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Tsunami Debris Washes Up on Oregon Shores

Waldport OR – A chunk of a fiberglass boat 25-30′ long was spotted off the Oregon shore west of Ona Beach in Lincoln County around 9:30 a.m. April 9, 2015. The debris appears to be half to two-thirds of a larger vessel, possibly damaged and set adrift during the earthquake and tsunami that struck...
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Northern California Towns Call for Fewer Reductions

Yreka, Calif.– Yreka and Alturas residents may not have to do much more to cut back on water use. Residents in the Northern California areas average about 51 gallons of water a day… that’s half as much as the average Californian… so they’ll be asked to reduce consumption by just ten percent or so. Governor Jerry Brown...
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Juvenile Jail Placed on Lockdown

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Juvenile Department was put on lockdown yesterday after one of the teens at the jail tried to escape. The boy wasn’t able to get out of the facility, and could face additional charges. He was originally booked on vandalism charges. No visitors are allowed at facility until the lockdown is...
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Jail Levy PAC Updated Meetings, Website

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – An informational meeting about a proposed tax levy for the Klamath County Jail will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 13, at the Bly Community Hall. The date for the Bly meeting has been changed from an earlier announcement. A representative of the Klamath Public Safety political action committee...
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No More Religious, Personal Vaccination Exemptions in CA

Sacrament, Calif.– Personal or religious beliefs may soon be a vain claim for parents who choose not to vaccinate their kids. California lawmakers yesterday advanced a bill that would require schoolchildren in the state to be vaccinated unless they have a health problem. The measure passed out of the Senate Health Committee on a 6-2 vote. Supporters say...
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California Murder Suspects Nabbed in Oregon

Salem, Ore.– Two California men wanted on murder charges were arrested in Oregon last night. Oregon state police shut own traffic on I-5 for about 20 minutes as a precaution, but 20-year old Zakari Wilson and 24-year old Artie Adanandus were taken into custody without incident. The two are expected to be extradited to California to face...
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Jury: Officers Justified in Shooting

Medford, Ore.– A Grand Jury says officers were justified in shooting and killing a mentally ill man who aimed a hunting rifle at Medford police after a 19-hour standoff. 49-year old Andrew Shipley allegedly shot his girlfriend’s dog before turning a gun on officers.
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Klamath County Library to Review New Budget

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Library Service District is getting ready to talk budgets with county commissioners. The Library is funded through a levy that was passed 15 years ago. The library’s proposed 4.16 million dollar budget would over operational costs for all 12 branches in the county for the next fiscal years.  The library...
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Mazama Senior Recognized for Community Service

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It started out as a simple volleyball game and a goal of raising money to help uninsured women in Klamath Falls get mamograms. On Friday, Mazama High School Senior Marissa McGinnis will be honored for her successful fund-raising campaign. Marissa will receive The Prudential Spirit of Community Award, an engraved silver...
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Shipping Investment to Help Oregon Businesses

Salem, Ore.– Oregon Governor Kate Brown today announced that a group of business proponents in the state are pooling together 300-thousand dollars to find new ways for Oregon businesses to export their goods overseas. The investment comes in the wake of the recent announcement that one of the world’s largest international shipping companies is...
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