Edith (Edie) F. Richerson: 73, died on Oct. 28, 2018, with her family by her side. Her memorial service will be Saturday, Nov. 3, at 11 a.m. at the Baker City Church of the Nazarene, 1250 Hughes Lane, with Pastors Troy Teeter and Lennie Spooner officiating. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, donations in Edie’s memory may be given to the Northeast Oregon Compassion Center or Heart ’N Home Hospice through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Edie or to leave a condolence for her family, go to


JACOBSON: Rachel and Michael, of Union, Oct. 24, 2018, 2:48 p.m. at Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande; a girl, Ruth Joanna Jacobson, 7 pounds, 5 ounces; grandparents are Nancy Hutnak and Neal Jacobson of Baker City, and Ed McGill and Pam McGill of Sheridan.


Bill and Veryl Waldron: Memorial service Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. at Pine Valley Presbyterian Church in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception immediately following the service at the Halfway Lions Hall. That evening at 8 p.m. a celebration of Bill and Veryl’s life continues with live music at Wild Bill’s restaurant and lounge in Halfway. Online condolences may be made at www.tamis


Baker County Sheriff’s Office

CONTEMPT OF COURT: Joni L. Linscott, 36, 2420 Ninth St., 9:17 a.m. Monday at the sheriff’s office; cited and released.

Oregon State Police

UNLAWFUL TAKE/POSSESSION OF BULL ELK, BORROWING A BIG GAME TAG and NO RESIDENT HUNTING LICENSE: Roger L. Kirkwood, 48, of Baker City, 12:25 p.m. Sunday, on Marble Creek Road; jailed and later released.

LENDING A BIG GAME TAG: Karen Louise Kirkwood, 64, of Baker City, 12:25 p.m. Sunday, on Marble Creek Road; cited and released.

BORROWING A BIG GAME TAG and FAILURE TO IMMEDIATELY VALIDATE BIG GAME TAG: William James Bennett, 39, of Baker City, 4:02 p.m. Saturday in the Keating area, cited and released.

Accident report

On Interstate 84 at noon on Oct. 26 near Huntington, a FedEx Freightliner truck pulling double semitrailers driven by John Michael Ellerbe, 60, of North Logan, Utah, and a 2014 Toyota Avalon driven by Linda Fae Seehorn, 65, of Sun City, Arizona, collided; police said Seehorn’s car struck the truck as she passed it in the westbound lanes. There were no injuries. Seehorn was cited on a charge of failure to maintain lane of travel.