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State Receives Deluge of New Dispensary Applications

Salem, Ore.–  Since Measure 91 passed last November… Oregon’s public health division has received 411 new applications to open medical marijuana dispensaries… another 51 entrepreneurs applied after the legislature voted to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to start selling recreational pot. It won’t become legal to do so until October first. The associated press requested those...
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Fishing Restrictions Add During Hot, Drought Conditions

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The heat and lack of rain is stressing out the fish in Oregon’s lakes and streams, so the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is adding some new restrictions for anglers. Starting Saturday, July 18, your hooks have to be out of the water by 2pm, and you can’t begin fishing...
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Event Reaches Out to Klamath County’s Homeless

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Connecting the less fortunate with the resources they need to close the gap between where they are… and where they want to be. That’s the goal of an event being held Friday morning at the Klamath County Fairgrounds. Organizers of Project Family Connect say they expect about 1,000 people to take part...
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Residents Ready to Tackle Crime in Chiloquin

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A crowded room of concerned citizens had plenty to say yesterday afternoon at a meeting of the Klamath County Sheriff’s advisory committee in Chiloquin. Members of the Chiloquin community are still cleaning up after vandals caused damaged of as much as 200-thousand dollars at local businesses and the town’s library. The...
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Deputies Investigate Bottle Explosive

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Klamath County sheriff’s detectives are trying to find out who put a chemical explosive in front of the Klamath County jail yesterday. The jail’s commander noticed the 2-liter bottle filled with liquid and some solid sediment in layers, leaned up against a door at the entrance to the jail.  Emergency responders...
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South Dakota Man Arrested, Awaits Extradition

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A South Dakota man was arrested in Klamath County Wednesday morning, and faces drug related charges. 21-year old Curtis Lee Norman is also wanted in South Dakota on several felony counts, after he allegedly walked away from a work release program. 
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Teens Charged in Chiloquin Vandalism

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Three teens face charges after several businesses in Chiloquin were vandalized early Monday morning. Video surveillance footage helped to identify the teens, ages 14, 15, and 16. Two of the teens have been taken into the custody… the third hasn’t been found yet. The teens face arson, burglary, theft, and criminal...
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Hunting, Fishing License Increased on the Way

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Get ready to pay more buy your hunting and fishing license… every year… for the next six years. Lawmakers last week finished up legislation on a bill to increase fees to help fund the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Fees for boat registrations will also go up. Your annual hunting...
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Fire Near Prineville Dying Down

Growth of the Corner Creek Fire has slowed down over the weekend… as fire crews get some back-up in the form of half an inch of rainfall yesterday. The fire burning near Prineville is now 80-percent contained. 
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Man Killed in Police Encounter

Dunsmuir, Calif.–  In Dunsmuir this morning… the search for a carjacking suspect led to deputies shooting and killing a suspect. According to a press release from the Siskiyou County sheriff’s office… the shooting happened at about 7:45 this morning. The carjacking happened in Shasta County. Oregon State Police and the Shasta County Sheriff’s office...
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