Pilot Flying J Travel Centers has withdrawn its application for a project in Baker City that the property owner said was dead more than three weeks ago.
A review of three bids submitted to the Baker County Commission for a contract to provide ambulance services in Baker City and about half of the rest of the county will be the subject of publi…
Several people told the Baker City Planning Commission Wednesday evening that they oppose an application from Verizon Wireless to build a 70-foot-tall cell tower north of the Fairgrounds.
SALEM — The Oregon Court of Appeals Thursday granted a temporary stay on Gov. Kate Brown’s executive order imposing a 90-day ban on the sale of flavored nicotine and marijuana vaping products.
LA GRANDE — A group of advocates for returning passenger train service to Eastern Oregon will meet Oct. 26 in La Grande for what they bill as the Eastern Oregon Passenger Rail Summit.
Baker City will be the focal point of the Wagyu cattle industry this weekend.
A documentary featuring a notable episode in Baker County, and Oregon, history will premiere Monday on Oregon Public Broadcasting.
A Huntington man and his father were both charged with fourth-degree assault Monday after the man’s mother called police and said the two were fighting.
SALEM — Supporters of a petition to recall Gov. Kate Brown came up short of the signatures needed for a ballot challenge, Oregon Republican Party Chair Bill Currier said Monday.
It’s not every day you can watch a helicopter land in the middle of Second Street and then see a car’s roof cut off.
Baker City will play host to a Special Olympics swim meet for the first time on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at Sam-O Swim Center, 580 Baker St.
Oregon's Liquor Control Commission and the Oregon Health Authority on Friday, Oct. 11, rolled out a ban on the sale of all flavored cannabis and nicotine vaping products in response to a growi…
Virginia Buchfinck always thought 100 years was a long time away.
The potent cold front that barged through Baker County Tuesday afternoon ushered in record-breaking chill more common to December than to early October.
Police are continuing to search for a man identified as the suspect in a Monday morning shooting that has left a Baker City man in critical condition in a Boise hospital for the past week.
Theresa Ball is trying to figure out how to keep her Baker City business open after it becomes illegal to sell her most popular products.
A plan to clean up graffiti at the Baker City Skate Park last month took a wrong turn even before the work got started.
SALEM — Governor Kate Brown announced today that she is inviting applications for the position of Baker County District Attorney, to fill a vacancy created by her appointment of District Attor…
Clear skies and winds that calmed after a blustery Wednesday allowed the temperature to plummet to a record low of 15 degrees this morning at the Baker City Airport.
Steve Hawkins is starting to get a trifle annoyed by the rain.
Baker City Public Works Department crews had to contend with snow last week while building a retaining wall below Goodrich Lake, a drinking water source in the Elkhorn Mountains.
Baker City Manager Fred Warner Jr.’s proposal to retire from the state’s retirement system and then be rehired on a one-year contract remains just that — a proposal.
ONTARIO — What happens when one of the most famous rappers alive today headlines an impromptu concert in a sleepy city in Eastern Oregon?
OXBOW — Travel will be restricted across Hells Canyon Dam on several days later this month due to maintenance and repair work on the Idaho Power Company facility.
School leaders and community partners took a run at improving test scores over time last week when they traveled to early learning centers throughout the state in the hope of establishing such…
HAINES — Veterinarian Josh Anderson has turned a Haines building into a multi-business development where customers can attend to their health and to their hair.
Searchers found the body of Andrew Dean Dennis of Haines late Sunday morning in a nearly sheer rock chute in the Wallowa Mountains, eight days after the 60-year-old Haines man failed to return…
A Baker City man was flown by Life Flight to a Boise hospital with injuries sustained in a shooting incident early this morning in south Baker City.
The death of Andrew Dennis, a 60-year-old Haines man who was the subject of a week-long search in the Wallowa Mountains, "appears to be a tragic accident," according to the Baker County Sherif…
The body of Andy Dennis, a Haines man missing since Sept. 28 in the Wallowa Mountains, was found today, his niece, Candy Sturm, said this afternoon.
Searchers looking for Andy Dennis of Haines, missing for almost a week in the Wallowa Mountains northeast of Baker City, used a live trap to capture Dennis' dog, Barney, on Saturday evening, b…
A hunter in the East Eagle Creek area told searchers Friday evening that he had seen a small white dog believed to be Barney, the Jack Russell terrier that accompanied Andy Dennis, the Haines …
A comprehensive search that since Sunday has involved people hiking dozens of miles, and a pair of helicopters flying for more than 10 hours, hasn’t turned up a single sign of a Haines man who…
A 73-year-old Halfway woman spent five days in intensive care at a Boise hospital after being infected by West Nile virus from a mosquito bite that probably happened while she was working on h…
Brooklyn Primary School became an eerie scene of chaos and violence Friday and Saturday afternoons as shots rang out in the hallways and teenagers fell to the floor with wounds sustained by th…
Searchers are navigating a section of the steep and snowy Wallowa Mountains for the fourth straight day looking for signs of a Haines man who went missing while hunting deer over the weekend.
Baker City’s plan to build a playground accessible to children of all abilities received a major boost recently when a state board approved a $164,000 grant.
Searchers from the Baker County Sheriff's Office will resume their quest to find a missing Haines man at daybreak today after temporarily halting the search Monday night in the snowy Wallowa M…
Sheila Petty is working to bring beauty to Baker City with her new business, Blue Dahlia.
BEND — A former chief of the Baker Rural Fire Protection District was found not guilty of official misconduct Thursday in a Deschutes County courtroom.
The Baker County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue team is looking for a hunter missing in the Wallowa Mountains.
Work began this week on a project to replace a failing culvert with a bridge on Forest Service Road 5200, the Blue Mountains Scenic Byway, 10 miles north of Granite. The result will be a safer…
Calvary Baptist Church provided the stage in which scenario-based trainings were acted out Wednesday afternoon in the final phase of a 40-hour Crisis Intervention Training for law enforcement …
The risk of mosquitoes transmitting West Nile virus has been diminishing recently, and this weekend’s cold, damp weather should accelerate that trend, Baker County’s chief mosquito killer said.
Kerry McQuisten knows the clichés that private investigators are often saddled with.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed Matt Shirtcliff, Baker County district attorney, to replace the retiring Greg Baxter as Baker County Circuit Court judge Nov. 1.
A Baker City man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 7 Wednesday afternoon.
Employees from Baker City’s Safeway store worked Saturday to build 10 bunk beds that will be available to local children.
Drivers passing through construction zones in the future will be increasingly likely to see a machine rather than a person guiding traffic.
Two Baker County residents have contracted the West Nile virus from mosquito bites, officials announced today in a press release.
LA GRANDE — Fire season will officially end at 12:01 a.m. Friday in Northeastern Oregon, the Oregon Department of Forestry has announced.
Residential customers of Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative will pay $4 more per month for their service starting Nov. 1.
America’s largest truck stop company has applied for a permit to demolish the Baker Truck Corral and build a travel center on the nearly 9-acre property on the south side of Campbell Street be…
A Utah man was hurt Monday afternoon when he lost control of his ATV while riding on a Forest Service road near Bridgeport in southern Baker County.