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Track Coach Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The coach for the Madras High School track team is in jail, charged with child sex abuse after an alleged relationship with a 17-year old student. 43-year old Melissa Bowerman… daughter-in-law of Nike founder and former Oregon track coach Bill Bowerman, was arrested in Jefferson County. Bowerman is charged with: *...
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Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyah Dead at 91

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh passed away Sunday night at a Portland hospital, according to a spokesperson for his family. Atiyeh was the last Republic governor to serve in Oregon, holding office for two terms in the 1980s. He’s credited with leading Oregon’s universities to transition from focusing on forestry and agriculture,...
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Red Cross Provides Volunteers, App to Help Wildfire Recovery

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Volunteers from the Red Cross are in Oregon reaching out to communities impacted by the recent and on-going wildfires. Volunteers from Salem, Bend, Portland, and parts of Washington spent the weekend reinforcing the efforts of local volunteers by providing information about resources that are available for those who have been displaced by...
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Lakeview Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Lakeview man died yesterday morning when he lost control of his motorcycle while driving in Jackson County. According to the Oregon State Police, 31-year old Nolan Rayce Ringulet was driving on Highway 234 near Gold Hill when he passed a truck traveling in the same direction, then lost control and was...
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Oregon’s Gubernatorial Candidates Debate

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber this morning faced off with State Representative Dennis Richardson in a debate sponsored by Oregon newspapers. Kitzhaber touted the Klamath Basin Water Agreement as one his third-term achievements. He said he’s also working to make sure rural Oregon communities participate in the economic recovery. “Part of the problem is that...
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Oregon Unemployed Outpace Available Jobs

Salem, Ore.– Oregon businesses reported 11,700 more job vacancies in the spring of 2014 than they did the prior year. Businesses had approximately 46,900 job vacancies in the spring months of 2014, according to a Job Vacancy Survey recently completed by the Oregon Employment Department. The last time vacancies were at this level was...
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Man Wanted in Sprague River Shooting Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man wanted for a 2013 shooting is in custody in Josephine County. 41-year old Michael Robert Horn was arrested at a store in Williams after police received a tip that he was there. Horn is charged with two counts of attempted murder after an incident in May of last year...
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Oregon Tech’s Danny Miles announces retirement plans

  KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – After more than 1,000 wins spanning 43 years as the coach of the Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls men’s basketball program, legendary Coach Danny Miles announced today that he will retire effective July, 2016.   A local, state and nationally recognized coach, Miles has led the Hustlin’ Owls to more...
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Arrests Made in Illegal Hunting Ring

Bend, Ore.– In perhaps one of the most extensive investigations involving troopers of the Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division, a Bend area man was recently sentenced after pleading guilty to multiple misdemeanor and felony charges related to illegal guiding and hunting activities in central Oregon. In total, 23 people have been...
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DOE Seeking Thermal Energy Projects

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Energy is accepting applications for the Energy Incentives Program Renewable Thermal Energy Projects. The application period started yesterday and runs through August 27. The State has approximately $1 million in tax credits available for these projects. Here is the link to apply:
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