News of Record for Jan. 14, 2019

POLICE LOG Baker City Police Arrests, citations FAILURE TO APPEAR (Salem Municipal Court warrant): Andrew … Read more

Pot Proceeds

Pot taxes have more than doubled each city’s general fund revenue

Local marijuana taxes have more than doubled the annual general fund revenue for Huntington and … Read more

City corrects mayor voting results

Loran Joseph received 5 of the 7 votes, and the Council violated a state law by failing to announce how each councilor voted Tuesday night

Loran Joseph received five of the seven votes, not four votes as City Recorder Julie … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 11, 2019

Deaths Sharlene Cole: 86, of Baker City, died Jan. 11, 2019, at her home with … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald January 11, 1969 HALFWAY — Postmaster George Hansen wishes to … Read more

The Science of Salt

Dave Dethloff’s job is to keep a 52-mile section of Interstate 84 as safe as … Read more

Man arrested after driving bus on runway

Members of a regional SWAT team arrested a man at the Baker City Airport Tuesday … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald January 10, 1969 The scenery along the south side of … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 9, 2019

Deaths Kathryn ‘Kata’ Bulinski: 69, of Baker City, died Jan. 7, 2019, at her home. … Read more

Man who drove bus onto airport runway arrested

UPDATE: The driver of the bus, Scott William Chase, 46, was arrested by SWAT team … Read more

Deep in the Green

Money raised from donations stays with local Boy Scout troops

The pickup trucks and trailers rolled across Baker City Saturday morning, stopping at every home … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 7, 2019

Deaths Judith ‘Judy’ King: 77, of North Powder, died Jan. 5, 2019, at her home, … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald January 7, 1969 Three new councilmen and one re-elected councilman … Read more

Churchill Challenge

For the first time in more than 16 years, Baker City’s historic Churchill School is … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 4, 2019

Deaths Norma Forsea: 91, of Richland, died Jan. 2, 2019, at her home, surrounded by … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald January 4, 1969 Washington’s Birthday, Feb. 22, has been chosen … Read more

Pack Is On Track

Wes Morgan is trying to nurse his ailing diesel pickup truck through zero-degree weather in … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 2, 2019

Deaths Steve Valentine: 71, of Richland, died Jan. 1, 2019, at his home, surrounded by … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald January 3, 1969 Baker and the abandoned Air Force Radar … Read more

What’s Brewing?

The fermented, slightly alcoholic tea comes in a variety of flavors

Jason Todd doesn’t drive to the store to buy his favorite beverage. He just walks … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 31, 2018

Deaths Alfred William Moeller: 89, of Unity, died Dec. 27, 2018, at his home. Gray’s … Read more

Parents charged in death of toddler

2-year-old Liam Mankins died Nov. 4 after shooting himself with a handgun that was not secured in his home

By Jayson Jacoby jjacoby@bakercityherald.com The parents of a 2-year-old Baker City boy who died Nov. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald December 31, 1968 A well-known and respected Baker couple, Mr. … Read more

Depression Duties

To help ease rampant unemployment during the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 28, 2018

FUNERAL PENDING Weston Daniel Gibbons: 7, of Baker City, died Dec. 21, 2018, at McCall, … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald December 28, 1968 R.M. Phipps of Huntington, 81, outgoing Baker … Read more

Making of a Mural

Students using broken pottery to create public art for downtown

The sound is cringe-worthy, bringing to mind what happens when you drop a mug on … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 26, 2018

Deaths JoAnn Lucas: 83, of Sumpter, died Dec. 24, 2018, with her sons at her … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald December 27, 1968 Grocery prices from Foodland: USDA Choice T-bone … Read more

Picking Presents

Fifteen students from Baker elementary schools went on a Christmas shopping spree for their families … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald December 24, 1968 LEWISTON — The Baker Bulldogs extended their … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 24, 2018

Deaths Harley Spriet: 50, of Baker City, died unexpectedly on Dec. 20, 2018, at his … Read more

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