Letter to the Editor for March 16, 2018

Proud of students, dismayed by some adults’ reactions In hearing about the recent 17-minute walkout … Read more

Letter to the Editor for March 12, 2018

Bill in Congress would help TV translator district Last year many Union and Baker County … Read more

Letter to the Editor for March 14, 2018

We should be studying the causes of gun violence There were two articles on the … Read more

Symbolism and some substance

There are multiple ways Baker High School students could honor the victims of the Feb. … Read more

Land sale is sensible

Baker City’s tentative plan to pay the estimated $930,000 cost to replace the irrigation system … Read more

A glimpse into the Communist fears of the ’50s

It’s no secret that America was more than a little bit worried about Communists during … Read more

Letters to the Editor for March 7, 2018

Baker’s first baby from 1926 In reading Juanita Van Cleave’s obituary I would like to … Read more

BHS girls basketball makes us proud

The Baker High School girls basketball team has been almost perfect this season. Actually they … Read more

Time to decide on tree trims

There is an inherent conflict between the trees that beautify our city and the power … Read more

Letters to the Editor for March 2, 2018

City Council acting like it has someone else’s credit card Let me understand: the city … Read more

Automakers missing the mark with minivans

Honda’s latest Odyssey minivan is a fine vehicle, I’m sure, but the company’s engineers apparently … Read more

Salt shows again that it’s useful

Another snowstorm, another relatively tranquil period on Interstate 84 through Northeastern Oregon. There are myriad … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Feb. 26, 2018

Don’t let Forest Service restrict motorized access In the next few months, we anticipate the … Read more

February whims: Buttercups and polar winds

Not long after I photographed buttercup blossoms I was trying to thaw my frozen nostrils … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 21, 2018

What’s changed in America? What’s changed? We’ve recently had yet another tragedy in the death … Read more

Intrigued by lime plant plan

There are multiple reasons for Baker County to clean up the abandoned lime plant along … Read more

What do we want to be?

This isn’t the country we want it to be. Surely we can all agree on … Read more

Elk vs. chopper; and my obsession with tires

An elk has brought down a helicopter in Utah. This might sound like a “man … Read more

Golf carts and the city budget

Baker City Manager Fred Warner Jr., in his report to the City Council recommending councilors … Read more

Pot’s not the only problem

Baker City Police Chief Wyn Lohner is concerned because he and his officers cited 22 … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Feb. 12, 2018

Fires foil forest work, services Across the nation, the 2017 wildfire season was unprecedented in … Read more

When Baker City was among Oregon’s biggest

One hundred years ago Baker City was the fifth-largest city in Oregon. Today it ranks … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2018

Idaho Power hasn’t shown a need for B2H line Mitch Colburn has a terrible job. … Read more

Don’t wait to help foster kids

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has done his job by compiling an audit of … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 7, 2018

Idaho Power’s story about B2H doesn’t hold water After reading the article in Friday’s Baker … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 5, 2018

Democrats are rewarding the wrong people Out of touch? OK, so we had a shutdown … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 2, 2018

City councilor says he won’t, and shouldn’t, resign I did not commit a crime. But … Read more

Let’s spur real debate

Considering the myriad ways in which Donald Trump has at least temporarily changed our perception … Read more

Remembering two men who loved the mountains

I was only slightly acquainted with two Baker City men who died recently yet I … Read more

Nilsson should resign

Adam Nilsson should step down as a Baker City Council member. We don’t question Nilsson’s … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Jan. 31, 2018

Wondering why Baker City Police stopped me Last October, I was stopped by two Baker … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Jan. 29, 2018

Applauding Commissioner Bruce Nichols’ independence In a letter to the editor of the Baker City … Read more

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