GMO alfalfa plants and seeds found in Eastern Washington

EASTERN WASHINGTON — The state Department of Agriculture says alfalfa seed and plant samples taken from an Eastern Washington farm did have traces low level genetic modification. Samples showed a low-level presence of being Round-Up Ready, which was created by Monsanto, meaning they are able to tolerate the well-known herbicide. The testing was ordered...
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Oregonians are driving less

SALEM, Ore. — Oregonians are driving less according to recent studies. An analysis shows that driving in the state has been falling since reaching a peak in 2004. Almost a decade ago the average distance traveled per person in Oregon was almost 10,000 miles, and at the end of last year it was only...
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Minimum wage will go up to $10 in California

SACRAMENTO, Ca. — Thursday California lawmakers voted for a bill that would increase the state’s minimum wage from eight dollars to ten dollars by 2016. Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign off wage increase any day now. If Governor Brown signs the bill, California would be the highest paid state in the country....
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Cause of fire discovered in Stewart Lennox blaze

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Investigators now know the cause of the Stewart Lennox fire that tore through two homes and several buildings. Klamath County Fire District 1 says around 6pm people on the 3500 block of Cortez Street were burning the plastic off of metal wires in an old burn barrel, and the fire...
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Man gets jail time for $1.2 million gold heist from courthouse

SISKYOU, Ore. — A man is going to jail for his part in a California gold heist. Scott Wayne Bailey has been sentenced to 5 years in Siskiyou County Jail, and he could serve as little as two and a half years. Bailey plead guilty in the January 2012 burglary where he and other...
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Stores can now sell beer and wine along with hard alcohol

SALEM, Ore. — Any state liquor outlet can now sell beer and wine along with hard alcohol if the location is qualified with the necessary licenses. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is trying to loosen state liquor sales because of changing consumer tastes and a move towards privatization. The agency gave approval for four...
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Bonanza schools closed today

Bonanza K-12 schools are closed today due to water pressure issues, and problems with their well.
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Identities of crash victims named in fatal collision on 138E and 97

  KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — The identities of the Nebraskan man and woman involved in the fatal crash Wednesday morning that took the life of the woman here in Klamath County were released today. Alexander Pesek from Nebraska, was driving east on 138E, and drove through the stop sign at Highway 97 near Diamond...
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Klamath Falls first Settlement Day a success

The Klamath County DA and local defense lawyers have partnered this week on what was Klamath County’s first Settlement Day. Dozens of people filed through court on Tuesday, taking care of a lot of work for the court in a short amount of time. Patridge and Klamath Defenders Services collaborated with hopes they’d create...
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Crash kills woman in Klamath County

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — A fatal crash yesterday morning took the life of a woman that was traveling through Klamath County. A man driving east on 138 drove through the stop sign at Highway 97 near Diamond Lake. A tanker truck traveling north on 97 hit the Honda on the passenger side, killing the...
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