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Youth Pheasant Hunts Scheduled

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Registration is now open for ODFW’s free pheasant hunts for youth (age 17 and under) happening around the state in September, including one scheduled for Klamath Falls. The events are being held in Baker City, Central Point, Corvallis, Eugene, Hermiston, John Day, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Madras, Portland, The Dalles (Tygh...
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Relay for Life Raises Money for Cancer

Klamath Falls, Ore.– About 750 people participated in Saturday’s relay for life event at Henley High school. The crowd walked laps around the school’s tracks to raise money for cancer research. Many of those participating in the the relay have fought cancer and won… others walked in memory of those have had died from the disease.
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Pandora Moth Returns to Oregon Forests

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Entomologists are casting a wary eye at recent reports that the Pandora moth has returned to Central Oregon forests. Moth’s larvae feed on pine trees, and have caused some damage in the past. The USDA says because the larvae feed mostly on older foliage, the trees are usually able to recover. However, the...
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Chase Leads to Deadly Wreck

Prineville, Ore.– A man speeding away from police died when his truck crashed during the chase Saturday. Police say 23-year old Chaz Evans was speeding when a Prineville Police officer spotted him and tried to pull him over. Evans rans a stop sign and hit a car, then lost control of his truck and hit...
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Unemployment Improves in California

Sacramento, Calif.– More Californian’s are dropping out of the unemployment lines. New numbers released on Friday show the state’s unemployment rate was 6.3 percent in June, down from 7.5-percent in June of last year. Calfiornia’s jobless rate is well above the national average of 5.3 percent.
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Man Arrested for Device Left at Jail

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police say a 34-year old man turned himself in to authorities over the weekend in connection with that suspicious 2-liter bottle of liquid that was left outside of the jail on Thursday. Jerald Lynn Chasteen is charged with possession of a hoax destructive device. As of this morning, he...
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Prospect Man Dies in Single-Car Wreck

Prospect, Ore.– An accident in Jackson County Sunday night left a Prospect man dead. 63-year old Larry Burtchaell died after his car went off the road on Highway 62. Burtchaell died at the scene… the accident is under investigation.
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Questions Raised about Modoc County K9 Program

Yreka, Calif.–  Modoc County’s Board of Supervisors agreed this week to put the breaks on the Sheriff’s canine program Accodring to the motion that passed, the Sheriff’s office is not in compliance with adopted policies, procedures, and memorandums of understanding. The Modoc News reports that the county’s attorney had previously written a letter to...
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Sen. Wyden Schedules Lakeview Town Hall

Lakeview, Ore.– Sen. Ron Wyden will be in Lakeview this weekend, hosting a town hall meeting. Wyden will be at the Lake County Senior Center Saturday starting at 5:30. The meeting gives Sen. Wyden a chance to update you on what’s happening in Washington DC, and gives you a chance to share your concerns. The...
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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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