Robert C. Kirkwood Jr.: 83, of Baker City, died March 26, 2019, at his home. Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel is in charge of arrangements. To light a candle in memory of Robert, go to


Betty Proffitt: 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 County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

ASSAULT IV DOMESTIC: Joseph Allen Gilbert 34, of Haines, 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, at his home; jailed and later released.

FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THE CONDITIONS OF HIS DUII DIVERSION AGREEMENT (Warrant): Samuel Lewis Madison, 37, of 1240 Place St., 3:24 p.m. Wednesday, at the Sheriff’s Office; cited and released.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS: Lazarus James Moon, 31, of Star, Idaho, 1:51 a.m. Wednesday, on Interstate 84, about 10 miles north of Huntington; jailed and later released.