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Officials: Woman Lived with Dead Sister for 5 Months

La Pine, Ore.– Investigators in Deschutes County say they arrived at a home over the weekend when an elderly woman who lived there fell down. Paramedics said there was something that didn’t quite smell right. That’s when the patient told them her elderly sister had died five months earlier… and her body was still...
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Grant Opens Up Cybersecurity Degree Options

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Institute of Technology has been award $340,000 in grant funds, which will allow the school to offer an undergrad dual major and graduate level certificate in cybersecurity starting in the fall of 2016 at both the Klamath Falls and Wilsonville campuses. The money comes from a 2-million dollar purse delved...
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Cable Snag Snarls Traffic

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Traffic came to a standstill yesterday when a semi truck took out some phone lines along Washburn Way. The truck was pulling out of Washburn Plaza when it snagged some low-hanging wires, toppling a utility pole. The driver waited inside the cab until emergency crews could make sure there were no...
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Body of Missing Man Discovered

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The body of a Klamath Falls man who went missing earlier this week was found Friday morning. Family friends confirmed on social media that searchers found the remains of 25-year old Travis Rote at around 11:30 this morning. Rote’s truck was found crashed at the bottom of a ravine Monday afternoon,...
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One Dead in Early Morning Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A shooting investigation is now a death investigation. Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge has identified the man who died after this morning’s shooting as 48-year old Arnulfo Panuco-Anzaldo. He died about 11 hours after he was found shot and injured at Veteran’s Park early Friday morning. Officials have not released...
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Dollar General to Open Store in Merrill

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Dollar General has broken ground on a new store in Merrill. Company officials say the store will open sometime this summer, though no target opening date has been released yet. Once it’s complete.. the store on West Front Street will have about 10 full and part-time employees. They’re currently accepting online applications...
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TSA Act Passes in the US House

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The US House yesterday passed legislation that brings the Klamath Basin one step closer to restoring commercial airline service at Crater Lake Klamath Regional Airport. Representative Greg Walden spoke on the house floor yesterday, explaining that more than just family vacations are impacted by the TSA’s refusal to provide security services...
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Tribe Shutters Lumber Mill

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Tribal Leaders on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation announced this week that the lumber mill that has provided jobs for some fifty years… is bankrupt, and is likely going to shut down permanently. The tribe has owned the mill since the mid 60s. Leaders say they’ll continue to harvest logs on...
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Students Arrested in Shooting Plot

La Grande, Ore.– Two students from La Grande High School have been arrested after police say they were planning to kill several people at the school. KPTV is reporting that the boys… both under the age of 18… were arrested yesterday afternoon. Both boys are charged with conspiracy to commit murder.
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Interim President Chosen for OIT

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Tech’s board of Trustees has approved Jay Kenton to serve as interim president of the school. He’ll fill the post while the board searches for a permanent replacement for Chris Maples who announced that he’s leaving the school at the end of the school year.
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