50 YEARS AGO

from the Democrat-Herald

February 10, 1970

The owners of the property in the downtown area, especially along Main Street and the tenants will be polled this week to see if they are in favor of having an improvement district formed to provide finances for offstreet parking.

25 YEARS AGO

from the Baker City Herald

February 10, 1995

The Powder River is among Baker City’s most scenic features, but too often its beauty is marred by refuse ranging from refrigerators to Christmas trees.

10 YEARS AGO

from the Baker City Herald

February 10, 2010

Baker City Manager Steve Bogart thinks city councilors should refrain from voting on issues that haven’t been listed on a meeting agenda.

Oregon’s public meetings law requires city councils to publicly announce their meetings and to include a list of the “principal subjects” councilors will discuss.

ONE YEAR AGO

from the Baker City Herald

February 11, 2019

A winter that had mainly been in hibernation — pardon the somewhat tortured metaphor — finally awakened.

Completely.

A series of moisture-laden Pacific storms combined with chilly air that arrived from Canada to bring the heaviest snowfall of the season to Baker County and much of Northeastern Oregon over the weekend.

And the National Weather Service predicts the wintry pattern will persist at least through the rest of the week.

The first in the parade of storms lost much of its potency before it reached Baker County, dropping a half inch of snow Friday night and early Saturday in Baker City.

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