Baker City officials should enforce, as fairly as possible, every ordinance that’s in effect.
Baker City officials should not use those ordinances as the pretext for writing as many tickets as possible.
Shannon Regan, who as the city’s community service officer enforces the
city’s ordinance that prohibits people from piling trash and other
“public nuisances” (as the ordinance defines them), seems to understand
When Baker City Herald reporter Chris Collins went along with Regan
for a couple hours earlier this month, Regan stopped to talk with a man
who had kindled a debris fire.
The man inadvertently put a plastic milk jug in his burn pile.
Burning plastics is illegal in the city because they can produce