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Gov Brown Secures Two New Japanese Businesses

(Salem, OR) — Today while in Japan on Oregon’s annual trade mission to Asia, Governor Kate Brown announced two new Japanese companies that are signing on as partners at the new Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center (OMIC) in Columbia County, Oregon. In a meeting with OSG Tools in Tokyo, the company committed to be the first major...
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Man Arrested for Murder of Missing Woman

Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) detectives have arrested a local man for the murder of a women reported missing in the Montague area on October 5, 2017.  On October 10, 2017, SCSO’s Major Crimes Unit (MCU) investigators found a body of a female adult in a remote area of the county and later positively...
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Fire Precaution Levels Lowered To IFPL 1

Beginning the morning of Wednesday, October 11, the Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) will be reduced to Level 1 due to changing weather conditions on lands under the South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership. With IFPL levels dropping, firewood cutting is now allowed in accordance with agency permits. It is the responsibility of firewood...
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Siskiyou County Searching for Missing Woman

On October 5, 2017, at about 10:55 p.m., the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) received a report of a missing woman, reportedly last seen in the Montague area at about 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.  Ms. Katrina Leigh Eblen, 24, is 5 feet tall and weighs 100 pounds, with blonde hair and...
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Remains Found in Search For Man Missing Near Cade Mountain

On October 8, 2017, at about 3:35 p.m., the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Search and Rescue (SAR) Coordinator reported his team found human remains in vicinity of the Klamath National Forest site that has been the subject of a recent search for a possible missing man connected to an abandoned vehicle.  On October...
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Algae Health Advisory Extended to JC Boyle Dam

The Oregon Health Authority is extending a health advisory for the Link and Klamath rivers from Keno Dam to J.C Boyle Dam due to an algae bloom.  J.C. Boyle Dam is located downstream of Keno Dam on the Klamath River. These areas are south of the city of Klamath Falls, off U.S. Route 97...
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This Week’s KF Road Work Schedule

Street Division crews will be performing work during the hours of 6:00am am through 4:30 pm (weather permitting) on Monday October 9, 2017 through Friday October 13, 2017 as follows:  Asphalt crews will be performing utility cut repairs and minor street repairs October 9– October 10, 2017, Within the City and County Roadways. All...
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Murphy Murder, Arson Suspect Captured

Troy M. Dawson is in the Josephine County Jail on the alleged crimes of Murder in the first degree and Arson in the first degree. The identification of the victim is still pending next of kin notification and medical examiner confirmation.  The Oregon State Police and the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from...
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Shasta Elementary Kids Collect 1000 Books for Texas Kids

Fourth-grade students at Shasta Elementary School wanted to make sure children like themselves in Texas have books to read in school, or for their parents to read to them at home. That’s why, after Hurricane Harvey, they decided to run a book drive for schools in Texas. From Sept. 19 through Sept. 29 they...
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SCOFMP: 405 Acre Lakeview Prescribed Fire Successful

  LAKEVIEW, Ore. – A successful day of prescribed fire was accomplished yesterday on the Lakeview Ranger District of the Fremont-Winema National Forest with 405 acres treated in the Burnt Willow project area located 6 miles east of Lakeview.   Fire managers are preparing to continue the prescribed burning operation tomorrow in the Burnt...
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