Elsie D. Newman: Her funeral will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 26, at the Haines United Methodist Church. Pastor Sally Wiens will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the Church Fellowship Hall. Memorial contributions may be made to the Haines United Methodist Church or the American Alzheimer’s Association through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Elsie, go to

Marilyn Hutton: Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. Interment will be afterward at Mount Hope Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

THEFT OF LOST OR MISLAID PROPERTY and POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Joshua Milton Thomas, 28, of Baker City, 11:39 a.m. Monday, in the 2300 block of Madison Street; jailed. Police Chief Wyn Lohner said Thomas was found in possession of two Visa bank cards and an Oregon Trail Card, which provides electronic transfer of benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The cards belonged to Melissa Fulfer, 43, of Baker City, Lohner said. Thomas also was found in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine during the arrest, Lohner said.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

HUNTING ON THE CULTIVATED LAND OF ANOTHER or ENCLOSED LAND, CRIMINAL TRESPASSING, EXCEEDING THE BAG LIMIT OF A GAME MAMMAL and WASTE OF WILDLIFE: Cody Monroe Morris, 32, of 2185 Colorado St., 11:08 a.m. Tuesday at the sheriff’s office; cited and released.