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Deputies Investigate Bottle Explosive

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Klamath County sheriff’s detectives are trying to find out who put a chemical explosive in front of the Klamath County jail yesterday. The jail’s commander noticed the 2-liter bottle filled with liquid and some solid sediment in layers, leaned up against a door at the entrance to the jail.  Emergency responders...
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South Dakota Man Arrested, Awaits Extradition

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A South Dakota man was arrested in Klamath County Wednesday morning, and faces drug related charges. 21-year old Curtis Lee Norman is also wanted in South Dakota on several felony counts, after he allegedly walked away from a work release program. 
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Teens Charged in Chiloquin Vandalism

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Three teens face charges after several businesses in Chiloquin were vandalized early Monday morning. Video surveillance footage helped to identify the teens, ages 14, 15, and 16. Two of the teens have been taken into the custody… the third hasn’t been found yet. The teens face arson, burglary, theft, and criminal...
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Hunting, Fishing License Increased on the Way

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Get ready to pay more buy your hunting and fishing license… every year… for the next six years. Lawmakers last week finished up legislation on a bill to increase fees to help fund the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Fees for boat registrations will also go up. Your annual hunting...
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Fire Near Prineville Dying Down

Growth of the Corner Creek Fire has slowed down over the weekend… as fire crews get some back-up in the form of half an inch of rainfall yesterday. The fire burning near Prineville is now 80-percent contained. 
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Man Killed in Police Encounter

Dunsmuir, Calif.–  In Dunsmuir this morning… the search for a carjacking suspect led to deputies shooting and killing a suspect. According to a press release from the Siskiyou County sheriff’s office… the shooting happened at about 7:45 this morning. The carjacking happened in Shasta County. Oregon State Police and the Shasta County Sheriff’s office...
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Free College Tuition for Oregon Students

Salem, Ore.–  Oregon lawmakers last week passed a bill that would put $10 million toward helping Oregonians pay for state community college. Anyone who graduated from an Oregon high school within 6-months of applying for free tuition is eligible… so long as they maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.
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Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Eugene, Ore.–  Police in Eugene say two people died over the weekend in an apparent murder suicide. A neighbor says a man and woman lived in the home where a fire was started shortly after gun shots were heard coming from the residence. An unknown number of children fled to a neighbor’s home after...
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Water Recovery Act Stuck in Committee Gridlock

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Klamath Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act is sitting stagnant in Washington DC. Back in January, the bill was moved into the US Senate Committe on Energy and Natural Resources…. and there it has sat.
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Oregon Ranks Among Healthiest in the U.S.

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  It may not surprise you to find out that Oregon ranks among the healthiest in the US. According to information gathered through the MyFitnessPal app and website, Oregon is the fifth healthiest state in the nation. The average Oregonian logs a 79 minute workout.
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