONTEMPT OF COURT (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Jonathon Dale Fields, 28, of 1783 1/2 Valley Ave., 3:57 p.m. Wednesday, at his home; jailed.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

CRIMINAL TRESPASSING: Daniel Ryan Vogel, 29, of Lafayette, Louisiana, 9:24 p.m. Monday, on the Anthony Lakes Highway at Haines; jailed.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

FAILURE TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER: Ricky Milan Cobb, 62, of Baker City, 10:37 a.m. Monday at the state police office; cited and released.

FAILURE TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER: Mark Clevenger Snell, 66, of Durkee, 1:04 p.m. Monday, at the state police office; cited and released.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL and CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES and FAILURE TO DRIVE WITHIN THE LANE: Larry Allen Stewart, 61, of Pendleton, 9:42 p.m. Wednesday, on Highway 30 near Haines; jailed.


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