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Multiple agencies made quick work of the Tucker Creek Fire near Keating Valley area

KEATING – (From Baker County Sheriff’s Office) On August 3, 2022 at approximately 5:34 p.m., Baker County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a report of a possible fire near the Keating Valley area. When fire crews arrived, the Tucker Creek Fire was moving quickly and threatening structures. Buzz Harper, Keating Rural Fire Protection District Chief, assumed the role of Incident Commander and requested additional resources.
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Baker man faces more charges for pursuit

PENDLETON – The last weekend of July was a busy one for Pendleton police officers. There were over 200 calls for service and more than 20 arrests. Police Chief Chuck Byram said that a pursuit early Sunday morning is the type of crime they are seeing more often. An...
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AUGUST NOTES FROM OUR COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE

The UF/IFAS Extension Office in the Ag Center is available to help you with your farming, gardening, landscaping, and 4-H youth development needs by providing educational programming, free consultations and information. Contact the Extension Office at (904) 259-3520 or email [email protected]. Prescribed Fire Important to Baker County. By: Alicia...
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Baker City woman accused of hitting police officers during arrest

A Baker City woman is accused of hitting two police officers and a motel employee during an altercation on July 28 at the Best Western Sunridge Inn. Christine Marie Mills, 35, is in the Baker County Jail, charged with resisting arrest, interfering with police, second-degree criminal trespassing, second-degree disorderly conduct and three counts of harassment.
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Baker County GOP votes to suspend executive board

The Baker County Republican Party voted to suspend its own executive committee for 60 days and launch an investigation into the county chair, Suzan Ellis Jones, at a meeting on Thursday evening, July 28, at the Baker County Library. The central committee also appointed a temporary executive committee to serve...
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