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Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Eugene, Ore.–  Police in Eugene say two people died over the weekend in an apparent murder suicide. A neighbor says a man and woman lived in the home where a fire was started shortly after gun shots were heard coming from the residence. An unknown number of children fled to a neighbor’s home after...
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Water Recovery Act Stuck in Committee Gridlock

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Klamath Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act is sitting stagnant in Washington DC. Back in January, the bill was moved into the US Senate Committe on Energy and Natural Resources…. and there it has sat.
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Oregon Ranks Among Healthiest in the U.S.

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  It may not surprise you to find out that Oregon ranks among the healthiest in the US. According to information gathered through the MyFitnessPal app and website, Oregon is the fifth healthiest state in the nation. The average Oregonian logs a 79 minute workout.
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Brown Signs New “Fair Shot” Legislation

Salem, Ore.–  Governor Kate Brown plans to hold a bill signing ceremony to sign 4 new pieces of legislation that are part of her Fair Shot initiative. Those include the Ban the Box bill, which prohibits employers from asking job applicants if they’ve been convicted of a crime. A paid sick leave, ending profiling, and...
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Oregon Woman Arrested for Leaving Kids in Car

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Hermiston woman was arrested in Southern California after she allegedly left her five children alone in a hot car. 36-year old Rhonda Colgrove could be charged with child endangerment. The children, ages 2 to 6 years old, are now in state custody in California.
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Host Families Needed for Babe Ruth World Series

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  In just about a month, Klamath Falls will be Babe Ruth World Series central as we get set to host a more than week-long series of baseball games. Organizers are looking for families to host players during the tournament. “The host family program is a standard practice within the Babe Ruth...
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KCSO: Matthew D. Duck

Two-State Chase Leads to Arrest

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man who was suspected of stealing a car yesterday in Yreka, led police on a high-speed chase along Highway 66 yesterday. According to the Oregon State Police, it was California Highway Patrol that first tried to stop a car driven by 24-year old Matthew Darren Duck. OSP took up the...
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Marijuana Confiscated from Tribes

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Federal, state, and local law enforcement were involved in a raid at the XL Reservation and Alturas Rancheria early Wednesday morning. At least 12,000 plants were seized, along with about 100 pounds of processed pot. Search warrants show that the grow on tribal lands was allegedly being financed by a Canadian...
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Lake County Considers Permanent Moratorium

Lakeview, Ore.–  Lake County still has a moratorium in place, prohibiting the sale of marijuana— both recreational and medicinal— in the county. The Associate of Oregon Counties is drafting an ordinance that would allow counties that voted against marijuana legalization by at least 55-percent… to prohibit recreational sales. Once that ordinance is drafted, any...
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Museum: Docents Wanted

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Museum needs some volunteers to help serve as docents during an Amtrak presentation between Klamath Falls and Eugene. You’ll board the train for Eugene, and provide historic and geographical information to the passengers. There’s an informational meeting next Tuesday afternoon for those interested.
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