Future of Schools

Principal Phil Anderson has perfected a system for shuffling nearly 460 students through the halls … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 14, 2018

Deaths Frances Burgess: 89, of Baker City, died Feb. 9, 2018, at St. Alphonsus Medical … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald February 14, 1968 Pfc. Merle L. Lethlean, currently serving with … Read more

Robot Builders

Participants use computers to control their LEGO assemblies

J.J. Dryden clicks “play” and grins as his LEGO robot starts a jerky walk across … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald February 12, 1968 Rep. Robert Packwood, R-Portland, a candidate for … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 12, 2018

Deaths Lorene Colton: 77, a longtime Baker Valley resident, died Feb. 10, 2018, at St. … Read more

Winter Wonders

Visitors to Geiser-Pollman Park saw a strange sight Wednesday. Lawnmowers. On the seventh of February. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald February 9, 1968 Four men representing the Paramount movie company … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 9, 2018

Deaths Virginia “Ginger” LaRee Tittle: 60, of North Powder, died Feb. 7, 2018, at her home. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalley  funeralhome.com Harold Bell: 90, of Baker City, died Feb. 8, 2018, at his home with his family at his side. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalley  funeralhome.com FUNERAL PENDING James R. “Jim” Sherman: Memorial service with military honors will take place March 3 at 11 a.m. at the Elkhorn Baptist Church, 3520 Birch St., with Pastor Tim Fisher officiating. Following the service, a reception will take place at Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St. To light a candle for James or to leave a condolence for his family, go to www.grayswestco.com Mark Edward Freeman: Celebration of his life, 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 18, at Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to one of these charities: Crossroads, Eastern Oregon Regional Theater, The YMCA or The Bobcat Foundation through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Mark or to offer condolences to his family, go to www.grayswestco.com POLICE LOG Baker City Police THEFT III: Joseph Lane Andersen, 19, of 1701 Fourth St., No. 1, 11:35 a.m. Wednesday; at Albertsons, 1120 Campbell St. VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT (Two Baker County Circuit Court warrants), INTERFERING WITH A PEACE OFFICER and UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Travis James Darnell, 25, of 1695 Auburn Ave., 11:54 a.m. Wednesday, at Estes and Main streets; jailed. POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Jason Richard Harris, 45, of 1151 Elm St., 9:28 p.m. Wednesday, at Campbell and Grove streets; cited and released. ASSAULT IV: Steve Edward Overbay, 53, of Haines, 12:16 p.m. Thursday, in the 1600 block of Auburn Avenue; jailed and later released on bail. Baker County Sheriff’s Office Arrests,citations DOG AS A PUBLIC NUISANCE: Trista Pauline Baker, 33, of 2431 Campbell St., 6:24 p.m. Wednesday, at her home; cited and released.

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Baker girl, 6, suffers burns

Moira Reeves was hurt in an accident at her home Jan. 20

A Brooklyn Primary School kindergartner has undergone two surgeries over the past two weeks at … Read more

Reservoir Refilling

The spigot that pours water into one of Baker County’s biggest irrigation reservoirs might be … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 7, 2018

Deaths James R. Sherman: 72, of Baker City, died today at his home surrounded by … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald February 7, 1968 Charges against Bobbie J. McBroom, Haines, of … Read more

Pedal With Purpose

Forty-four people pledged time, money and their leg muscles to raise money for the Baker … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 5, 2018

Deaths Jeanette Pearl Slobig: 77, of Baker City, died Feb. 4, 2018, at Settler’s Park … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald February 5, 1968 Members of the Citizens for Civil Affairs … Read more

Helping Hands

Community Connection offers assistance to local residents

The chili and cornbread enticed Phillip Braesch to Community Connection in Baker City, and he … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 2, 2018

FUNERALS PENDING Marilyn Hutton: Her funeral will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 17, at … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald February 2, 1968 A demonstration lecture sponsored by the Atomic … Read more

Gus Gets Going

Effort is underway to raise money for a tricycle for Augustus Macy

Augustus Macy watches his older brother Henry sprint past, then a smile lights up his … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 31, 2018

Deaths Sterling Hayes: 77, of Baker City, died Jan. 29, 2018, at the Payette Center … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald January 31, 1968 Congressman Al Ullman’s office has announced that … Read more

Warmest January? It’s possible

The cold front that swept through Baker County Tuesday wasn’t particularly cold by January standards … Read more

Note to readers: Changes to access for Monday's replica edition

Due to a technical issue, Monday's e-edition (replica) of the Herald is available at a … Read more

Baker City Councilor Adam Nilsson's complaints against Baker City Police Department, Baker County and two police officers

Six separate documents: Complaint against county (2 pages); complaint against city police (2 pages); complaint against Deputy Gabe Maldonado (1 page); complaint against Lt. Jef Van Arsdall (1 page)

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Mary Collard named Woman of the Year at 88th Baker County Chamber of Commerce awards banquet

Man of the Year: David Cowan; Legacy Man and Woman of the Year: Rick and Kathy Taylor; Business of the Year: Snake River PCS

See more winners in the Jan. 29, 2018, issue of the Baker City Herald. … Read more

Council member plans to sue city, county

Baker City Councilor Adam Nilsson has served notice to city and county officials that he … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 29, 2018

FUNERAL PENDING Marilyn Hutton: Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald January 29, 1968 Robert W. Packwood, now serving in his … Read more

A New Beginning

Lane Parry Forestry Consulting was honored by the Oregon Board of Forestry for helping landowners whose forests were burned during the Cornet/Windy Ridge fire

Lane Parry watched some of his more rewarding professional achievements transformed into black ash and … Read more

Online threat locks schools

Police trace Wednesday threat to man who was in Washington and who claimed it was a ‘stupid comment’

Baker City Police Chief Wyn Lohner said a coordinated effort by regional law enforcement officers … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 26, 2018

Deaths Mary Ann Darnell: 78, of Baker City, died Jan. 24, 2018, at her residence … Read more

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