Search and Rescue helps victim of ATV crash

The Baker County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue team brought medics to the site of … Read more

Memories That Linger

A giant American flag suspended from a ladder truck at the Baker City Fire Department … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 13, 2019

FUNERALS PENDING Arlene Fulton: Her memorial service will be Saturday, Sept. 14, at 1 p.m. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 13, 1969 A seven yard pass from quarterback Dick … Read more

Former Baker City Councilor sues county, sheriff

Adam Nilsson contends police violated his constitutional rights, and he's seeking $1.3 million in damages

A former Baker City Council member who pleaded guilty to criminal mischief in November 2017 … Read more

Three-vehicle accident in Minam Canyon claims life of child Tuesday morning

A three-vehicle crash in Minam Canyon claimed the life a child and injured two others, … Read more

Happy Hoopsters

Beginning a day of activities and fun with the Rip City Rally, representatives and personalities … Read more

BLM's Vale District to cancel fire restrictions starting Saturday

VALE — Starting Saturday, Sept. 14, the BLM’s Vale District will cancel fire use restrictions … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 12, 1969 Gary Barton of Baker, a former Bulldog, … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 11, 2019

FUNERALS PENDING Arlene Fulton: Her memorial service will be Saturday, Sept. 14, at 1 p.m. … Read more

Picture perfect

LA GRANDE — When a family has a child with a chronic illness or special … Read more

Officials find missing plane in Blue Mountains northwest of Anthony Lakes

Male pilot, who was alone, died in the crash

The Union County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team found a missing plane Wednesday afternoon … Read more

Rip City Rally Visits Brooklyn Primary School

Beginning a day of activities and fun with the Rip City Rally, representative and personalities … Read more

Smoother Sailing

A previously bumpy part of the Baker City Airport has a fresh layer of blacktop … Read more

Oregon's first public records advocate quitting

Ginger McCall, hired a year ago to improve transparency, claims pressure from governor’s office led to her resignation.

SALEM — SALEM — Oregon’s first-ever public records advocate is resigning from her post on … Read more

Baker City Fire Department easing fire restrictions

Due to rain and cooler temperatures, the Baker City Fire Department is easing, but not … Read more

Baker City Fire Department plans 9/11 ceremony on Wednesday

The Baker City Fire Department will lead a remembrance Wednesday on the 18th anniversary of … Read more

Oregon Department of Forestry eases fire restrictions

Changes take effect at midnight Monday

Widespread rain on Sunday and the coolest weather in more than two months has prompted … Read more

Passenger killed in three-car crash on I-84 near Farewell Bend

A 19-year-old Beaverton man died Sunday afternoon when the vehicle in which he was traveling … Read more

Lightning sparks several new fires

Storms were accompanied by rain that helped crews quickly douse the blazes

Lightning ignited about a dozen wildfires across Northeastern Oregon Friday, including several in Baker County, … Read more

New Local Lodging

Antone Creek Lodge, a family run RV park that’s the nearest overnight lodging to Anthony … Read more

Fish catch limits to be lifted on Thief Valley Reservoir starting Sept. 11

Officials expect the reservoir near North Powder to be nearly empty by late September

Dry conditions in Eastern Oregon and declining water levels in Thief Valley Reservoir near North … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 6, 2019

Deaths Arlene Fulton: 92, of Baker City, died Sept. 3, 2019, at her home. Her … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 6, 1969 Bulldog injuries, a tough, experienced Nampa line, … Read more

Baker man accused of sexually assaulting child younger than 12

A grand jury indicted a Baker City man Thursday on charges of sexually assaulting a … Read more

Baker County to be featured in documentary

A film crew will tour Baker County this weekend to explore the arts in rural … Read more

Fires and Flying

Brian Sigler has to hover his helicopter so precisely that he can dip a bucket … Read more

Washington murder suspect no longer fighting extradition

Colby James Hedman, who was arrested in Baker County on July 9, was taken to Walla Walla, Washington, Thursday morning to face murder charges.

A man wanted for murder in Washington who last month opposed extradition, preferring instead to … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 4, 2019

Deaths Kasey Wright: 29, formerly of Halfway, died Aug. 31, 2019, at Salmon, Idaho. Online … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald September 5, 1969 Many classes at Baker Junior and Senior … Read more

Oregon's original Constitution coming to Baker City this month

Restored document will be on public display Sept. 19 at the Crossroads Carnegie Art Center

One of Oregon’s most significant documents — the state’s original Constitution — will be on … Read more

Blasting will slow traffic on I-84 Wednesday

Work is part of ongoing project in Ladd Canyon between North Powder and La Grande

Traffic on Interstate 84 through Ladd Canyon will be slowed by a rock blast early … Read more

A legacy of service

In 1929, the stock market crashed. And on Aug. 29 of that year, a signed … Read more

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