The Baker County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team spent several hours searching for a Bremerton, Washington, hunter in the Wallowa Mountains northeast of Baker City Sunday before finding him safe and unhurt at about 11 p.m.
The Baker County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team spent several hours searching for a Bremerton, Washington, hunter in the Wallowa Mountains northeast of Baker City Sunday before finding him s…
An unoccupied house in south Baker City was damaged when a fire burning in the wall behind a wood stove traveled into the ceiling sending smoke throughout the house early Saturday morning.
The Baker School District’s 2018-19 report card issued recently is again skewed by scores from students across the state who attend Baker Charter Schools.
The Baker Community Orchestra will have its fall concert Friday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Baker High School auditorium, 2500 E St. There is no admission charge, and all are welcome.
Baker City has never needed a fifth digit to express its population.
The Sumpter City Council voted this afternoon to fire three city employees who had been on paid administrative leave since this spring.
Visitors to the Baker County Library will see several additions to a favorite work and reading area.
The Baker City Planning Commission heard more testimony Wednesday about a proposed 70-foot-tall cell tower in north Baker City, but commissioners didn’t take any action on the request from Ver…
A Baker City man who pointed part of a plastic toy gun that appeared to be real at a driver traveling along Hughes Lane Tuesday afternoon remains in custody today on multiple charges.
Two La Grande groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to block the proposed Boardman-to-Hemingway power transmission line, which would run through Baker and Union counties.
The Baker City Planning Commission continued its discussion tonight about Verizon Wireless' application to build a 70-foot-tall cell tower north of the Baker County Fairgrounds, but planners d…
Carmen Ott wants to find a loving home for every dog that comes her way, but sometimes that’s not the hardest part.
A Portland man who was seriously injured when his vehicle landed in the bottom of a ravine off Kleinschmidt Grade on the Idaho side of Hells Canyon last week has been released from St. Alphons…
More than 50 people who support a proposal to stop freight trains from blowing their whistles at crossings in Baker City made their case to the City Council Tuesday night.
A bright Monday morning greeted a group of veterans, their families, and civilians who gathered outside the Baker County Courthouse for a Veterans Day ceremony.
The Baker City Council agreed Tuesday to sell 14.28 acres in the Elkhorn View Industrial Park to Simplot AB Retail Inc., which plans to build a fertilizer storage and distribution plant on the site.
A former Baker City man was arraigned Tuesday in Baker County Circuit Court on charges of stealing money from Beehive Homes of Baker City, which he co-owned for about 3 1/2 years.
CENTRAL POINT — Former Republican state lawmaker Jason A. Atkinson announced today he will seek the Republican nomination for Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District.
A Baker City man is being held in jail on $175,000 bail for allegedly breaking another man’s left arm and causing bruises on his back and neck by hitting him repeatedly with a metal pipe.
PENDLETON — Cody Vela of La Grande was returning home Thursday with his girlfriend and their five children when he saw the dark pickup bearing down at them on Cabbage Hill.
Baker County Commissioner Bruce Nichols announced Monday that he will seek another four-year term in the 2020 election.
While sorting donated uniforms at Baker Heritage Museum, a shiny crest caught the eye of Phyllis Badgley.
Jimmy Robbins was convinced he would die on that December day in a grassy clearing in Vietnam as the bullets whizzed and the mortar rounds showered the hot tropical air with a deadly hail of steel.
Baker County commissioners on Wednesday awarded a bid to Gyllenberg Construction of Baker City to build a new fire station in Richland, but the award is contingent on either the county or the …
An effort that dates back nearly a decade to lift and straighten slumped or leaning gravestones in the veterans’ section at Mount Hope Cemetery continued this fall when about a dozen volunteer…
Five local veterans, one from each branch of the military, will be honored during an event Saturday at noon at the Veterans Memorial Club, 2005 Valley Ave.
Baker County Sheriff Travis Ash will run for another four-year term in the 2020 election.
Hearings before the Sumpter City Council for three city employees who have been on paid administrative leave since this spring have been postponed.
The Baker City Public Works Department’s recent project is hard to miss.
Three Sumpter city employees who have been on paid administrative leave since this spring will have a chance to defend their performance to the City Council Thursday afternoon.
A leisurely walk through south Baker City neighborhoods with her elderly dog turned into a nightmare for Karen Spencer Sunday afternoon.
A Portland man whose vehicle went off the Kleinschmidt Grade road on the Idaho side of Hells Canyon Tuesday night and plunged into a deep ravine was listed in serious condition Thursday in a B…
Huntington voters have recalled Mayor Richard Cummings, based on unofficial results from the Baker County Clerk’s Office.
A persistent temperature inversion is trapping air, and pollutants such as woodsmoke, in Baker Valley and other areas across Oregon, according to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.
A section of heavily traveled — and bumpy — sidewalk at Geiser-Pollman Park is slated to be replaced this week.
HAINES — Linda Smith, owner of The Shearing Corral, celebrated her store’s 30th anniversary last weekend.
Kourtney Lehman, a 2017 Baker High School graduate who served as president of the Oregon FFA State Officer Team in 2017-18, has been elected secretary of the national organization.
Lynn Findley has stepped once into Cliff Bentz’s seat in the Oregon Legislature, and Findley believes he’s the clear choice to do so again.
Temperatures that dipped into the 30s didn’t dissuade hundreds of costumed kids from claiming their share of chocolate, caramel and all sorts of other sweet treats Thursday in downtown Baker City.
State Sen. Cliff Bentz's announcement this week that he will seek to replace the retiring Greg Walden in Congress has already had an effect, with state Rep. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, announcing Th…
Ian Howarth received an early birthday present, which he describes as “a dream come true,” last month.
Luiz Rosales, his face shaded by the brim of a sombrero, gave a shy smile and shook his head.
Judge Greg Baxter on Monday denied a former Baker City Council member’s request that the judge reconsider a third-degree criminal mischief conviction against him.
Suzan Ellis Jones is happy for her friend, Greg Walden, who announced Monday he won’t seek a 12th term in Congress representing Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District.
The frost, it seems reasonable to conclude, has permeated the pumpkin.
ONTARIO—Oregon State Senator Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) today announced that he will be running for the Republican nomination to the Oregon 2nd Congressional District seat, currently held by Greg…
A day after U.S. Rep. Greg Walden said he would not seek re-election next year, former state lawmaker and Republican gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler of Bend announced via tweet that he’s…
An arctic cold front that swept south across Baker County Monday night has ushered in chilly temperatures and strong north winds that have pushed wind chills below zero in places. Some wind ch…
Baker Charter Schools, which encompasses Baker Web Academy and Baker Early College, is pursuing the acquisition of the former Ellingson Lumber Co. office building.
HOOD RIVER, OR – Today, Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced that he will not seek a new term in Congress in the 2020 elections.
In case you haven’t settled on a Halloween costume, here’s a bit of advice.
Construction is nearing completion on Baker County’s first two solar power farms, the larger of which is near Sutton Creek Road about six miles southeast of Baker City.
As Baker County Emergency Management director, Jason Yencopal’s phone has been on speed dial to the county counsel’s office in recent weeks.
KEATING — Third-grader Christian Graham’s shirt sported a guitar-playing astronaut.