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  1. News of Record for March 30, 2015Read the original story

    Monday | Baker City Herald

    ... block of Second Street; police said Young attempted to enter the home of Daniel and Christine Weideman. THEFT (Baker County warrant and out-of-county warrant): Brandi Marie Kasinger, 25, of Sumpter, 3:58 p.m. Friday at her home; jailed. CONTEMPT OF ...

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  2. Bentz meets with constituentsRead the original story

    Monday | Baker City Herald

    Kathy Orr / Baker City Herald Rep. Cliff Bentz met with Baker County residents Friday in a series of Town Hall gatherings. At Haines, Chuck Chase, seated left, of the Eastern Oregon Mining Association, listened to the presentation.

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  3. News of Record for March 27, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Baker City Herald

    ... t., 8:23 a.m. Wednesday, at the sheriff's office; jailed and later released. POST-PRISON SUPERVISION VIOLATION (Baker County warrant): Steven Lyle Ressler, 40, of Sumpter, 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, at Sumpter; jailed.

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  4. Museum has new directorRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Baker City Herald

    ... Museum organization. Hoover says the dedicated volunteers and their vast knowledge of the exhibits that reflect Baker County history combine to produce a museum that's "a wonderful place." "It's all from Baker County, about Baker County or from a ...

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  5. Drought concerns deepen in Baker CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Baker City Herald

    ... east of Unity. "That's not what you want to look at in March," he said. "The mountains are our reservoirs in Baker County, and there's just nothing there." Little wonder, then, that Bennett joined fellow commissioners Tim L. Kerns and Chairman Bill ...

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  6. SWAT team responds to Huntington after man threatens to harm himself, othersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Baker City Herald

    ... said. The SWAT team, which includes officers from the Baker City and La Grande police departments and the Baker County Sheriff's Office, arrived in Huntington about 6 p.m. to cordon off the area around Waldrupe's home at 115 E. Jefferson St., where ...

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  7. Baker to Salem: Can't afford sage grouse listingRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Baker City Herald

    The Oregon Legislature's House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources heard from Baker County residents Tuesday morning about the possible effects of federal protection for the sage grouse. The bill would require the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to spend $2 million per year from the Lottery budget to protect and restore sage grouse habitat.

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  8. Judge rejects county's lawsuitRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Baker City Herald

    Baker County has lost an almost four-year legal battle with Columbia Basin Helicopter, a Baker Valley business owned by David McCarty. Judge Ronald J. Pahl of Umatilla County ruled that McCarty is not violating county land-use laws by operating the business on his property on Ben Dier Lane, about 12 miles northwest of Baker City.

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  9. Judge rejects county's lawsuit, says helicopter business owner complies with zoning lawRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Baker City Herald

    ... Judge Ronald J. Pahl of Umatilla County issued his ruling recently after a trial that took place Jan. 20-21. Baker County sued McCarty, alleging that the county's land use laws do not allow commercial helicopter businesses in the RR-5 zone, which ...

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  10. Wyden: New way to pay for wildfiresRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Baker City Herald

    About 70 people attended Sen. Ron Wyden's town hall meeting at the Baker County Senior Center in Baker City Saturday morning. Jan Kerns, a Baker Valley farmer and rancher, told Wyden that she is very concerned about Oregon's low carbon fuels law because it will raise the operating costs on her ranch.

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  11. Foiling The Feds?Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Baker City Herald

    ... bill, though it faces long odds in a Legislature controlled by Democrats, would have a significant effect in Baker County. About half of the county's 2 million acres is managed by either of two federal agencies, the Forest Service and the BLM. The ...

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  12. Not really a burning problemRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Baker City Herald

    But the latest missive might have the unusual effect of uniting people in Portland with their counterparts in Baker County and other rural sections of Oregon. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Oregon, on a per-capita basis, produces more fine particle pollution from woodstove smoke than all but six other states.

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  13. Library FairylandRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Baker City Herald

    S. John Collins / Baker City Herald Checking their fairy garden creations on display at the Baker County Library are Henry Kamerdula, 5, and his sister, Ayla, 3. Children participating in the class made more than a hundred container gardens. The Baker County library is a magical place these days, with elaborate fairy gardens greeting visitors right inside the door.

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  14. A fitting tribute to MabryRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Baker City Herald

    ... will meet no opposition in the Oregon Legislature. Rep. Cliff Bentz, the Ontario Republican who represents Baker County at the Capitol, introduced the bill after discussions with Mabry's mother, Genevieve Woydziak of Baker City. Typically, memorials ...

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  15. Portland buildings wearing Baker County facesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Baker City Herald

    ... stand on a Portland sidewalk, the urban cacophony all around, and rap my knuckles on a slab of stone dug from a Baker County mountain, 300 miles away, where on most days the loudest sound is whatever the breeze can muster, soughing through the pines ...

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  16. A new option for veterans who need ride to medical servicesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Baker City Herald

    Community Connection of Baker County has received a $45,000 federal grant to offer military veterans free rides to any medical appointment in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. The grant, which is available only for rural areas, enables Community Connection to use any of its buses or minivans to take veterans to their medical appointments.

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  17. Use TV signals? Pay pleaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Baker City Herald

    And unlike other TV signals, the district's aren't carried by coaxial cable, nor do they require a satellite dish and receiver. All you need is a rooftop antenna.

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  18. BRIEFLY: Don't miss one-day rummage saleRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The La Grande Observer

    ... begins at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting at noon. The program, presented by Nancy Wilson, is titled "Copperfield: Baker County's Infamous Town of the Early 1900s." It is a fun story of how a woman saved the town. For more information, call Meschelle ...

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  19. Parents facing drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: Two Middleburg parents are facing drug charges after they were found at a gas station in Baker County by a Florida Fish and Wildlife Officer who says the two were doing drugs with their children in the car. REPORT FOR YOU ON NEWS AT 6:30.

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  20. Middleburg couple charged with having drugs, kids in vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Florida Times-Union

    Authorities charged a man and woman from Middleburg with child cruelty after finding drugs and drug paraphernalia in their van in Baker County while their three small sons were in the back, including a 1-year-old on a ventilator. Richard Allan Nasworthy, 25, and Anjanet E. Roy, 24, were arrested Sunday across from the closed Baker County Courthouse and around the corner from the Baker County Sheriff's Office.

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