Edward Davidson: 83, of Baker City, died July 13, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are being made through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. To light a candle in memory of Ed, go to


Beverly Sampson-Haas: There will be a celebration of Bev’s life at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 15, at the Harvest Church, 3720 Birch St. in Baker City. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at

Lawrence Ray “Larry” Clark: Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at the Baker United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. There will be a reception afterward at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heifer International through the Methodist Church.

Dale Denson: Celebration of his life will be Sunday, July 23 at 4 p.m. at the Denson Ranch in Halfway. A potluck reception will follow at the ranch. Online condolences may be made at

Joe Omann: Graveside memorial service, Saturday, Aug. 5 at 1 p.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family immediately following the service for refreshments at the Pine Valley Grange. Online condolences may be made at


Baker City Police

PAROLE VIOLATION: James Robert Blitch, 47, 2036 East St., 10:29 a.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Madison Street; jailed.

CIRCUIT COURT WARRANT: James Taylor Morris, 20, 1515 Valley Ave., 5 p.m. Thursday at his home; cited and released.

CONTEMPT OF COURT (Baker County Circuit Court warrants): Jarrod Linscott, 40, 1950 Myrtle St., 8:32 a.m. Wednesday at his home; jailed.

CRIMINAL TRESPASSING (Baker County Justice Court warrant): Mark Thornton, 37, 2641 Grove St., 8:52 a.m. Wednesday at his home; cited and released.

PROBATION VIOLATION: Forrest Lee Entermille, 38, 2433 First St., 6:32 p.m. Wednesday and First and Madison streets; jailed.

WARRANT: Matthew John Agard, 38, 1850 Fourth St., 7:17 p.m. Wednesday at Fifth and Broadway streets; cited and released.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE: Matthew David Brooks, 27, Boise, and Crystal Renay Gradian, 36, Boise, 7:46 a.m. Thursday on Highway 86, Milepost 22; both were jailed. Brooks was also wanted on a fugitive warrant from Idaho.

PAROLE VIOLATION: Robert Edward Nichols, 29, 1220 B St., 10:41 a.m. Thursday at the sheriff’s office; jailed.

CIRCUIT COURT WARRANT: Michael Sean Clark, 52, 1280 Valley Ave., 11:48 p.m. Wednesday at the Courthouse; jailed.