Brightening Baker

A group of talented high school artists have brightened a bare wall on a downtown … Read more

Colorful Creations

Baker High School is adding color to its interior walls, beginning with students painting a … Read more

News of Record for May 20, 2019

DEATHS James Glen ‘Jim’ Harwood: 94, of North Powder, died May 18, 2019, at Saint … Read more

Bog to Bone-Dry

Mark Ward has rarely if ever seen his family’s farm fields in Baker Valley go … Read more

News of Record for May 17, 2019

DEATHS Lester Dalgliesh: 61, of Baker City, died May 16, 2019, at his home. Arrangements … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 17, 1969 Baker High Schools mile relay team set … Read more

Fiery Afternoon

When Stephenie Murdock learned that her neighbor’s house was on fire Tuesday afternoon she couldn’t … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 16, 1969 Baker County Sheriff Delmar Dixon received a … Read more

Schools may seek $10 million bond in May 2020

The Baker School Board is considering asking voters to approve a $10 million bond to … Read more

News of Record for May 15, 2019

DEATHS Dorothy Mae Joseph: 90, of Baker City, died May 13, 2019, at her home. … Read more

They’re Still Singing

Bob and Sharon McKim, and LaVonne Yeoumans, have been active members of the Community Choir since its inception in 1981

Patriotic music filled the second level of the Baker Heritage Museum as the Baker Community … Read more

Planned fire a partial success

A prescribed fire near Baker City produced an impressive plume of smoke Friday afternoon and … Read more

News of Record for May 13, 2019

DEATHS Malcolm Richard Gryder Jr.: 47, of Baker City, died May 9, 2019, at his … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 13, 1969 A public hearing concerning the recommendation by … Read more

Hearing Heroes

The Baker High School library hummed Thursday morning with the voices of local war veterans … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 10, 1969 Greg Lewis and Doug Tibbs walked off … Read more

Selling Baker County

Jan Copeman gazes through a picture window at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, the green … Read more

News of Record for May 10, 2019

funerals pending Josephine “Jo” Snook- Dickison: Her memorial service will be Friday, May 17, at … Read more

Ready for more restoration

Carol Phillips is excited about a $200,000 state grant to help restore the Haskell Building

Carol Phillips smiles as she walks through the empty second story of the historic Haskell … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 9, 1969 Voters in the Baker 5J School District … Read more

News of Record for May 8, 2019

Deaths Stephen Aniston: 89, of Baker City, died May 5, 2019, at his resident at … Read more

The Dredge Divers

SUMPTER — Jim Delgado has visited the wreck of the Titanic, so you might expect … Read more

News of Record for May 6, 2019

Deaths Barbara Ann Foree: 80, of Baker City, died May 5, 2019, at Saint Alphonsus … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 6, 1969 By a 93-vote margin voters in Baker … Read more

Lots Of Job Options

Drew Terteling hopped down from the front end loader, grinning at his Baker High School … Read more

News of Record for May 3, 2019

DEATHS Leroy John Bunten: 82, of Baker City, died April 30, 2019, at his home … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 3, 1969 Search is continuing today for a private … Read more

Pressing ahead

A Baker City man who has been brewing his own beer for almost 30 years … Read more

News of Record for May 1, 2019

DEATHS Bonita “Bonnie” Paulson: 94, of Baker City, died April 28, 2019, at her resident … Read more

Lawsuit to be settled

A lawsuit filed in 2015 by a former journalist against Baker City and its police … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 2, 1969 The time may come when Oregon needs … Read more

Treasure On Film

Robert N. Gambs owned photography studio here in 1930s and 40s

A treasure trove of Baker County history lies in tidy piles on a table in … Read more

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