Garbage rates could be rising

Baker Sanitary Service is asking the City Council to allow a $3-per-month boost, the first such hike since 2007

Baker Sanitary Service is asking the Baker City Council to approve the company’s first general … Read more

Taco Bus Rolls On

When she’s not working at her day job as food service coordinator at the Powder … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald April 19, 1969 Charles Haskell, auto salesman of Weber Volkswagen, … Read more

Wolves attack cow

Cow was euthanized due to injuries that state biologists attributed to wolves

An adult cow in eastern Baker County was euthanized on Tuesday due to injuries inflicted … Read more

News of Record for April 19, 2019

Deaths Laurel Josephine ‘Jo’ Dickison: 98, of Baker City, died April 17, 2019, at her … Read more

Happy 100th, Haines

HAINES — Malina Lichlyter was so engaged with gluing tiny bits of tile that she … Read more

News of Record for April 17, 2019

FUNERALs PENDING Laurene Chapman: 85, of Baker City, died April 15, 2019, at her home. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald April 18, 1969 District 5J’s School Board Wednesday evening adopted … Read more

Scouts in Service

Tristen Tritt and Penelope Simmons will probably never meet the children who benefit from their … Read more

Best Foot Forward

On June 15 Baker City will become a center for Bigfoot enthusiasts. Scot Violette, a … Read more

News of Record for April 12, 2019

Deaths Mark Halley: of Richland, died April 10, 2019, at his home in Sisters. There … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald April 12, 1969 “Requests for information about Baker College has … Read more

5J digs into bond defeat

Board reviews analysis of votes from November bond measure

Baker School Board directors last week learned more about the voters who in November soundly … Read more

Muddying Water

The mild storm that dumped heavy rain and melted a lot of mountain snow earlier … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald April 11, 1969 The price of merchandise and poor customer … Read more

D.A.: Wolf killing legal

Lawrence Aguilar, who lives in Pine Valley near Halfway, shot and killed a wolf on March 12 near his front door

Baker County District Attorney Matt Shirtcliff has determined that a Pine Valley cattle rancher was … Read more

News of Record for April 10, 2019

FUNERAL PENDING Gerald Wesley Howard: A celebration of Jerry’s life is scheduled at 11 a.m. … Read more

Greeting Goats

Grace Boehm smiles, then laughs, as the goat reaches out and gently nibbles her fingers. … Read more

A new idea for schools

The Baker School District, working with architectural and construction management consultants, has formed a tentative … Read more

News of Record for April 8, 2019

Deaths Kristin Bagenski: 36, of Baker City, died on April 6, 2019. Arrangements are under … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald April 8, 1969 It is going to cost $800 to … Read more

Helping the Hunt

The community Easter egg hunt is changing hands this year as the Baker City Rotary … Read more

Brownlee didn’t take typical dive

The relationship between snowpack and the water level at Brownlee Reservoir might seem backward. Except … Read more

News of Record for April 5, 2019

FUNERALS PENDING Larry Speelman: His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald April 5, 1969 It is going to cost $800 to … Read more

Wealth of Water

When Jeff Colton looked at the shrunken Phillips Reservoir in late January, more a puddle … Read more

News of Record for April 3, 2019

DEATHS Allan H. McCullough: 95, of Baker City, died April 2, 2019, at his residence … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald April 4, 1969 Teachers in any school in Baker County … Read more

Walden Visits Baker City

More than 30 people gathered at the Baker Elks Lodge Saturday morning for a town … Read more

Road to Recovery

Shop Offers Upcycle Art And Sober Living Home

Danean Riley, 54, was a drug addict for 20 years. Now after almost 23 years … Read more

News of Record for March 29, 2019

Deaths Robert C. Kirkwood Jr.: 83, of Baker City, died March 26, 2019, at his … Read more

Goofing With Goats

Haines Sixth-Graders Visit Goat Farm at Union

UNION — Katherine Gentry had her eye on the black baby goat, and after 10 … Read more

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