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Ten New Businesses Licensed to Grow, Process Pot

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has approved ten new licenses for marijuana growers and processors, including two in Jackson County. The OLCC has received more than a thousand applications from businesses wanting licenses to produce recreational marijuana. So far… 44 have been approved.
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Construction Begins on New Long-Term Nursing Facility

Lakeview, Ore.– Construction is underway for a group of long-term care cottages near the Lake District Hospital in Lakeview. The new Lakeview Gardens should be ready for occupancy next Spring. Twenty-four beds at the the nursing facility will be moved from the main building into the two new cottages.
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Murder Convict Dies in Oregon Prison

Salem, Ore.– A man serving time for murder has died unexpectedly in an Oregon prison. 41-year old Anthony Powell was the only person in a cell when he became unresponsive at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem last night. The OSP Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating the death.
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Free Fishing Weekend

Time to introduce a friend, child, co-worker or family member to fishing during Oregon’s Free Fishing Weekend. Always the first full weekend in June, ODFW offers Oregon residents and visitors a full weekend to fish, crab and clam without a license. All fishing regulations still apply. Please be sure to check out the list...
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OSP Identifies Motorcycle Driver

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police have identified the man who died in yesterday’s motorcycle accident as 47-year old James DeHart from Klamath Falls. Troopers say DeHart may have been speeding when he lost control of his bike… and went into a pond along Running Y Road.
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Skrah Faces Lawsuit from Former Detective

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More legal troubles for Klamath County’s Sheriff as a former detective files a lawsuit claiming discrimination. The Herald and News reports that the suit was filed last week by Geneva Lewis, accusing Sheriff Frank Skrah of forcing her to take leave after she was interviewed by state investigators, and then eliminating...
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Wyden Plans Visits to Klamath Falls, Lakeview

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Senator Ron Wyden plans a trip to Klamath Falls and Lakeview next week. He’ll be at OIT’s College Union Building auditorium next Friday morning at 11… then at the Lake County Courthouse at 4 in the afternoon. Both Town Hall style events are open to the public.
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Green Thumbs Wanted

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Sustainable Communities and MC’s on Main Street are teaming up to plant a pollinator garden this weekend… and are inviting gardening enthusiasts to give them a hand. It will take about an hour for the group to put the plants into the ground at MC’s… and they’ll then head out...
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One Dead in Officer-Involved Shooting in Bend

Bend, Ore.–Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Bend. Several police agencies were called out to the High Desert Museum this afternoon for a disturbance involving a weapon. One man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Tri-County Major Crime Team is leading the investigation. The High Desert Museum is closed for at least...
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Klamath Falls Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man has died after crashing his motorcycle on Running Y Road last night. Oregon State Police say 47-year old James DeHart may have been speeding when his motorcycle went off off the road… and ended up in a pond. Dive Rescue was called out to the scene to pull the...
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