Fallen soldier honored in two Eagle Point memorials

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Two memorials in Eagle Point brought the community together to celebrate the life of Nick Sell. Sell died last week while he was in Marine training near Palm Springs. The dual celebrations gathered hundreds of Eagle Point residents to honor the fallen soldier. The family of Sell said all the...
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DMV is discontinuing motorcycle skills testing in Klamath Falls and Lakeview

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — DMV is going to stop scheduling motorcycle skills testing at eight field offices as of October 1st. Included on the list are Klamath Falls and Lakeview. Legislation was passed in 2009 phasing in a rider education requirement in place of DMV skills testing. You can get a motorcycle endorsement on...
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Roads at Crater Lake closed due to snow

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Several several roads at Crater Lake National Park are temporarily closed because of snow. An early snowfall on Tuesday night brought about 8 inches to the area. Another inch to three inches was expected to fall last night. The North Entrance to the park and West Rim Drive are temporarily...
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Security issues arise at Oregon’s capitol building

SALEM, Ore. — How safe is our Capitol building? Oregon is one of 18 states that doesn’t require ID badges for staffers or visitors at the capitol. The Oregon Capitol is one out of 16 capitol buildings without security at entrances, and one of 11 that let citizens with firearms inside. A demonstration last...
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House passes bill to extend subsidies for Oregon timber

SALEM, Ore. — The U.S. House has passed a bill that includes a one-year extension of federal subsidies for local timber counties. Oregon counties are getting around $100 million under the extension of the now expired Secure Rural Schools program. The money was attached to a bill that would avoid an impending shutdown of...
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The Jesse Goergen Crew wins Texaco Country Showdown State Final

FLORENCE, Ore. — The Jessie Goergen Crew won the state title and $1,000 in the Texaco Country Showdown Oregon State Final. Three Rivers Casino showcased acts which had won throughout the state. The Jessie Goergen Crew will move on and compete in the West Regional Final at Three Rivers Casino in Florence and from...
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Man found dead in Chemult identified as missing Bend man

CHEMULT, Ore. — The man that was found dead in Chemult has been identified as the missing man from Bend. Jonathan Sullivan-Shipley was found by a hunter in his car. Sullivan-Shipley had perished in a fire inside the vehicle, and authorities say that some sort of accelerant was used. The death was determined to...
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Kelley Minty-Morris explores run for County Commissioner

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Kelley Minty Morris is looking into a another run for Klamath County Commissioner. She came in second in a four way race for Commissioner in 2012. Minty Morris’s announcement followes news that Commissioner Dennis Linthicum might run for Congress in 2014. Kelley Minty Morris currently works as the Communications and...
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Livestock being moved out of the forest

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Fremont-Winema National Forest authorities want you to know that ranchers will be moving their livestock out of the forest to other locations through late October. Forest Service officials also want the public to know that this is happening forest-wide, and you should be cautious when nearing any round-up activity...
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The public invited to make comments on new legistlatve session

SALEM, Ore. — Members of the public are invited speak to key state lawmakers on Thursday and Friday about the issues to be considered in a special session of the Legislature. Thursday’s hearing begins at 2:15pm. The public will be allowed to weigh in after lawmakers question experts, and Friday’s hearing begins with more...
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