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Verizon Wireless did not appeal to a state agency after the Baker City Council rejected the company’s application to build a 70-foot cell tower in North Baker City.

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A state wildlife biologist concluded that wolves killed a Baker County rancher’s 2-year-old bull and probably also killed a yearling steer last week in the snowbound Wallowa Mountains northeas…

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Kathy Oster lives in Baker City, but she still has a heart for a colorful landscape in Central Oregon.

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The Baker County commissioners are scheduled to decide Wednesday whether to choose a new contractor to operate a local visitors center using money paid by guests in motels, bed and breakfasts …

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The Baker County commissioners are scheduled to decide Wednesday whether to choose a new contractor to operate a local visitors center using money paid by guests in motels, bed and breakfasts …

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A member of the Baker County committee that reviews ranchers’ requests for compensation for livestock killed by wolves told county commissioners Thursday that he believes the system is broken.

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Reading skills are being dispensed at Brooklyn Primary School one book at a time.

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Timmy Eide’s scissors have been getting quite a workout this winter.

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Baker County has filed a lawsuit asking a judge to order the company that owns three motels in Baker City to give the county records related to lodging taxes paid by motel guests in parts of 2…

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Baker City Council member and former mayor Mike Downing announced during Tuesday’s Council meeting that he will be moving outside the city limits soon and will no longer be eligible to serve a…

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Baker City, which has been without a taxi service for more than a month, could soon have at least one licensed cab company.

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What Baker County Commissioner Mark Bennett describes as the result of a “clerical error” has led local Republican Party officials to question whether commissioners were on the verge of approv…

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The Baker County YMCA is looking for a interim director and a new CEO after Luke Gibson resigned Jan. 15, two weeks short of a year since he started in the job.

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Baker City Police have arrested a second man on allegations that he helped rob two men of cash and a cellphone while assaulting one of them during an altercation at Cedar and H streets last summer.

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LA GRANDE — Baker students got the chance to show what they’ve learned over the year during the Future Business Leaders of America Regional Skills Conference Thursday at Eastern Oregon University.

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Baker City Police have arrested a man accused of assaulting a woman by pinning her arm in a car window and dragging her down the street and then resisting when officers attempted to arrest him…

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A Baker City man has been charged in a grand jury indictment with six counts of second-degree robbery and one count each of third-degree assault and second- and third-degree theft.

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Wednesday’s snowstorm followed by Thursday’s thaw buoyed Baker County streams, but the rises were modest compared with the flooding that occurred in Pendleton and other parts of Umatilla County.

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A tranquil winter for Baker City snowplowing crews turned tumultuous this week.

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Two Baker City men have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms on separate convictions for sexually assaulting two girls younger than 12.

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Baker City’s newest playground, an “all-inclusive” design that will be accessible to children in wheelchairs and open to all, is scheduled to be built May 11-15 at Geiser-Pollman Park.

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Baker County commissioners on Wednesday authorized the Road Department to spend about $45,000 on parts needed to build a new bridge over East Eagle Creek.

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While the latest statistics from the Oregon Department of Education show that about 5% of Baker students could be considered homeless by the state’s standards, the percentage is actually much higher.

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The biggest snowstorm to hit Baker City since Thanksgiving has prompted the city’s public works department to schedule an overnight plowing and dumping crew.

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Community Connection of Baker County’s Baker City Trolley will be retired soon, but a new bus will take its place running on the regular fixed route around town.

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BOISE — Korri Anderson shakes his head and utters a rueful chuckle when he hears a sentence that includes both “snow” and “Halfway.”

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A statewide group of school administrators has honored Betty Palmer, the Baker School District’s assistant superintendent, with an award of excellence.

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More than 30 people attended an open house at Baker City Hall Thursday evening to learn more about the city applying for a Quiet Zone designation in which freight trains wouldn’t sound their w…

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BOISE — The people who tell us whether it’s likely to rain tomorrow rely on satellites 22,000 miles above the Earth and on balloons that aren’t so different from what you might use to decorate…

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A Baker County committee’s recommendation to hire a new contractor to operate the local visitors center could imperil the future of the annual Miners Jubilee celebration in Baker City, accordi…

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Baker City’s Harvest Church hosted the first Families Helping Families event Thursday to help spur interest among people interested in serving as foster families or helping those who do.

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Whereas last year’s graduation rates at Baker High School soared above the state average, this year’s statistics show BHS numbers down slightly while the state average hit an all-time rate of 80%.

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Bundled against the January chill, Sarah Owen makes her way through one of her last days as a Baker City Herald carrier.

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Maure Albert went looking for opportunities to volunteer, and now she’s helping others find places to donate their time.

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Baker City residents calling for a taxi cab ride are likely to end up listening to a recorded message about the number being out of service.

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A Baker County grand jury on Thursday added an additional charge against a Vale man accused of shooting his former girlfriend to death in Baker City on Jan. 13.

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Anna Stafford is talking about keeping a display at the Baker Heritage Museum “current,” which might seem a curious adjective when many of the items in questions are millions of years old.

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When the heat exchanger unit that regulates the water in the Sam-O Swim Center pool malfunctioned earlier this month, the season was turned upside down for Baker High School swim team members …

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Baker City officials are inviting residents to attend an open house on Jan. 30 to learn about the city’s interest in potentially applying for a railroad Quiet Zone, and to tell officials what …

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The Baker City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to uphold the Planning Commission’s decision to deny Verizon Wireless a conditional use permit to build a 70-foot cell tower in north Baker City.

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The Baker City Council tonight upheld the city Planning Commission's Dec. 4 decision to deny Verizon Wireless' application for a conditional use permit to build a 70-foot cell tower in North B…

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Northeastern Oregon’s snowpack went from paltry to plentiful.

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When the snowplow drivers pull off the highway to wait out the storm, it’s a sign that conditions have degraded from dismal to downright awful.

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A scenic and popular, but extremely rugged, road in the Elkhorn Mountains near Baker City could be considerably smoother in a couple years.

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Rick Dancer likes to tell stories, and some of his favorite chapters are from Eastern Oregon.

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There was nothing unusual about the afternoon plans made by four Baker County men, two brothers and their two cousins, when they headed for the Elkhorn Mountains Saturday.

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Home delivery of today's issue of the Baker City Herald will be delayed until Thursday morning due to the closure of Interstate 84 between Pendleton and La Grande. The Herald is printed in Pen…