Baker City Downtown's annual Taste of Baker event was honored as the best special event at the Oregon Main Street program's Excellence in Downtown Revitalization awards ceremony this evening at Tillamook.

Last year's Taste of Baker, in which a variety of restaurants and other businesses offer food, sold more than 13,000 tokens and brought in $19,300.

This year's Taste of Baker is set for this Saturday, Oct. 5, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. throughout the historic downtown district.

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