Betty Proffitt: 82, died March 25, 2019, at Baker City. There will be a visitation from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday, April 1, at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Her funeral will follow the visitation, beginning at 10 a.m., also at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. There will be a reception after the funeral at the Mespelt residence. To light a candle or to leave a condolence for the family, go to


Larry Speelman: His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Christian Church in Richland. Interment with military honors will take place afterward at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Friends are invited to join the family for a potluck reception after the interment at the New Bridge Grange. Memorial contributions may be made to the Eagle Valley Ambulance Defibrillator Fund through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneral


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION (Warrant): Larry Gail Larkin, 51, of 2614 12th St., 3:08 p.m. Monday, a his home; jailed and later released.

CONTEMPT OF COURT (Baker Justice Court warrant): Timothy Gregg Lovell, 53, transient, 11:13 p.m. Monday, in the 900 block of Elm Street; jailed and later released.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

POST-PRISON SUPERVISION VIOLATION (Baker County Parole and Probation violation): Joseph Jeffrey Eckstein, 26, transient, 1:10 a.m. today, at the sheriff’s office; jailed.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

OFFENSIVE LITTERING: Kevin Glen Harlow, 54 of Baker City, 9:05 am. Monday, on Marble Creek Road; cited and released; police said Harlow dumped an elk carcass on the road.