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Bend Officer, Pedestrian Injured in Accident

Bend, Ore.– A pedestrian an a Bend Police officer were injured in an accident in Deschutes County over the weekend. Officer Rob Emerson had his lights and siren running when he was responding as back up on a call at around 7:00 Saturday morning. Another car went through the intersection… and the two collided, sending...
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Fire Damages Klamath Falls Home

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Fire seriously damaged a home on Alma Alley, in the Pelican City area yesterday afternoon. The fire was first reported to be in a shed on the property.. then the wind got ahold of it, and the flames spread to the house. Witnesses say no one was home when the fire started....
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Abuse Case Leads to Charge Against Fourth Suspect

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A fourth person has been arrested and charged in connection with the torture and sexual abuse of a Klamath Falls woman. 50-year old John Adam Raley was in court yesterday… and pleaded non guilty to several charges… including kidnapping… assault, and strangulation. Florence May Raley, Melissa Ann Shanholtzer, and Johnathon Martin have also pleaded not...
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Youngsters ages 12 to 17 need a youth fishing license to catch trout in Oregon this year. Above, Zane Nilssen is all smiles after catching his first fish ever at an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife family fishing event at Canby Pond. (Photo by Rick Swart/ODFW)

Kids 12 and Over Need Fishing License in Oregon

Salem, Ore.– As families venture to the outdoors this spring, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife remind parents that youths between the ages of 12 and 17 need a license if they plan to hunt, fish or shellfish. Although fishing now requires a license two years earlier than in the past – at...
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Several Arrests in String of Siskiyou County Burglaries

Yreka, Calif.– Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies and Yreka Police served search warrants a Yreka home on Friday…as part of an investigation into a string of recent burglaries in Fort Jones and Medford. A break in the case came earlier last month during a traffic stop when police were able to link a person to...
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Klamath Water and Power Agency Closing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Water and Power Agency is no more. Funding for the non-profit has dried up, and they have until the end of the month to tie up loose ends and clean out its offices. According to a Herald and News report… a funding agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation expired at...
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Missing Something? Millions in Unclaimed Assets Being Held in Salem

Salem, Ore.– More than a half-billion dollars.  That’s how much Oregon is now safekeeping in unclaimed assets that have been turned over to the state, and that has not yet been claimed by and returned to its rightful owners. Some of that $564 million could belong to you – or your family members or...
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Oregon Unemployment Drops to 5.1%

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Just 5.1-percent of Oregon workers were unemployed in January… according to numbers released today by the Oregon Department of Employment. That’s a drop from December’s 5.5 percent. Businesses added about 99-hundred jobs last month. Another 2-percent of able-bodied workers gave up looking for a job altogether.  
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Klamath County Student Bound for DC

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Lost River High School Student will represent her school… and her community… when she heads to the nation’s capital this week to attend the United States Senate Youth Program. Jessica Cobian is a junior… and student vice president. Jessica is one of two students from Oregon… and 104 students from across...
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Oregon Wolf Population Growing

Salem, Ore.– The Oregon wolf population grew about 36-percent last year… with the known wolf population believed to 110 in the state. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released the new figures yesterday in its 20-15 wolf report. The agency has documented 11 breeding pairs in the state… two more than the previous year....
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