Patti Jo Garoutte: 61, of Baker City, died Sept. 9, 2018, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise. A celebration of her life will take place Friday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. at the La Grande First Christian Church. A full obituary will be published later. Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory is handling the arrangements.

Susan Ann Hall: 61, of Haines, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Bee Hive Homes in Baker City. Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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Grace Hicks: Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Missouri Flat Grange, 1050 Hughes Lane. Minister John Goodyear will officiate. The family asks that those attending contribute desserts and side dishes to a potluck celebration in Grace’s honor. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Missouri Flat Grange through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at

Colleen Crow: There will be a celebration of Colleen’s life and memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church in Halfway. Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements. On line condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneral

Calvin ‘Bud’ Butts: Memorial service Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Lennie Spooner of the Baker First Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trail Tenders at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center through Grays West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Bud, or to leave a condolence for his family, go to

Glenna Lucile Smith: A Celebration of Life will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, October 13, at the Halfway Lions Club Community Hall, 235 Lion St. in Halfway. After the service, friends are invited to join the family for a reception at Wild Bill’s. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Valley Fair Exhibit Hall through Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Glenna, or to leave a condolence for the family, go to www.colestribute


Cox: Chad Cox and Ashley Hohman, of Baker City, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center, Baker City, 8:49 a.m., Sept. 24, 2018; a boy, Arcaidian Micheal Cox, 7 pounds, 5 ounces.


Baker City Police

THEFT II and CRIMINAL TRESPASSING II: Xysis Silk Duane Lahey, 23, of 2425 Balm St., 10:02 p.m. Wednesday, at Safeway; jailed; police said Lahey entered the Safeway store after being told not to return and attempted to leave the store with a grocery cart filled with miscellaneous groceries valued at $532.39. Lahey fled the store when a Safeway employee attempted to prevent him from leaving the property. Police were called and took Lahey into custody without any further problems.

INTERFERING WITH A POLICE OFFICER: Linda Diane Peterson, 50, transient, 12:10 a.m. Thursday, on 10th Street near the railroad tracks; jailed; police said Peterson refused to step back from a traffic stop and to obey lawful orders from officers.

VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT (Three Baker County Circuit Court warrants): Daniel Jason Blood, 34, transient, 1:25 a.m. Thursday, in the 1500 block of Campbell Street; jailed.

ASSAULT IV DOMESTIC: Julia Louise Keyes-Brandt, 37, of 2715 Myrtle St., 7:46 p.m. Thursday, at her home; cited and released.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

BURGLARY II, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF II, CRIMINAL TRESPASS II and THEFT III: Garrett Eli Lovell, 22, of 880 Elm St., No. 220, 6:18 p.m. Wednesday, at 14th and H streets; jailed.

VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Kristina Anne Guile, 38, of 880 Elm St., No. 220, at the sheriff’s office; jailed.

Oregon State Police

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS, RECKLESS DRIVING and ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE: Lori Sarahan, 49, of Fort Bragg, California, 4:36 a.m. today on Interstate 84, about 10 miles south of Baker City; jailed; police said pursuit of Sarahan’s vehicle began in Malheur County and continued into Baker County before she finally was stopped by officers; Baker City Police also assisted in the arrest.