ODOT will use salt on slippery I-84 this winter

Snowplowing might seem a misplaced topic during an unusually torrid July, but state highway officials … Read more

Defining Downtown

Baker City’s new downtown group met Wednesday to attract members to volunteer for four committees … Read more

News of Record for July 24, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Elsie Irene Phillips Hoffman: Graveside service on Wednesday, July 26 at 1 p.m. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald July 24, 1957 “Baker is the nicest place in the … Read more

News of Record for July 21, 2017

Deaths Vinnie Givens: 88, of Donnelly, Idaho, and a former Baker City resident, died July … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald July 20, 1957 Fires blazed on five fronts for the … Read more

Dylan’s donations top $56,000

More than 500 people have donated money to Megan Louie and Shad Thomas, the parents … Read more

Tackling A Tuff Task

The northwest stairway entrance to the Baker County Courthouse will get a facelift this fall. … Read more

Parade safety stressed

City manager, police chief, say officials will be discussing ways to make events safer in the wake of Saturday’s accident

Baker City Manager Fred Warner Jr. said city officials will discuss possible new guidelines for … Read more

News of Record for July 19, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Lawrence Ray “Larry” Clark: Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at the … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald July 19, 1957 Contract arrangements between the city of Baker … Read more

Tragic Saturday

Dylan Thomas fell from a float, was run over by a trailer

One of Baker City’s favorite community events turned tragic Saturday morning when a 7-year-old boy … Read more

News of Record for July 17, 2017

Deaths Dylan Scott Thomas: 7, of Baker City, died July 15, 2017, at St. Alphonsus … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald July 17, 1957 Two U.S. air force representatives met with … Read more

7-year-old Baker City boy killed in accident

A 7-year-old Baker City boy was killed in an accident during the Miners Jubilee parade … Read more

Pondering the Park

Five anonymous donors have contributed $33,000 for the project

Thanks to a five anonymous monetary donors and the donated time of a master brick … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald July 13, 1957 What would you do if 1000 evacuees … Read more

News of Record for July 14, 2017

Deaths Edward Davidson: 83, of Baker City, died July 13, 2017, at his home. Arrangements … Read more

Summer Smoothing

The four-block section of Auburn Avenue from Main Street west to Fourth Street is an … Read more

News of Record for July 12, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Beverly Sampson Haas: There will be a celebration of Bev’s life at 11 … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald July 12, 1957 Polio shots were administered to members of … Read more

A Flat Out Fun Ride

It was heaven for some and hell for others at the inaugural Hell on Wheels … Read more

News of Record for July 10, 2017

DEATHS Etta McGuirk: 86, of Baker City, died July 7, 2017, at her home. Gray’s … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald July 11, 1957 Baker’s $500,000 street repair program continues to … Read more

Merkley talks health care

Senator Jeff Merkley, talked about health care and several other topics Saturday during a town … Read more

Fireworks fly

Police have leads in the case and are continuing the investigation

Fifteen residents of Meadowbrook Place were evacuated briefly from their apartments on the Fourth of … Read more

Hells Canyon Rally riders return for the fun of it

Motorcycles will rumble through the streets for another summer weekend

It’s that time of year again when the low rumble of thousands of Harley Davidsons … Read more

County declares eclipse disaster

The declaration could help provide federal and state funding for emergency services

Baker County commissioners approved an eclipse related declaration of disaster at their Wednesday meeting. County … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald July 8, 1957 A charge of negligent driving was brought … Read more

News of Record for July 7, 2017

deaths Eric McQuisten: 59, of Haines, died July 6, 2017, at his home. Tami’s Pine … Read more

Riding the broncs

Younger kids get their chance to test their saddle bronc skills

There are plenty of things for kids to do to get involved in the rodeo, … Read more

Merkley plans town hall meet

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, is holding a town hall meeting in Baker City Saturday. The … Read more

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