Baker County Newswire

Baker County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Baker County, OR.

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  1. Fatal crash in Baker County takes Idaho man's lifeRead the original story

    Saturday | The La Grande Observer

    The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition.

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  2. Baker City woman charged with assault in injury to 8-month-oldRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Baker City Herald

    ... . The child likely will have lifelong impairment as a result of the injuries, according to a press release from Baker County District Attorney Matt Shirtcliff.

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  3. A peak glimpse; and Baker voters mix on potRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Baker City Herald

    ... the range's roster of major mountains. Indeed its elevation isn't even shown on many maps. This is so even in Baker County, with its relatively small population and its reliable record, over the past four decades, of choosing Republican candidates ...

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  4. History Of The Baker County YMCARead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Baker City Herald

    S. John Collins / Baker City Herald Patrick and Beth Morrissey enjoy the music played by grandson Ryan Johnson of Brookings. Beth says family has always come first for the Baker City couple.

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  5. Pot bail out?Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Baker City Herald

    ... e 91. House Bill 3400, with its amendment proposed by Sen. Ted Ferrioli, the John Day Republican who represents Baker County, would likely eliminate that threat.

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  6. Drying Out ThereRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Baker City Herald

    ... have full access to the E-edition. Kathy Orr / Baker City Herald May rains greened the sagebrush rangelands of Baker County, but with dry weather prevailing the past two weeks, grass is beginning to cure. But there's more to the relationship between ...

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  7. Doing all we can to avoid firesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Baker City Herald

    ... that distinguished the second half of May turned down the dial a couple of notches on the drought severity in Baker County. Worse still, as local fire officials explain in a story that starts on Page 1A of today's issue, the longer-term result of ...

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  8. Tesla building charging stationRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Baker City Herald

    The Baker City station, in the Sunridge Inn parking lot between the motel and the Baker County Chamber of Commerce, is free for Tesla owners. Richard Haynes, local owner of a Tesla Model S, says he won't use the station since he charges his car at home.

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  9. Focus on 10th StreetRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Baker City Herald

    ... of drive-in burger joints to modern office buildings. The purpose of Thursday's meeting, sponsored by the Baker County Chamber of Commerce, was to ignite a discussion about ways to make the street more inviting to customers and safer for ...

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  10. Bicyclist recounts sinkhole encounterRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Baker City Herald

    ... a depression in the asphalt about 20 inches across. When a different motorist reported the sinkhole to the Baker County Sheriff's Office about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, the pavement had given way altogether, creating a hole about nine feet deep and four ...

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  11. News of Record for June 8, 2015Read the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Baker City Herald

    ... FAILURE TO REPORT AS A SEX OFFENDER: Eric Lee Cavyell, 24, of 1600 Eldon St., 2:09 p.m. Friday, at the Baker County Jail where he is being held on other charges. ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR and POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE(Baker ...

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  12. Soggy spell buoys spiritsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Baker City Herald

    Mike Widman raises beef cattle instead of hogs, but he picks a porcine rather than a bovine metaphor to describe how valuable the recent rainy spell has been for Baker County ranchers and farmers. The soggy stretch - rain fell on 18 of 23 days at the Baker City Airport from May 11 to June 2 - revived grass on desiccated rangelands and eased the demand for scarce irrigation water.

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  13. Two of Baker County's bigger taxpayers appeal billsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    Two of the bigger taxpayers in Baker County have appealed their 2014-15 property tax bills to the Oregon Tax Magistrate. If they prevail in those appeals, the county could lose more than $220,000 in tax revenue, according to a report from county Treasurer Alice Durflinger.

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  14. Siblings helped save toddlerRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    Two young brothers will be honored Tuesday, June 9, at Haines School for their efforts in saving their baby brother, Thomas, a 15-month-old who fell into a pond on their family's property about 4:17 p.m. on May 26. Thomas Kerns was released from St. Luke's Hospital in Boise on May 29 and is doing well, according to a press release from Baker County Sheriff Travis Ash. Third-grader Caleb Kerns, 9, and his brother, Wesley Kerns, 8, who's in second grade, will be among those recognized during the end-of-year assembly, said Nannette Lehman, a second-grade teacher who also serves as head teacher at Haines School.

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  15. Crypto ConversationRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    ... City's water supply is not the cause of a confirmed case of cryptosporidiosis. Officials from the city and the Baker County Health Department are trying to figure out how a Baker City woman was infected with the microscopic parasite that ...

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  16. Baker County officials struggle to remove truck from creekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Baker County officials don't know when a pickup truck will be removed from a remote creek, but they do know who put it there. The Baker City Herald reports that the 1997 Dodge truck has been sitting in Alder Creek since it landed there after a 28-mile chase in the Elkhorn Mountains May 12. A suspect took off from Baker City in the truck, ending up about 12 miles west near Marble Creek Pass.

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  17. Truck stuck in creekRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    Jayson Jacoby/ Baker City Herald The spot in Alder Creek where the pickup stopped is hemmed in by rock bluffs on both the north and south.The nearest road, Marble Creek Pass Road, is to the north, about a quarter-mile away. Baker County Sheriff Travis Ash doesn't know when the pickup truck will be plucked from the precarious spot where it ended up after a 28-mile chase in the Elkhorn Mountains on May 12. Damon Robinson drove the white truck during the pursuit that started in Baker City and ended a couple hours later near Marble Creek Pass, about 12 miles west of Baker City.

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  18. Focus on Sam-ORead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    ... suggested setting up a task force to study the needs of the city-owned swimming pool, which is managed by the Baker County Family YMCA. Daugherty recommended a five-member group including himself, local property owner Rustin Smith, City Engineer ...

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  19. Damon Robinson's criminal history includes burglary, assaultRead the original story

    May 14, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    ... the scene, said Sheriff Travis Ash. The man asked that his name not be released. Robinson is being held at the Baker County Jail on charges of felon in possession of a firearm, attemping to elude police (two counts, one a Class C felony), and ...

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  20. Baker County Jail Death Mirrors Deschutes County CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Baker County Jail inmate has died in a manner eerily similar to a death at the Deschutes County Jail in December. Authorities say 28-year-old Joshua Pantle, of Baker City, died while in custody on May 9. According to Oregon State Police, Pantle was arrested and booked at the Baker County Jail Saturday afternoon.

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