Susan Rae Adams: 78, of Huntington, died Aug. 2, 2018, at Boise. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Sylvia Jean Phelps: 86, of Ontario, a former Baker City resident, died Aug. 5, 2018, at the Wellsprings Assisted Living center in Ontario. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug.13, at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel in Payette, Idaho. There will be a viewing prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11 am. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. PST at Mount Hope Cemetery in Baker City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Sylvia’s name, through Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, P.O. Box 730, Payette, Idaho 83661. Condolences may be made to Sylvia’s family at


Myldred R. Perrine: Saturday, Aug. 11, at 10 a.m. at the McEwen Bible Fellowship, 15403 Highway 7. Interment will follow the service at the Sumpter Cemetery, where Myldred will be laid to rest next to her husband, Clyde. Memorial contributions may be sent to McEwen Bible Fellowship through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle for Myldred or to leave a condolence for her family, go to


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

POST-PRISON SUPERVISION VIOLATION (Baker County detainer): Kenny Lee Hellman, 49, of Baker City, 9:28 a.m. Tuesday, at First and Campbell streets; jailed.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

ASSAULT IV DOMESTIC, MENACING, STRANGULATION and INTERFERING WITH A PEACE OFFICER: Robert Clayton Wiersch, 30, of Huntington, 10:42 a.m. Monday, at his home; jailed.

PROBATION VIOLATION (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Alen Thomas Brown, 18, of 2539 Court Ave., 6:55 p.m. Monday, at the Sheriff’s Office; jailed and later released.

POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Juan Guerrero Contreras, 30, of 41302 Old Highway 30, Apartment D, 9:22 a.m. Tuesday, on Pocahontas Road; jailed.

FAILURE TO APPEAR (Benton County warrant): Justin Marshall Robinson, 33, of 2025 D St., 2:10 a.m. today, at the Sheriff’s Office; jailed.