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Walden in Favor of LNG Pipeline

Medford, Ore.– Oregon Representative Greg Walden says he supports a plan to install a Liquid Natural Gas pipeline from Malin to Coos Bay. Walden said the Pacific Connecter Gas Pipeline project will be bring more jobs to Oregon. The gas would be shipped overseas. Walden was in Medford Friday speaking at a town hall...
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High Winds Cause Power Outages, Damage in Klamath Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– High winds and heavy rains made for dangerous conditions in the Klamath Basin and Siskiyou and Modoc Counties over the weekend. and it isn’t over yet. Pacific Power was working Monday morning to restore power to more than 700 people in Malin who lost power overnight, that after working through the...
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Cortez Sentenced in Jackson County

Medford, Ore.– One of the men involved in that car chase in December along Highway 66, was sentenced this week in Jackson County, after pleading guilty to just some of the charges he faced. 26-year old Levi Steven Cortez will spend 13 months in jail, for assault and unlawful possession of a destructive device.
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Republicans Call for Investigation in Kitzhaber, Hayes

Salem, Ore.– A handful of Republican lawmakers in Salem are asking the Attorney General to investigate Governor John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes. An ethics committee is reviewing Hayes’ business dealings to see if she used her position as so-called first lady to gain private contracting work. Kitzhaber has said he will not...
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Chiloquin Man Charged in Assault, Attempted Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An assault on Wednesday led to the arrest of a Chiloquin man who wanted on attempted murder charges. 26-year old Stephen Ray Sorenson, who goes by the name Steven Shubert, is accused of firing several rounds from a firearm last June, putting three people at risk for being injured. He’s also...
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Insurance Company Latest Hacking Target

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you get your health insurance through Anthem… you may want to keep an extra close eye on your financial accounts. Officials with the health insurance company, formerly known as WellPoint, confirmed that their systems were hacked, with socials security numbers, names, birthdates, and other personal information stolen.
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Wind, Flood Advisories for Siskiyou, Lake, Klamath Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A high wind warning is in effect for Lake and Klamath Counties…the national weather service is warning that we can expect to see winds gusting up to 55 miles an hour. Trucks driving on Highway 97 and 140 need to be extra cautious as those winds could push rigs around a...
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Second Hearing Scheduled for Man Charged with Child Sex Abuse

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man will be back in court on Monday after an initial hearing in Klamath County court yesterday afternoon. 18-year old Tayton Jack Leyva-Cunial was arrested by Oregon State police after a jury indicted him on four counts of sex abuse, as well as other charges related to the...
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Tax Donations Help Oregon’s Wildlife

Salem, Ore.– If you love all things wild, you can help support Oregon’s wildlife when you fill out your 2014 state tax return. Donate to the Nongame Wildlife Fund, Charitable Code 19, in the charitable check-off donation on your 2014 Oregon State tax return. Funds support 88 percent of the state’s wildlife that are...
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Funding Secured for Oregon Ports

Salem, Ore.– The ports in Bandon, Brookings, Gold Beach, Siuslaw, and Umpqua will be dredged thanks to a combined $4.15 million in federal funds secured through a collaborative effort by Governor Kitzhaber, Oregon’s congressional delegation and Oregon’s Coastal Caucus. Funding for the ports was eliminated from President Obama’s FY 2015 budget. Governor Kitzhaber wrote...
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