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Suspect in Jackson County District Attorney’s Office bombing reportedly confessed to police

MEDFORD, Ore. –The man that is the suspect in the bombing at the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office has reportedly confessed to the crime. Newly-released federal court documents say Alan Leroy McVay, who was arrested last week in connection with the bombing on November 13th, admitted to police that he had set the bomb...
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Riverside Fire

Fire tears through Klamath Falls historic home

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A fire tore through one of Klamath Falls historic homes yesterday afternoon. The house fire that started around 2pm fully engulfed the home on Riverside, and firefighters from Klamath Falls Fire District #1 worked quickly, so the Klamath Crisis Center and other nearby buildings weren’t threatened. The fire closed Riverside...
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Kingsley Field

Kingsley Field embarking on new cross training venture with 144th Fighter Wing from Fresno

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –Kingsley Field is embarking on a new cross training venture with 144th Fighter Wing from Fresno, California, and with that four F-15 aircraft are being brought to Klamath Falls, and will now be stationed here for the training. The planes are expected to arrive on Decemeber 4th, at around 10:00 a.m....
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Air

The National Weather Service has issued an air stagnation outlook for Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –The National Weather Service in Medford has issued an air stagnation outlook for Klamath County starting today through 10:00 am Friday, November 29. The Air Stagnation Outlook means there’s going be little or no wind in the Klamath Basin, and smoke and other airborne pollution will increase in concentration, and won’t...
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Air

Air quality improvements for Lake and Klamath counties discussed at meeting

LAKEVIEW, Ore. –How to fund air quality improvements for Lake and Klamath counties was the topic at a recent meeting of the South Central Regional Solutions Advisory Committee. The air quality improvement project needs $1-1.5 million to be funded, and the responsibility would be shared between Klamath and Lake counties. The funds, if granted,...
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turkey

Lake County Food Share’s Thanksgiving food basket distribution will take place today

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Lake County Food Share’s Thanksgiving food basket distribution will take place today at 247 N. N St. between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.. The local food pantries, Lakeview Faith Center and Lakeview Ministries, will be closed this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Food baskets will include turkey, and all the...
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Cover Oregon

Governor Kitzhaber takes responsibility for the troubled health insurance exchange

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber took responsibility for the troubled health insurance exchange, Cover Oregon, which went online October 1st, but has yet to enroll anyone for coverage. Cover Oregon has to scramble to sign up thousands of people manually by the January 1st deadline, bringing in 400 temporary workers to help...
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OHSU

An Oregon judge is allowing a $12 million award for boy injured in surgery

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –An Oregon judge is allowing a $12 million award in the case of a young boy that was severely injured in surgery. 4 year old Tyson Horton had an emergency liver transplant, and during the operation Oregon Health & Science University Hospital surgeons cut the wrong blood vessels in a 2009...
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Batkid

Batkid from Tulelake makes appearance on Good Morning America

TULELAKE, Ore. — Batkid from Tulelake will be making a national television apprearance today.  Miles Scott, known to many by his superhero identity “Batkid”, is announcing a new foundation to benefit local and nationwide charities. The 5-year-old from Tulelake will be on Good Morning America today to talk about the Batkid Fund which will...
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Bee

The Oregon Department of Agriculture is placing new restrictions on common home pesticides

The Oregon Department of Agriculture is placing new restrictions on common home pesticides because of the impact that they’ve had on the bee population. There are two specific types of pesticides that are being banned, dinotefuran and imidacloprid, and both belonging to the same family of chemicals. The pesticides are commonly found over-the-counter and...
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