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Oregon National Guard Headed to Afghanistan

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Hundreds of Oregon Guardsmen are gearing up for deployment here in the next several weeks, including a company from KFalls. First Squadron, 82nd Cavalry is headquartered in Bend, but includes a company in Klamath Falls. The officials mobilization ceremony is June 16th in Bend. They’re headed to Afghanistan to help with...
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Fights Lead to Prison Lockdown

Pendleton, Ore.– Prisoners fighting led to a lockdown at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton Monday. According to the Department of Corrections, a fight broke about in the dining room during dinner, so guards placed the west side of the prison on lockdown. Then fights started breaking out in other parts of the prison...
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Man Injured Fleeing from Police

Bend, Ore.– Police in Bend tried stopping a man driving a stolen car yesterday… leading to a high speed chase on Highway 97. Oregon State Police put out spike strips to try stopping the car, but the man lost control of the car trying to avoid the strips. The vehicle rolled several times injuring the...
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Library Hosts Silent Auction

Klamath Falls, Ore.– For those of who know what a card catalog is… the South Suburban Library is selling three solid oak card catalogs through a silent auction. Money raised from the sale will help buy some furniture for an outside reading area. Bids are accepted at the library at 3625 Summers Lane and begins...
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Lake County Commissioners Meet

Lakeview, Ore.–  Lake County Board of Commissioners meets this morning at 9 at Town Hall for a workshop session. This will be the first meeting since commissiners Dan Shoun and Ken Kestner were re-elected to their posts in last week’s election. Commissioners will hear an update on the KCC extension. 
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Got Paint? Lake County Offers Disposal Event

Lakeview, Ore.– Got paint? Start cleaning out the garage because Lake County is holding a paint drop-off event on June 7th. There are about 130 permanent paint drop-off locations throughout Oregon, but non in Lake County so the county is hosting this event for residents to safely dispose of unused cans of paint. For more...
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Have safe travels this Memorial Day weekend

With Memorial Day Holiday weekend approaching, OSP, Oregon State Sheriff’s Association (OSSA), Oregon Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), and ODOT offer the following safety reminders:  * Get rested before you are tested. Fatigued drivers are more frequent during holiday weekends because of increased travel and activity. Be patient and allow plenty of time...
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Vehicle Stolen at Gunpoint

Yreka, Calif.– Law Enforcement in Siskiyou county are searching for a man who stole a car at gunpoint yesterday. The victims were offering a ride to a stranger, who then pulled out a handgun and made the victims get out of the car. California Highway Patrol found the abandoned vehicle west of Happy Camp....
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Oregon Senators Sign on to Letter to Change Redskins Name

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are among the 50 US Senators who have signed a letter demanding that the Nation Football League change the name of the Washington Redskins. The letter calls the team’s name a slur offensive to Native Americans.
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One Dead, Two Injured in Highway 97 Accident

Bend, Ore.– At least one person has died in an accident on Highway 97 near Sun River last night. A motorcycle and passenger car were both headed northbound when the two collided, sending the motorcycle into the center barrier. A female passenger on the bike died at the scene. The male driver on the...
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