Douglas Complex fires in mop up stages

  GLENDALE, Ore. — Fire officials are mopping up the Douglas Complex burning near Glendale. Crews say recent rainfall helped get a handle of the fire this week. A quarter to a third of an inch of rain fell in the area, and was enough to knock out a lot of the embers. Fire...
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High bacteria levels in the ocean at Alsea River Beach

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ore. — If you’re heading to the coast this weekend, you need to know that the Oregon Health Authority has issued an advisory because of higher-than-normal levels of bacteria in the ocean at Alsea River Recreation Area Beach in Lincoln County. The higher-than-normal levels were found in the river upstream of the...
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Hunters urged to use caution when hunting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — This year the Oregon Department of Forestry is urging hunters to use extreme caution when they go out hunting this weekend. There are no new restrictions in place but previous restrictions are still in place. That means no power driven machinery during 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., no campfires, and...
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Police looking for missing Siskyou County woman

SISKYOU COUNTY — Police are searching for a missing 78-year-old woman. Sally Ann Nolan was last seen wearing white pants and a multi-colored blouse. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall, 170 pounds with short brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen Monday afternoon around 3pm leaving Lumgrey Creek area off Hwy...
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Judge allows sale of mustangs by tribe

RENO,  Nv. — A federal judge has cleared the way for a Nevada tribe to sell 149 mustangs over the objection of critics who say that are federally protected wild horses that should not be auctioned off for possible slaughter. U.S. District Judge Miranda Du lifted an emergency restraining order she put in place...
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BLM halts Northern Nevada wild horse roundup

RENO, Nv.– The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it isn’t to round up any more wild horses from a big herd in northern Nevada for at least two years. U.S. District Judge Miranda Du indicated she’s probably not going to grant a motion by horse advocates seeking a blanket prohibition on all roundups...
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OSP looking for information on motorcycle crash on Highway 140

ADEL, Ore. — Oregon State Police want your help in the investigation of a fatal motorcycle accident that was discovered by a roads crew on the side of Highway 140. An ODOT a maintenance crew found 70 year old Albert Lewis Gundelach Jr and his Yamaha on Monday 70 feet off the side of...
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Oregon Department of Forestry is preparing for more wildfires

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry is preparing for more wildfires caused by lightning storms. Crews are staffing lookout towers and extra helicopters are on standby watching for fire outbreaks. The national preparedness level increased to a five on Tuesday, which is the highest level. That means there are multiple geographic...
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Oregon unemployment program receives funds for new businesses

SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon unemployment program meant to help businesses get off the ground has just been given a large federal grant. Oregon’s Self Employment Assistance Program will use the $332,600 to expand online and offer counseling for entrepreneurs that want to get their new businesses started. They also get six months of...
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Insurance companies not allowed to raise rates for dropping coverage

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Insurance Commission wants consumers to know that auto insurance companies can’t increase their rates because they’ve dropped coverage at some point in the past. The commission gets a lot of calls from folks who say their auto insurance company has threatened to increase rates if they drop coverage, or...
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