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Inmate Found Unresponsive Dies in Oregon Prison

Ontario, Ore.– The Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating after an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at the Snake River Correctional Institution in Ontario. 66-year old James Papineau was found unresponsive in his cell yesterday morning. He was pronounced dead a short time later. The corrections department has not been...
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Eat Your Way Around the World with Cooking Classes

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  You can get a taste of foods from around the world… without ever stamping your passport. Klamath Community College is offering a course called Edible Excursions, where you can learn to cook foods from India, Thailand, Africa, and the Middle East. To sign up for any of the Edible Excursions classes,...
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Poaching Incident Under Investigation

LaGrande, Ore.–  The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife division is  investigating a possible poaching case outside of LaGrande— and they need your help. A buck was found dead from two gunshots to the head earlier this month. Investigators say a 17 caliber rifle was used to kill the animal on or before June 3rd....
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Two Arrested in Chiloquin SWAT Operation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two people were arrested in a SWAT operation in Klamath County yesterday afternoon as part of an investigation into a rash of recent burglaries. The operation started before noon on Woodland Drive in the Oregon Shores area, and included the use of a military-style armored vehicle. The armored vehicle was used...
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Rogue River Woman Missing

Rogue River, Ore.–  A Rogue River woman is missing after her family says she headed home California. 82-year old Jean Smith was last seen Friday morning at 11 am in Garden Valley. She was expected to take Highway 80 to I-5. She’s driving a white 2007 Dodge van with Oregon Plates. Contact police if...
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State Regulators Working on New Marijuana Guidelines

Salem, Ore.–  The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is working to flesh out the regulations for the sale of recreational marijuana. Starting July first… Oregonians over the age of 21 will be able to grow and consume small amounts of marijuana— even if you don’t have a medical reason to do so. Lawmakers say it...
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Gas Prices Start Trickle Down Trend

The price of gas is trickling down on the west coast… although the national average price for fuel went up a hair. Patrick DeHaan with Gas Buddy.com says California’s prices took a sharp 9-cent drop this week… as it dials back last month’s sharp increase.   “California was looking at an average of $2.43 a...
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New Website for Ella Redkey Pool

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There’s a new website to give you the 4-1-1 on what’s happening at the Ella Redkey pool. The website will let you access the pool schedule, pricing, and information to register for classes and other events. It’ll also let you know if the pool is closed for any reason. To access...
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Sky Lakes Hikes Offered

Klamath Falls, Ore.– In honor of National Get Outdoors Day on June 13, employees with the Fremont-Winema National Forest will be leading free interpretive wilderness hikes of Isherwood Trail in the Sky Lakes Wilderness Area. This easy hike will take participants through dense lodgepole and mountain hemlock stands, wet lowlands and by numerous lakes....
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Justin Parnell name Oregon Tech Associate Head Basketball Coach

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Former Oregon Tech basketball standout, Justin Parnell, has accepted the position of Associate Head Coach for the Hustlin’ Owl men’s basketball program, announced today by Director of Athletics Michael Schell.   Parnell, a NAIA First-Team All-American in 2010 for Tech, joins Head Coach Danny Miles and assistants Mike Pisan and...
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