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OSP identifies body as Redding woman

WOODBURN, Ore. — Oregon State Police were investigating a body found on Interstate 5 Friday and now have the woman’s name. 25-year-old Tara Elizabeth Gordon of Redding, Calif. was identified with the help of another law enforcement agency and OSP is seeking information – we’ll have a phone number and e-mail address in a...
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Body near Highway 58 under investigation

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — State police are working with the Lane County medical examiner to figure out an Albany man’s cause of death. 52-year-old Anthony Dale Lair was reported missing on Saturday before being discovered in the back of a van near a Highway 58 trailhead on Sunday. OSP says there is no sign of...
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Special events at museums this Independence Day

Klamath County Museums will be open this Fourth of July, including a special open house at the Van Landrum Wayside at 10 a.m. There will be special exhibits on military veterans from the Klamath Basin starting at 9 a.m. at the Klamath County Museum. The Baldwin Hotel Museum will offer a special tour about...
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Proposed pipeline has landowners frustrated

Southern Oregon landowners have expressed frustration with a natural gas pipeline proposed to run from Klamath County to Coos Bay. Called the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, the 36-inch underground pipe was originally designed to import liquefied natural gas, but now it’s aimed at exporting newly-discovered domestic reserves. Trees and structures are not allowed above the like like...
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Gas prices fall

Good news for drivers headed out for the 4th of July holiday weekend. Gas prices continue to fall even though it’s the peak summer driving season, and the average in Oregon now is $3.62. Triple A says that’s down 15 cents in a week and 64 cents in the past month. We’re still 29...
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Miss Klamath County in top three at Miss Oregon

SEASIDE, Ore. — Kayla Bowker was second runner-up in Saturday night’s Miss Oregon pageant. The reigning Miss Klamath County finished behind winner Rachel Berry from the Willamette Valley and Miss Three Rivers Nicole Mead. There were a total of 23 contestants in the 67th edition of the pageant.
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County Arrests: Man accused of rape and incest

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — 23-year-old Caleb Glenn Inscoe of Klamath Falls was arrested Saturday on charges including first-degree rape and incest. He was released from Klamath County Jail after posting ten percent of his $100,000 bail. Meanwhile, a 46-year-old Bonanza man is being held on the same amount of bail. Talloak Donald Jones was...
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Central Point hires first woman police chief

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Central Point police have a new chief – and she’s the first woman to hold the position. Kris Allison will now run the department after starting as a patrol officer. At age 39, Allison was sworn in Thursday at City Hall. She teaches as an adjunt professor at Southern...
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Timber payments continue

WASHINGTON — Timber payments have been a vital revenue stream for many Oregon counties including Klamath, and the end of them would have put a serious financial strain on budgets. But members of Congress have passed the one-year extension of the timber payments as part of a national transportation bill. Congress also authorized the...
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State Police start drunk driving crackdown

Oregon State Police troopers, county deputies and city police officers are stepping up enforcement efforts to catch drunk drivers of the Fourth of July holiday. Oregon is part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign through Sunday July 8. Oregon State police say the official holiday period starts 6 p.m., Tuesday. Suspected...
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