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Triad student hosts ‘Defeat Cancer’ walk

There is a “Defeat Cancer” walk-a-thon Saturday at 11 a.m. It is open to all and prizes will be awarded for the best dressed walkers, as participants are encourage to wear costumes. All proceeds go to the Sky Lakes Cancer Treatment Center and is being operated by Triad freshman Nicole McNerney. To register, call 541-882-8319.
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New KCC program offers free classes for HS seniors

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A new Klamath Basin program will help students get a jump start on college. Klamath Community College announced the program Wednesday where qualifying high school seniors can earn a full year of college courses at no charge. The program teams up with the Klamath Falls City Schools and Klamath County...
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OIT offers preview day Saturday

Future college students – and those just curious about the Oregon Institute of Technology – are invited to the school’s preview day this Saturday. It starts at 9 a.m. and will offer a look into the degree programs and question and answer sessions with current students and faculty. Lunch will be provided for prospective...
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Bull riding clinic starts Friday

Bull riding is on the agenda this weekend, with a clinic starting Friday. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., those interested in learning to ride bulls can be taught by bull rider Gary Leffew. Registration is required and starts at $200. Brant and Shannan Alvis are hosting the clinic at 8415 Reeder Road in...
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Bonanza bodies died from gunshot wounds

BONANZA, Ore. — The Klamath County Sheriff says autopsies conducted on two still-unidentified men whose bodies were found on an abandoned ranch in southern Oregon show gunshot wounds killed both men. Sheriff Tim Evinger said late Tuesday that the Oregon State Police crime lab continues trying to identify the men found Oct. 18 near...
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Three arrested following car chase

YREKA, Calif. — Siskiyou County Sheriff’s office deputies have a wanted felon in custody after a car chase last week. 26-year-old Shawn Timothy O’Leary of Yreka was one of three in a vehicle when deputies attempted to stop the car. According to a release, the car’s driver 44-year-old Vincent Bowers and a passenger 37-year-old...
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Snowflake Parade applications still accepted

The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2012 Snowflake Parade. This year’s theme is “Star Spangled Snowflake.” The parade is scheduled for Thursday, December 6, 2012 and has drawn over 100 floats and thousands of parade-goers in the past. If you would like to take part in this festive...
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Fire season ends, but careful burning encouraged

Fire season was officially over Monday, but Klamath and Lake County authorities urge you to remember key burning reminders. Debris burning is allowed during daylight hours, in cleared areas when there is no wind. Burning is only allowed when meeting air quality guidelines and the daily burn advisory can be found on under...
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Autopsies planned for Bonanza bodies

BONANZA, Ore. — Authorities have released the photos of two men reported missing from California at the same time as autopsies are planned Tuesday for two bodies found east of Bonanza. The investigation continues into the bodies and a truck severely burned out about six miles away that belongs to one of the men...
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Medford police investigating cab driver death

MEDFORD, Ore. — A taxi driver is dead of an apparent homicide after he was found in a field Sunday, hours after he was reported missing by dispatch. Police are investigating the death of a 58-year-old William Huson, of Talent, but investigators declined to immediately release the cause of death or the possible motive. He...
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