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A Baker City man was sentenced Thursday, Sept. 16 to 55 months in state prison after pleading guilty to three counts of identity theft and one count of failure to appear.

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More than a hundred people gathered at Geiser-Pollman Park Thursday evening, Sept. 16 for a rally opposing Gov. Kate Brown’s mandate that health care workers, school staff and many state emplo…

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Tyler Brown had just gotten back to Baker City with a load of fresh hops from Moxee when he was asked about his brewery’s award-winning beer that has that funny five-letter word in its name.

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Baker School District employees who choose not to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before the state-ordered Oct. 18 deadline and instead opt for a medical or religious exception will have to eit…

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LA PINE, Ore. (AP) — Jack Dwyer pursued a dream of getting back to the land by moving in 1972 to an idyllic, tree-studded parcel in Oregon with a creek running through it.

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Growers are in the thick of hop harvest across the Pacific Northwest, where lower-than-average yields are predicted because of heat waves that scalded the region in June and July.

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Barbara Prowell isn’t quite sure what prompted her to plant the flowers along the Leo Adler Memorial Parkway.

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Baker County Commissioners voted 2-1 on Wednesday, Sept. 15 to approve a settlement in the lawsuit the county filed more than 2 1/2 years ago to force a landowner in the eastern part of the co…

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MATHER, Calif. — President Joe Biden on Monday used his first Western swing in office to hold out the wildfires burning across the region as an argument for his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plans,…

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Private forest owners in Baker County are reviving an organization that helps members better manage their timber ground, and this version has expanded its geographic boundaries considerably.

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The Rock Creek fire in the Elkhorn Mountains about 13 miles northwest of Baker City is 75% contained, and it has not grown beyond the estimated 60 acres that burned on Aug. 30, the day the bla…

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By SAMANTHA O’CONNER

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Shawn Quentin Greenwood, the Vale man accused of first-degree murder in the January 2020 fatal shooting of Angela Parrish in Baker City, pleaded no contest to three lesser counts on Friday, Se…

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Ralph and Alice Ward of Baker City recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. The couple were married on Aug. 26, 1951, at the Presbyterian Church in Baker. They took vows to forever …

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An aerial armada that dumped thousands of gallons of fire retardant and water within several hours slowed a fast-moving wildfire that flared up Monday afternoon, Aug. 30 and has burned about 6…

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