James “Jim” Coleman: 92, of Baker City, died May 31, 2019, at his home. There will be a private family interment on Saturday, June 15. A Celebration of Life service is scheduled at 2 p.m. that day at the United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. Pastor Lisa Payton of the church will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars through Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Jim, go to

funerals pending

Matt Doud: Memorial service and celebration of Matt’s life will take place Friday, June 21, at 1 p.m. at the Harvest Church, 3720 Birch St. in Baker City. Online condolences can be made at

Gene Edward Norris: Burial of his urn will take place Friday, June 28, at 2 p.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery, with military honors. A celebration of his life will follow at the Baker Eagles Club, 2935 H St. Memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845. To light a candle in Gene’s memory, or to offer condolences to his family, go to

Joe Adamson: Celebration of Joe’s life and memorial service, followed by a potluck, will take place Saturday, July 21, at 11 a.m. at the New Bridge Grange in Richland. Online condolences can be made at


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF II: Corey Thomas Haney, 29,of 2332 Ninth St., No. 5, 11:59 a.m. Sunday in the 2200 block of Cherry Street; jailed.

FAILURE TO ABIDE BY CONDITIONAL RELEASE (Baker County warrant): Sherry Lynn Roth, 59, of Baker City, 7:26 p.m. Friday, across the railroad tracks from the 800 block of Elm Street; dispatch received a report of a campfire in the area. The Baker City Fire Department responded and the fire was extinguished. Police responded and arrested Roth.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION: Melissa Marian Carey, 32, of 2737 Third St., 10:13 a.m. Friday, at 3320 K St.; jailed.