Health Care Help

Ailing health insurance system a major topic for the U.S. senator

Sen. Ron Wyden fielded questions about health care, North Korea and firefighting costs during a … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 13, 2017

Deaths Norma Letha Justus: 83, of Baker City, died Oct. 11, 2017, at her home … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald October 13, 1967 Installation of the series of 19 towers … Read more

Cost Challenges

Baker City Manager Fred Warner Jr. said Tuesday that the city might need to stop … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 11, 2017

Deaths Harvey L. Halverson: 100, of Sumpter, died Oct. 7, 2017, at his home. No … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald October 11, 1967 Baker County road crews are following up … Read more

Driver crashes during high-speed chase

A Baker City woman is being held without bail at the Baker County Jail today … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 9, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Cecil Eugene “Gene” Rose: Funeral, 1:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, at the Church … Read more

Bothersome Bears

UPDATE: ODFW officials trapped a male bear about 9 p.m. Thursday near Jan Smith's home … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 6, 2017

Deaths Dr. William F. “Bill” Heizer: 86, of Baker City, died Oct. 2, 2017, at … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald October 6, 1967 H.S. Cox and Scott Coulter of the … Read more

Freedom to Choose

Director Perry Stokes banned man who hid movies with gay, lesbian themes

Perry Stokes has had people lose books and other library items, and damage them and, … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 4, 2017

Deaths Dr. William F. “Bill” Heizer: 86, of Baker City, died Oct. 2, 2017, at … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald October 4, 1967 The strong gusts of wind that Tuesday … Read more

A Glitch In Time

City officials think rapid temperature changes might be responsible

Time may have seemed to slow down in Baker City lately. But the city is … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 2, 2017

FUNERAL PENDING Lynn and Lila Shumway: Memorial service Saturday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. at … Read more

Digging Deep

Grower says end of the drought has been a boon for spud farmers

Mark Ward was sweating this year’s potato crop during the summer’s heat waves, but he’s … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 29, 1967 Oregon Governor Tom McCall told Baker civil … Read more

5J board to pass teacher contract

District and teachers union have been in mediation after failing to reach a settlement

The Baker School Board is expected to approve a contract agreement Monday with 5J teachers … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 29, 2017

Deaths La Ferrest “L.A.” Gay: 64, of Portland, died Sept. 27, 2017, at Richland. Arrangements … Read more

Worried About The Watershed

When Arvid Andersen remembers watching the Cornet/Windy Ridge fire race through miles of drought-stricken Baker … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 27, 1967 Papal honors are to be conferred on … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 27, 2017

FUNERALS PENDING Isla Graven: Graveside service Friday, Sept. 29, at 11 a.m. at the Eagle … Read more

Budding Business

Patty Bradford points to all the new features of her living room — a space … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 25, 2017

Deaths Gene Roark: 87, of Baker City, died Sept. 22, 2017, at his home. Gray’s … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 25, 1967 Highway traffic in this area during July … Read more

Class Makes A Splash

Gusting winds and intermittent rainstorms made David Nelson just a little nervous as he and … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 22, 1967 A large crowd turned out Thursday night … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 22, 2017

Deaths Gail Kepler: 74, of Baker City, died Sept. 15, 2017, at her residence at … Read more

Snow Long, Summer

Baker County’s record-setting summer finally surrendered. But the season didn’t slink away. It sprinted. Barely … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 20, 1967 Local businessman Dick Haynes announced this morning … Read more

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