Bertha ‘Fritzi’ Aldrich: 79, died on Oct. 23, 2019. Arrangements are under the direction of Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. To light a candle in memory of Fritzi, or to leave a condolence for her family, go to

Betty Jean Johnson: 93, of Halfway, died Oct. 23, 2019, at Ashley Manor Senior Living in Baker City. Her graveside service will take place in May 2020 at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Memorial contributions can be made to Ashley Manor Senior Living or Heart ’N Home Hospice through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle for Betty, or to leave a condolence for her family, go to


Willard Hubert Jr.: A celebration of his life will take place Saturday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. at the Baker City Eagles Lodge, 2935 H St. To light a candle in memory of Willard, or to leave a condolence for his family, go to

Liz Peyron: A celebration of her life will take place Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Baker City Christian Church, 675 Highway 7. Friends are invited to join the family immediately following for lunch, a time to mingle and share stories. Online condolences can be made at


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION (Union County detainer): Latrisha M. Williams, 28, of La Grande, 8:54 a.m. Wednesday at Baker City; jailed and later transported to Union County.

PROBATION VIOLATION (Umatilla County warrant): Douglas Jay Clayborn, 62, of 2450 Broadway St., 10:17 a.m. Wednesday, at his home; jailed.

CONTEMPT OF COURT (Baker Justice Court warrant): Trista Pauline Baker, 35, of Baker City, 4:17 p.m. Wednesday, in the 2400 block of Campbell Street; jailed and later released on bail.

POST-PRISON SUPERVISION VIOLATION (Parole and Probation detainer) and POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Christopher Alan Griffith, 26, of 2733 Madison St., 3:46 p.m. Thursday, at Third Street and Court Avenue; jailed.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING ANOTHER and UNLAWFUL USE OF A FIREARM: Lola Rhea Bennett, 64, of Haines, 6:03 p.m. Thursday, in the 500 block of Campbell Street; jailed.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

VIOLATION OF RESTRAINING ORDER: Alfonso Garcia Cardenas, 22, of Nampa, Idaho, 2:15 p.m. Oct. 18, on Interstate 84, about 10 miles south of Baker City; jailed and later released.

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