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Motor Voter Signed Into Law

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown yesterday signed Oregon’s new Motor Voter Bill into law. The new regulation means that anyone who gets an Oregon driver’s license is automatically registered to vote in the state, as long as they’re eligible. Oregon is the first state to adopt such legislation, which Brown started working on when she...
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Gov. Brown Expected to Declare Drought Emergency

Salem, Ore.– Oregon Governor Kate Brown is expected to declare a drought emergency in Lake and Malheur counties this week. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service say the drought is wide-spread in Oregon, but the Southeast part of the state has been plagued with drought for several years. A lack of snowpack this year is...
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Medford Man Missing Off of Highway 140

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Medford Police are looking for an elderly man who’s been missing since Sunday when he said he was going to look for pine cones near Lake of the Woods. 83-year old David Froling’s truck was found near Fish Lake off of Highway 140 yesterday. He has a dog with him, an orange and...
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Missing Bly Man Found

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The family of a Bly man who was reported missing on Saturday say the elderly man has been found safe. 87-year old Walter Pollock was found yesterday. The man had left his home in Bly on foot using a walker, and didn’t return when expected. Pollock was taken to the hospital to be checked...
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City Looks for New Airport Director

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Looking ahead toward the future… that’s the goal of the city of Klamath falls as they look to hire a new director fotr the Crater Lake Klamath Regional Airport. The city started advertising for the position last week for the airport. There have been very few flights into and out of the...
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Paternity Test Leads to Rape Charges

Chiloquin, Ore.– A Chiloquin man faces rape charges after a paternity test shows he fathered a baby with a girl who got pregnant at the age of 14. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 29-year old Arnie Lee Eggsman for rape and sexual assault. He’s being held in the Klamath County Jail. 
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Celebrating National Ag Day

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Wednesday is National Ag Day in the US. It was just 2 or 3 generations ago that nearly every American family had a hand in producing their own food to some degree. Today, many city slickers wouldn’t know the first thing about planting a row of corn. Ag week celebrates the men and...
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Body Found Believed to be Man Missing Since February

Lakeview, Ore.– A sad end to the search for a missing Klamath County. Oregon State Police in Lake County say the body of 44-year old Spencer Giesea was found yesterday afternoon. Giesea had been missing since February 13th, when his motor home was found destroyed by fire. Search and rescue crews spent several days trying...
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Cooperative Effort to Save Grouse Pays Off

BEND, Ore. – Oregon is a standout for local collaboration as ranchers, conservation groups, and state and federal agencies work together on public and private land to keep the greater sage-grouse off the endangered species list. A new report details the first five years of the Sage-Grouse Initiative by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). NRCS...
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Non-Profit to Close

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An organization that raises money for the Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge is shutting its doors. Leslie Nicholson with the Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge Association says the group’s non-profit gift store will close down at the end of the month due to new laws that make it impossible to keep the store staffed....
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