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Baker City detectives are investigating a report of a robbery that took place at an east Baker City house that has been designated as an area of “known high crime activity.”

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HAINES — Mayor Jim Brown is sitting inside a quiet and nearly empty Haines City Hall, but he feels as if he’s stuck in the middle of the intense national debate spawned by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kylie Siddoway brushes debris away from the twin gravestones in her attempt to decipher the engraved writing.

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Three more Baker County residents have contracted COVID-19, county officials announced Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 10.

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Searchers are continuing to interview campers at Hewitt Park, the eastern Baker County park near Richland where a 17-year-old boy went missing July 3.

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Searchers are continuing to interview campers at Hewitt Park, the eastern Baker County park near Richland where a 17-year-old boy went missing July 3.

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Lightning from a rare late night thunderstorm touched off at least four small wildfires in Northeastern Oregon early Tuesday, and crews doused those blazes as well another, slightly larger, fi…

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Baker County residents might have noticed a new charge, listed as tax, on receipts from some local businesses.

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HAINES — Every year, citizens of Baker County and beyond look forward to the Haines Stampede rodeo, and every year the bulls, broncs and riders put on a show to celebrate Independence Day.

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A Willamette Valley teenager who went missing Friday evening from his foster parents’ campsite at Hewitt Park in eastern Baker County was the subject of a multi-agency holiday weekend search t…

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A Baker City animal welfare organization is offering a $700 reward for information that leads to the prosecution of people suspected of trapping cats and then letting hound dogs attack the felines.

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A man charged with attacking his wife and son with a knife at their Huntington home on Jan. 25, 2020, has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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On the weekend when most people deal with beef by tossing it on a sizzling barbecue, Jesse Brown will be tussling with a quarter-ton of steer that’s very much alive.

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HAINES — Although the annual East-West Shrine All-Star Football Game, set for Aug. 1 in Baker City, has been canceled due to the pandemic, two Baker High School players selected for the presti…

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Police have arrested another person in connection with an investigation of activities at an East Street property identified by officers as “a high crime activity home.”

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A warm summer evening brought music and movement to Baker City’s Central Park as Ms. Amy’s dance classes performed for an audience of family and close friends on Thursday.

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Despite occasional downpours recently, fire season officially starts Wednesday in Northeast Oregon.

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Oregon wildlife officials are considering making the biggest change to archery hunting rules in Eastern Oregon in about 40 years.

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Baker City’s Pythian Castle remains a distinctive example of downtown Baker City architecture but its interior hasn’t aged as well as its exterior of locally quarried Pleasant Valley tuffstone.

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Timothy Bishop brought some good news to Baker County’s Transient Lodging Tax Committee meeting Thursday morning.

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Just as it did this spring, the Baker School District will continue to provide drive-thru service for free lunches and a free breakfast for the next morning for those 18 and younger throughout…

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A second man has been charged with firearms-related crimes involving the same Huntington man who police say was threatened at gunpoint and robbed of a handgun Sunday.

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Change will continue to take place as the Baker School District plans to welcome its 1,700 students and a staff of more than 300 back to class in the fall.

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The Baker City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday evening to approve a 3-year contract with the city’s union-represented police officers that includes 2% pay raises in each of the three years.

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Baker County Sheriff’s officers arrested a Huntington man who’s being held at the jail on multiple charges accusing him of using force to steal a handgun.

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While Baker County has a history of mining for gold, Phil Scheler found a different type of buried treasure when he and Jerry Long were digging on the hill above Western Heights to replace wat…

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Phil Reindl was maybe one shovel thrust away from transforming an interesting artifact into a pile of pretty, colored glass shards.

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U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden expressed his concern for the plight of Eastern Oregon residents amid the COVID-19 pandemic during an online town hall meeting for residents of Baker, Harney, Grant and Mal…

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The Baker City Planning Commission has approved a 21-lot subdivision near Interstate 84 in the northeast part of the city.

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Thirteen people were detained by police Wednesday morning at what officers describe as “a known high crime activity home” in an east Baker City neighborhood.

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Discussions during Thursday night’s Baker School Board meeting led to the scheduling of a June 30 work session in which plans for reopening classes in the fall will be presented in finer detail.

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Petitions to recall Oregon Gov. Kate Brown are nothing new, but Suzan Ellis Jones, the Baker County Republican chair, thinks that this might be the year when the effort succeeds.

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CORVALLIS —Seven Baker City students are among more than 7,000 who have earned degrees as part of Oregon State University’s class of 2020.

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