From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 20, 1968 Baker insurance man Loren Cain was named … Read more

5J board hears about new plan

BHS student group explains the new Renaissance program to the Baker School Board

Eight young women brought energy and enthusiasm for a new program that will be implemented … Read more

Poor air quality hampers early sports practices

Monday, the first day of fall sports practices, was sunny and a pleasant 88 degrees, … Read more

From the Baker City Herald history files for Aug. 17, 2018

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 17, 1968 There are still some of the 1,500 … Read more

Illinois man dies in freeway crash

An Illinois man died in a two-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 15, 2018

Deaths Willora M. “Willie” George: 76, of Baker City, died Aug. 13, 2018, at her … Read more

From the Baker City Herald history files for Aug. 15, 2018

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 16, 1968 The city lights of Baker will soon … Read more

Baker to host public lands student congress

Starting on Aug. 22 Baker City will be the host of the Fourth Annual Public … Read more

Council says roosters can stay

Crowd convinces councilors to preserve the crowing birds

“Save the Roosters” read the back of one man’s shirt in the crowd of Tuesday’s … Read more

Friday’s high ties Baker record

Friday at 2:30 p.m. the temperature reached 108 degrees at the Baker City Airport, tying … Read more

‘Yes for Kids’ committee organizes

Yes for Kids is the title of the newly formed political action committee that will … Read more

Huntington woman arrested after chase

On Saturday, police were involved in a high-speed chase with a suspect that started in … Read more

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

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