Relay for Life exceeds fundraising expectations

Relay for Life brought out hundreds of people to celebrate cancer survivors, and mourn the loss of loved that did not beat the disease.  The event exceeded the expectations of the officials for this year’s relay. Over four million people from 20 countries help raise money for cancer annually for Relay for Life.
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Names of teens in Sprague River fatal accident released

SPRAGUE RIVER, Ore. — The names of the teenage victims that died in the car crash yesterday evening have been released by authorities. 15 year old Adam Phillips, and his brother, 18 year old Thomas, died in the crash on the Sprague River Highway at Mile marker 8 in an accident scene that was...
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Mini van crashes into motorcycle on Main Street

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A collision downtown brought traffic to a halt yesterday around noon. Authorities say that a mini van attempted to make a left onto Main Street, and did not yield to traffic that was traveling down main street. The van collided with a motorcycle, throwing the rider and the bike to...
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Small fire quickly contained in Keno yesterday

KENO, Ore. –A small fire started yesterday on Clover Creek Road. The fire was first spotted by and called in by the Chase Mountain Lookout station around 1:30pm. The fire started in a slash pile, on Jeld Wen property, near the roadway. 5 engines, a dozen fire fighters, overhead crews, and bulldozer were called...
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Two teens killed in vehicle accident near Sprague River

A car crash claimed the lives of two local teens yesterday evening, and sent three more people to the hospital with injuries. One of the injured that was transported to the hospital is still in critical condition. All five people were in the same vehicle.
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Klamath County Mental Health transitioning operations to the state

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath County Mental Health workers were still seeing patients yesterday, but the future for those patients, and employees that work there is unclear. The 10 remaining employees were still on duty as of Thursday afternoon, but Klamath County is in the process of turning the mental health duties over to...
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Salem man makes video mocking “Cover Oregon” ads

SALEM, Ore. — A registered Republican and self described libertarian songwriter from Salem who doesn’t like Obamacare, has made a parody of the “Cover Oregon” ads promoting the state’s new health care exchange. 20 year old Ben Nanke, an aspiring songwriter and filmmaker from Salem, doesn’t believe we should have government run health care,...
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Dennis Richardson may be running for Governor of Oregon

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Dennis Richardson, a southern Oregon Republican, appears to be preparing to run for Governor of Oregon. Richardson will be holding a series of events in our state today, apparently to announce his candidacy. Richardson will make “an announcement” at stops in Central Point, Eugene, Bend and Portland.
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Arrest made in Stagecoach Fire

A suspected arson that alledgedly started the Stagecoach fire off of Highway 97 and Michael Road has been arrested by the Klamath County Sheriff’s office. 30 year old Kelly Parker was living in a camp trailer on BLM land, and had a campfire and didn’t put it out completely. The fire has torched 330...
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Power saws banned in local forests

The Oregon Department of Forestry has issued a ban in light of the dry conditions in the Fremont-Winema National Forest, and other local forest areas. As of this week personal and commercial woodcutters are prohibited from operating power saws in the forest. This includes the Fremont-Winema National Forest, BLM’s Lakeview District and U.S. Fish...
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