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Police chief pleased with relatively tranquil Jubilee weekend By Jayson Jacoby jjacoby@bakercityherald.com Another busy weekend in Baker City. Another relatively tranquil weekend for Baker City Police. Which is precisely the result Police Chief Wyn Lohner hoped for both during this weekend’s Miners Jubilee, an
Baker City Herald | Jul 21, 2014 12:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News of Record for July 21, 2014 DEATHS Alice Ilene McClellan: 86, of Ontario, died July 19, 2014, at Five Rivers Assisted Living in Tillamook. Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Michelle Standlea: 46, of Baker City, died July 20, 2014, in Baker City. Gr
Baker City Herald | Jul 21, 2014 12:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Letters to the Editor for July 21, 2014 Predators are getting the upper hand on people This letter may seem a little vindictive, but as I watch the Portland news about cougars I can’t help being a little amused. I grew up in Eastern Oregon. I am now 88. My father ran a band of sheep in th
Baker City Herald | Jul 21, 2014 12:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Forest Service re-opens Hurricane Creek Road in Wallowa County The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest has re-opened the Hurricane Creek Road, which leads to a popular Eagle Cap Wilderness trailhead near Joseph. The road had been closed since early this week due to a wildlife.
Baker City Herald | Jul 19, 2014 12:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News of Record for July 18, 2014 DEATHS Madeline Steward: 94, of Baker City, died July 17, 2014, at Elkhorn Adult Foster Care Center. Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel is in charge of arrangements. FUNERAL PENDING Myron “Paint” Painter: of Halfway, a graveside service wi
Baker City Herald | Jul 18, 2014 12:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fire blackens 3,300 acres By Jayson Jacoby jjacoby@bakercityherald.com The flames were moving so fast, Clay Gyllenberg said, that even with a bulldozer he couldn’t carve fire lines quickly enough to block the blaze. “When the wind gusts came up it moved at such a high
Baker City Herald | Jul 18, 2014 12:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
No rubber stamps A couple days after four of his colleagues on the Baker City Council stripped him of his title, former Mayor Richard Langrell told Herald reporter Pat Caldwell that he would “sit there and be quiet with my hands folded and be a rubber stamp like the
Baker City Herald | Jul 18, 2014 11:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Letter to the Editor for July 18, 2014 Our carbon appetite threatens the air we breathe For the past several hundred million years that part of the Earth above the water has been blanketed with plant life. These plants inhale carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen. The oxygen made animal life possib
Baker City Herald | Jul 18, 2014 11:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Summer of love: Meeting the Elkhorns in 89 On the first morning of my first job in Baker I was late because I went to the wrong place. This was a quarter century ago, in late June of 1989. The town was no larger and no more bustling than it is today so I can’t blame anything but my own stupi
Baker City Herald | Jul 18, 2014 11:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Freeway open in both directions Interstate 84 is open again in both directions throughout Northeastern Oregon after being closed earlier today due to a range fire about three miles southeast of Baker City.
Baker City Herald | Jul 17, 2014 4:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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