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The cause of a fire that damaged a south Baker City house Sunday night is under investigation, Fire Chief John Clark said today.

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Baker County Commissioners on Wednesday resumed their discussion about a disputed locked gate on a road through private property near Lookout Mountain in east Baker County.

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Carol Phillips made big progress this week on the restoration of the historic Haskell Building on Main Street.

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The Baker City Planning Commission voted 5-2 Wednesday to deny Verizon Wireless’ application to build a 70-foot cellphone tower on the north side of town.

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A pit bull visiting from Lakewood, Washington, that attacked a toy schnauzer as the smaller dog walked on a leash with his owner through a south Baker City neighborhood last month has been des…

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Declining revenue from the two Baker County parks on Brownlee Reservoir due in part to low water levels and blooms of toxic algae has county officials looking for other ways to raise money to …

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Baker County’s unemployment rate remains near record low levels, a trend that dates to 2016.

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A Baker County man was arrested Monday morning after he allegedly assaulted his mother during an argument at the family’s home along Highway 86 about 25 miles east of Baker City.

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A pair of snowstorms, one starting the day before Thanksgiving and the other two days after the holiday, have kept snowplowing crews from the Baker City Public Works Department busy.

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Baker City’s historic Ison House is under new ownership and will soon be open to the public as the Ison House Bed & Brew.

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HAINES — Stacy Dinger is creating a winter wonderland one piece of junk mail at a time.

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It starts with a “bug me” list.

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Governor Kate Brown today announced that she will appoint Greg M. Baxter to be District Attorney of Baker County, effective immediately. He fills a vacancy created by Governor Brown’s recent a…

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A powerful Pacific storm is forecast to bring heavy snow and gusty winds to most of Eastern Oregon, including Baker County, tonight and continuing into Wednesday, one of the busiest travel day…

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Iliene Hatch watches the soaring Sitka spruce in her yard surrender to the final spurt from the chain saw and her emotions, as the saw’s two-cycle chatter goes silent, are mixed.

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PENDLETON — After taking a step back this spring from updating the long-term management plans for the three national forests in the Blue Mountains after 15 years of trying, the U.S. Forest Ser…

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A car that police believe was stolen Sunday during a robbery in Baker City was recovered by the Baker County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday at Haines.

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A former favorite spot for nightlife in Baker City is getting a royal makeover just in time for the Christmas parade and tree-lighting event on Saturday, Dec. 7.

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Autumn weather that careened between extremes has had a profound effect on prescribed burning plans on public lands in Northeastern Oregon.

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The Powder River Sportsmen’s Club’s annual turkey shoot is set for Sunday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Club’s Virtue Flat range, about six miles east of Baker City and about one mile…

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Recycling remains a challenge in Baker County, but a proposed test project could turn some types of trash into compost rather than burying it in the landfill.

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Baker County’s abnormally arid autumn was interrupted early Tuesday.

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The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined a Huntington couple a total of $48,700 for burning an abandoned house one of them owned in Huntington without properly dealing with hou…