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OSP: Dairy-laden Truck to be Moved Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Wrecking crews plan to move a tractor trailer this morning after it overturned on Highway 58 near Oak Ridge yesterday. It took hour to off-load some 80-thousand pounds of diary products that were on the truck, and Oregon State Police say they didn’t want to keep the road blocked for the...
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Man Arrested for Multiple Car Thefts

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County man with a penchant for pinching cars was arrested last week… just six weeks after being arrested on another car theft charge. 27-year old Brennan Scott Stone was arrested Thursday after Klamath County Deputies stopped the car he was driving. That car had been stolen after its owner...
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Detour on Highway 58 After Cheese Truck Overturns

Klamath Falls, Ore.– 70,000 pounds of cheese was on a tractor trailer that went off the road and tipped over off of Hiway 58 near Oak Ridge Monday morning. Oregon State Police say fuel tanks need to be emptied and the cheese has be taken off the truck before it can be set upright....
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Welcome Home, Troops

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  About 190 Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers from the First Squadron, 82nd Cavalry Regiment were given an official welcome home Saturday in Bend. Governor Kate Brown, US Representative Greg Waldon, and Adjutant General Maj. General Daniel Hokanson were all on hand. Three soldiers from Bravo Troop earned a Purple Heart while...
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Oregon at the Bottom of Graduation Rates

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  When it comes to students graduating from high school… Oregon comes in dead last. Department of Education wants to see 90-percent of students that start high school… finish high school. Oregon last year graduated 69 percent of its students.  According to the Building a Grad Nation report… In California about 80-percent of...
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Woman Shot by Husband in The Dalles

The Dalles, Ore.–  Oregon State Police say a man from The Dalles accidentally shot his wife in the stomach. 75-year old Darlena Hill was taken to Mid-Columbia Medical Center in serious conditions. Investigators believe her husband… 76 year old Darrell Hill suffers from Alzheimers and thought it was unloaded, but when he handed the...
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Taste of Klamath Winners Announced

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Mia and Pia’s Pizzeria and Brewhouse took home the prize for the best brew at the Taste of Klamath on Saturday. The food and beer tasting even was held at the Ross Ragland Theater… to raise money for the RRT Scholarship program. Other winners were For the Love of Food’s grilled...
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Britt Festival Tickets on Sale

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Britt Festival tickets went on sale this weekend. Some Shows scheduled for Ashland’s outdoor theater have already about sold out, like Willie Nelson and Allison Krauss. 29 shows are scheduled for the summer… tickets are available online.
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Wildfire Prevention in Sharp Focus Starting This Weekend

PORTLAND, Ore. – The wildfire season unofficially starts this week, as more people head for Oregon’s scenic places for the summer’s first holiday weekend. In a state with almost 33 million acres of federal land, the agencies that manage it have some advice for hikers and campers. While many wildfires are lightning-caused, more than...
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Governor Considers Drought Declarations in 7 More Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon’s Drought Council is asking Gov. Kate Brown to declare a drought in seven more counties in the state. Water Resources Department spokeswoman Racquel Rancier says the council on Thursday forwarded drought declarations from Deschutes, Grant, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Morrow and Umatilla counties to the governor’s office. The governor’s declaration allows...
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