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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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Brown Signs New “Fair Shot” Legislation

Salem, Ore.–  Governor Kate Brown plans to hold a bill signing ceremony to sign 4 new pieces of legislation that are part of her Fair Shot initiative. Those include the Ban the Box bill, which prohibits employers from asking job applicants if they’ve been convicted of a crime. A paid sick leave, ending profiling, and...
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Oregon Woman Arrested for Leaving Kids in Car

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Hermiston woman was arrested in Southern California after she allegedly left her five children alone in a hot car. 36-year old Rhonda Colgrove could be charged with child endangerment. The children, ages 2 to 6 years old, are now in state custody in California.
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Host Families Needed for Babe Ruth World Series

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  In just about a month, Klamath Falls will be Babe Ruth World Series central as we get set to host a more than week-long series of baseball games. Organizers are looking for families to host players during the tournament. “The host family program is a standard practice within the Babe Ruth...
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KCSO: Matthew D. Duck

Two-State Chase Leads to Arrest

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man who was suspected of stealing a car yesterday in Yreka, led police on a high-speed chase along Highway 66 yesterday. According to the Oregon State Police, it was California Highway Patrol that first tried to stop a car driven by 24-year old Matthew Darren Duck. OSP took up the...
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Marijuana Confiscated from Tribes

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Federal, state, and local law enforcement were involved in a raid at the XL Reservation and Alturas Rancheria early Wednesday morning. At least 12,000 plants were seized, along with about 100 pounds of processed pot. Search warrants show that the grow on tribal lands was allegedly being financed by a Canadian...
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Lake County Considers Permanent Moratorium

Lakeview, Ore.–  Lake County still has a moratorium in place, prohibiting the sale of marijuana— both recreational and medicinal— in the county. The Associate of Oregon Counties is drafting an ordinance that would allow counties that voted against marijuana legalization by at least 55-percent… to prohibit recreational sales. Once that ordinance is drafted, any...
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Museum: Docents Wanted

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Museum needs some volunteers to help serve as docents during an Amtrak presentation between Klamath Falls and Eugene. You’ll board the train for Eugene, and provide historic and geographical information to the passengers. There’s an informational meeting next Tuesday afternoon for those interested.
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Hunting Blinds Restrictions will be Enforced

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Water shortages mean hunters will need to put a little more thought into where you’re putting up your bird hunting blinds. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking you to hold off on setting up your blinds too early, and to make sure that you’re not blocking access for...
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KCSO: William J. Murray

Police Say No Motive In Stabbing

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man was arrested late Wednesday night after police say he crossed Main Street near the Government Center… and assaulted another man. Police say the two men did not know each other, and can’t figure out what could have led to the brawl that left the victim with stab wounds....
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