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Baker City

October 20, 2020

City Council approved an additional $40,000 for Coronavirus Relief Committee

BAKER CITY – The Baker City Council recently approved passing along …Read More

Baker City

October 20, 2020

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Fee Proposal

BAKER CITY – The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest is considering changes to …Read More

John Day

October 19, 2020

Virtual Community Meeting to be held addressing Juniper Ridge

JOHN DAY, OR – Community Counseling Solutions will be holding a …Read More

Baker City

October 19, 2020

Idaho Governor attends Baker Technical Institute (BTI) graduation

BAKER CITY – Baker Technical Institute (BTI) announced the newest group …Read More

Baker City

October 19, 2020

Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

BAKER CITY -The Baker County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with New …Read More

Halfway, OR

October 19, 2020

Pine Eagle School to conduct required radon testing starting today

HALFWAY – Pine Eagle School District is notifying parents and patrons …Read More

John Day

October 16, 2020

John Day Unit remains in fire season

JOHN DAY – The John Day Unit will remain in …Read More

John Day

October 16, 2020

Malheur National Forest announces new addition to Christmas Tree Program

GRANT COUNTY – The USDA Forest Service is modernizing its approach to …Read More

Baker City

October 16, 2020

Saint Alphonsus Team Up with local store to promote healthy communities

BAKER COUNTY – (Release by Saint Alphonsus) Saint Alphonsus Health System …Read More

Halfway, OR

October 16, 2020

Pine Eagle students to return to school

HALFWAY, OR – Students with the Pine Eagle School District will …Read More

Baker City

October 15, 2020

Baker City Burn Ban has been lifted

BAKER CITY – (Info from Baker City Fire and Rescue) …Read More

John Day

October 15, 2020

Juniper Ridge to no longer operate as ‘acute care facility’

JOHN DAY – Kimberly Lindsey, Executive Director with Community Counseling …Read More

Eastern Oregon

October 15, 2020

Fire restrictions on Wallowa Whitman National Forest fade with cooler fall conditions

EASTERN OREGON –  (Release by Wallowa-Whitman National Forest) With cool conditions prevailing …Read More

Oxbow

October 15, 2020

Roadwork Could Impact Traffic on Hells Canyon Road Through November

OXBOW, OR – (Release from Idaho Power) Temporary stoplights will be …Read More

Baker City

October 14, 2020

Wolf killed in Baker County, OSP Fish & Wildlife requesting assistance

BAKER COUNTY -(News Release from Oregon State Police) Oregon State …Read More

Baker City

October 14, 2020

Cooler temperatures mean no more sidewalk, curb and/or driveway construction

BAKER CITY – The City of Baker City is reminding citizens …Read More

Vale, OR

October 14, 2020

400TH Basic Police Class to graduate, including one from the Malheur Co. Sheriff’s Office

MALHEAUR COUNTY – (News Release from Ore. Dept. of Public Safety Standards …Read More

Baker City

October 14, 2020

Stolen vehicle recovered in Baker City; Michigan man arrested

BAKER CITY – A 27-year-old Michigan man was arrested in …Read More

Baker City

October 13, 2020

Baker 5J Moves to In-Person School PreK-6

BAKER COUNTY – (Release by the Baker School District) Baker School …Read More

Baker City

October 13, 2020

Car Seat Technician Phoebe Wachtel discusses car seat grant

BAKER CITY – Baker City Police Department Office Manager and Car …Read More

Baker City

October 13, 2020

Utah man arrested citation in lieu of custody after traveling in excess of 100mph

BAKER COUNTY – A vehicle traveling along I-84 at Baker City in …Read More

John Day

October 12, 2020

Prescribed burning could begin Wednesday on Malheur National Forest

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY, HINES, OR – (Release from the …Read More

Baker City

October 12, 2020

National Forests and partners commit to projects that will improve forest resilience

BAKER CITY – (Release by the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest)  Following a highly competitive …Read More

Baker City

October 12, 2020

Baker County Health Department to offer drive-through flu clinic

BAKER CITY – (Release by Baker County Emergency Management) Baker County Health …Read More

Richland

October 12, 2020

Idaho Fugitive arrested in Richland, OR

RICHLAND, OR – (Release by the Baker County Sheriff’s Office) On …Read More

John Day

October 9, 2020

Malheur National Forest lifts public use restrictions

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY, HINES, OR- (Release from the Malheur …Read More

Baker City

October 9, 2020

Blue Mountain Community College awards $227,200 in scholarships

EASTERN OREGON – (Release by BMCC) The Blue Mountain Community College …Read More

Baker City

October 9, 2020

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest proposes future fee changes

BAKER CITY – (Release by Wallowa Whitman National Forest) Under the …Read More

Baker City

October 8, 2020

Two arrested in Grant County drug bust

LONG CREEK, OR – (Press Release from Grant County Undersheriff …Read More

Baker City

October 8, 2020

Kids are encouraged to get involved with 4-H

BAKER CITY – (Release by OSU Extension Service-Baker County) 4-H, …Read More

La Grande

October 8, 2020

Calves found mutilated in Union & Baker counties, not wolf related

All information below was provided by the ODF&W UNION COUNTY …Read More

Baker City

October 8, 2020

Make a positive difference, become a foster parent

BAKER COUNTY – It’s time to take action and help children …Read More

John Day

October 7, 2020

Several topics of discussion planned for Grant County/John Day work session

JOHN DAY – The John Day City Council and Grant …Read More

Vale, OR

October 7, 2020

Vale District Bureau of Land Management lifting fire restrictions effective 10/12/20

VALE, OR –  (Release by Vale BLM) In anticipation of more favorable …Read More

Baker City

October 7, 2020

Appeal hearing set regarding approval of Outdoor Wedding Venue

BAKER COUNTY – (Pertinent documents are attached) A public hearing regarding …Read More

Baker City

October 7, 2020

OTEC To Hold Annual Surplus Vehicle Auction

Baker City — (Release by OTEC) Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative is …Read More

John Day

October 6, 2020

Healthy eating tips during Family Health Month

JOHN DAY – October is Family Health Month. Grant County …Read More

Baker City

October 6, 2020

This is National Fire Prevention Week, Baker County collection donations

BAKER COUNTY – With National Fire Prevention Week upon us, the Baker …Read More

Baker City

October 6, 2020

Get your student signed up for Oregon Battle of the Books

BAKER COUNTY – Get your child involved with reading with this …Read More

Baker City

October 6, 2020

Baker 5J Shifts In-Person School Start Date for PreK-Gr 6

BAKER COUNTY – (Release by Baker 5J) Students in Grades PreK – …Read More

John Day

October 5, 2020

John Day awarded $3 million in Business Oregon funding

JOHN DAY – The City of John Day learned recently …Read More

Baker City

October 5, 2020

Baker City staff have been busy in recent weeks

BAKER CITY – Staff in Baker City have been busy …Read More

Baker City

October 5, 2020

October expected to be warmer than normal

BAKER CITY – (Release by NOAA) According to preliminary data received …Read More

Baker City

October 5, 2020

2020 Baker County Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan Update

BAKER COUNTY – (Release from Baker County Emergency Management) Baker County …Read More

Eastern Oregon

October 2, 2020

Clarification on fire restrictions

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY CLARIFIES FIRE RESTRICTIONS FOR ODF PROTECTED …Read More

John Day

October 2, 2020

John Day’s precipitation is 3 inches below normal this water year

JOHN DAY – (Release from the National Weather Service) According …Read More

October 2, 2020

Baker Early Learning Center opens October 5

BAKER CITY – (Release by the Baker 5J School District) Kindergarten …Read More

Baker City

October 2, 2020

Commissioners vote to remove gate lock on Pine Creek Road

BAKER COUNTY – Whether or not a road across the …Read More

Baker City

October 2, 2020

Burn Ban remains in effect in Baker City

BAKER CITY – Baker City Fire and Rescue is reminding …Read More

 October 20, 2020

City Council approved an additional $40,000 for Coronavirus Relief Committee

BAKER CITY – The Baker City Council recently approved passing along …Read More

 October 20, 2020

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Fee Proposal

BAKER CITY – The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest is considering changes to …Read More

 October 19, 2020

Virtual Community Meeting to be held addressing Juniper Ridge

JOHN DAY, OR – Community Counseling Solutions will be holding a …Read More

 October 19, 2020

Idaho Governor attends Baker Technical Institute (BTI) graduation

BAKER CITY – Baker Technical Institute (BTI) announced the newest group …Read More

 October 19, 2020

Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

BAKER CITY -The Baker County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with New …Read More

 October 19, 2020

Pine Eagle School to conduct required radon testing starting today

HALFWAY – Pine Eagle School District is notifying parents and patrons …Read More

 October 16, 2020

John Day Unit remains in fire season

JOHN DAY – The John Day Unit will remain in …Read More

 October 16, 2020

Malheur National Forest announces new addition to Christmas Tree Program

GRANT COUNTY – The USDA Forest Service is modernizing its approach to …Read More

 October 16, 2020

Saint Alphonsus Team Up with local store to promote healthy communities

BAKER COUNTY – (Release by Saint Alphonsus) Saint Alphonsus Health System …Read More

 October 16, 2020

Pine Eagle students to return to school

HALFWAY, OR – Students with the Pine Eagle School District will …Read More

 October 15, 2020

Baker City Burn Ban has been lifted

BAKER CITY – (Info from Baker City Fire and Rescue) …Read More

 October 15, 2020

Juniper Ridge to no longer operate as ‘acute care facility’

JOHN DAY – Kimberly Lindsey, Executive Director with Community Counseling …Read More

 October 15, 2020

Fire restrictions on Wallowa Whitman National Forest fade with cooler fall conditions

EASTERN OREGON –  (Release by Wallowa-Whitman National Forest) With cool conditions prevailing …Read More

 October 15, 2020

Roadwork Could Impact Traffic on Hells Canyon Road Through November

OXBOW, OR – (Release from Idaho Power) Temporary stoplights will be …Read More

 October 14, 2020

Wolf killed in Baker County, OSP Fish & Wildlife requesting assistance

BAKER COUNTY -(News Release from Oregon State Police) Oregon State …Read More

 October 14, 2020

Cooler temperatures mean no more sidewalk, curb and/or driveway construction

BAKER CITY – The City of Baker City is reminding citizens …Read More

 October 14, 2020

400TH Basic Police Class to graduate, including one from the Malheur Co. Sheriff’s Office

MALHEAUR COUNTY – (News Release from Ore. Dept. of Public Safety Standards …Read More

 October 14, 2020

Stolen vehicle recovered in Baker City; Michigan man arrested

BAKER CITY – A 27-year-old Michigan man was arrested in …Read More

 October 13, 2020

Baker 5J Moves to In-Person School PreK-6

BAKER COUNTY – (Release by the Baker School District) Baker School …Read More

 October 13, 2020

Car Seat Technician Phoebe Wachtel discusses car seat grant

BAKER CITY – Baker City Police Department Office Manager and Car …Read More

 October 13, 2020

Utah man arrested citation in lieu of custody after traveling in excess of 100mph

BAKER COUNTY – A vehicle traveling along I-84 at Baker City in …Read More

 October 12, 2020

Prescribed burning could begin Wednesday on Malheur National Forest

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY, HINES, OR – (Release from the …Read More

 October 12, 2020

National Forests and partners commit to projects that will improve forest resilience

BAKER CITY – (Release by the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest)  Following a highly competitive …Read More

 October 12, 2020

Baker County Health Department to offer drive-through flu clinic

BAKER CITY – (Release by Baker County Emergency Management) Baker County Health …Read More

 October 12, 2020

Idaho Fugitive arrested in Richland, OR

RICHLAND, OR – (Release by the Baker County Sheriff’s Office) On …Read More

 October 9, 2020

Malheur National Forest lifts public use restrictions

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY, HINES, OR- (Release from the Malheur …Read More

 October 9, 2020

Blue Mountain Community College awards $227,200 in scholarships

EASTERN OREGON – (Release by BMCC) The Blue Mountain Community College …Read More

 October 9, 2020

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest proposes future fee changes

BAKER CITY – (Release by Wallowa Whitman National Forest) Under the …Read More

 October 9, 2020

Baker Charter School recognized as #1 Best Large Organization Nonprofit to work for in Oregon

BAKER CITY – Baker Charter Schools has been recognized as …Read More

 October 8, 2020

Two arrested in Grant County drug bust

LONG CREEK, OR – (Press Release from Grant County Undersheriff …Read More

 October 8, 2020

Kids are encouraged to get involved with 4-H

BAKER CITY – (Release by OSU Extension Service-Baker County) 4-H, …Read More

 October 8, 2020

Calves found mutilated in Union & Baker counties, not wolf related

All information below was provided by the ODF&W UNION COUNTY …Read More

 October 8, 2020

Make a positive difference, become a foster parent

BAKER COUNTY – It’s time to take action and help children …Read More

 October 7, 2020

Several topics of discussion planned for Grant County/John Day work session

JOHN DAY – The John Day City Council and Grant …Read More

 October 7, 2020

Vale District Bureau of Land Management lifting fire restrictions effective 10/12/20

VALE, OR –  (Release by Vale BLM) In anticipation of more favorable …Read More

 October 7, 2020

Appeal hearing set regarding approval of Outdoor Wedding Venue

BAKER COUNTY – (Pertinent documents are attached) A public hearing regarding …Read More

 October 7, 2020

OTEC To Hold Annual Surplus Vehicle Auction

Baker City — (Release by OTEC) Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative is …Read More

 October 6, 2020

Healthy eating tips during Family Health Month

JOHN DAY – October is Family Health Month. Grant County …Read More

 October 6, 2020

This is National Fire Prevention Week, Baker County collection donations

BAKER COUNTY – With National Fire Prevention Week upon us, the Baker …Read More

 October 6, 2020

Get your student signed up for Oregon Battle of the Books

BAKER COUNTY – Get your child involved with reading with this …Read More

 October 6, 2020

Baker 5J Shifts In-Person School Start Date for PreK-Gr 6

BAKER COUNTY – (Release by Baker 5J) Students in Grades PreK – …Read More

 October 5, 2020

John Day awarded $3 million in Business Oregon funding

JOHN DAY – The City of John Day learned recently …Read More

 October 5, 2020

Baker City staff have been busy in recent weeks

BAKER CITY – Staff in Baker City have been busy …Read More

 October 5, 2020

October expected to be warmer than normal

BAKER CITY – (Release by NOAA) According to preliminary data received …Read More

 October 5, 2020

2020 Baker County Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan Update

BAKER COUNTY – (Release from Baker County Emergency Management) Baker County …Read More

 October 2, 2020

Clarification on fire restrictions

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY CLARIFIES FIRE RESTRICTIONS FOR ODF PROTECTED …Read More

 October 2, 2020

John Day’s precipitation is 3 inches below normal this water year

JOHN DAY – (Release from the National Weather Service) According …Read More

 October 2, 2020

Baker Early Learning Center opens October 5

BAKER CITY – (Release by the Baker 5J School District) Kindergarten …Read More

 October 2, 2020

Commissioners vote to remove gate lock on Pine Creek Road

BAKER COUNTY – Whether or not a road across the …Read More

 October 2, 2020

Burn Ban remains in effect in Baker City

BAKER CITY – Baker City Fire and Rescue is reminding …Read More