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Baker County Commission Chairman Bill Harvey spent several minutes at the end of the Commission’s Wednesday, May 5 meeting addressing a series of rumors involving his actions.

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Pedestrians and bicyclists will soon have a safer way to get from one side of Interstate 84 to the other at Baker City’s busiest freeway interchange.

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Wildfire Awareness Week is designed to remind people about the threat of wildfires yet to come, but this year it seemed that the event might be a trifle late in bringing its message in Baker County.

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The Baker City Council’s passage of a resolution blaming Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s COVID-19 restrictions for creating an “economic, mental health and criminal activity crisis” in the city has r…

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HALFWAY — Jon Hanley is a temporary resident of Halfway, but he’s leaving a permanent mark.

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Plans are moving forward to create an Oregon Trail experience in Baker City during a two-year closure of the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center that starts next winter.

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Wolves from the Keating pack in Baker County killed a pair of two-month-old calves on a public land cattle grazing allotment north of Keating Valley last week.

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For the first time since it opened back in 1950, the Baker Bulldog Memorial Stadium could be in line for a major renovation project.

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A Baker City Police officer deployed a spike strip on Wednesday evening, April 28, to stop a car that had led an Oregon State Police trooper on a high-speed chase along Interstate 84 and then …

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Former Baker City Council member Beverly Calder stood in protest Tuesday evening, April 27 when Mayor Kerry McQuisten declined to let Calder speak during a discussion about the pandemic.

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More than four years after voters in Halfway decided by a narrow margin that they don’t want a marijuana dispensary in their town in eastern Baker County, the topic has returned to their ballots.

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The Baker City Council on Tuesday, April 27 decided not to increase water and wastewater rates by 1.9% as the city staff recommended.

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Baker County had its first rainy day in more than a month, and its dampest day in more than eight months.

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Baker County Commissioners on Wednesday, April 21 approved the first reading of an ordinance amending the county’s zoning ordinance.

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The Baker County Safe Communities Coalition is conducting another Rewards and Reminders outing in Baker County during April, a program designed to remind stores that Oregon law prohibits them …

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HAINES — When state COVID-19 mandates forced Kari Raffety to temporarily close The Main Event Sports Bar and Eatery in Baker City, she set to work on a pandemic project.

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Baker City’s new drinking water well is finished, but considerably more work is needed before it starts putting water into pipes.

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Friendship and a public art project are the reasons there’s a colorful new bovine in front of the Baker Heritage Museum.

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Investigators were focusing on the laundry room as the likely source of a fire that severely damaged a Baker City home Wednesday morning, April 21.

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Three people were arrested on a variety of drug and weapons charges early Sunday in Baker City after an Oregon State Police trooper stopped their car because the front passenger was not wearin…

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The work group reviewing Baker County’s lodging tax system hopes to have a draft request for proposals for the visitor services contract — the issue that prompted the group’s formation in Marc…

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Baker City has installed six security cameras in Geiser-Pollman Park, the city’s largest park, and six more cameras in Central Park.

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Several Baker Middle School and Baker High School students were named state champions after the recent virtual Future Farmers of America convention.

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A Huntington man was arrested Saturday evening on multiple charges for allegedly assaulting his mother and then struggling with police after they were called to the scene of a disturbance near…

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They wind their way between the pines like wraiths, dripping dollops of fire with each stride.

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For the fourth time in four years, Baker City has removed trash and other debris from a property on the east side of town.

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The Baker County Sheriff’s Office encourages residents to check their mailboxes daily after a rash of mail thefts along Highway 7 between Baker City and near Sumpter.

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Whether it’s swimming laps at the Sam-O-Swim Center, or adding more weight on a squat rack in the free weight area at the fitness center on Pocahontas Road, the Baker County YMCA is striving t…

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Baker City Council members expressed concern about proposed increases in water, wastewater and other fees during their regular meeting Tuesday evening, April 13 at City Hall.

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The Baker County Sheriff's Office encourages residents to check their mailboxes daily after a rash of mail thefts along Highway 7 between Baker City and near Sumpter.

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