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The excessive force policy the Baker City Council has been asked to approve to allow New Directions Northwest to receive a $1 million grant to build a Wellness Center is a routine part of awar…

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Stefanie Kirby had to use a bit more muscle than is normally necessary to amass the ballots delivered this week to Baker County voters for the Nov. 3 election.

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City Manager Fred Warner Jr. said Wednesday morning that he regretted rushing an excessive use of force policy for the police department on to the agenda for Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

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The long-term effort to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires on federal forests in the northern Blue Mountains will speed up starting in 2021.

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The long-term effort to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires on federal forests in the northern Blue Mountains will speed up starting in 2021.

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The Baker City Council has chosen two men from out of state and one Oregonian as finalists to replace Fred Warner Jr. as Baker City manager.

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The Baker Orpheum Theater project is moving along, and by early 2021 residents will start seeing changes at the location on Main Street.

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The Baker City Council this evening will consider approving a 5-year lease with the owner of Anthony Lakes Ski Area to continue managing the city-owned Quail Ridge Golf Course.

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Shelly Cutler figures that a Snickers or a Kit Kat bar is an equally enticing treat whether it plunks into a kid’s bag or plastic pumpkin on Baker City’s Main Street, or in a parking lot a mil…

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A $147,203 federal grant will help Baker Technical Institute provide improved distance education training to students interested in pursuing health care careers in remote areas of the region i…

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Melissa Shafer turns a page and continues with the well-known story of “I knew an old lady who swallowed a fly.”

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An Idaho fugitive who reported about 7 p.m. Thursday that he was lost in the Hells Canyon area summoned law enforcement officers to his rescue after claiming that he had been bitten by a rattlesnake.

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The Baker City Council will announce Tuesday, Oct. 13, the names of finalists to replace the retiring Fred Warner Jr. as city manager.

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Deer hunters will have a much different experience the second weekend of the season than they did the first.

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Baker County commissioners decided Wednesday to start over with the delayed and controversial process of awarding a new 6-year contract for operating a visitor center in Baker City.

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Doug Dalton hopes the Baker Technical Institute’s latest, and largest, contract for job training is just the start.

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Among the activities people have taken up during this pandemic, riding a bicycle through their town is a small, fun adventure people have come to enjoy.

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The Baker City Council interviewed two candidates for the city manager’s job Monday evening, and councilors will interview three others today.

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Parents tuning in Wednesday night for a Zoom livestream meeting to learn more about when their children might return to in-person elementary school classes this month learned that it will be a…

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Jesse Brown is used to wrestling with several hundred pounds of uncooperative steer, but it turns out that sitting still and watching his cellphone can be even more stressful.

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One of the deepest digs in decades in Baker City is slated to start next week, but residents probably won’t see its dividends until 2022.

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The Baker County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 during a special meeting Wednesday morning to have employees from the county road department remove a lock from a gate blocking the Pine Creek…

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A Baker City woman has filed a $5.2 million lawsuit in Baker County Circuit Court on behalf of her daughter against Saint Alphonsus Medical Center, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Eric T. Sandefur and …

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A fire damaged on Baker City home Friday morning, and on Friday evening at another property firefighters stopped flames fromspreading to a trailer to a home.

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Volunteers were busy buzzing around work benches Saturday morning in a work bay at Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative’s headquarters in Baker City.

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Parents of Baker School District students will have a chance to ask Superintendent Mark Witty during a Zoom meeting Wednesday evening about plans to possibly resume in-person classes for young…

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A happy occasion for the employees of Coffee Corral in Baker City was also tinged with sadness.

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Gayle Combs can see the danger simply by looking out her windows.

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If Baker County residents can continue to avoid the coronavirus for the next couple of weeks, younger Baker School District students might be able to return to their classrooms by Oct. 12.

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The Baker County Board of Commissioners will discuss a mountain road blocked recently by a locked gate when they meet Wednesday morning, Sept. 30.

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Getting your flu shot is easy this year — you don’t even have to get out of your car.

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Baker City Police Chief Ray Duman told city councilors Tuesday that the cost to clean up more than half a dozen properties with accumulations of trash would cost much more than the city budget…

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A retail void dating back nearly a decade along a remote section of Interstate 84 could be filled soon.

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The Baker County Sheriff’s Office and Baker City Police Department recovered bicycle parts and an estimated 50 stolen bicycles in various states of assembly from a property near the Baker City…

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A late-season lightning storm sparked two wildfires southeast of Baker City on Friday, but crews from multiple agencies doused both blazes over the weekend.

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Crossroads Carnegie Art Center in Baker City celebrated its 22nd-annual Art at the Crossroads with an opening reception Sept. 4.

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Crossroads Carnegie Art Center is expanding one of its programs to bring art to more kids this fall.

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Baker County has asked its attorney to address a locked gate installed recently across a mountain road that two county commissioners say is a county road open to the public.

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With two weeks of online classes finished in the Baker School District, families and school staff continue to face the challenges of fine-tuning the system.

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The Eltrym Theatre marquee hasn’t lit up for months, but that all changed on Friday, Sept. 18.

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Although in-person activities aren’t happening at the Baker County Library, the staff is putting together special kits and online events for youth.

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Fourteen people applied for the Baker City manager job, and a selection committee comprising three city councilors who met Thursday night pared the list of candidates to five.

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Three of the six people charged with multiple drug crimes in a police raid of a Baker City home on Tuesday have been charged with additional crimes in connection with the investigation.

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Baker County’s air quality improved slightly Thursday and Friday and could be even better early this weekend, but forecasters say wildfire smoke likely will slink back and sully skies for much…

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Ted White strolls the sidewalk on the north side of Auburn Avenue on a morning that more resembles London cloaked in its famous autumn fog than Baker City on the final week of summer.

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