History Revealed

Katherine Bailey has a treasure trove of old family photographs, and she’d sure like to … Read more

News of Record for June 15, 2018

FUNERALS PENDING John Weir: Graveside service Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m. at the Eagle … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 15, 1968 The Old Oregon Trail Stampede committee, faced … Read more

Ready For Action

Blackbeard the Pirate is invading Baker City — along with Red Beard, beach bums, sailors, … Read more

City Council waits to appoint member

The six remaining councilors decided Tuesday to wait two weeks to appoint someone to fill … Read more

News of Record for June 13, 2018

DEATHS Wanda Grace Dennis: 76, of Baker City, died June 9, 2018, at her home. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 14, 1968 A Sidewalk Sale and Back-To-School promotion were … Read more

Digging A Career

Dawson Vanderwiele’s earliest memories include napping on the floor of her dad’s backhoe. On her … Read more

Missing man found safe

Searchers found Richard Towell Jr. in his car at a trailhead near Halfway after he had spent several days in the forest in that area

Searchers who had been combing the Wallowa Mountains north of Halfway for a McMinnville man … Read more

News of Record for June 11, 2018

FUNERALS PENDING Patrick Cassidy: Graveside memorial service will be Tuesday, June 12, at 10 a.m. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 11, 1968 Two areas were declared a public nuisance, … Read more

More Cheese, Please

Cody Cook’s smile is almost as big as the wheel of Parmesan-Reggiano cheese. Just almost … Read more

News of Record for June 8, 2018

DEATHS Tommie Rose Dailey: 90, of Baker City, died June 5, 2018, at her home … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 8, 1968 Huge gravel trucks have been busy this … Read more

Learning Legacy

Memorial contributions to Jodie Averett, who died Sept. 4, 2017, provide free books to students at South Baker Intermediate

Students at South Baker Intermediate School were treated to a free book this week thanks … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 1, 1968 LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Sen. Robert F. … Read more

News of Record for June 6, 2018

FUNERALS PENDING Patrick Cassidy: Graveside memorial service will be Tuesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. … Read more

Bulldogs Bid Farewell

While Baker High School’s graduation ceremony got off to a late start caused by technical … Read more

News of Record for June 4, 2018

FUNERALS PENDING Bryan “Pete” Peterson: There will be a celebration of life service at 11 … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 4, 1968 The highest achievement in Scouting, rank of … Read more

Meet The Beast

The Baker City Fire Department’s new truck can do all sorts of useful and potentially … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald June 1, 1968 Cecil Holloway, Junior High school principal, will … Read more

News of Record for June 1, 2018

Deaths Ruth Lea Watson: 79, of La Grande, died May 29, 2018, at St. Alphonsus … Read more

Water Withdrawal

Public works director optimistic about summer supply situation

Michelle Owen noticed what was missing while she was driving to Baker City Hall Tuesday … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 31, 1968 By unanimous ballot St. Elizabeth Hospital Auxiliary … Read more

News of Record for May 30, 2018

DEATHS Jody Thompson: 60, of Baker City, died May 29, 2018, at her home, surrounded … Read more

Veteran suicides prompt epic trek

Eli Smith switched to a bicycle after hiking more than 4,600 miles, but his passion for helping his fellow veterans remains as powerful as ever

Eli Smith sold everything he owned and set off on a three-year solo trek across … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 28, 1968 The full quota of 100 applicants has … Read more

News of Record for May 28, 2018

DEATHS Fred Colmenero: 81, of Hermiston, died May 20, 2018, at his home. There will … Read more

Super Sniffers

A lively and happy group of four-legged visitors made the rounds in Baker City this … Read more

News of Record for May 25, 2018

DEATHS Paul Douglas Zimmerman: 78, of Nampa, Idaho, and a former longtime Baker City resident, … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald May 25, 1968 Jan Gray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. … Read more

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