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Man sought in connection with cow shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help to identify the person(s) responsible for shooting of livestock in Klamath County. On Friday, July 8, 2016, a cow was shot on the 106 road near Camp Four in Klamath County. The incident was witnessed by Oregon...
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Cannabis Tracking System training scheduled in Bend

Salem, Ore.–  Businesses planning to use the state’s new Cannabis Tracking System can attend a training session in Bend on Thursday, July 14th. The 5-hour training session will follow the OLCC Marijuana Packaging and Labeling Workshop. For more information and to register, visit the Metrc website.
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Illegally-harvested mushrooms confiscated at Crater Lake

Crater Lake, Ore.– Rangers at Crater Lake National Park confiscated more than 200 pounds of morel mushrooms that had been harvested illegally over the fourth of July weekend. Oregon State Police, along with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, made contact with dozens of people who were suspected of illegally taking the fungi. The estimated market...
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More work for jury following Parkerson verdict

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The jury that found William Jack Parkerson guilty in the shooting and injuring of a Klamath County Deputy will be called back to the court room to decided whether he meets the criteria of a serious offender, before a judge decides how much jail time he gets. Parkerson was found guilty...
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Murder suspect wants confession tossed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man who confessed to murder is trying to have that confession thrown out… but a hearing to discuss the motion has been put off at least a few more weeks. 18-year old Seth James Cunningham is faces murder and other charges in the shooting death of 21-year old Aaron Dillon...
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Workers paved the Bonanza Schools track the week of June 27 to July 1. The Klamath County School District is replacing the track this summer. (Photo: Samantha Tipler)

Track replacement project nearing completion

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Work on replacing the track at Bonanza High School is expected to wrap up in the next couple of weeks. The old track was removed last month as part of the Klamath County School District’s three-year plan to replace athletic tracks at several schools. Mazama’s was replaced last year… Gilchrist’s is...
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Chiloquin man arrested on assault, vandalism charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin man is expected in court this week to face assault, trespassing, vandalism, and weapons charges, after being accused of vandalizing a home in Chiloquin. 27-year old Jesse Wayne Red Sky Sampson was arrested Wednesday, after he allegedly threw rocks at people who live at home on South Third Street.
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Water at four more schools found to be safe

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A third round of water testing shows that drinking water at four more Klamath County schools is safe to drink. The district just received results for water testing done at Merrill and Malin elementary schools, and Bonanza Elementary and High Schools. So far testing of water at all the district’s schools...
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Happy Camp Fire 90% contained

Yreka, Calif.– The Pony Fire in the Happy Camp area is still burning… but it’s not growing. Fire officials say the 28-hundred acre fire is now 90-percent contained. The fire received some light rainfall over the weekend, but it wasn’t enough to douse the hotspots still burning in the Klamath National Forest. Closures for...
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Oregon gas prices rise while US average drops slightly

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices are up a penny state-wide. The average price for a gallon of regular in Oregon is $2.53– that’s a little more than 2 cents more than we were paying a month ago. Industry analysts say prices are plateauing, and should start to slowly drop over the next couple of...
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