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Lakeview Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Lakeview man died yesterday morning when he lost control of his motorcycle while driving in Jackson County. According to the Oregon State Police, 31-year old Nolan Rayce Ringulet was driving on Highway 234 near Gold Hill when he passed a truck traveling in the same direction, then lost control and was...
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Oregon’s Gubernatorial Candidates Debate

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber this morning faced off with State Representative Dennis Richardson in a debate sponsored by Oregon newspapers. Kitzhaber touted the Klamath Basin Water Agreement as one his third-term achievements. He said he’s also working to make sure rural Oregon communities participate in the economic recovery. “Part of the problem is that...
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Oregon Unemployed Outpace Available Jobs

Salem, Ore.– Oregon businesses reported 11,700 more job vacancies in the spring of 2014 than they did the prior year. Businesses had approximately 46,900 job vacancies in the spring months of 2014, according to a Job Vacancy Survey recently completed by the Oregon Employment Department. The last time vacancies were at this level was...
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Man Wanted in Sprague River Shooting Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man wanted for a 2013 shooting is in custody in Josephine County. 41-year old Michael Robert Horn was arrested at a store in Williams after police received a tip that he was there. Horn is charged with two counts of attempted murder after an incident in May of last year...
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Oregon Tech’s Danny Miles announces retirement plans

  KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – After more than 1,000 wins spanning 43 years as the coach of the Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls men’s basketball program, legendary Coach Danny Miles announced today that he will retire effective July, 2016.   A local, state and nationally recognized coach, Miles has led the Hustlin’ Owls to more...
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Arrests Made in Illegal Hunting Ring

Bend, Ore.– In perhaps one of the most extensive investigations involving troopers of the Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division, a Bend area man was recently sentenced after pleading guilty to multiple misdemeanor and felony charges related to illegal guiding and hunting activities in central Oregon. In total, 23 people have been...
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DOE Seeking Thermal Energy Projects

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Energy is accepting applications for the Energy Incentives Program Renewable Thermal Energy Projects. The application period started yesterday and runs through August 27. The State has approximately $1 million in tax credits available for these projects. Here is the link to apply: http://www.oregon.gov/energy/BUSINESS/Incentives/Pages/EIP-Conservation.aspx
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Local and Federal Agencies search for a suspect along the Oregon/California border Wednesday.
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Manhunt Underway Along Oregon/California Border

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are searching for a man charged with murder in Josephine County. 44-year old Daniel Joseph Martinson was last seen yesterday morning in a remote, wooded area of southeast Josephine County just north of the Oregon/California border. At that time he was wearing full camp clothing, and his head...
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Red Cross Scales Back Services at Moccasin Hill

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Red Cross is no longer operating overnight shelter services at the Sprague River Community Center for those displaced by the Moccasin Hill Fire. In a press release sent out last night, the agency said there isn’t enough need to warrant keeping the overnight shelter open, but they will still be...
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Oregonians to Consider Non-Partisan Elections

Salem, Ore.– Should it matter whether a candidate is a Republican or Democrat or Green Party member? Some say that taking away the D or R next to a candidate’s name will level the political playing field. That’s why a group has submitted petition signatures to include a question on the ballot in November,...
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