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Roseburg woman dead after crash

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — A traffic crash early Monday morning took the life of a 28-year-old Roseburg woman. Ashley Nicole Clift was pronounced dead at the scene after her vehicle crossed the center line and nearly collided head-on with an unloaded log trailer, according to OSP. The truck driver was treated for minor injuries....
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Travelers on Highway 97 should watch for bicyclists

BEND – ODOT is advising motorists to be watchful for cyclists across Central Oregon as the 33rd Annual Cascade Cycling Classic takes to regional highways and local roads. While racing gets underway in the Bend area on Tuesday, July 17, the greatest impact on ODOT’s highways will likely be on Wednesday, July 18 as...
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DA sentences Klamath Falls’ worst property crime offender

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — 22-year-old Marc Silvio Chicklero will spend the next 100 months in jail following sentencing last week in his crimes from 2011 and 2012. Chicklero was convicted on 11 counts of mostly stolen vehicle crimes. A news release from Klamath County District Attorney Ed Caleb’s office says Chicklero is one of...
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County Arrests: Two men arrested for eluding police

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two Klamath Falls men are in Klamath County Jail following two separate weekend arrests. 33-year-old Lino Moreno Hernandez was booked Saturday on charges included two counts of recklessly endangering and also attempting to elude police. Hernandez is held on $65,000 bail. On Sunday, 30-year-old Danny Gene Eades Junior was arrested....
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Viewing the Basin: Conversation with KCC

Viewing the Basin spoke with Ryan Brown from Klamath Community College about the school’s upcoming deadlines and events.
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Daybook: Chip sealing moves toward Lakview

SALEM, Ore. — Chip sealing work continues this morning in Lake County, the Oregon Department of Transportation announced. ODOT will be sealing on Highway 140’s Quartz Mountain through Wednesday afternoon then shifting to the town of Lakeview. Expect parking restrictions there on Thursday. Meanwhile, ODOT closed Highway 97 north of Madras on Sunday because...
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Viewing the Basin: KBREC continues site consolidation

The Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center is working on transitioning to a consolidated work site. Viewing the Basin discussed the process with KBREC director Willie Riggs.
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Human remains identified in Modoc County

ALTURAS, Calif. — Recently discovered human remains were matched to those of a missing Likely man. Modoc County Sheriff-Coroner Mike Poindexter released the information after testing palm prints to those logged with the sheriff’s office. They matched 36-year-old Dewey Dink McGarva who had been missing since March. Authorities are still researching how McGarva died.
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Klamath Irrigation District meeting Thursday night

The Klamath Irrigation District Board of Directors meets Thursday night at 5 p.m. In addition to the directors meeting, there may be an executive session to discuss labor and settlement issues. The meeting is at 6640 KID Lane.
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Bodies of drowning victims recovered

MAUPIN, Ore. — Authorities in central Oregon have recovered the bodies of two men who fell into the water at White River Falls. Wasco County sheriff’s office undersheriff Lane Magill confirmed that 26-year-old Jonathan Brett McLean of Portland and 15-year-old Caleb Justice of Vancouver-Camas, Wash. were with a church group visiting Tygh Valley when...
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