From the historical pages of the Baker City Herald

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 13, 1968 Hollywood’s latest western “hero” came to the … Read more

Two die in plane crash

Plane traveling from Caldwell crashes in Baker Valley hay field

Two people died when the single-engine small passenger airplane in which they were traveling crashed … Read more

Teenager held after police confrontation

A 16-year-old Baker City boy who barricaded himself in a bedroom and urged police to … Read more

News of record for Aug. 13, 2018

Deaths Gordon E. Bloom: 79, of Baker City, died Aug. 9, 2018, at his home. … Read more

Blitch convicted of coercion, assault

Judge Greg Baxter found a Baker City man guilty of coercion and fourth-degree assault Thursday … Read more

It’s Show Time

Eleven-year-old Taylor Johnson of Baker City grabbed a fistful of the pink neck chain to … Read more

Residents balk at rooster ban

Baker City citizens who start their day to the sound of a rooster crowing might … Read more

County OKs burn ban

The Baker County Commission on Wednesday passed an ordinance that bans open burning on about … Read more

Baker City’s water buffalo

Statue created by an artist from Kenya

Outside of Anders Gallery on the corner of Main Street and Valley Avenue stands a … Read more

Never hotter

Baker City’s scorching summer has, well, melted the record book. Thursday, with a high of … Read more

Rescuers help stranded river kayaker

A Baker City Fire Department crew helped a kayaker get out of the Powder River … Read more

(Heavy) Light Lifting

Kristen Rushton can’t help but smile as she thinks about playing soccer games in the … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 9, 1968 The Eltrym Theatre is getting an inside … Read more

Truck/tractor pull honors Mabry Anders

The inaugural Spc. Mabry James Anders Truck and Tractor Pull Thursday night at the Baker … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 8, 2018

Deaths Susan Rae Adams: 78, of Huntington, died Aug. 2, 2018, at Boise. Arrangements are … Read more

Reporter joins Herald staff

A new byline belonging to another Oregon Duck has been added to the news columns … Read more

Storm spares region

The combustible combination of lightning and a long spell of hot dry weather coalesced over … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 6, 2018

FUNERAL PENDING Janet Elaine Shepardson: Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 6, 1968 The price of milk in supermarkets and … Read more

Aspiring Project

Jesse Swain isn’t afraid of heights, but he admits the roof of St. Francis de … Read more

Feds call drought disaster

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has declared a natural disaster in Baker County due to … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 3, 2018

FUNERAL PENDING Douglas Lee Smurthwaite: There will be a visitation at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 3, 1968 Ross B. Brinton of Baker City was … Read more

Grass tennis courts sold

Over the weekend the Doubles on Grass tennis tournament proceeded like any other tournament at … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 1, 2018

Deaths Gerald “Pat” Martin: 62, of Huntington, died July 31, 2018, at his home. Gray’s … Read more

Fire risk hits record

Willy Crippen uses a series of line graphs to gauge the wildfire danger, and the … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 1, 1968 Baker Police report $225 was taken early … Read more

The Hawes Family

Baker County Fair season is a busy time for Eugene and Christine Hawes. Little wonder, … Read more

News of Record for July 30, 2018

DEATHS Beverly Anne Staten: 86, of Baker City, died July 28, 2018, at her home. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald July 30, 1968 Baker’s Kiwanis are wondering today if it … Read more

A Thirsty Month

July’s near-record heat has boosted Baker City’s water demand beyond even July 2015, when the … Read more

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