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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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Hunting Blinds Restrictions will be Enforced

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Water shortages mean hunters will need to put a little more thought into where you’re putting up your bird hunting blinds. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking you to hold off on setting up your blinds too early, and to make sure that you’re not blocking access for...
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KCSO: William J. Murray

Police Say No Motive In Stabbing

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man was arrested late Wednesday night after police say he crossed Main Street near the Government Center… and assaulted another man. Police say the two men did not know each other, and can’t figure out what could have led to the brawl that left the victim with stab wounds....
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Infection Responsible for Fish Kill

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A bacterial infection is being blamed after dead and distressed sockeye salmon were found in the Deschutes River over the weekend. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say the fish appear to have come from the Columbia River, and likely headed to the Deschutes in the search for cooler water....
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Walden Wins Extension on Public Comment Period for BLM Proposal

Washington, DC– Oregon Representative Greg Walden this week asked lawmakers in Washington DC to put the breaks on the BLM’s plan to move ahead with its proposal  for forest management in Oregon. If the 15-hundred page proposal goes ahead as currently written…already struggling rural communities would be hit hard. “Oregon’s forested counties, some of which...
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Fire Closes Highway 97 Wednesday Night

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Highway 97 was closed off and on overnight just north of Madras last night due to a 3-thousand acre wildfire there. It’s not yet known what caused the fire… but at least 5 other small wildfires ignited int he area yesterday evening while the region was under a red flag warning for...
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