Not the common cheese connoisseur

Cody Cook’s eyes sparkle as she explains the varieties spread across the cheese board — … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 15, 2017

DEATHS Constance “Connie” Hathaway Carnagy: 77, of Baker City, died Sept. 14, 2017, at Settler’s … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 15, 1967 Burning by the use of burning barrels … Read more

‘It’s Mind-Boggling’

The damage that Friday’s flash flooding inflicted on roads, campgrounds and the land itself along … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 13, 1967 The Public Utility Commission late Monday upheld … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 13, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Aggie Immoos: Memorial service Friday, Sept. 15, at 11 a.m. at the Richland … Read more

Flash flood hits near Unity

Storms also sparked several small wildfires

A pair of cloudbursts late Friday afternoon that pummeled slopes scorched during last summer’s Rail … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 11, 2017

DEATHS Cecil Eugene “Gene” Rose: 88, of Baker City, died Sept.6, 2017, at his home … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 11, 1967 Teams from the North held the upper … Read more

Baker-La Grande football game postponed until Saturday evening

Due to wildfire smoke that continues to degrade the air quality, Baker High School's football … Read more

Nothing To See Here

Students didn’t get as sweaty as usual during recess Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at Brooklyn … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 8, 2017

DEATHS Gene C. Rose: 88, of Baker City, died Thursday at Meadowbrook Assisted Living Community. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 8, 1967 Should eastbound trains 11 and 12 between … Read more

River of Relief

Baker City’s sizzling summer is making a mess of the weather records book. The high … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 6, 2017

DEATHS Jodie Averett: 60, of Baker City, died Sept. 4, 2017, at St. Alphonsus Medical … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 6, 1967 High school students from Eagle Valley, who … Read more

City gets fire grant

Baker City has been awarded a federal grant that, if the City Council agrees to … Read more

Stonemason restores City Hall’s entrance

The hub of city business has received a minor facelift. Those who have visited Baker … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 5, 1967 The Grand Champion Livestock Showmanship ribbon of … Read more

Baker man dies in Highway 30 crash

A Baker City man died in a one-vehicle rollover on Chandler Lane north of Baker … Read more

Crews working on fire in wilderness

Firefighters have made progress on a lightning-sparked blaze on the west side of the Elkhorns, … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 4, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Jack Randolph “Sam” Bass: His funeral will be Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10 … Read more

Pouring It On

Street work in Baker City won’t be affecting travelers after the middle of this month. … Read more

Mercury stored at site of blaze

County health department says no health risk to the general public

Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are trying to determine whether mercury that was … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 1, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Jack Randolph “Sam” Bass: His funeral will be Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10 … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 1, 1967 It starts tomorrow — the pageantry of … Read more

Needing A Friend

Natasha Harrington’s family raising money for seizure alert dog

For Robin Harrington, 30 seconds is a lifetime when she’s watching her daughter in the … Read more

Former mayor Sam Bass dies at 75

Sam Bass, a military transplant from North Carolina who dedicated most of his life to … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 30, 2017

Deaths Jack Randolph “Sam” Bass: 75, of Baker City, died Aug. 28, 2017, at St. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

60YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 30, 1957 Grain harvest is in full swing in … Read more

A Scorching Start

Summer vacation has ended for Baker students but summer most certainly has not. In fact … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 28, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Betty Jane Mattes White: Her service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. … Read more

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