ODFW Seeks Fishing Task Force Candidates

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for candidates to represent fishing and/or fish conservation interests on the Fish Screening Task Force.  Applications are due March 10. The ODFW Fish Screening Program helps water users install and maintain fish screens to prevent fish from entering water diversions. The Task Force advises ODFW...
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Fort Jones Man Dies After Single-Vehicle Wreck

Fort Jones, Calif.– A Fort Jones man died yesterday, more than a week after a single car accident. California Highway Patrol says 68-year old Thomas D. Kenyon went off of Forest Service Road 40N17 early in the morning of Feb. 19. Investigators aren’t sure why he went off the road… going down an embankment,...
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Oregon Outlaws “Revenge Porn”

Salem, Ore.– In Salem Thursday.. lawmakers unanimously approved a bill outlawing so-called revenge porn. Share an intimate photo or video of an ex on social media… and you could be charged with a misdemeanor… do it a second time and it’s a felony. The bill focuses on photos that have been uploaded with the...
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La Pine Man Arrested in Drive-by

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A La Pine man is in custody in Klamath County… facing charges in connection with a drive-by shooting a month ago. Oregon State Police identified 31-year old Gary Davis as a suspect in the shooting from the get-go, because he had been arguing with the residents of the home that was...
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Republicans Vow to Stop Transportation Tax, Fee Hikes

Salem, Ore.– Senator Doug Whitsett from Klamath Falls is among the Republican lawmakers who say they’ll no longer participate in a transportation work group that’s pushing for a possible gas tax and car registration fee hike. Whitsett said the GOP leaders are going to do what they can to prevent a Democrat supermajority to...
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Malin Family Injured in Fatal Wreck

Pleasant Hill, Ore.– Three members of a Malin family were hurt in a fatal accident last night in Lane County. Oregon State Police say a pick-up driven by a Pleasant Hill man crossed the center line on Highway 58… and collided head-one with an SUV. 66-year old Glen Prater died at the scene. Ryan...
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The “Art of War” Featured in New Exhibit

Portland, OR – Guns, bombs, planes, tanks, ships, and submarines were the major weapons of World Wars I and II, but the persuasive powers of words and images were critically important in gaining and galvanizing the support of the American public. During both World Wars, the United States Government ran aggressive public relations campaigns,...
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Klamath Falls to Discuss Pacific Power Agreement

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Council will discuss entering into a new 10-year agreement with Pacific Power… and avoid a pending lawsuit. Pacific Power officials say they went back to the negotiating table with city officials after filing a lawsuit last month, arguing that the city was trying to adopt an ordinance that would have...
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Oregon Families Need More to Move Out of Poverty

PORTLAND, Ore. – Government safety-net programs are keeping 153,000 children in Oregon above the federal poverty level. That’s the finding of a new report that recommends using a more comprehensive poverty calculation from the U.S. Census Bureau, in addition to the Federal Poverty Level standard. Laura Speer, associate director for policy reform and advocacy at the...
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Hunter Education Courses Available Through ODFW

SALEM, Ore.—ODFW has openings in several hunter education classes coming up in late February and March. “Spring is a great time to take hunter education,” says James Reed, ODFW hunter education coordinator. “Many classes are available and it’s well before the fall rush. Students who take a March class could even get certified in...
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