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Oregon Families Need More to Move Out of Poverty

PORTLAND, Ore. – Government safety-net programs are keeping 153,000 children in Oregon above the federal poverty level. That’s the finding of a new report that recommends using a more comprehensive poverty calculation from the U.S. Census Bureau, in addition to the Federal Poverty Level standard. Laura Speer, associate director for policy reform and advocacy at the...
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Hunter Education Courses Available Through ODFW

SALEM, Ore.—ODFW has openings in several hunter education classes coming up in late February and March. “Spring is a great time to take hunter education,” says James Reed, ODFW hunter education coordinator. “Many classes are available and it’s well before the fall rush. Students who take a March class could even get certified in...
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Lawmakers Consider Allowing Raw Milk Ads

Klamath Falls, Ore.– In Salem Wednesday…  Raw milk producers in Oregon asked legislators to let them advertise their products. Oregon is one of 30 states that allow the sale of unpasteurized milk, but it’s highly regulated. Since the 1950s, raw milk producers haven’t been allowed to advertise.
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Two Women Escape Possible Arson Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Investigators are investing a mobile home fire in Klamath Falls yesterday afternoon as a possible arson. The fire broke out before 1:00 yesterday, two women were in the trailer on Shasta Way at Kane Street at the time, and told investigators they heard a noise, the saw smoke. The mobile home and carport were...
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Horse Stolen from Animal Shelter

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Members of the animal rescue community in Klamath County are trying to understand why someone would steal a horse. The horse had been rescued from a property in Merrill earlier this month, and someone cut through a fence at the Klamath County Large Animal Rescue sometime Monday night, and took a...
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Man Arrested in Sting of Thefts in Oregon, California

30-year old Tyler Creighton Bodle is being held in Siskiyou county on several theft and burglary charges in California and Oregon. Klamath County Sheriff’s detectives say a traffic stop in Klamath County put him on law enforcement’s radar… when some things linked to a handful of area burglaries were found in his car. A...
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Second Arrest in Donald Black Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A second arrest has been made in connection with last month’s shooting death of a Klamath Falls man. A secret grand jury has indicted 36-year old Barbara Bareilles on criminal conspiracy charges in connection with the death of Donald Clinton Black. Investigators say Joseph Woodward fired the gun that killed Black,...
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Renton, WA Man Wanted for Rape

Renton, Wash.– A nation-wide manhunt is underway for a man with an extensive criminal background, accused of raping a Renton, Wash. woman as she opened a drive through coffee stand. Renton Police say Shad Johnson sat, waiting for the victim, whom he knew… to open the coffee shop. Police say Johnson is currently on federal...
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Police Investigate Accident that Kills Three Children

Springfield, Ore.– Police in Springfield say they’ve ruled out alcohol as a factor in an accident there that left three children dead, and their mother seriously injured. Investigators say toxicology tests are being processed, and they’re looking into whether the driver, who is cooperating with the investigation, might have run a red light.  They’re looking for any...
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Harris Faces Arson, Other Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The man accused of starting several arson fires in Klamath Falls was in court yesterday to face arson and burglary charges. Police say 19-year old Bradon Levi Harris is responsible for starting several fires in vacant homes. But those aren’t the only charges he faces…. He has several pending charges dating back to...
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