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Several Oregon ski areas open on Thanksgiving

Skiers and snowboarders should be excited. Mount Bachelor will be open Thanksgiving day. The ski area reports 12 inches of snow in the last 48 hours and now the mid-mountain depth is 38 inches. The Pine Marten Express, Sunshine Accelerator and Skyliner Express will be open to start. Tubing also begins Thursday. Timberline Ski...
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Police seeking information in deer wasting

BEND, Ore. — Oregon State Police wildlife officers are seeking information on those responsible for shooting and wasting four deer in the Kotzman Basin area southeast of Bend. A hunters group is offering a maximum $500 reward for information that leads to an arrest. Senior Trooper Andrew Menlow says two people filming winter range...
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Hwy 58 crash takes life

LOWELL, Ore. — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 58 has left one person dead. 46-year-old Lori Jean McNamara of West Fir was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash near Lowell. Her car was struck by an SUV that crossed the centerline. That vehicle was driven by 38-year-old Traci Lynn Akers, who was...
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Bomb threats called to 17 counties statewide

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The bomb threat that prompted the evacuation of the entire Klamath County Courthouse and Government Center Monday afternoon was also called in to 16 other courthouses in Oregon. Oregon State Police officials they don’t know of any suspicious packages found following the threats on Monday, and the State Police bomb...
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Witness: Bomb threat causes courthouse evacuation

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Police and fire personnel were rerouting traffic downtown using cars around the perimeter of the Klamath County Courthouse. That is the voice of Larry, a man who was inside the courthouse before the evacuation. He was standing at the corner of 4th and Main Street around 3:15 p.m. Monday afternoon....
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Second arrested in 1997 murder case

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — A 35-year-old Klamath Falls man is in custody following his arrest Saturday for a connection in a 1997 murder case. According to the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office, Edward Henline Jr. was arrested on charges of conspiracy and accessory to commit a crime. The charges are connected with the 1997 murder...
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Klamath Falls man involved in Hwy 97 crash

DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore. — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 97 Friday evening hospitalized several people, including a man from Klamath Falls. 23-year-old Pedro F. Sanchez Cariero was driving a Pontiac when his car struck a Toyota from behind. The collision sent the Toyota, driven by 46-year-old Eric J. Schneider of Bend, off the highway...
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Outstanding Teens crowned in weekend pageant

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Miss City of Sunshine’s Outstanding Teen Pageant was held this weekend to kick off the Snowflake Festival season. Channing Ferris was crowned Miss City of Sunshine while Vanessa Matheson won Miss Klamath County. Each won scholarships and other prizes in the pageant at Conger Elementary.
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Education center grand opening honors photographer’s efforts

There is a grand opening ceremony Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for an education center named for photographer Dave Menke. According to a release, Menke’s photography is credited for helping make the Klamath Basin a birders’ destination and, before his death, Menke had worked to convert a 1940s building into an environmental...
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Southern Oregon pot raids capture 7,500 pounds

PORTLAND, Ore. — Nearly 8,000 pounds of marijuana has been seized in raids of Josephine County. The report from the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement team Thursday said 26 people have been charged or are under investigation. It said most cases involved people in the state medical marijuana program with more pot than the law...
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