Violet Caviness: 91, of Baker City, died Aug. 17, 2019, at her home. A graveside memorial service will be scheduled in the fall. To light a candle in memory of Violet or to leave a condolence for the family, go to

George Guy McCoy: 79, of Emmett, Idaho, and formerly of Baker City, died Aug. 18, 2019, The Potter Funeral Chapel of Emmett was in charge of cremation arrangements.


Thelma T. (Garrett) Elliott: Celebration of her life, Saturday, Aug. 24, at 4 p.m. at Phillips Park. A potluck barbecue will follow.


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

DRIVING WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE SUSPENDED: Anthony Oliver Dinger, 38, of Haines, 5:07 a.m. Monday, at Highway 7 and Mitchell Street; jailed and later released on bail.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Brandon Robert Radle, 31,of 240 Foothill Road, 3:05 p.m. Monday; jailed.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS: Herbert William Kemry Jr., 53, of 1504 Chestnut St., 10:57 p.m. Friday, in the 1700 block of Auburn Avenue; cited and released.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT (Baker County warrant): Chuck Wayne Briney, 26, of Baker City, 3:05 p.m. Monday at Baker City; jailed.

Baker County Parole and Probation

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION (detainer): Tyler James Free, 26, of Baker City, 11:29 a.m. Monday, in the 3100 block of 0th Street; jailed.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

RECKLESS DRIVING: John M. McMullen, 55, of Great Bend, Kansas, 2:29 p.m. Aug. 14, at Farewell Bend State Park; jailed.