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  1. Baker City Council seeks CPA, trying to get off state legislative auditor's noncompliance listRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    The City Council agreed Tuesday night on procedures for hiring a CPA to audit the city's books for 2016-17. The council set a deadline of July 7 to apply for the job and will schedule interviews for July 11 and 12. Melvin Davis, the certified public accountant who conducted the city's audit for 2015-16 and 2014-15, declined to apply for a new contract with Baker.


  2. Affordable housing bill was hijackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    ... provide some of the most affordable housing and are economic engines for cities all over Oregon. Just ask Baker City, Astoria, Sumpter, Corvallis, Oregon City, St. Helens, Port Orford, Bend, Sisters or Hood River. In reality, HB 2007 would prevent a ...


  3. I watched a total eclipse of the sun. You don't want to miss the next one.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Chicago Tribune

    ... $3,500 grant from Congress (the equivalent of approximately $60,000 now), dispatched a scientific expedition to Baker City, Oregon. Researchers planned to measure the deflection of starlight by the sun's gravity when the sky got dark and stars ...


  4. Sun Ra and Science at Atlas Obscura's Total Eclipse Festival in Eastern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... take place on a privately owned farm-but it has been revealed that the site is roughly a 30-minute drive from Baker City and will be in the valley of the Snake River. That puts it very close to the Oregon/Idaho border, which makes it about a day's ...


  5. 'World Champion Yo-yo Coach' teaches the sport at senior centerRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 |

    Tommy Moore bills himself as a World Champion Yo-yo Coach but then quickly adds that "there really is no such thing as a world champion" because there are no international competitions. But there are local and national competitions, and at age 10, Moore was the 1951 Baker City Duncan Yo-yo Champion.


  6. Tom Hallman: Helping kids stay engaged during summer vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 |

    ... slide. The bank's charitable foundation also awarded a $90,000 three-year grant to the Baker School District in Baker City to come up with a summer program to tackle the issue. "The goal was to get some seed money, which they could use to start a ...


  7. Umpqua Bank Launches Summer Learning Public Awareness and Action Campaign to "Stop the Slide"Read the original story

    Monday Jun 12 | World News Report

    ... Free Library for their neighborhood by commenting on a post on Umpqua's Facebook page with their favorite book. Baker City, Oregon: A Summer Learning Success Story In 2016, the Baker City Summer Academy was started with a $90,000 three-year grant ...


  8. Will it be cloudy for eclipse in Oregon? Chances of clear skies improve as you move inlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 |

    ... of the Cascades. In Bend, where the eclipse will start at 10:20, there's an 88 percent chance of viewability. In Baker City, where the eclipse hits at 10:24, there's an 89 percent chance of viewability. The administration also analyzed five ...


  9. Karen Mathews Davis, Revered Victim of Anti-Government Yahoos, Is Hate HoaxerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Right Wing News

    ... at her head, and then sodomizing her with the gun. From a photo lineup, Mathews picked out Roger Steiner of Baker City, Oregon. Police found no evidence that he had been 800 miles away in central California the night before and Steiner duly passed a ...


  10. On Biz: Electric co-op's manager returns to RoseburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 3 | The News-Review

    ... basis. Buehler had just retired in February as the general manager of Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative in Baker City, but he said he felt honored to be called and obliged to help. "Douglas Electric gave me my start in this business and I want to ...


  11. Baker City Council agrees to increase starting pay for firefighters over objections of mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    Over the objections of Mayor Darnell Waites, the City Council on Tuesday afternoon voted 4-1 to raise the starting pay for Baker firefighters from $9.11 an hour to $12 an hour. Council members Glenda Bryant, Doris Alexander, Charles Vincent and Brenda Jackson voted in favor of the increased starting salary; Pete Heine cast the lone dissenting vote.


  12. Citizen Advisory Groups React To Trump Administration SuspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... land management. "I was pretty staunch conservative and 'everybody is against us,'" said Drever-Gee, who lives in Baker City. "I would sit and listen, and as I would listen, I would go, 'They want exactly the same thing that we want.'" For many in ...


  13. Missing Portland Man Found in Eastern OregonRead the original story

    May 12, 2017 | US News & World Report

    ... Kelsay turned up on the front porch of a home near Pilot Rock. He was wet and hungry. Kelsay was traveling to Baker City on Tuesday when he told his father he ran out of gas and was walking along the interstate back to Pendleton. The sheriff's ...


  14. Portland man missing in Blue MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 |

    ... ins. The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that 30-year-old Jeffrey Kelsay was traveling to Baker City on Tuesday when he told his father he ran out of gas and was walking along the interstate back to Pendleton.


  15. Woman charged for death of 8-month-old nieceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | KRON 4

    ... to the value of human life, cause serious physical injury to Anastasia Salgy," the charging documents state. The Baker City Harold reports Vansickle was Salgy's aunt, and that the girl was eight months old when the injury occurred in September 2014.


  16. Officer hurt during reports of shooting at Ohio nursing homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | KNDU

    ... 9th near Pendleton. Deputies say Jeffrey Ryan Kelsay from Portland was driving east on Interstate 84 headed to Baker City when he ran out of gas near milepost 235 and was last seen walking west on I-84 headed back toward Pendleton. Umatilla County ...


  17. The importance of being transparent about healthcare costsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 |

    The author argues that the Oregon Health Authorities' rates for care organizations are "all over the map. For example, he writes, the rate established for a 19- to 44-year-old in Baker City is nearly double the rate set for that same age group living in Grants Pass As a consultant to independent physicians and health care providers in Oregon, I pay close attention to how insurance rates, premiums and reimbursements are set.


  18. Nita DunbarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... she was the daughter of Charlie and Eunice Birdwell Short. She married Mark Roger Dunbar Jr. July 10, 1976, in Baker City, Ore.; he survives. Nita Ann Short Dunbar, 61, of Revere, Mo., died at 9:04 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2017, at Fort Madison Community ...


  19. Greg Walden defends health care vote in noisy Oregon town hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 |

    U.S. Rep. Greg Walden defended his vote to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act, telling constituents at town hall meetings that he saw last week's action as a way to fix a failing system. The East Oregonian reports the Republican faced vocal crowds Monday in Baker City, Elgin and Wallowa.


  20. The top athlete or sports figure from each of Oregon's 36 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 |

    ... be on this list? Let us know in the comments section and we'll add them to our story. McKittrick, who was born in Baker City, played football for Oregon State and coached the offensive line for the San Francisco 49ers in their glory years. From 1979 ...


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