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2015 Graduation Events

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s gradation season! Here’s a rundown of graduation events in the area: Friday, June 5 Modoc High School, 8:00 PM, Griswold Gym Surprise Valley High School, 8:00 PM, at the school gym. Sunday, June 7 Chiloquin High School, 2:00 PM, in the Big GymHenley High School, 2:00 PM Klamath Union High...
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Oregonians Not On Board with Per-Mile Tax Plan

Salem, Ore.– Oregon was the first state in the country to start charging a per gallon sales tax nearly 100 years ago. Now we’re set to pioneer a new way to pay transportation taxes… but it’s one more Oregonians aren’t on board with. A recent Mason-Dixon poll finds that 56-percent of those asked… oppose...
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Insurers Ask for Hikes in 2016 Health Care Premiums

Salem, Ore.– If you’re struggling to pay your health insurance premiums now… just wait until next year. More than 40-percent of Oregonians who purchased health insurance through the exchange, chose Moda Health Plan as their provider. Modo is asking lawmakers to approve a 25-percent hike in premium rates for 2016.
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OSP Traffic Stop Nets 60 lbs. of Pot

Lakeview, Ore.– State Troopers in Lake County made a traffic stop yesterday… that resulted in a major drug bust. Oregon State Police stopped a car on Highway 140 East near Lakeview because the driver wouldn’t stay in his lane… and it was causing traffic issues. Troopers identified the driver as 35 year old Bodhi...
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Gov. Brown Wants No Charges Against Email Leaker

Salem, Ore.– Oregon Governor Kate Brown says she’s asking the state to not pursue charges against Michael Rodgers, the former government employee who leaked former Governor John Kitzhaber’s emails to a Portland newspaper. The leaks led to questions about the integrity of Governor Kitzhaber and his fiancé’s work as a consultant, and ultimately led...
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No Arrests in Thursday Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– No one has been charged… but Investigators they have interviewed a possible suspect in connection with last week’s shooting in Chiloquin. Family of the victim says he’s in stable condition at SkyLakes Medical Center, after police say he was shot in the chest Thursday evening. Sgt. Darren Frank says the shooting...
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KCSO: Death of 7 Dogs Caused by Mushrooms

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Local law enforcement asks you to keep an eye out for your pets around wild mushrooms. Sgt. Darren Frank with the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office says 7 dogs have died in Klamath after eating wild mushrooms. Deschutes county veterinarians say they’ve seen 15 deaths blamed on mushrooms. Frank says toxicity levels...
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Black Bear Sighting Prompts Warnings

Salem, Ore.– The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division in conjunction with the Salem Police Department is issuing a bear sighting notice to the residents of West Salem. There were several reports of residents spotting a black bear cub over the weekend. The bear acted very timid and has avoided people when seen....
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United Way Donations Help Weed Community in Recovery

Weed, Calif.– The Weed Community is getting some help in its efforts to rebuild after last September’s devastating wild fire. The United Way of Northern California last week donated 5-thousand dollars to the College of the Siskiyous to help pay for tools, equipment, and building materials for a construction class at the college. The...
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New Regulatory Overreach Makes Unlikely Partners

Washington, DC– Oregon Representatives Kurt Schrader and Greg Walden are both on the same side of an environmental issue— opposing a recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to give itself broad regulatory powers over water in United States puddles and ditches. Jan Meekcoms, Director of the Oregon chapter of the National Federation of...
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