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Jackie and Virgil Borger will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, June 23.

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A West Coast shortage of chlorine, which is used to disinfect drinking water, is not having a direct effect on Baker City for now.

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A bacterial infection that has killed more than 100 bighorn sheep in Baker County’s biggest herd over the past year and a half, including the entire 2020 crop of lambs, might be waning.

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Drought causes all sorts of problems, but at least one affected group isn’t likely to engender any sympathy for its plight.

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Plans are in high gear for the 2021 Miners Jubilee weekend July 16, 17 and 18. The annual event, which was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, is expected to draw record crowds.

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Mark Witty, superintendent of the Baker 5J School District since 2015, will officially retire on July 1 but he plans to continue to lead the district for two more years.

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Caleb Hawkins and Evelyn Bedolla found their preferred type of educational experience at Eagle Cap Innovative High School.

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The Baker Heritage Museum is honoring Baker City’s most famous philanthropist with a celebration on his birthday.

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Baker County Commissioners on Wednesday, June 16 took the first step toward potentially declaring as a public road a section of Pine Creek Lane that’s the subject of a lawsuit in which the cou…

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Sandi Fuller has worked at the Marvin Wood Products plant in Baker City for almost three decades and she never found it especially difficult to hire employees.

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If you have seen more bicyclists than usual zooming down Baker City streets, chances are they’re passing through town on the Trans Am Bike Race, an annual cross country race from Astoria to Yo…

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In just two days, Joanna Mann went from college student to newspaper intern in the smallest town she’s ever lived in.

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Baker City Events is bringing back a July tradition with the 2021 Kids Sidewalk Tribute parade on Thursday, July 1. This year’s theme is “Salute to Super Heroes.”

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Baker County Commissioners could start a process this week intended to establish as a public road a mountain route that is the subject of a civil lawsuit a resident filed against the county on…

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The Baker City Planning Commission wants to know what residents think about the city’s housing situation, including zoning rules.

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A 19-year-old Halfway man died Wednesday night, June 9 after crashing his Kia Spectra on Highway 27 about four miles south of Prineville, according to Oregon State Police.

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Judy Chinn smiles as she looks at the white paper doves — 1,200 in all — streaming down the walls of the sanctuary.

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The Oregon Government Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday, June 11 to make a preliminary finding that Bill Harvey, chairman of the Baker County Board of Commissioners, violated state et…

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Joel McCraw needed to find someone willing to spend the summer atop a mountain that has a three-state view but is far out of sight of any coffee shop or grocery store.

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Oregon’s Government Ethics Commission is scheduled to determine Friday, June 11 whether Bill Harvey, chairman of the Baker County Board of Commissioners, violated state ethics laws last year.

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A powerful spray of water shot into the blue sky in a Baker City field, followed by cheers of excitement.

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Local families are connecting with farmers again this summer to buy fruit and vegetables through the Farm Direct Nutrition Program available to WIC participants.

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Baker City voters could get a chance to say whether or not they support the possibility of creating a “quiet zone” for freight trains within the city limits.

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Baker County Commissioners on June 2 approved an applicant’s request to build a home farther from a public road than is usually allowed in the county’s zoning ordinance.

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Grey skies, sprinkles of rain and chilly winds had no effect on the cheers that erupted at Baker Bulldog Memorial Stadium Sunday afternoon, June 6.

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Spencer Shirtcliff lost his senior prom and his graduation ceremony and his final high school baseball season to COVID-19, but he concedes things might have turned out even worse.

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As Nicole Sullivan stands at the lectern Sunday afternoon and gives the Baker High School commencement address, she’ll remember when some of the faces gazing up at her looked quite different.

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Music in Geiser-Pollman Park starts this weekend and continues throughout the summer.

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After more than a year, children will once again gather for storytime with Missy Grammon from the Baker County Library.

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