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Baker City

June 5, 2020

Justin Prevo with the Baker City PD graduates from Basic Police Class

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) …Read More

June 5, 2020

Seniors will graduate in a non-traditional fashion

BAKER CITY – Due to the current COVID-19 school closure …Read More

John Day

June 5, 2020

Grant County enters Phase 2, Harney County on Saturday

SALEM – Governor Kate Brown approved Grant and Wheeler Counties …Read More

La Grande

June 5, 2020

EOU President’s Scholar commits to giving back

LA GRANDE – Eastern Oregon University’s 2020 President’s Scholar completed her …Read More

Salem

June 4, 2020

Written arguments in churches’ suit against Brown are turned in

SALEM – The Oregon Supreme Court has received written arguments …Read More

Baker City

June 4, 2020

Baker County approved for Phase 2 reopening

(The following was the letter presented to Baker County from …Read More

John Day

June 4, 2020

Man jailed on DV charges of Strangulation and Harassment

CANYON CITY, OR – A man pleaded “No Contest” recently …Read More

John Day

June 4, 2020

Peaceful protest planned in John Day; police don’t expect trouble

JOHN DAY – A peaceful Black Lives Matter protest is …Read More

John Day

June 4, 2020

Hope 4 Paws to give out pet food for those in need

JOHN DAY – Hope 4 Paws Grant County will hold …Read More

June 4, 2020

Scammers Target Idaho Power Customers

Scams targeting Idaho Power customers — both homes and businesses …Read More

Baker City

June 4, 2020

Two recipients announced for Lion John Leonard Memorial Scholarships

BAKER CITY – The Baker City Lions Club has announced …Read More

Camping on the Malheur National Forest

EASTERN OREGON – On the Malheur National Forest nearly all …Read More

Oregon

June 3, 2020

Governor Kate Brown Announces Phase 2

Governor Kate Brown today announced details about Phase 2 of reopening, under her framework for building a safe and strong Oregon. Read More

John Day

June 3, 2020

Already four lightning-caused fires going into Fire Season

JOHN DAY – Fire season officially kicked off on Monday, …Read More

Sumpter

June 3, 2020

Sheriff Ash recently discussed ATV use with citizens in Sumpter

SUMPTER – Baker County Sheriff Travis Ash met with a …Read More

John Day

June 2, 2020

Local officials encourage wildfire preparedness

JOHN DAY – As Oregon heads into the 2020 wildfire …Read More

Baker City

June 2, 2020

Baker County Fair still on but modified

BAKER COUNTY – The Baker County Fair Board last week decided …Read More

Baker City

June 2, 2020

OTEC Holds First-Ever Virtual Annual Meeting & Announces Board Election Results

BAKER CITY – Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative (OTEC) held its first-ever …Read More

Baker City

June 2, 2020

More Campgrounds Open for the season

BAKER COUNTY – Beginning Monday, June 8th, Union Creek Campground southwest …Read More

Baker City

June 2, 2020

Eastern Oregon Bank among top 200 in the country

EASTERN OREGON – American Banker magazine has ranked five Oregon and …Read More

John Day

June 1, 2020

District Ranger signs Camp Lick Project Notice

JOHN DAY – Blue Mountain District Ranger Robert Foxworth announced …Read More

Baker City

June 1, 2020

BLM proposes modernizing forest management rules

BAKER COUNTY – The Bureau of Land Management is proposing updates …Read More

Burns

June 1, 2020

Officers hospitalized after contact with “white, powdery substance”

BURNS – Yesterday, the Harney County Sheriff’s Office was assisted …Read More

Baker City

June 1, 2020

Nyssa women crashes on Hwy86, transported with life-threatening injuries

BAKER CITY – A 55-year-old Nyssa woman received life-threatening injuries and …Read More

John Day

May 29, 2020

Malheur N.F. to reopen recreation sites

(Press release from the Malheur National Forest) JOHN DAY – …Read More

Baker City

May 29, 2020

BHS and Eagle Cap Innovative Graduation processional set for June 7

BAKER CITY – Plans are set to celebrate the graduates …Read More

Baker City

May 29, 2020

New Baker County Corrections Officer sworn in

This week the Baker County Sheriff’s Office welcomed a new …Read More

Baker City

May 29, 2020

Baker County Board/Committee vacancies

Baker County has a number of board and committee vacancies …Read More

John Day

May 28, 2020

How the EOC spends time and money

CANYON CITY, OR – Here’s information for anyone curious as …Read More

Baker City

May 28, 2020

Concerns Over Statewide Decline in Child Abuse Reporting

BAKER COUNTY – With schools throughout Oregon being closed since …Read More

John Day

May 28, 2020

Brooks jailed for theft and burglary

CANYON CITY, OR – A woman will spend time in …Read More

Baker City

May 28, 2020

Avista reminds customers to ‘Call 811 Before You Dig’

BAKER COUNTY – (Release provided by Avista Utilities) Safety is …Read More

Baker City

May 28, 2020

Hydrant flushing in Baker City approximately half completed

BAKER CITY – Hydrant flushing in Baker City continues.  As of …Read More

John Day

May 27, 2020

Sex offender guilty of DV crime, mischief and meth

CANYON CITY, OR – A man was convicted on multiple …Read More

Baker City

May 27, 2020

BHS and Powder Valley students awarded 13 scholarships totaling $22,000

BAKER COUNTY – Clarke & Joe Ann Carnes Memorial Scholarship …Read More

John Day

May 26, 2020

Burns area law enforcement activity

The Harney County Sheriff’s Office received word of a subject …Read More

Baker City

May 26, 2020

Saint Alphonsus scholarship winner announced

BAKER CITY – (Release from Saint Alphonsus Medical Center, Baker City) …Read More

May 26, 2020

Baker School District recognized students and teacher

BAKER COUNTY – The Baker School Board met recently and …Read More

Baker City

May 26, 2020

Temporary Oregon Self-service fuel rules end

EASTERN OREGON – The Office of the State Fire Marshal’s temporary rules …Read More

Salem

May 24, 2020

Baker County judge says he will stand by his decision

UPDATE: Baker County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Shirtcliff is standing …Read More

Baker City

May 23, 2020

Governor Kate Brown Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff In Honor of Memorial Day

SALEM, OR - Governor Kate Brown today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff in honor of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, 2020 until noon. Read More

John Day

May 22, 2020

Health Dept. issues insight for safe Memorial Weekend

JOHN DAY – Grant County Health Department Manager Jessica Winegar …Read More

Baker City

May 22, 2020

Rental assistance funds are available for those who qualify

EASTERN OREGON – Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc. announces …Read More

Vale, OR

May 22, 2020

Equipment the most common cause of wildfires for Vale BLM

VALE, OR – (Release from Vale-BLM) As Oregon reopens and the …Read More

John Day

May 21, 2020

Grant County Fair Concert canceled

JOHN DAY – Grant County Fairgrounds Manager Mindy Winegar today …Read More

Oregon Air National Guard to fly final Air Force Salute flyovers in Oregon

SALEM, OR. – The Oregon Air National Guard is scheduled to continue flying multiple F-15 Eagle flyovers over hospitals and other locations throughout Oregon Friday, Read More

John Day

May 21, 2020

Concerns addressed about rapid COVID-19 testing

(Blue Mountain Hospital District press release) JOHN DAY – Blue …Read More

 June 5, 2020

Justin Prevo with the Baker City PD graduates from Basic Police Class

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) …Read More

 June 5, 2020

Halfway man sentenced for sex abuse, released on probation due to changes from U.S. Supreme Court

HALFWAY, OR – In April 2020, the United States Supreme Court …Read More

 June 5, 2020

Seniors will graduate in a non-traditional fashion

BAKER CITY – Due to the current COVID-19 school closure …Read More

 June 5, 2020

Grant County enters Phase 2, Harney County on Saturday

SALEM – Governor Kate Brown approved Grant and Wheeler Counties …Read More

 June 5, 2020

EOU President’s Scholar commits to giving back

LA GRANDE – Eastern Oregon University’s 2020 President’s Scholar completed her …Read More

 June 4, 2020

Written arguments in churches’ suit against Brown are turned in

SALEM – The Oregon Supreme Court has received written arguments …Read More

 June 4, 2020

Baker County approved for Phase 2 reopening

(The following was the letter presented to Baker County from …Read More

 June 4, 2020

Man jailed on DV charges of Strangulation and Harassment

CANYON CITY, OR – A man pleaded “No Contest” recently …Read More

 June 4, 2020

Peaceful protest planned in John Day; police don’t expect trouble

JOHN DAY – A peaceful Black Lives Matter protest is …Read More

 June 4, 2020

Hope 4 Paws to give out pet food for those in need

JOHN DAY – Hope 4 Paws Grant County will hold …Read More

 June 4, 2020

Scammers Target Idaho Power Customers

Scams targeting Idaho Power customers — both homes and businesses …Read More

 June 4, 2020

Two recipients announced for Lion John Leonard Memorial Scholarships

BAKER CITY – The Baker City Lions Club has announced …Read More

 June 4, 2020

Camping on the Malheur National Forest

EASTERN OREGON – On the Malheur National Forest nearly all …Read More

 June 3, 2020

Governor Kate Brown Announces Phase 2

Governor Kate Brown today announced details about Phase 2 of reopening, under her framework for building a safe and strong Oregon. Read More

 June 3, 2020

Already four lightning-caused fires going into Fire Season

JOHN DAY – Fire season officially kicked off on Monday, …Read More

 June 3, 2020

Sheriff Ash recently discussed ATV use with citizens in Sumpter

SUMPTER – Baker County Sheriff Travis Ash met with a …Read More

 June 3, 2020

No answers in the disappearance of Linda Peterson after nearly 15 months

BAKER CITY – There continue to be no answers in …Read More

 June 2, 2020

Local officials encourage wildfire preparedness

JOHN DAY – As Oregon heads into the 2020 wildfire …Read More

 June 2, 2020

Baker County Fair still on but modified

BAKER COUNTY – The Baker County Fair Board last week decided …Read More

 June 2, 2020

OTEC Holds First-Ever Virtual Annual Meeting & Announces Board Election Results

BAKER CITY – Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative (OTEC) held its first-ever …Read More

 June 2, 2020

More Campgrounds Open for the season

BAKER COUNTY – Beginning Monday, June 8th, Union Creek Campground southwest …Read More

 June 2, 2020

Eastern Oregon Bank among top 200 in the country

EASTERN OREGON – American Banker magazine has ranked five Oregon and …Read More

 June 1, 2020

District Ranger signs Camp Lick Project Notice

JOHN DAY – Blue Mountain District Ranger Robert Foxworth announced …Read More

 June 1, 2020

BLM proposes modernizing forest management rules

BAKER COUNTY – The Bureau of Land Management is proposing updates …Read More

 June 1, 2020

Officers hospitalized after contact with “white, powdery substance”

BURNS – Yesterday, the Harney County Sheriff’s Office was assisted …Read More

 June 1, 2020

Nyssa women crashes on Hwy86, transported with life-threatening injuries

BAKER CITY – A 55-year-old Nyssa woman received life-threatening injuries and …Read More

 May 29, 2020

Malheur N.F. to reopen recreation sites

(Press release from the Malheur National Forest) JOHN DAY – …Read More

 May 29, 2020

BHS and Eagle Cap Innovative Graduation processional set for June 7

BAKER CITY – Plans are set to celebrate the graduates …Read More

 May 29, 2020

New Baker County Corrections Officer sworn in

This week the Baker County Sheriff’s Office welcomed a new …Read More

 May 29, 2020

Baker County Board/Committee vacancies

Baker County has a number of board and committee vacancies …Read More

 May 28, 2020

How the EOC spends time and money

CANYON CITY, OR – Here’s information for anyone curious as …Read More

 May 28, 2020

Concerns Over Statewide Decline in Child Abuse Reporting

BAKER COUNTY – With schools throughout Oregon being closed since …Read More

 May 28, 2020

Brooks jailed for theft and burglary

CANYON CITY, OR – A woman will spend time in …Read More

 May 28, 2020

Avista reminds customers to ‘Call 811 Before You Dig’

BAKER COUNTY – (Release provided by Avista Utilities) Safety is …Read More

 May 28, 2020

Hydrant flushing in Baker City approximately half completed

BAKER CITY – Hydrant flushing in Baker City continues.  As of …Read More

 May 27, 2020

Sex offender guilty of DV crime, mischief and meth

CANYON CITY, OR – A man was convicted on multiple …Read More

 May 27, 2020

BHS and Powder Valley students awarded 13 scholarships totaling $22,000

BAKER COUNTY – Clarke & Joe Ann Carnes Memorial Scholarship …Read More

 May 26, 2020

Burns area law enforcement activity

The Harney County Sheriff’s Office received word of a subject …Read More

 May 26, 2020

Saint Alphonsus scholarship winner announced

BAKER CITY – (Release from Saint Alphonsus Medical Center, Baker City) …Read More

 May 26, 2020

Baker School District recognized students and teacher

BAKER COUNTY – The Baker School Board met recently and …Read More

 May 26, 2020

Temporary Oregon Self-service fuel rules end

EASTERN OREGON – The Office of the State Fire Marshal’s temporary rules …Read More

 May 24, 2020

Baker County judge says he will stand by his decision

UPDATE: Baker County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Shirtcliff is standing …Read More

 May 23, 2020

Governor Kate Brown Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff In Honor of Memorial Day

SALEM, OR - Governor Kate Brown today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff in honor of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, 2020 until noon. Read More

 May 22, 2020

Health Dept. issues insight for safe Memorial Weekend

JOHN DAY – Grant County Health Department Manager Jessica Winegar …Read More

 May 22, 2020

Rental assistance funds are available for those who qualify

EASTERN OREGON – Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc. announces …Read More

 May 22, 2020

Equipment the most common cause of wildfires for Vale BLM

VALE, OR – (Release from Vale-BLM) As Oregon reopens and the …Read More

 May 21, 2020

Grant County Fair Concert canceled

JOHN DAY – Grant County Fairgrounds Manager Mindy Winegar today …Read More

Oregon Air National Guard to fly final Air Force Salute flyovers in Oregon

SALEM, OR. – The Oregon Air National Guard is scheduled to continue flying multiple F-15 Eagle flyovers over hospitals and other locations throughout Oregon Friday, Read More

 May 21, 2020

Concerns addressed about rapid COVID-19 testing

(Blue Mountain Hospital District press release) JOHN DAY – Blue …Read More