Murder victims identified in double homicide near Dorris

Murder victims identified in double homicide near Dorris

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is continuing an extensive investigation into the tragic deaths of two female adults slain by one or more assailants while they occupied a dwelling on Hilltop Road in the Pleasant Valley Highlands area outside of the City of Dorris on Monday, October 14, 2019, during early-morning hours of the day. 

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‘It was their land first’

‘It was their land first’

Chiloquin High School senior Hannah Schroeder believes education on the true history of tribal nations is key to an ongoing healing process.

“Since time immemorial, our tribal nations have occupied and cared for this land that we call the state of Oregon, and it’s important now more than ever for indigenous people in the state and across Indian country to be recognized for the contribution to society,” she said during a speech Monday at a dedication ceremony to permanently display the flags of the nine federally recognized tribes of Oregon in the Learning Resource Center at Oregon Tech.

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Oregon Kicker Refund details confirmed

Oregon Kicker Refund details confirmed

A more than $1.5 billion tax surplus was confirmed by the Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) earlier this month, triggering a tax surplus credit, or “kicker,” for the 2018 tax year. However, instead of kicker checks, the surplus will be returned to taxpayers through a credit on their 2019 state personal income tax returns filed in 2020.

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Moore Park RX burn today

Moore Park RX burn today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - The Oregon Department of Forestry in conjunction with Klamath County Fire District #1, US Forest Service, and City of Klamath Falls Parks Department plan to conduct a prescribed fire within the boundaries of Moore Park beginning Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

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SOS Clarno: Petition to recall Governor Brown lacks necessary signatures

SOS Clarno: Petition to recall Governor Brown lacks necessary signatures

SALEM, Ore. — At approximately 2 p.m. this afternoon, Michael Cross, Chief Sponsor of the “Flush Down Kate Brown” petition to recall Governor Brown delivered 9 boxes of petitions to our office, together with a Petition Submission form SEL 339, attesting to a “Completed Petition Submission” "estimating 290,000" signatures.

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SCSO Probes double homicide in Dorris area

SCSO Probes double homicide in Dorris area

On Monday, October 14, 2019, at about 2:05 a.m., Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) deputies and a sergeant responded to a call of a possible robbery involving a shooting in the Dorris area.  The California Highway Patrol (CHP) originally received an emergency “9-1-1” call that reported two people were shot during a robbery in the area of “Big Stump” and Dorris-Brownell Road, a rural, isolated, mountainous area located approximately 3 miles northwest of the City of Dorris, commonly referred to as Pleasant Valley Highlands. 

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Oregon Tech Shocks No. 6 Eastern Oregon 3-1

Oregon Tech Shocks No. 6 Eastern Oregon 3-1

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Freshman Maddie Miller (#13 Pictured by Tanner Karp) led Oregon Tech past No. 6 ranked Eastern Oregon in an upset victory 3-1 on Friday afternoon at the OIT Soccer Field. The Owls advanced their conference record to 3-0-2 and dealing EOU their first CCC loss of the season.

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Konica Minolta Healthcare and Oregon Tech Collaborate to Educate the Future Leaders of Medical Imaging Departments

Konica Minolta Healthcare and Oregon Tech Collaborate to Educate the Future Leaders of Medical Imaging Departments

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. and Oregon Technology announced a partnership to enhance the education of the next generation of radiology department leaders and technologists. Thanks to the partnership between Konica Minolta Healthcare, a leader in medical imaging systems, healthcare information technology and imaging data analytics, and Oregon Tech, a premier public polytechnic university, radiologic science students at Oregon Tech will experience hands-on, project-based learning on the latest advancements in X-ray imaging systems.

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Project aims to link local growers to school cafeterias

Project aims to link local growers to school cafeterias

Expect to see more fresh produce and locally grown food in Klamath County School District cafeterias.

The school district, in partnership with Oregon State University-Klamath Basin Research & Extension Service, has been awarded a competitive $96,538 USDA implementation grant for its Farm-to-School program. The goal of the two-year project is to strengthen the supply chain with area farmers and producers so more students can experience locally grown foods in their school cafeterias.

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Because of a Teacher

Because of a Teacher

Because of a teacher, 1958 Henley High School graduate, Larry Ferguson is a renowned actor, director, and screenwriter of 13 films including “The Hunt for Red October,” “Highlander,” “Beverly Hills Cop II,” and “Alien 3.”

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Catering and Fire Starters topics of October IDEA Talk

Catering and Fire Starters topics of October IDEA Talk

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - The entrepreneurial story of Norm and Virginia Small, founders of Yummy’s Catering Cowboy Cuisine, will be told by Norm at the Oct. 16 IDEA Talk, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at MC’s on Main in downtown Klamath Falls.

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NFWF Awards More Than $350,000 in Project Support to Benefit Endangered Fish in Upper Klamath Lake

NFWF Awards More Than $350,000 in Project Support to Benefit Endangered Fish in Upper Klamath Lake

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced $350,939 in funding to improve the health and water quality of Upper Klamath Lake in Oregon to benefit two federally protected species of sucker and other native fish.

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Protecting the Pacific Fisher

Protecting the Pacific Fisher

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have signed an agreement that will enhance protections for the Pacific fisher on nearly 184,000 acres of land owned by the Oregon Board of Forestry. This includes the Santiam, Gilchrist and Sun Pass state forests as well as other Board of Forestry land in Lane, Douglas, Coos and Josephine counties.

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