Sid Ziegler: 91, of Richland, died Dec. 22, 2017, at Settler’s Park Assisted Living Center in Baker City. A private family gathering in honor of Sid will take place in the spring. For those who would like to make a donation in Sid’s memory, the family suggests the Eagle Valley Ambulance EMT Training Fund through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at

Shelly Rudolph: 53, of Baker City, died Dec. 19, 2017, at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Arrangements are under the direction of Coles Tribute Center. To light a candle in memory of Shelly, go to


Jeffery Givens: 65, of Baker City. A memorial service will be Saturday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. at the Baker City Christian Church, 675 Highway 7. Pastor Jesse Whitford will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in Jeff’s memory or to offer condolences to the family, go to


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

THIRD-DEGREE THEFT: Wesley William Johnston, 21, 2620 Third St., 5:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of Campbell Street; cited and released.

VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT, RESISTING ARREST: Julia Keyes-Brandt, 36, 2129 Seventh St., 8:04 p.m. Tuesday at her home; jailed.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Fischer Christopher Shank, 22, Baker City, 12:44 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Bridge Street.

PAROLE VIOLATION (Statewide felony warrant): Darrin Hilliard, 36, 8:27 a.m. Saturday in the 3600 block of Midway Drive; jailed.

FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM: Jesse William Linscott, 31, 2420 Ninth St., 4:20 p.m. Saturday at his home.