Aromatic Operation

Farm produces enough mint oil to flavor 6 million tubes of toothpaste

The harvest is on at Ward Farms in Baker City, and every nostril in the … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 22, 1969 Keith Petrie, formerly of Mt. Hood Meadows … Read more

Idaho Power building new substation

Idaho Power is building a substation in connection with the Baker City Solar Project on … Read more

Idaho Power building new substation

Idaho Power is building a substation in connection with the Baker City Solar Project on … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 21, 2019

Deaths Violet Caviness: 91, of Baker City, died Aug. 17, 2019, at her home. A … Read more

Holey Cow! (Really)

The students cast uncertain glances at the cow. The steer, who seems entirely bored with … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 19, 1969 The old Baker Natatorium building on the … Read more

Festival rocks Baker fairgrounds

The Eastern Oregon Tribute Fest rocked the Baker City Fairgrounds last weekend. The two-day event … Read more

Festival rocks Baker fairgrounds

The Eastern Oregon Tribute Fest rocked the Baker City Fairgrounds last weekend. The two-day event … Read more

Hospital Shuffling

Construction starting today will change access to the emergency department at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker … Read more

Granite Gulch fire becoming more active with dry weather, estimated at 2,000 acres

The Granite Gulch fire, burning in the Eagle Cap Wilderness for the past month, has … Read more

Skeeter scourge leads to fogging

Vector Control sprayed parts of west Baker City Thursday night

An infestation of mosquitoes prompted the Baker Valley Vector Control District to bring in what … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 17, 1969 William R. Brown, Pacific Northwest Bell’s Eastern … Read more

Progressing on the pipeline

Baker City’s long-term project to replace the nearly century-old, leak-prone concrete pipe that carries drinking … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 16, 2019

FUNERAL PENDING Daniel Keister: Memorial service, noon, Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Haines Baptist Church, … Read more

A Decade On Stage

Lexie Flanagan will don a costume Friday night and put her all into bringing her … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 14, 2019

Deaths Gerald “Gerry” Teixeira: 78, of Baker City, died Aug. 7, 2019, at his home. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 15, 1969 A portion of Baker County, formerly in … Read more

Fire suppression strategies evolving on Wallowa-Whitman

Officials explore new ways to allow flames to perform historic role

Fire officials from the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest have pulled a new tool from their belts … Read more

Bending Fenders

Megan Langan always wanted to compete in a demolition derby. Saturday night at the Baker … Read more

Forest Service close to containing second lightning fire in Eagle Cap Wilderness

Agency using different strategy on this fire than on another burning deeper in the wilderness

Fire crews expect to contain a lightning-sparked fire burning near the edge of the Eagle … Read more

Blue-green algae advisory for Hells Canyon Reservoir

Southwest District Health (SWDH) and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have issued a … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 12, 1969 Sumpter children are faced with another 10-hour … Read more

Baker City man sentenced to prison in toddler son's accidental death

Peter Mankins pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the 2018 death of his 2-year-old son

A Baker City man whose two-year-old son fatally shot himself in November 2018 has pleaded … Read more

Ready for the Ring

Abby Graven sits quietly, awaiting her turn to show her steer, Rambo, at the Baker … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 9, 2019

Deaths Derrick Austin Coates: 32, of Baker City, died Aug. 5, 2019, near Baker City. … Read more

From the Baker City Herald's historical files

50YEARS AGO from the Democrat-Herald August 9, 1969 Bow and arrow hunting of the Elkhorn … Read more

Lightning sparks 3 fires in Baker City watershed

Crews are working on the largest of the blazes, estimated at 3 acres

A potent thunderstorm that swept across the Elkhorn Mountains and Baker Valley Wednesday night spawned … Read more

Baker man charged with possessing sexual images involving child

A Baker City man is charged with a felony for possessing electronic images of sexually … Read more

Crews make 'significant progress' on Pole fire north of Huntington

The 469-acre Pole fire about 10 miles north of Huntington has not grown in the … Read more

The Show Goes On

Evie Davis sits on a bale of hay looking through a book for the name … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 7, 2019

Deaths Daniel Dale Keister: 55, of Wichita, Kansas, and a former Baker City resident, died … Read more

The Baker City Herald
This image is copyrighted.