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Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a six-part series of articles written by Gary Dielman, a longtime Baker County historian, that explores the vital role that Chinese immigrants played in th…

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A Baker City man arrested earlier in November and accused of stealing items from outside Baker City homes and from unlocked vehicles has been indicted on two new charges, including felony iden…

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Seasonably chilly temperatures just above freezing didn’t dissuade more than 300 people from gathering in downtown Baker City on Thanksgiving morning to raise money and food to help local residents.

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The annual Gun and Knife Show in Baker City, a Thanksgiving weekend staple for many years, has been canceled this year — and it wasn’t due to the pandemic.

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Timber groups can’t intervene in Endangered Species Act litigation over red tree voles because a federal judge said they lack a “significantly protectable interest” in the case.

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The operator of a cattle feedlot east of Interstate 84 near the Baker Valley Rest Area has applied for a permit to expand the capacity from fewer than 3,000 animals to 15,000.

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A Boise man was arrested and charged with reckless driving on Interstate 84 near Baker City Thursday evening, Nov. 18, after an Oregon State Police trooper’s radar clocked the man’s car at 142 mph.

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Kristen Anderson is combining some of her most favorite things at her new Baker City shop, Sunn Juice + Decor.

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Editor’s Note: This is the third in a six-part series of articles written by Gary Dielman, a longtime Baker County historian, that explores the vital role that Chinese immigrants played in the…

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It’s a flurry of activity this morning at the Best Friends shop in Baker City.

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The shifting of the seasons has been marked by chilly mornings, falling leaves and frost-covered lawns, and now another sign of the holidays is in place.

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Baker City Police Chief Ty Duby plans to ask the City Council to approve an ordinance limiting where, and when, people can camp on public property within the city limits.

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The Oregon Health Authority is offering to pay pharmacies $35 for each dose of COVID-19 vaccine they give, a move that possibly could help pharmacies hire employees to deal with the growing wo…

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Baker County’s two state legislators, Sen. Lynn Findley and Rep. Mark Owens, fielded questions from local residents during a town hall on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative i…

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Kara Leggett was awakened from sleep, and to the awful reality of COVID-19, by a thump from the kitchen of her Baker Valley home.

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A 30-year-old Baker City man was hit and killed by a freight train Sunday evening, Nov. 14 in what police said appeared to be an intentional act by the man.

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Baker County Commissioners on Wednesday, Nov. 10 had their second discussion of the year regarding the effort to add most of Eastern Oregon, including Baker County, to Idaho.

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A Baker City resident has asked the City Council to publicly discuss whether Mayor Kerry McQuisten should recuse herself from voting on motions to fill the one vacancy on the City Council beca…

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Editor’s Note: This is the second in a six-part series of articles written by Gary Dielman, a longtime Baker County historian, that explores the vital role that Chinese immigrants played in th…

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The American Red Cross challenged Baker County residents, and they responded.

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VIRTUE FLAT — Cole Hauter twists the throttle and his motorcycle suddenly races up a rock-strewn slope that looks like a fine place to fall down.

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As a chilly drizzle dripped from the flags and the war memorial outside the Baker County Courthouse, Duncan Pierce talked about another November morning, this one 103 years in the past.

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Rick Gloria helped bring about $24.5 million into Baker County last year but it’s not dollars that bring him the most satisfaction.

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Baker City Police believe a 27-year-old man who they say lives in a 2003 Mercedes sedan is responsible for stealing multiple items from outside Baker City homes and from unlocked vehicles.

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Greenhorn has no year-round residents but it does have almost $86,000 to fix its streets.

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The black-and-white flag that honors America’s military members who are prisoners of war or are missing in action has a direct connection to Baker City.

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A judge has ruled that Baker County can survey a section of property owned by the man who sued the county this spring over the status of the Pine Creek Road in the Elkhorn Mountains northwest …

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Baker County Commissioner Bruce Nichols wants to discuss with his two fellow commissioners the possibility of changing how the chairman, who works full time as the county’s chief administrator…

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Amid the bustle of shoppers, one group of customers stood still, their patience waning, Thursday morning, Nov. 4 at the Safeway store in Baker City.

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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a six-part series of articles written by Gary Dielman, a longtime Baker County historian, that explores the vital role that Chinese immigrants played in the…

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A resident in the Pine Creek area northwest of Baker City has asked county commissioners to enact a no-shooting zone in that area after his home was twice hit by stray bullets.

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Michelle Gately, the mother of Kaitlyn Rose Gately, the 17-year-old Baker City girl who was reported as missing and endangered earlier in the week, said late Thursday, Nov. 4 that her daughter…

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Whether it’s an elderly resident who needs someone to chop firewood, or a military veteran with questions about benefits, the Patriot Hope Riders are ready to help.

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Bob Reinhardt’s master’s thesis is growing into a full-fledged endeavor that he says will take years to complete.

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Baker County residents have been generous recently in donating blood, but Jake Reines said there’s plenty of room for more.

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A Baker City man was arrested on drunken driving, reckless driving and attempting to elude charges Friday afternoon, Oct. 29 after passing multiple vehicles at speeds estimated at more than 90 mph.

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Joanna Priestley is thankful for a change of scenery and time to work on her art.

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