From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 17, 1957 A 10,000-acre range fire which blazed up … Read more

Hudson Heals

Like a lot of 6-year-olds, Hudson Zednik enjoys teasing with his parents. And he uses … Read more

Eclipse traffic may be issue

As the 2017 solar eclipse gets closer, traffic congestion is a top eclipse-related issue that … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 16, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Steve Sheridan: Steve’s friends are invited to attend a scattering of his ashes … Read more

Woman held on murder charge

A Meridian, Idaho, woman is being held without bail in the Baker County Jail on … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 16, 1957 A year from now, the Snake River … Read more

It’s Show Time

Revving engines shaking the boots you’re standing in, roaring of metal on metal collisions, and … Read more

Stores stock up for eclipse

Huntington, Sumpter and Baker business owners/managers plan to be ready for the horde of visitors expected to arrive

Tracy McCue doesn’t know how many people will gather in Huntington to watch the Aug. … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 14, 2017

Deaths Fay Paustian: 83, of Baker City, died Aug. 13, 2017, at Beehive Homes in … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 14, 1957 Scouting activities have taken one Baker boy … Read more

Better Than Fair

Sheep raiser Gussie Cook says ‘animals are the key to your heart’

For Gussie Cook, raising sheep to show at the Baker County Fair isn’t just about … Read more

Bear Butte continues to cool off

The second-biggest town in Baker County is beginning to shrink as firefighters douse the diminishing … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 11, 2017

Deaths Viola Hill: 78, of Richland, died Aug. 7, 2017, at her home with her … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 12, 1957 The emergency free-will gift drive to save … Read more

They All Survived

Tom Rasmussen knew, in that awful moment when he rounded the corner and saw the … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 9, 2017

Deaths Barbara Burchard: 68, of Baker City, died Aug. 7, 2017, at her home. Arrangements … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 9, 1957 Baker County will have a new “Queen … Read more

Public meeting tonight about Bear Butte fire

Fire officials working on the Bear Butte fire near Anthony Lakes will have a public … Read more

Making Progress

Blaze prompts evacuation of Anthony Lakes resort, campgrounds

Fire crews have taken advantage of a favorable wind direction to begin corralling a blaze … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 7, 1957 “Seeing is beliving,” an old and often … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 7, 2017

Deaths Ken McGuire: 66, of Baker City, died Aug. 4, 2017, at St. Alphonsus Medical … Read more

Forest Service reduces size estimate of Bear Butte fire

Agency also says cause not yet determined

Crews are trying to keep a wildfire from spreading beyond the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway … Read more

1,000-acre, human-caused blaze closes section of Elkhorn Drive Byway

Crews are working on a fast-growing, human-caused wildfire that has forced the closure of the … Read more

Eclipse Souvenirs

While stamp collectors covet the 2017 Eclipse Stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service on … Read more

Fire burns 2,000 acres

A human-caused fire that started Thursday afternoon along Brownlee Reservoir burned about 2,000 acres of … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 5, 1957 A 1957 version of the Old Oregon … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 4, 2017

FUNERAL PENDING Joe Omann: Graveside memorial service with military honors, Saturday, Aug. 5, at 1 … Read more

Smooth Approach

The Baker City Airport has gotten a $1.8 million face lift. And the federal and … Read more

Crews working on 2,000-acre fire along Brownlee Reservoir

Crews are working on a 2,000-acre fire along the Snake River Road on Brownlee Reservoir … Read more

Baby OK after being left in car

Sydney Slobig found herself in the right place at the right time to offer comfort … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 2, 1957 A new pastime has been added to … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 2, 2017

DEATHS Bonnie Langley: 82, of Huntington, died July 29, 2017, at her home. Gray’s West … Read more

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