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Leo Adler was not a large man but his legacy, which was substantial even during his life, has grown to massive proportions in the nearly three decades since his death.

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The Baker City Council didn’t make a final decision Tuesday, June 8, but councilors discussed asking voters in the future what they think about the city applying for a “quiet zone” within the …

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It seems unlikely that members of the Oregon Education Association, the teachers union that lavishes most of its campaign contributions on Democratic candidates, will ever pine for Republicans…

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Sen. Jeff Merkley has ambitious ideas about making federal forests healthier and less susceptible to the sorts of horrendous wildfires that devastated parts of Oregon in September 2020.

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It was a belated move, but at least the Oregon Health Authority dropped Baker County to the lowest risk level for COVID-19 spread before the first holiday weekend of summer.

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It was good news, but like so much else during the pandemic, the CDC’s announcement last week about fully vaccinated people doffing face masks and eschewing social distancing in most situation…

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The four hydroelectric dams on the lower Snake River in Southeast Washington might seem far removed — geographically and in other ways — from Baker County. But the future of those dams could h…

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, in announcing on Tuesday, May 4, that Baker County and 14 other counties would move from extreme risk to high risk under the state’s COVID-19 restrictions Friday, May 7…

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Voters in the Baker School District spoke clearly, and with considerable volume, when the district asked them in November 2018 to approve a $48 million property tax hike to build a new element…

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Baker County residents missed a chance on Saturday, April 24 to help protect themselves against COVID-19, and potentially to help some local businesses that have suffered significantly during …

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We understand, even though most of us have the luxury of not having to often think about it, that police officers put themselves in dangerous situations we probably will never have to face.

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has in effect acknowledged that the state’s system for setting COVID-19 risk levels in the 36 counties, and the associated state-imposed restrictions on businesses and a…

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It might surprise you to learn that some members of the Oregon Legislature believe convicted rapists, murderers and people who exploit children for pornography in certain cases spend too much …