Marvin A. Bennett: 85, of Baker City, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at a local care facility. His memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 20 at Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 1508 Fourth St., at La Grande. A full obituary will be published later.
Tina Bruhn: A celebration of life/memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 1, at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Best Friends of Baker animal rescue organization through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com
Dale Young: A celebration of Dale’s life and memorial service will be Saturday, April 8, at 2 p.m. at the Baker City Nazarene Church, 1250 Hughes Lane. Friends are invited to join the family after the service for refreshments at the church. Dale loved the color blue — those attending are asked to wear it that day in her honor. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Northeast Oregon Compassion Center through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com
Marion “Mac” Crow: There will be a celebration of his life at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2017, at the Halfway Lions Hall. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lions Club or the Hells Canyon Junior Rodeo through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com
Allison Clarke and Sam Vaughan: of Baker City, 1:02 p.m., March 24, 2017, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City; a girl, Nora Ann Vaughan, 7 pounds, 14 ounces; grandparents are Mike and Kim Clarke and Charlie Vaughan.
Baker City Police
ASSAULT IV DOMESTIC: Pamela Collene Mitchell, 33, of 2785 Second St., 2:11 p.m. Wednesday, at her home; jailed.
PROBATION VIOLATION (Baker County warrants): Dexter Sean Clark, 32, of Baker City, 7:29 p.m. Thursday, at Fifth Street and Valley Avenue; jailed.
CONTEMPT OF COURT (Baker County warrant): Paul Lloyd Niehaus, 49, of Baker City, 10:18 a.m. Thursday, at 3320 K St.; cited and released.
Baker County Sheriff’s Office
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS and MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL: Aiden Porter Lang, 20, of 2711 Tracy St., 8:07 p.m. Wednesday, on Anthony Lakes Highway; cited and released.
Oregon State Police
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS (Alcohol): Tina June Langley, 49, of Aloha, 4:36 p.m. Tuesday, at Chandler Lane and Slough Road; Langley also was cited on charges of failure to obey a stop sign and open container of alcohol in vehicle.
On Interstate 84, near the Weatherby Rest Area about 30 miles south of Baker City at 10:09 p.m. Tuesday; police said a semitractor and trailer were traveling west when the driver noticed a fire had started on the right side of the rear axle of the trailer. Driver Carlos Mayer Lavignasse, 44, of Brampton, Ontario, Canada, pulled to the right shoulder, but was unable to extinguish the flames. Police said he unhooked the tractor and moved it a safe distance away from the burning trailer. The trailer, carrying plastic cups and lids, became fully engulfed by the fire and destroyed. Traffic was stopped until fire crews extinguished the blaze. There were no injuries.