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Three weeks have passed since restaurants were allowed to resume limited on-site dining, and owners of local eateries say customers are glad to be able to sit in booths and eat hot meals.

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Be Tiedemann and Patti Burrows punctuate nearly all their stories by dissolving into giggles.

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No speck of dust is safe when Boomers with Brooms take to Main Street.

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On the night of May 29, a metal giraffe disappeared from the sidewalk outside Mad Habit Boutique in downtown Baker City.

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On the night of May 29, a metal giraffe disappeared from the sidewalk outside Mad Habit Boutique in downtown Baker City.

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Joshua Baker, the Halfway man whose case was returned to Baker County last week for possible retrial after he had served 2 years of a nearly 19-year sentence on a sex abuse conviction, has bee…

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Baker County began the second phase of the state’s reopening plan today, with more people allowed to attend both indoor and outdoor events, including church services.

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“Trump gear, hats, shirts, flags,” reads a sign outside Steven Goodman’s colorful merchandise booth along Campbell Street in Baker City.

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About 115 people attended a Monday night vigil in Baker City for George Floyd, the man killed by a Minneapolis police officer during a May 25 arrest.

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University of Oregon junior Sam Anthony started his first real job at the Baker City Herald on Monday.

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Administrators from more than two dozen school districts in the eastern reaches of Oregon want to be heard as state school leaders make plans to reopen classrooms next fall.

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Reanna Clark seems more interested in tasting her brand new book than reading it.

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Crews from Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative worked overnight to restore power after a windstorm hit Eastern Oregon Saturday afternoon.

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The Baker County Fair will go on as scheduled, Aug. 3-7, but the annual event will be different due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Baker County’s rate of testing for coronavirus should accelerate soon.

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The Baker City Farmers Market opens Wednesday with a few changes due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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A Baker City man who failed to appear for sentencing after forging a plea agreement with the District Attorney’s Office last May is back in custody.

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The thick soles of Jeffrey Pettingill’s leather work boots slam down simultaneously on the shovel, driving its blade several inches into the dirt.

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An Idaho woman sustained what police termed “life-threatening injuries” when she was ejected from her vehicle as it rolled several times on the eastbound shoulder of Highway 86 about 15 miles …

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Once Baker School District Budget Board members got answers to some of their questions about items included or missing from the proposed 2020-21 budget, they approved the plan unanimously Tues…

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Baker City Council members on Tuesday discussed installing motion-sensing cameras and lights to discourage vandals who have damaged the Powder River Pavilion in Geiser-Pollman Park.

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Shelly Cutler is optimistic that Miners Jubilee — in some form — can happen as planned July 17-19.

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Summer Curry’s voice faltered for just a moment as she talked about those who didn’t make it home.

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The audience was larger than in recent sessions when the Baker School Board met Thursday night, but rather than gathering at City Hall as in pre-COVID-19 days, the crowd appeared by video from…

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A day-long effort to track down an alleged kidnapper ended with the 11-year-old victim recanting his story that he had been abducted from his yard early Thursday morning.

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The Baker City Planning Commission on Wednesday approved a proposed 16-unit housing complex with one- and two-bedroom units that the developer plans to rent to people 55 and older.

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Jeff Colton was sorry about the rain Wednesday.

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When Jimm Mooney heard there might not be a ceremony in the veterans section at Mount Hope Cemetery on Memorial Day due to the pandemic, his reaction was immediate.

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Baker City missed books.

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Bruce Nichols earned a second 4-year term on the Baker County Board of Commissioners in Tuesday’s election, and county voters extended a pair of property tax levies, one to control noxious wee…

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With an optimistic eye to the future, Superintendent Mark Witty told budget committee members Tuesday night that he thinks the Baker School District can expect classes to return to “in-person …

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Baker County commissioners on Wednesday approved a $56,000 upgrade to the security system at the Baker County Courthouse.

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Wednesday was the wettest day at the Baker City Airport in almost 5 years.

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Baker City voters made the usual choices in Tuesday’s election — choosing candidates, mulling tax levies, selling a backhoe.