Walden meets with county officials

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., was in Baker City Wednesday morning to attend a meeting … Read more

Crews control Halfway fire

Firefighters from throughout the region brought a wildfire near Halfway under control about 8 p.m. … Read more

Taking A Fresh Dip

Two brothers who started a business in Idaho and have the U.S. military as a … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 19, 2018

DEATHS Paul T. Karp: 80, of La Grande and formerly of Baker City, died Sept. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 19, 1968 Mint is one specialty crop that can … Read more

Saline Salivating

Event raises at least $16,000 for Parkinson’s disease research

Although donations are still coming in, this year’s Great Salt Lick auction raised at least … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 17, 2018

FUNERALS PENDING Hazel Emery: There will be a celebration of Hazel’s life at 4 p.m., … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 17, 1968 Photo caption: Talking over campaign strategy, Baker … Read more

Movie & Museum

The Baker Heritage Museum had a record fiscal year in 2017-2018 with more than 9,300 … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 14, 1968 The visiting Gov. Naif Hadeed of the … Read more

Outdoor school now also overnight

The Baker School District’s traditional outdoor school has expanded to a four-day and three-night residential … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 14, 2018

DEATHS Mitchelle Dean Segerdahl: 53, died on Sept. 9, 2018, at his home in Baker … Read more

Holiday Helpers

Paper lanterns are modeled after the tin versions emigrants used

One hole punch at a time, silvery lanterns are in the making at the Oregon … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 12, 2018

DEATHS Mary Thompson: 80, of Baker City, died Sept. 10, 2018, at her home with … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 13, 1968 Blinking in the bright Oregon sunlight, Ed … Read more

Last of 4 pleads guilty in mule deer poaching

The last of four defendants in a Baker County mule deer poaching case pleaded guilty … Read more

In their 80s, this couple just keeps pedaling

Katie and Jim Young’s stories about their long-distance bicycle rides are peppered with visits to … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 10, 2018

DEATHS Judith Kay Churchill: 73, of Baker City, died Sept. 3, 2018, at her home. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 10, 1968 After much debate the District 5J School … Read more

Ready To Remodel

The Baker County commissioners on Wednesday awarded a $346,452 bid to remodel the Baker County … Read more

Man arrested for taking gun from site of suicide

A 14-year-old Baker City boy found dead at the skate park near Sam-O Swim Center … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 7, 2018

DEATHS James A. Tarter: 62, died Sept. 5, 2018, at his home in California with … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 7, 1968 Oregon’s State Highway Department sign man out … Read more

A New Beginning

The hallways of Brooklyn Primary were filled with people of all ages Tuesday morning for … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 5, 2018

DEATHS Hazel Emery: 91, of Baker City, died Sept. 4, 2018, at Boise. Arrangements are … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 6, 1968 As summer draws to an end, stop … Read more

Cow Has It Licked

Buck Pilkenton wanted to enter the Great Salt Lick Contest. But he didn’t have a … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 3, 2018

DEATHS Sharry Lynn Smull: 52, of Durkee, died Aug. 31, 2018, at her home. A … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 3, 1968 The Democratic candidate for Oregon Secretary of … Read more

New Critter Gitter

Best Friends of Baker has a new rig that will assist Carmen Ott and the … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 31, 2018

FUNERAL PENDING Irene Carlile: Celebration of Life, noon, Saturday, Sept. 8, at the home of … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 31, 1968 The Republican candidate for State Attorney General … Read more

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