50 YEARS AGO

from the Democrat-Herald

June 1, 1968

Cecil Holloway, Junior High school principal, will end 44 years of teaching and administration this summer when his contract ends and he retires.

Holloway expects to be here at the start of next fall’s term but only to help the newly selected principal become oriented.

25 YEARS AGO

from the Baker City Herald

June 1, 1993

Construction of a special wagon at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center will highlight National Trails Day Saturday.

The Bureau of Land Management and the Trail Tenders, a volunteer group, will start building the sesquicentennial wagon that day, said Walt Tegge, interpretive specialist.

10 YEARS AGO

from the Baker City Herald

June 2, 2008

Casey Vanderwiele of Triple C Redi-Mix earned the nickname “Mr. Lucky” after winning a $120,000 truck while attending the Construction Equipment Exposition earlier this spring in Las Vegas.

Vanderwiele said he makes a habit of attending the Con -Expo trade show held every third year in Las Vegas, but this was the first time he’s won anything like the $120,000 Ford F750 service truck.

ONE YEAR AGO

from the Baker City Herald

June 2, 2017

A decorated fighter pilot who began his military service just six months after graduating from Baker High School in 1973 will return to his alma mater to address the 2017 BHS graduating class Sunday afternoon.

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Robert Harvey, who has traveled the world since leaving Baker City 44 years ago, has settled in retirement with his wife, Connie, in the community of Cocoa, Florida.

Harvey talked about his life in Baker and after graduation in a telephone interview recently from Washington, D.C., where his wife was testifying before a congressional committee in her role with the American Red Cross aquatics safety program.

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