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Suspicious package closes Governor’s office

SALEM, Ore. — A suspicious package left at the State Capitol Tuesday prompted a brief closure of the Governor’s office. A 48-year-old Salem man is now in protective custody for a mental evaluation, but has not been arrested according to Oregon State Police. Troopers responded to the package just before 11 a.m. and asked...
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Fort Klamath steer dies from anthrax

FORT KLAMATH, Ore. — Anthrax has been confirmed as a Klamath County steer’s cause of death and now state officials suspect it was the reason two others from the herd died also. Officials discussed their findings late last week after discovering its first animal anthrax case in nearly five decades. The steer died August...
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Semi loses cargo on Esplanade

A semi truck lost its cargo underneath the bridge near the Esplanade and Crater Lake Parkway intersection on Tuesday night. The northeast-bound lane is closed after Spring Street.
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Three die on Oregon roadways over the Labor Day weekend

SALEM, Ore. – Preliminary information indicates three people died in 3 separate traffic crashes on Oregon roadways during the 2012 Labor Day holiday period as Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers, along with county deputies and city officers, concluded a national DUII and traffic safety enforcement effort. According to ODOT’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS),...
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DUII stop in Klamath Falls leads to arrest

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore – A Friday night DUII traffic stop by an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper in Klamath Falls led to the arrest of a Hillsboro-area woman wanted on a federal Bank Robbery warrant. On August 31, 2012 at approximately 11:54 p.m. OSP Trooper Derek Ellena stopped a 2005 Hyundai Elantra on Lodi...
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Klamath Community Foundation seeks Director

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - The Community Foundation of the Klamath Basin is seeking an Executive Director. The position will be open for applicants in the month of September and will be filled sometime in October. According to Debbie Vought, President of the Community Foundation of the Klamath Basin, “we are looking for an energetic and...
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Anthrax found in a Basin steer

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore – The Oregon State Public Health Laboratory has confirmed naturally occurring anthrax as the cause of death in a Klamath County steer, it was announced today. While the incident does not pose a human public health risk, state officials say, it can be an issue for exposed livestock. The incident is...
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Viewing the Basin: Animal Shelter closed this weekend

Viewing the Basin spoke with the Klamath Animal Shelter on Friday’s newscast.
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Goff Fire crews work to protect homes

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Protecting homes is the top priority for crews battling the nearly-17,000-acre Goff Fire. Firefighters are attempting to prevent the fire from spreading north of Seiad Valley. A mandatory evacuation order was issued on Tuesday and several roads have been closed. An evacuation center has been established at the Siskiyou Golden...
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Free clinic this weekend in Klamath Falls

There is a free clinic Saturday in Klamath Falls. The Shriners Hospitals for Children are offering services for children who can benefit from orthopedic, cleft lip-palate care and burn scar care. It starts at 10 a.m. at Cascade East Clinic on Daggett Avenue for people up to 18 years of age. For more information,...
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