Pain in the neck: Switching internet providers

I decided, after enjoying many years of general satisfaction in electronic matters, to hire a … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 14, 2018

School bond measure too much of a financial burden I commend the efforts and good … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Sept. 12, 2018

Why we’re voting for the school bond measure We have an opportunity this fall to … Read more

Waiting on the debates

Several weeks ago we had good reason to believe that Greg Walden, our 10-term congressman, … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 10, 2018

School bond: Must we always build something new? It seems ironic that Irv and Susan … Read more

Beauty and tragedy: The Mt. St. Helens story

Turns out that big trees, which rarely explode, attract considerably more tourists than a volcano … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Sept. 7, 2018

Passing school bond will benefit Baker students I am writing in support of Measure 1-88. … Read more

Wise to leave seat vacant

We agree with the Baker City Council’s recent decision to not appoint someone to replace … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 5, 2018

McLeod-Skinner will make higher education accessible Labor Day is dedicated to the achievements of American … Read more

Sanctuary law repeal is sensible

We think Oregon voters should repeal the state’s 31-year-old “sanctuary” statute by approving Ballot Measure … Read more

Clouds, rain interrupt record-setting summer

I wore a fleece jacket when I went for a walk Sunday afternoon, and rarely … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 29, 2018

Much riding on new forest plan Much has happened over the 15 years it has … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 27, 2018

Small savings can cover your share of school bond issue How are you ever going … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Aug. 24, 2018

OTEC’s magazine story is pure propaganda Someone once noted that “the whole point of good … Read more

Right choice on roosters

The common metaphor to describe an unnecessarily aggressive approach — using a sledgehammer to drive … Read more

Library Association besmirches beloved author

I deplore racism. I applaud people who try to squash it whenever it scuttles, cockroach-like, … Read more

Support the ‘free’ concerts

We understand that some people will complain about the price of tickets to any sort … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 22, 2018

Population stability actually a desirable trait in Baker The Baker City Herald article “Population stalled” … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Aug. 20, 2018

Don’t blame one group for all of society’s problems Blaming one segment of a society … Read more

When gas ran the world (and washed clothes)

For a while back in the early 20th century Americans were convinced they could accomplish … Read more

Letters to the editor for Aug. 15, 2018

Baker City’s poultry crisis is a good thing A rooster controversy has been BCH front … Read more

Letters to the editor for Aug. 13, 2018

Worried about City Council? Why not run for a seat? I am confused. I do … Read more

Brushing up on patience: Painting the house

There comes a point early in any major house-painting effort when it seems you’ve set … Read more

The state punishes in secret

As befits the importance of teaching as a profession, Oregon has a public commission that … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Aug. 8, 2018

Plenty of people like to hear roosters crowing I am writing regarding the City Council’s … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Aug. 6, 2018

Small town values, and the love of a rooster I was born and raised in … Read more

Celebrating Shriners — and detesting the heat

I struggle sometimes, as I suspect most people do, to watch without chuckling as grown … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Aug. 3, 2018

Voters should replace Walden with McLeod-Skinner We dearly need a new member of Congress to … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 1, 2018

Veterans with PTSD shouldn’t have gun rights restricted Mass shootings have sparked a national debate … Read more

Study the tax bond

The Baker School Board has made official what for months has seemed all but assured … Read more

Letters to the Editor for July 30, 2018

Council’s decision on roosters nothing to crow about The last two issues of the local … Read more

Want to help run our city?

The pay isn’t much but the sense of civic accomplishment can be great indeed. We’re … Read more

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