Atchley Hearing Delayed until June

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Chiloquin man charged with several counts of burglary in connection with a crime spree that ended in a stand-off with police earlier this year, will be back in court in a couple of weeks. A hearing that was scheduled yesterday in the Cylise Atchley case was delayed until June 3rd.
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The Lake County Sheriff's Office purchased a new patrol boat.

Lake County Purchases New Boat

Lakeview, Ore.– The Lake County Sheriff’s office is gradually trading out old patrol boats for newer models. The department’s newest addition is a 14-foot open skiff with a 20 horsepower engine. The department traded in an older boat and used some county funds to pay for the new boat.
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Oregon Unemployment Holds Steady

Salem, Ore.– Unemployment in Oregon remains at 6-point-9 percent for the month of April, in spite of about 6-thousand jobs added during the month. However, according to number released yesterday… the labor participation rate– that’s the percentage of working-age adults either working or trying to find a job– is at an all-time low of...
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Oregon Teachers Ask for Repeal of Common Core Tests

Salem, Ore.– Oregon’s teachers union is asking state education officials to ditch common core math and reading tests because the exams are unproven, and too difficult. Rob Saxton said he won’t consider canceling the tests, though many other states are doing away with them.
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Two New Deputies Complete Training

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two newly trained Klamath County Deputies will soon graduate from a 16-weeks police academy. Deputy Sondra Hamilton and Deputy Rueben Jenkins are part of a class of about 40 law enforcement officer that graduate Friday at a ceremony in Salem.
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Guilty Plea in Unlicensed Chiropractic Practice

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was sentenced to a year of probation after pleading guilty to charges related to his unlicensed practice as a chiropractor. 32-year old Christopher McCutcheon was charged with prohibited practices, which is a misdemeanor.
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House Fire Under Investigation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Investigators from Medford are helping to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a home on Peggy Avenue early yesterday morning. The fire was reported just before 5 am, and several fire departments responded to the blaze. Other nearby homes have some heat damage. No one was injured in blaze, but...
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Severo Toro-Castellon is considered one of the ring-leaders of an Oregon Trail Card fraud operation. He was arrested last week.

More Arrests in Food Stamps Fraud Case

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More arrests have been made in connection with Operation Gold Card over the weekend. So far, 38 people have been arrested in connection with an Oregon Trail Card fraud ring centered at a meat market on Main Street in Klamath Falls. Food stamp recipients could take their Trail cards to the...
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Video image of OR7 in the Rogue River National Forest earlier this month.

OR7′s Bachelor Days May Be Over

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One of Oregon’s most famous bachelors may have settled down… started a family, even. OR7, the tracked male wolf wandering throughout the state has been hanging out in an area in the Rogue River national Forest where a female wolf has been spotted on surveillance cameras. According to a press release,...
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Food Left Cooking Blamed for House Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Unattended food left cooking on the stove is being blamed for a fire that severely damaged a house on Wall Street in Klamath Falls yesterday. The fire was reported around noon. The Herald and News is reporting that the homeowner had left eggs cooking on the stove while he ran to...
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