Suicides on the rise for military veterans in Oregon and nationwide

PORTLAND, Ore. — Suicides for military veterans are on the rise in Oregon, and across the country. Brady Hammer, who’s in the  Oregon National Guard, is the latest to take his own life, and the fourth member of the Oregon National Guard to die of a gunshot wound this year. Oregon has gone without...
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California man says he molested children in Pacific Northwest in 1990

ORANGEVALE, Ca. — A 78-year-old California man charged in a child pornography case might have molested children in our area around 1990. John Hurley Wood, of Orangevale, was indicted for receiving child pornography. Wood was discovered by government agents when someone posted a complaint about him on the web site of the National Center...
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Pillsbury recalls cinnamon rolls

WASHINGTON — General Mills is recalling their “Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing” because the rolls may contain pieces of plastic. The company says the recall affects specific 8-count single packs with “better if used by” dates of Oct. 30, and Oct. 31, as well as double packages with “better if used by” dates of...
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One in five Oregonians on food stamps, assistance at record levels

PORTLAND, Ore. — The number of people in Oregon that rely on public assistance continues at a near-record levels. Almost one in five Oregonians rely on food stamps, and about one in 50 Oregonians receive cash assistance for very poor families. Statistics also show that four out of 10 people hat are unemployed have...
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Tulelake Butte Valley Fair Kicks Off Today

TULELAKE, Cal – The 62nd annual Tulelake Butte Valley Fair kicks off today. This year’s theme is “God Made A Farmer”. Since losing funding from the State of California three years ago, the Tulelake Butte Valley Fair has implemented a “pay what you can” admission policy. Fairgoers can still go the fair for free,...
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State of Jefferson Moves Forward

YREKA, Cal – Siskiyou County supervisors are moving ahead with plans for a State of Jefferson in southern Oregon and northernmost California. The lawmakers voted 4-1 to begin the process of seceding from California. A meeting packed with local residents who say they are fed up with California state government were all for the move, and...
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Yogurt Recall

WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration said it is looking into Chobani’s recall of yogurt contaminated by mold. A spokesperson said the agency just found out about the problem two days ago. Chobani voluntarily pulled its yogurt Friday, and asked stores to remove containers with expiration dates from Sept. 9 to Oct. 7 and a code of 16-012....
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Kitzhaber Calls for a Special Session

SALEM, Ore. – Gov. John Kitzhaber has set a date of Sept. 30 for a special session of the Legislature, that is if he can get enough votes for pension cuts, tax increase and small-business tax cuts. He’s been trying for months to find a way to raise new tax revenue for school funding and mental health...
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Missing White City Man

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County sheriff’s detectives need your help to find a White City man who has been missing for several months. 25 year old Christopher Jon Evans was last seen on his birthday, May 29. He was last believed to be at the Walmart in Eagle Point that afternoon. A relative reported him missing...
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Wildfire Contained

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore – The Douglas Complex of wildfires in Southwestern Oregon is fully contained, but smoke will still be seen in the area until fall rain comes and puts out the remains of the fire. The Douglas Complex, one of several large fires this summer, was started by a lightning strike on July 26. Fire...
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