Youngsters ages 12 to 17 need a youth fishing license to catch trout in Oregon this year. Above, Zane Nilssen is all smiles after catching his first fish ever at an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife family fishing event at Canby Pond. (Photo by Rick Swart/ODFW)

Kids 12 and Over Need Fishing License in Oregon

Salem, Ore.– As families venture to the outdoors this spring, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife remind parents that youths between the ages of 12 and 17 need a license if they plan to hunt, fish or shellfish. Although fishing now requires a license two years earlier than in the past – at...
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Several Arrests in String of Siskiyou County Burglaries

Yreka, Calif.– Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies and Yreka Police served search warrants a Yreka home on Friday…as part of an investigation into a string of recent burglaries in Fort Jones and Medford. A break in the case came earlier last month during a traffic stop when police were able to link a person to...
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Klamath Water and Power Agency Closing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Water and Power Agency is no more. Funding for the non-profit has dried up, and they have until the end of the month to tie up loose ends and clean out its offices. According to a Herald and News report… a funding agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation expired at...
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Missing Something? Millions in Unclaimed Assets Being Held in Salem

Salem, Ore.– More than a half-billion dollars.  That’s how much Oregon is now safekeeping in unclaimed assets that have been turned over to the state, and that has not yet been claimed by and returned to its rightful owners. Some of that $564 million could belong to you – or your family members or...
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Oregon Unemployment Drops to 5.1%

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Just 5.1-percent of Oregon workers were unemployed in January… according to numbers released today by the Oregon Department of Employment. That’s a drop from December’s 5.5 percent. Businesses added about 99-hundred jobs last month. Another 2-percent of able-bodied workers gave up looking for a job altogether.  
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Klamath County Student Bound for DC

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Lost River High School Student will represent her school… and her community… when she heads to the nation’s capital this week to attend the United States Senate Youth Program. Jessica Cobian is a junior… and student vice president. Jessica is one of two students from Oregon… and 104 students from across...
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Oregon Wolf Population Growing

Salem, Ore.– The Oregon wolf population grew about 36-percent last year… with the known wolf population believed to 110 in the state. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released the new figures yesterday in its 20-15 wolf report. The agency has documented 11 breeding pairs in the state… two more than the previous year....
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Man Arrested for Klamath Falls Burglary

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A 20-year old Klamath Falls man was in court yesterday to face burglary charges after investigators say he busted into a home on Cambridge Court early Friday morning… stole some things… then assaulted officers as they arrested him. Michael Anthony Hulme is charged with burglary, assault of a public safety officer,...
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Nothing Suspicious in Homeless Man’s Death

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police say there’s no sign of foul play in the death of a homeless man who’s body was found on the OC&E Trail behind the Chevron on South 6th Street Saturday morning. Police are holding off on releasing the man’s identity, because they haven’t been able to get in...
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Menlo College Raises Cash for OIT Softball Team After Theft

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Oregon Tech ladies’ softball team has recently been both the victim of a crime… and the recepients of a blessing. The team was headed to Menlo College for a softball game… and stopped at Pier 39 in San Francisco for some sight-seeing. What they did not see… was the theives that stole their gear...
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