Man found dead in Chemult identified as missing Bend man

CHEMULT, Ore. — The man that was found dead in Chemult has been identified as the missing man from Bend. Jonathan Sullivan-Shipley was found by a hunter in his car. Sullivan-Shipley had perished in a fire inside the vehicle, and authorities say that some sort of accelerant was used. The death was determined to...
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Kelley Minty-Morris explores run for County Commissioner

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Kelley Minty Morris is looking into a another run for Klamath County Commissioner. She came in second in a four way race for Commissioner in 2012. Minty Morris’s announcement followes news that Commissioner Dennis Linthicum might run for Congress in 2014. Kelley Minty Morris currently works as the Communications and...
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Livestock being moved out of the forest

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Fremont-Winema National Forest authorities want you to know that ranchers will be moving their livestock out of the forest to other locations through late October. Forest Service officials also want the public to know that this is happening forest-wide, and you should be cautious when nearing any round-up activity...
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The public invited to make comments on new legistlatve session

SALEM, Ore. — Members of the public are invited speak to key state lawmakers on Thursday and Friday about the issues to be considered in a special session of the Legislature. Thursday’s hearing begins at 2:15pm. The public will be allowed to weigh in after lawmakers question experts, and Friday’s hearing begins with more...
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Four people injured in head on collision in Chemult

CHEMULT, Ore, — Four people were injured yesterday afternoon after a crash on Highway 97 near Chemult. 75 year old Marilyn Christian from Klamath Falls was traveling north on Highway 97 when she crossed the center line and crashed into a Ford F-150 pulling a travel trailer. Marilyn and her husband Albert, as well...
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Commercial truck driver found dead in his truck in Chemult

CHEMULT, Ore. — A commercial truck driver was found dead in his truck in Chemult yesterday morning. Oregon State Police were sent out to the Pilot Travel Center truck stop in Chemult a little before 11am after the company the man worked for called police to tell them he hadn’t reported for work. OSP...
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Unemployment numbers are down in Klamath and Lake counties

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The numbers for unemployment are out for Klamath County, and the situation has improved slightly. Klamath County unemployment has dropped from 11.6 percent last August to 10.9 percent this August. Lake County has also a drop going from 12.8 percent last year, to 12 percent this year. A dozen counties...
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Enterprise Irrigation District is sutting down irrigation water tomorrow

KLAMATH FALLS. Ore. — Enterprise Irrigation District is going to be shutting down all deliveries of irrigation water tomorrow. The shut down comes 5 days earlier than normal watering years. The staff of Enterprise Irrigation has said that all agricultural crops and other watered plants have been satisfied, and the shut offs are in...
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Condors are being poisoned by DDT remnants in dead animals

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Endangered California condors living along California’s coast have a food-chain problem because they’re feeding on marine mammal carcasses contaminated with DDT, an insecticide banned in the United States in 1972. It’s causing eggshell thinning and egg failure for the birds that are in the middle of a multimillion-dollar species recovery effort....
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Fair Aid sells out in Yreka

YREKA, Ca. — Despite the pouring rain on Saturday, a sold out crowd came out to support the Siskyou County Fair for its first ever Fair Aid. Representatives for the Siskyou County Fair say  they took in over $30,000 dollars from ticket sales. A portion of that will go to two charities. Half the...
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