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DUI Crackdown for Holiday Weekend

Yreka, Calif.– The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office will be out in full force over the holiday weekend, in an effort to keep the roads safe. The DUI Task Force will be out in force, looking for impaired drivers. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, 78 people died in alcohol-related accidents over...
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Grants Pass Woman Arrested after Standoff

Grants Pass, Ore.– A stand-off with police in Grants Pass over the weekend ended with a woman being taken into custody. It was about 4:00 Saturday morning when police received a call that 58-year old Cathy Kukoski had left her mother’s home with a gun after an argument. Police found her, but she refused...
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Car Wash, Breakfast, Fund Aloha Trip for Students

Chiloquin, Ore.– The seniors at Chiloquin High are planning to head to Hawaii for their senior class trip, and they’re holding a car wash and breakfast feed on Friday to help them get there. Breakfast will be served at the Community Center from 8 to 11, with the car wash starting at 10 at...
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Fireworks Restrictions in Place

Klamath Falls, Ore.– As you start making plans for your Fourth of July celebration, you’ll want to keep in mind that you can’t set off fireworks in the street within city limits. That would be considered a public firework display and without a special permit, those are illegal. You can set them off on...
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Pesticides Banned in Hopes of Saving Bee Population

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Agriculture is temporarily banning the use of two pesticides due to a recent surge in bee deaths in Oregon. Dinotefuran and Imidacloprid are used on trees, but may be connected with the recent deaths of hundreds of pollinating bees in Eugene and Beaverton.
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KCC, Faculty, Adopt New Collective Bargaining Contract

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Community College Board of Education and KCC Faculty Association announced today that they ratified a new collective bargaining contract at Board’s meeting yesterday. Faculty Association President Jamie Jennings says the new contract meets the associations goal of providing a salary and benefits package that makes the school competitive. He...
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Suspect in Gold Theft Pleads Guilty

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A trial was supposed to start this morning in Siskiyou County in the case of a man charged with stealing more than 1-point-2 million dollars worth of gold from the Courthouse. But 50-year old David Dean Johnson decided to plead guilty instead. Johnson allegedly took the gold nuggets from an historical...
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Motorcycle-related Deaths on the Rise

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A recent surge in motorcycles wrecks in Oregon is prompting the Oregon Department of Transportation to reminder drivers of all types of vehicles to use extra caution. So far this year, 19 people have died in motorcycle crashes– last year there hadn’t been any by this time in the year. Motorbikes...
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Former OIT Student Admits Probation Violations

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A former OIT student who was arrested earlier this yaer for making threats on facebook was back in court yesterday for violating probation. 26-year old Matthew Fisher admits that hasn’t signed up for court-ordered mental health treatment, and did not provide a probation officer with proof that he was taking prescription...
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One Year Later: Cover Oregon Results Mixed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s been one year since Cover Oregon went into effect in the state. The Oregon Health Authority today released a report on the fifteen groups providing heath care through the state’s medicaid program. The report show that emergency room visits have dropped by 17-percent compared to two years ago. 58-percent more children...
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