Jeanette Pearl Slobig: A celebration of her life will take place Saturday, June 23, at 1 p.m. at the Baker Eagles Lodge, No. 3456, 2935 H St. Memorial contributions may be made to Best Friends of Baker through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Jeanette, or to leave a condolence for her family, go to

Norman Letchworth: Celebration of life and potluck will be Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. at the Halfway Lions Hall, 235 Lion St. Those who would like to make a donation in Norm’s memory to defray service expenses may do so through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at

Alice Bacon: Memorial service Saturday, July 7 at 11 a.m. at Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Following the services, a reception will take place at the Baker United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. Those wishing to make a contribution in Alice’s memory may direct them to a food bank of your choice or to the United Methodist Church Memorial Fund through Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in Alice’s memory, go to


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS: James Clinton Thomas, 57, 1675 East St., 11:29 a.m., Tuesday, at the police department; jailed and later released on bail.

PAROLE and PROBATION DETAINER: Kenny Hellman, 48, of Baker City, 10:25 a.m. Monday, at Broadway and Resort streets; jailed.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

THIRD-DEGREE THEFT (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Justin Michael Shelton, 28, 95 Third St., 1:16 a.m. today at the Baker County Jail where he is being held on other charges.