Baker County Newswire

Baker County Newswire

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  1. Message DeliveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Baker City Herald

    ... to bear fruit. Simons was one of the organizers of a "Rural Lives Matter" rally that brought a crowd to eastern Baker County on a seasonably chilly February day with temperatures in the upper 30s and occasional beams of sunlight piercing a thin ... 1 comment

  2. OBITUARIES: February 8, 2016Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | 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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  3. 'Rural Lives Matter' rally draws about 100 to HalfwayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Baker City Herald

    ... to bear fruit. Simons was one of the organizers of a "Rural Lives Matter" rally that brought a crowd to eastern Baker County on a seasonably chilly February day with temperatures in the upper 30s and occasional beams of sunlight piercing a thin ...

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  4. Drifting Away From DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Baker City Herald

    ... depleted reservoirs and aquifers, said Wes Morgan, manager of the Burnt River Irrigation District in southern Baker County. "The Burnt River drainage is looking good - really good if you compare it to the past couple years," Morgan said. He cites ...

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  5. Police check out concerns at Interpretive Center after man acts suspiciouslyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Baker City Herald

    ... Sheriff's Office to report her concerns, Moore said. Ash said the description of the person matched that of a Baker County resident with whom he is acquainted, but the man was not positively identified during the Thursday afternoon incident. At the ...

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  6. Baker grad rate risingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Baker City Herald

    ... and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition. Though outpacing the state average, Baker County and North Powder schools followed the trend of most others by increasing their graduation rates in 2015. Baker High School posted a ...

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  7. News of Record for Feb. 3, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Baker City Herald

    ... . Tuesday, at Ninth and Carter streets; jailed. FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THE CONDITIONS OF DUII DIVERSION AGREEMENT (Baker County warrant): Brock Michael Johnson, 24, of 1970 Myrtle St., 4:06 p.m. Tuesday, at the police department; cited and released.

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  8. Man dies Sunday in I-84 accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The La Grande Observer

    ... ent's quick-response team, the OSP was assisted at the accident scene by the Union County Sheriff's Office, the Baker County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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  9. County hopefuls discuss resumesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Baker City Herald

    ... Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition. The race is on for the Baker County Commissioner position that Tim Kerns will vacate at the end of the year. Kerns, who is also a Republican, announced in ...

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  10. OBITUARIES: January 27, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The La Grande Observer

    ... La Grande Seventh-day Adventist Church. Robert "Bob" Trump, 74, of Elgin, died Jan. 23 at his home. A former Baker County resident and probation and parole officer for Umatilla and Baker counties, Bob served as a deputy sheriff in Union County. A ...

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  11. 2 more file as Commissioner candidatesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Baker City Herald

    ... the year. Local Cattle Rancher Kody Justus and CPA Bruce Nichols both filed today as Republicans according to Baker County Clerk Cindy Carpenter. The top vote getter of the three (and any others who file as a candidate before the March 8 deadline) ...

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  12. County commissioners, residents discuss Harney County, law enforcementRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Baker City Herald

    ... publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition. Wednesday's Baker County Commission meeting included a discussion about the militia group that is occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in ...

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  13. Measuring UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Baker City Herald

    ... their message to Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, and Sen. Ted Ferrioli, R-John Day, whose districts include Baker County; state Rep. Greg Barreto, R-Cove, who represents Union, Wallowa and part of Umatilla County; Kathleen Cathey, a representative for ...

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  14. One files for Kerns' seat on County CommissionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Baker City Herald

    ... With the filing deadline seven weeks away, only one person is officially making a run for a seat on the Baker County Board of Commissioners. Dave Hunsaker of Baker City needs to collect 114 signatures from registered Republicans to qualify to run as ...

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  15. News of Record for Jan. 18, 2016Read the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | Baker City Herald

    ... Services is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com (Baker County warrants) CONTEMPT OF COURT, CRIMINAL TRESPASSING II, PROBATION VIOLATION (Two counts): Robert James Gray, 28, address unknown, ...

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  16. Saluting Baker's BestRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | Baker City Herald

    ... subscribers have full access to the E-edition. People who have dedicated their time and talents to making Baker County a better place to live were honored by the Chamber of Commerce Saturday night. Winners who were recognized for their contributions ...

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  17. State police investigate poaching of 5 deer in Baker CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon State Police are now asking for the public's help in solving the poaching of mule deer outside of Baker City late last year. Fish and Wildlife Division troopers say they were notified of three of the killings Dec. 1, and they ultimately discovered that at least five deer and one wild turkey had been illegally killed within the Lookout Mountain Wildlife Management Unit.

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  18. Baker City gas station employees criticize self-serve gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Drivers in some areas of Oregon have only been able to pump their own gas for a few weeks, but already some stations are complaining. The Baker City Herald reports that some station managers in Baker County have criticized the change, saying it hurt their employees.

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  19. News of Record for Jan. 15, 2016Read the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | Baker City Herald

    ... jailed and later released. POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, GIVING FALSE INFORMATION TO A POLICE OFFICER and (Baker County warrant) POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Jestin Lee Harding, 32, address unknown, 3:02 p.m. Thursday, in the 1300 block of Walnut ...

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  20. Bentz: Minimum wage hike a poison choiceRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | Baker City Herald

    ... - starting Jan. 1, 2017, in areas outside Portland's urban growth boundary. Bentz, whose district includes Baker County, said he used both Baker and Malheur counties as examples as he told the governor why he believes a $13.50 minimum wage, even if ...

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