Stephanie Ann Kinzel: 47, of Baker City, died May 23, 2016, at her home. Her memorial service will be at 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 27, at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. To light a candle in memory of Stephanie, go to www.grays

Marguerite Reed: 97, of Seaside, a former longtime Baker City resident, died today at a Seaside care center. Coles Tribute Center is in charge of arrangements. To light a candle in memory of Marguerite, go to


M. Geralean Sneddon: Graveside memorial service, 11 a.m., Saturday, May 28, at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Baptist Church through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamis

Rae Cecil “Bud” Stewart: Celebration of Life service, 4 p.m., Friday, May 27, at the Haines Steak House. His graveside service will be on Thursday, June 2 at 10 a.m. MST at Taylor Falls Cemetery in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Memorial contributions may be made through Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Bud please, go to


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

STRANGULATION, ASSAULT IV (Domestic) and HARASSMENT and PROBATION VIOLATION (two Ada County, Idaho, warrants): Harold Irvin Wilkerson, 42, of Boise, 7:52 p.m. Thursday, in the 1400 block of Third Street; jailed.

HARASSMENT: Kris Gleave, 46, of Warm Springs, about 12:05 p.m. May 3, in the 700 block of Campbell Street; cited and released. Police Chief Wyn Lohner said Gleave used his elbows or his 360-pound body to shove into Thomas Hancock, 75, of Baker City, knocking Hancock to the ground.

Crime reports

In the 2500 block of Broadway Street, 4:36 p.m. Mitchelle Dean Segerdahl, 52, of Baker City reported that five adult pit bull dogs were taken from his van while it was parked on the street.

Baker County Parole and Probation

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION (Detainer): Jessica Faye Nordbye, 36, of 3610 Baker St., 2:34 p.m. Thursday, at the Courthouse; jailed.

Baker City Fire Dept.

Fire alarms

Tuesday, May 24

8:54 p.m. — At the Powder River Correctional Facility, 3600 13th St. Baker Fire Chief Mark John said firefighters responded to a report of a grease fire in the kitchen. John said the hood system over the stove contained the fire and no suppression effort was necessary. Firefighters used blowers to clear smoke from the kitchen.