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  1. Man found hiding in Dumpster after fleeing CourthouseRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Baker City Herald

    A Baker City who bolted and ran from the Baker County Circuit Courtroom Thursday morning was found hiding in an alley Dumpster and taken back into custody just eight minutes later.

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  2. Easter egg hunt SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Baker City Herald

    ... by the Baker City Herald and funded by donations from local community members. Soroptimist International of Baker County is 501(c)3 partner of event. Volunteer labor for the event is donated by Baker High School Leadership group, Baker Parole and ...

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  3. Easter egg hunt set for April 19Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Baker City Herald

    ... by the Baker City Herald and funded by donations from local community members. Soroptimist International of Baker County is 501(c)3 partner of event. Volunteer labor for the event is donated by Baker High School Leadership group, Baker Parole and ...

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  4. Options for votersRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Baker City Herald

    On April 15, candidates for two positions on the Baker County Board of Commissioners are invited to attend a forum sponsored by the Baker County Republican Party at 6 p.m. at The Sunridge Inn.

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  5. Baker builder, noxious weed fighter, Sid Johnson dies at 89Read the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Baker City Herald

    The homes Sid Johnson built in Baker County will shelter families for decades, but perhaps the greatest legacy of his handiwork is a forest.

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  6. Wallowas backpack trip offers photographer Jamie Francis chance to shoot starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | OregonLive.com

    ... Eagle Cap Wilderness from the south side of the Wallowas, beginning at Summit Point trailhead above Halfway, in Baker County. Hiking with twins Darryl and Darvel Lloyd, our objective was to find what is likely the oldest living tree in Oregon, a ...

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  7. Forest Service says popular road in Elkhorns will stay open to vehiclesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Baker City Herald

    ... invites members of other off-road groups, including ones in Union County and in Idaho, to take trips in Baker County. The North Powder River Road is a favorite route, Witham said, not only because it's challenging but because the scenery in the ...

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  8. Earth & Vine, Baker City's successful wine bar, plans expansion to La GrandeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | OregonLive.com

    ... way into northeast Oregon, so it's not really like getting good wine is something new. Stevenson grew up on a Baker County ranch and went to college in La Grande at Eastern Oregon University, though she did that by commuting. Now, she will set down ...

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  9. Starbottle Saloon at Anthony Lakes is first stop for apres-ski fun in eastern OregonRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | The Oregonian

    ... takes its name from an old sign used as a movie prop in the 1969 film, "Paint Your Wagon,'' which chose Baker County as its primary outdoor location. It was a Western musical and featured two of Hollywood's biggest cowboy genre-stars, Lee Marvin and ...

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  10. Sam-O Swim Center reopens in time for spring breakRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Baker City Herald

    ... Swim renovation issue flared in January after questions were raised by Baker City Councilor Rogers Coles and Baker County YMCA director Heidi Dalton regarding whether the city was committed to infrastructure repairs. One of the central issues ...

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  11. Obituaries for March 24, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Baker City Herald

    ... on Dec. 18, 1933, at Baker City to John and Hazel Gilbert Bates. She was one of five children. She lived in Baker County most of her life before moving with her daughter, Catherine, to Spokane, Wash., in 2009, and then finally on to their family ...

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  12. McEwen church to send 150 'Operation Christmas Child' boxes this yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Baker City Herald

    ... box. Before the final shipment, a Bible story is tucked into each package. Word of their project spreads beyond Baker County. Zacharias said dentists in Clackamas have sent toothbrushes and toothpaste to pack in the boxes. Each year, Zacharias pays ...

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  13. Baker City's Efforts To Attract ShopKoRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | Baker City Herald

    ... came from the sale of beef cattle. Clarke, who has owned his store since 1999, also said that he believes Baker County's relative isolation - along with the agriculture industry - paid off when the rest of the state suffered a massive economic ...

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  14. Business balanceRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | Baker City Herald

    S. John Collins/Baker City Herald Tabor Clarke, who owns a Main Street jewelry store, says finding your niche in a slow-growth population area like Baker County is a key to sustaining a business.

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  15. Walden's bill has promiseRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | Baker City Herald

    ... "something like a resolution voted on by the county commissioners." In other words, unless two of the three Baker County commissioners endorsed a Forest Service proposal to limit motorized access, the agency would have to scrap the plan. This is ...

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  16. Middle class missionRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | Baker City Herald

    ... such jobs. One is Ash Grove Cement Co.'s plant in Durkee, which has more than 100 workers and is among Baker County's larger private employers. Wyden has supported Ash Grove, which has spent about $20 million over the past several years to reduce ...

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  17. Las Vegas man arrested near Baker City for possessing 59 fake credit cardsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... the back of the card re-coded with stolen account information from the victims. Echavarria-Perez was lodged in Baker County Jail and accused of aggravated identity theft, five counts of identity theft, and five counts of second-degree possession of ...

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  18. Obituaries for March 12, 2014Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | Baker City Herald

    Ralph Douglas Myers, 83, of Forest Grove, a former Baker County resident, died Feb. 8, 2014, at the Forest Grove Rehabilitation and Care Center.

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  19. Collared wolf crosses Brownlee Reservoir to IdahoRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Baker City Herald

    ... has not heard any reports of sightings or tracks associated with the pack of five wolves that have also been in Baker County over the past month. None of those wolves has a tracking collar, although state officials hope to fit a collar to at least ...

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  20. Spay/neuter group seeks city surchargeRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Baker City Herald

    A Baker City woman who's been working for several years to reduce the number of unwanted cats and dogs in Baker County hopes city residents will contribute financially to the effort.

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