Don Martin: 96, of Halfway, died Feb. 4, 2020, with his family at his side at St. Luke’s Meridian Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Online condolences may be shared at

Funeral pending

Leonard J. Redmond: 89 of Boise, a former Baker City resident, died Jan. 23, 2020, at his home. His memorial service will take place on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m., at Bowman Funeral Home, 10254 W. Carlton Way, in Garden City, Idaho.


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

DRIVING WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE SUSPENDED and DRIVING WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE REVOKED: Ladd Wayne Kanyid, 59, of 1405 17th St., 6:51 p.m. Thursday, at Miller and Fourth streets; jailed and later released on bail.

Crime reports

SECOND-DEGREE BURGLARY: Police received a report of a burglary at 8:28 p.m. Wednesday that had taken place at Wild Lotus Wellness Studio, 2820 Broadway Street; no other information was available in time for this report.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

DRIVING WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE SUSPENDED: Franklin Drew Holt, 58, of Huntington, 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, at Huntington; jailed and later released.

Oregon State Police

Accident reports

On Highway 7, just south of Baker City, 3:31 p.m. Wednesday; a Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Andrew Thomas Micka, 43, of Baker City was traveling north when Micka lost control of the vehicle on ice and snow. Police said the pickup left the highway, slid into the ditch adjacent to the northbound lane, and rolled, coming to rest on the driver’s side. A Baker City ambulance crew extricated Micka, who was trapped inside. He was transported by ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Hospital for treatment.

On Interstate 84 near Baker City, 10:17 p.m. Wednesday; police said a tractor and semitrailer driven by Everado Jacobo, 68, of Moses Lake, Washington, was traveling west at an alleged speed of 25 mph when the trailer began to fishtail. The tractor and trailer then entered the westbound shoulder and rolled onto their sides. Police said Jacobo sustained minor injuries, but refused medical treatment. The trailer was carrying 30,000 pounds of produce. The trooper transported Jacobo to a Baker City motel.

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