Honoring Veterans

Several volunteers worked hard Saturday morning to honor veterans at Mount Hope Cemetery. Straightening the … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 19, 1957 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Hells Canyon fight … Read more

News of Record for June 19, 2017

Deaths Joseph ‘Joe’ Omann: 92, a longtime Halfway resident, died June 17, 2017, at the … Read more

War On 2 Weeds

Baker City rarely looks as lush and green as it does now, and this has … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60 YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 16, 1957 Monday’s school election is highly crucial … Read more

County budget moves forward

The budget committee addresses issues related to an agreement with Baker City concerning the collection of transient lodging taxes

After deliberations and discussions spanning three budget meetings and a special session, the county budget … Read more

News of Record for June 16, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Arlene Dethloff: Recitation of the rosary will be at 7 o’clock tonight, June … Read more

Acting Naturally

Isabella Evans names the plays she’s done, and it soon starts to sound like a … Read more

Green Power

Taking advantage of the proximity to Idaho, where marijuana is illegal, pot store owners in Huntington are doing a brisk business

HUNTINGTON — Green energy is on display as five large wind turbines slowly spin on … Read more

News of Record for June 14, 2017

Deaths Beverly Jean Sampson Haas: 63, formerly of Baker City, died June 9, 2017, at … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60 YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 14, 1957 State police reported today that the … Read more

Hail Pounds Town

Cindy Fuller had devoted several years to brightening her Baker City property with trees and … Read more

News of Record for June 12, 2017

Deaths Jack Young: 58, a former Halfway resident, died June 10, 2017, at his home … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 12, 1957 The budget committee, headed by Jonas Durr, … Read more

Colorful History

Display of quilts includes stories of the women who crafted them

HAINES — The faded fabrics are only the surface of this quilt show, just a … Read more

County commissioner has mixed feelings about feds’ review of sage grouse plans

Baker County Commissioner Mark Bennett is cautiously optimistic about the federal government’s pending review of … Read more

News of Record for June 9, 2017

Deaths Douglas L. “Doug” Crawford: 72, of Baker City, died June 7, 2017, at St. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 9, 1957 Hoping for a bigger crowd than ever … Read more

Midnight Blaze

Nine adults and an infant were displaced by a fire that started just before midnight … Read more

News of Record for June 7, 2017

Deaths Duane Ewing: 80, of Baker City, died June 5, 2017, at his home. Plans … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 7, 1957 A pleasant young couple from DesPlaines, Illinois, … Read more

Hero’s Welcome

A hero’s welcome greeted a retired Air Force fighter pilot who addressed his great-nephew’s graduating … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 5, 1957 K.F. Jacobsen of Portland was awarded the … Read more

What A Pickle

When you show up as the fourth player — even if you didn’t intend to … Read more

Lawyer David Coughlin retiring

Lured by the Elkhorns, he has been practicing law in Baker City since 1971

J. David Coughlin could not have known that his future would be decided the instant … Read more

News of Record for June 2, 2017

Deaths John “Jack” Bowen: 75, of Baker City, died June 1, 2017, at his home. … Read more

Beginning To Bite

Matt Hutchinson understands that people might have been tempted, when the temperature plunged to 25 … Read more

2 killed in holiday weekend accidents

Two Idaho men were killed in separate accidents in Baker County during Memorial Day weekend. … Read more

News of Record for May 31, 2017

Deaths Sunne Russell: 78, of Baker City and formerly of John Day, died May 27, … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 31, 1957 Inclusion of $22,303 in the budget for … Read more

Students combine basketball, art

Artist Frank Etxaniz brought a rainbow of basketballs, colorful hoops and encouragement to student artists … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 29, 1957 A visitor in the Baker area from … Read more

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