Loans available for business owners that were affected by Oregon fires

WASHINGTON — Small businesses that have been economically impacted by forest fires that began on July 26, could be eligible for low interest working capital federal disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Several fire complexes, including the Douglas Complex and Big Windy Complex, have burned 100,000 acres in Oregon, and affected local...
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Roadworkers working on Highway 39 at the Merrill/Lakeview junction until the 24th

Roadworkers started work on Highway 39 at 6th Street and the Merrill/Lakeview Junction on Monday night, and will be on sight through the 24th of this month. They will have one lane closed, and drivers should expect delays in the area.
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Roadway tied up for hours in LaPine

LAPINE, Ore. — The roadway was tied up yesterday morning after a truck hauling paint crashed at the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 31. 54 year old Dennis Chaffin from Chilcoot, California fell asleep while driving, overturned his truck and trailer, and then crashed into a road sign. Chaffin was uninjured, and cited...
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Dry hot weather may elevate fire danger again

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Fire officials say warming trend that started last weekend and continues this week could elevate fire danger once again. Precipitation helped fire conditions in the forest by moistening the grass, but officials say just a day or two of sun and warmth can return the vegetation to a flammable condition....
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Siskyou County Sheriff’s looking to question men in stabbing incident

SISKYOU COUNTY, Ca. –Two man are wanted for questioning in the stabbing of a man that was discovered in the Sheriff’s parking lot. A Siskyou County deputy noticed a suspicious vehicle in the lot of the sheriff’s office, and then found the injured man was inside with stab wounds. The injured man was sent...
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Suicides on the rise for military veterans in Oregon and nationwide

PORTLAND, Ore. — Suicides for military veterans are on the rise in Oregon, and across the country. Brady Hammer, who’s in the  Oregon National Guard, is the latest to take his own life, and the fourth member of the Oregon National Guard to die of a gunshot wound this year. Oregon has gone without...
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Missing Children

California man says he molested children in Pacific Northwest in 1990

ORANGEVALE, Ca. — A 78-year-old California man charged in a child pornography case might have molested children in our area around 1990. John Hurley Wood, of Orangevale, was indicted for receiving child pornography. Wood was discovered by government agents when someone posted a complaint about him on the web site of the National Center...
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Pillsbury recalls cinnamon rolls

WASHINGTON — General Mills is recalling their “Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing” because the rolls may contain pieces of plastic. The company says the recall affects specific 8-count single packs with “better if used by” dates of Oct. 30, and Oct. 31, as well as double packages with “better if used by” dates of...
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One in five Oregonians on food stamps, assistance at record levels

PORTLAND, Ore. — The number of people in Oregon that rely on public assistance continues at a near-record levels. Almost one in five Oregonians rely on food stamps, and about one in 50 Oregonians receive cash assistance for very poor families. Statistics also show that four out of 10 people hat are unemployed have...
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Tulelake Butte Valley Fair Kicks Off Today

TULELAKE, Cal – The 62nd annual Tulelake Butte Valley Fair kicks off today. This year’s theme is “God Made A Farmer”. Since losing funding from the State of California three years ago, the Tulelake Butte Valley Fair has implemented a “pay what you can” admission policy. Fairgoers can still go the fair for free,...
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