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

    5 hrs ago | 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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  2. News of Record for Feb. 25, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Baker City Herald

    ... Justus, 9 pounds, 6 ounces. Grandparents are Wayne and Terre Boggs and Vicki Justus. PROBATION VIOLATION (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Stephanie Marie Pogue, 21, of 1450 13th St., 11:04 a.m. Tuesday, in the 1600 block of Washington Avenue; ...

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  3. News of Record for Feb. 23, 2015Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Baker City Herald

    ... died Feb. 22, 2015, at her home. Services are under the direction of Coles Tribute Center. PROBATION VIOLATION (Baker County Parole and Probation detainer): Marsan Kay Edison, 32, 3055 10th St., 8:39 p.m. Friday at her home; jailed. BAKER COUNTY ...

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  4. Logan Handy calls mother from Kansas; family en route to pick him upRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Baker City Herald

    Logan Handy, the 16-year-old Baker City boy who was reported as a runaway last week, called his mother Sunday afternoon from Kansas, where he is safe, and his family is en route to pick him up, Baker County Sheriff Mitch Southwick said this morning.

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  5. Missing teen's bike found, but he's still missingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Baker City Herald

    The Baker County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Baker City teenager whose family reported him as an endangered runaway on Wednesday.

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  6. Spring signsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Baker City Herald

    Lisa Britton/For the Baker CIty Herald A buttercup in bloom Saturday near the Lower Powder River, about 15 miles northeast of Baker City. Red is the customary color of Valentine's Day but this year, in Baker County, it was yellow that distinguished the holiday.

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  7. Utah man tried to pay speeding ticket with 'wooden check'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | KBCI CBS 2

    It all stems from a day in May 2010, when Jared Brokaw got pulled over in Baker County, Oregon, going about 90 mph in a 65 zone. He was slapped with a hefty $472 ticket for speeding.

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  8. Project difficult, but worthwhileRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | The La Grande Observer

    Most of us enjoy a good whodunit. Mystery tales are an integral part of our collective perception, and for decades television and movies have aptly demonstrated that our thirst for such stories remains strong.

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  9. Blue Mountain RevisionRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Lake County Examiner Online

    First of all I would like to acknowledge the County Commissioners from Baker and Wallowa counties for sticking up for it's citizens and rejecting the Forest Service's attempt at getting them to sign a Cooperation Agreement trading their rights just for a seat at the table.I hope the rest of the counties that are involved in the Blue Mountain ... (more)

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  10. Legal Timber? Man pays speeding ticket with woodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | KATU-TV Portland

    It all started with the day he got pulled over in Baker County, Oregon. Jared freely admits he was going fast, REALLY fast, and deserved the ticket.

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  11. Future for mining? Why not?Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Baker City Herald

    We came away from the first Eastern Oregon Mining Summit with newfound optimism about the future of the industry on which Baker County was founded. The Jan. 27 event in Baker City invigorated us mainly because several speakers said the reason large-scale gold mining has pretty much disappeared in Oregon is the widespread perception, among mining companies and investors, that the state's laws and permitting process discourage mining.

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  12. Midwinter, and spring overtakes most of OregonRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Baker City Herald

    ... at least an apparent facsimile - I was naturally intrigued to revisit the email. In particular I wondered how Baker County's statistics would compare to those from the state and the planet as a whole. It turns out that what I noticed on Jan. 25 - ...

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  13. Cycle Oregon 2015 will start in Baker City and tour Eastern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | OregonLive.com

    ... around, and the riding is superb. We can't wait until September." Debi Bainter, executive director of the Baker County Chamber of Commerce, said in the release: "Baker City is excited to host Cycle Oregon as it provides us an opportunity to ...

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  14. Botching block grantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Baker City Herald

    We understand why Haines City Recorder Valerie Russell was surprised to learn that the Baker County town, in the span of a single year, had become rather affluent. We'd rather report otherwise, but the reality is that Haines, population 416, along with much of the rest of Baker County and indeed rural Oregon, has been slow to recover from the Great Recession.

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  15. Take Up The FightRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    ... burned in the area that's part of the newly formed Lookout-Glasgow Rangeland Protection Association. KEATING - Baker County's newest rural fire protection group had its first meeting Monday night at the Keating Fire Hall. A group of local ranchers ...

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  16. Miners talk about futureRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    Mining plays a major role in Baker County's distant past, and its future might not be as bleak as the industry's relatively moribund present suggests. The prospect for a mining revival here and elsewhere in Eastern Oregon was a key theme during a five-hour summit that brought miners, legislators, economists and others to Baker City Tuesday afternoon.

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  17. County officials discuss vets servicesRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    ... easier and more expeditiously for the veterans they serve. His goal is to get the rest of the veterans in Baker County enrolled with the software to help with claims management. Gloria said his office has more than 800 files of active veterans. He ...

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  18. Two more arrested in drug investigationRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    Baker City Police added two more names to the list of 11 people picked up earlier this week in a drug sting by the Baker County Narcotics Enforcement Team. Police served a search warrant at 2036 Grove St. at 9:52 am.

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  19. News of Record for Jan. 21, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    ... of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com FAILURE TO PAY FINES (Baker County Justice Court warrant): Frances Carlene Dixon, 48, of 2205 Seventh St., 4:03 p.m. Tuesday, at the Courthouse; cited and ...

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  20. Police arrest 11 people in drug raidsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    ... 7 a.m. Monday. Later that day, three more were taken into custody. Baker City Police Chief Wyn Lohner said the Baker County Narcotics Enforcement Team worked with a confidential informant in the investigation. District Attorney Matt Shirtcliff said ...

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