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Bomb Squad Responds After Shady Grove Car Chase

A Trail man who eluded a deputy Thursday night is lodged in the Jackson County Jail on numerous charges. On November 2, 2017, at approximately 10:22 pm, a deputy attempted to stop a blue 1995 Pontiac Firebird with no license plates on Meadow Lane near Highway 62, just north of the city of Shady Cove.  The driver,...
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Collman Gets Six Years For Police Chainsaw Threat

  A Klamath Falls man convicted for threatening police with a chainsaw has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. Damien Collman was convicted last month for unlawful use of a weapon and menacing for the January incident when police pursued his car to the corner of South Sixth and Washburn Way,...
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Demobilization Ceremony Saturday Morning For The 173rd

  There’s a demobilization ceremony tomorrow morning for airmen with the 173rd fighter wing.  The ceremony will be held at Kingsley Field at 11 a.m. Saturday and will honor the 57 Airmen who’ve deployed in support of global operations since 2015 – the largest deployment in the history of the 173rd  – and will also honor 97 airmen who deployed to fight fire this year.      Representing the governer of Oregon is state Rep. E. Werner Reschke...
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Crater Lake National Park Seeks Input on Trail Management

Crater Lake National Park is developing a Trail Management Plan that will guide trail management, investment in trail infrastructure, and visitor use of the park trail system for the next 25 years. The plan is needed to improve and diversify recreation opportunities, improve connectivity between features of interest, reduce user-created trails, eliminate unsustainable and...
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Klamath County Public Health Addresses Stomach Flu in Schools

Klamath County Public Health is aware that a number of students in various schools are experiencing gastrointestinal-like symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or cramps and diarrhea. Public health officials are currently working in collaboration with the Oregon Health Authority in preventing the spread of gastrointestinal-viruses, such as, Norovirus and Enterovirus.   Klamath...
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Family Appeals For Answers in Girl’s Bus Stop Death

Detectives are narrowing the focus of the investigation into the death of Meadow Grace Boyd, 13, in the 5100-block of East Evans Creek Road, north of Rogue River. Meadow was found on the ground with fatal injuries by a passerby at 7:29am on Monday, October 30.  Based on evidence found at the scene and information gained...
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Oregon Tech’s Dental Clinic Offering Free Services to Veterans Next Week

  Monday, November 6-Thursday, November 9, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon. Open to any current service member or veteran with ID.  WHERE:   Dental Hygiene Clinic, Semon Hall, Oregon Tech, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 WHAT:  Any current service member or veteran who makes an appointment at the Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene Clinic for the week...
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Stomach Flu Moving Through Lake County Schools

There’s a stomach virus moving through the schools in Lake County. Lake County Public Health has identified it as gastroenteritis, aka, the stomach flu, being spread by a norovirus that results in nausea, vomiting, cramping, diarrhea, and in some cases fever and other symptoms. Lake County School District 7 is working closely with the Lake County Health Department to try and stop the...
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DEQ Fines Keno RV/Mobile Home Park

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality penalized the trustees of Sportsman’s Paradise RV/Mobile Home Park in Keno $3,027 for failing to execute and record an easement for the park’s onsite sewage treatment system. The park is owned by two trusts, called Keno Trust 1 and Keno Trust 2.  Oregon law requires an easement in...
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Governor Nixes Proposed Nestle Plant Water Swap in Cascade Locks

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has asked ODFW to cancel plans for a water swap that would have allowed Nestle to access spring water near Cascade Locks. Nestle wants to build a $50 million water bottling plant there, which the city wants but the Hood County prohibits after a 2016 vote. The City had asked...
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