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Kidnapped Fresno Teen Found in Oregon

Astoria, Ore.– A 15-year old girl from the Fresno area is safe in Astoria… the man who allegedly kidnapped her is still at large. The FBI is involved in the search for 48-year old Russell Wayne Deviney who’s from Everett.Read more here. 
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Chase Suspect Released Until Sentencing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man convicted on several charges in connection with a stabbing and high speed chase is out of jail while he waits for a June first sentencing hearing. A jury found 23-year old Joshua Thomas Morris guilty last week on several charges related to the April 22nd incident that resulted in...
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Sun Screen Ban Could Be Lifted

Salem, Ore.– Oregon lawmakers are trying to pave the way for you to send sunscreen to school for your kids. Right now, the schools see sun screen as an over-the-counter drug, so you can’t send it to school for general use. The Senate passed a bill this week to change that… it now goes...
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Baker County Inmate Died from Drug Overdose

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An Oregon State Medical Examiner says a Baker County inmate who died after being taken into custody died from a methanphetamine overdose. The autopsy report shows that 28-year old Joshua Pantle had a plastic baggie of meth in his stomach. An investigation shows that Pantle started showing signs of distress a...
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Multiple Injuries from Single Vehicle Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Six people were injured in a single car wreck on Highway 97 near Chiloquin last night. According to Oregon State Police… the accident happened just before 10:30. Troopers say the driver lost control of the vehicle due to wet roads… and the car rolled, landing on its top. All six people...
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Tennessee Man in Custody on Child Porn Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A registered sex offender out of Tennessee was arrested last week in Lake County. 58-year old Donald Ray Arnold was convicted in 1997 on Sodomy and sex abuse charges. He was arrested in Lake County Friday and charged with ten counts of possession of child pornography. Sheriff Frank Skrah says Arnold...
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Third Thursday Dates Announced

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls Downtown Association will hold its 16th annual Third Thursday summer events starting in June. The third Thursday in June, July, and August will find live music, a street fair, along with food and other vendors in the downtown area. Each month’s event will have a different theme, starting with...
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Alturas to Raise Permit, Inspection Fees

Alturas, Calif.– The city of Alturas is raising fee for burn permits and inspections. Starting May 15th, the price for a burn permit goes up to $10. Buildings that the state requires to be inspected will be billed 35-dollars an hour, with a one-hour minimum. One follow-up inspection is included, but if additional inspections are...
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Lakeview Expands Kindergarten to Full-Day

Lakeview, Ore.– Kindergarteners in Lake County school district 7 will go to school just as long as the bigger kids starting next school year. The school board this week approved full-day K-5, now that the state will help to pay for it for the first time. The district is hiring two new Kindergarten teachers as a...
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President Obama in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– President Barack Obama visits the Nike campus in Beaverton this afternoon…to bring attention to his request for fast-track authority from Congress. Even most Democrats aren’t comfortable with giving the president the power to negotiate trade agreements, then force lawmakers to give those agreements an up or down vote— without making changes. Skeptics are concerned...
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