Deschutes County Deputies Cleared in Inmate Death

Bend, Ore.– An investigation into the death of a Deschutes County inmate has found that officers in the jail are not responsible for the man’s death. According to the Bend Bulletin… Edwin Billy Mays died in December of 2014, several hours after being arrested for driving under the influence of methamphetamine. According to the report…...
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Klamath, Lake County Unemployment Down for April

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County’s official unemployment rate fell during the month of April… down to 6.7 percent… from a revised 7.1 percent in March of this year. According to the Oregon Employment Department… Klamath County employers  added 120 jobs in April. Lake County unemployment also dropped… from 6.8 percent in March… to 6.4 percent...
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Students Participate in Emergency Drill

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Students at Henley High held a mock lockdown and reunification drill Tuesday morning. A reunification is when the school coordinates getting students back to their parents off-campus, in the event that there’s an active shooter or other situation making it necessary to evacuate the school, and send students home. A handful of...
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Chiloquin Elementary Hosts Kindergarten Round-Up

Chiloquin, Ore.– If your kiddo will be starting Kindergarten next year… now is the time to get them all signed up and ready to go. Chiloquin Elementary is hosting a Kindergarten Round-up Tuesday afternoon, where you and your soon-to-be student will get to meet the principal, tour the classrooms, and learn about the curriculum....
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MARTINEZ, Calif. – Dozens of California counties are expanding health care for lower-income residents as of today, no matter their immigration status. Most of the counties are in Northern California, i including Modoc and Siskiyou Counties, as well as n the Central Valley and Sierra Nevadas. It’s part of the County Medical Services Program,...
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Lakeview City Manager to Retire

Lakeview, Ore.– Lakeview Town Manager Ray Simms is retiring from his post this summer. Simms has worked for the Town of Lakeview and Lake County for more than 20 years, as a tacher, Land Use Planner, ordinance enforcer, and has been town manager since 2006. The Town hopes to have a replacement in place...
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Snow in May? National Weather Service Issues Advisory for Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Yes, it’s late May… but ignore that, and prepare for the possibility of SNOW Friday. Klamath and Lake Counties are under a winter weather advisory until 5:00 this afternoon. The National Weather Service says we could see snow of 2 to 6 inches as low as 5-thousand feet, and up to...
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Man Wanted in Connection with Death of Warm Springs Woman

Warm Springs, Ore.– The FBI is helping Warm Springs Police in the search for a man wanted for questioning after his wife was found dead. According to Oregon State Police… Warm Springs officers were asked to a welfare check , and found the body of 30-year old Candelaria Rhoan inside her home early yesterday. Investigators...
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Tech Teams Rise to the Catalyze Challenge

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A team of Oregon Tech students won Tuesday’s Catalyze Challenge… and 7-thousand dollars in cash and services to get their business idea started. Matthew Stansbury, Eric Tipler, Ben Fawver, and Tate Orlik Hill are Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Engineering students who make up the team, GO Possibilities. Their business plan involves...
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Harney County Judge Faces Recall Election

Burns, Ore.– Harney County Judge Steve Grasty learned yesterday that a petition to recall him has been validated. Grasty did not support the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, angering some of his constituents. He has until Tuesday to resign or submit a “statement of justification” that would appear on the recall election ballot....
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