Hunting Accident Leads to Death

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies and other emergency personnel responded to a reported fatal hunting accident in the 4000 block of Clarks Branch Road, about 10 miles north of Myrtle Creek. Officials responded at 10:53 a.m. A 20 year old female was shot by her father while the two were hunting. Lifesaving efforts … Continue reading »

Remains Found in Curry County Identified

GOLD BEACH, Ore. — Skeletal remains found in Curry County have now been identified. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office says the remains of 26 year-old Keith Callaway were found on Sunday. Callaway had an address in Brookings, his family has been notified. Back in May, Brookings Police say Callaway’s landlord had called them for a … Continue reading »

After-Fire Meetings for N. Cal Residents

Yreka, Calif. – The Klamath National Forest has scheduled eight community meetings for community discussion regarding the Little Deer, Logs, Whites, and Beaver Fires as well as Happy Camp Complex. The goal of these meetings is to reflect upon experiences from the 2014 fires and share lessons learned; use the experiences from 2014 to improve wildfire … Continue reading »

Merkley Headed Back to Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. – Sen. Jeff Merkley’s “Jobs & Opportunity Tour” will visit seven towns throughout Southern Oregon today as part of his 50-town tour to get out the vote. Schedule for Wednesday, October 29: Fort Klamath – 8:30 AM – Cheri and Paul Little’s Ranch, 48080 McQuiston Road, Fort Klamath, OR 97626 Ashland – 11:30 … Continue reading »

Wanted Rape Suspect Arrested

PORTLAND, Ore. — A rape suspect wanted for sexual assaults in several states, including Oregon, was arrested Wednesday morning. Massachusetts State Police said Gregory Lewis was arrested shortly before midnight in Fort Edward, New York, near the border with Vermont. Police say the 26-year old allegedly committed at least six sexual assaults in various states. … Continue reading »

Strike Possible At University of Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is facing a possible strike. The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation and the University haven’t been able to agree on salaries and paid leave. The GTFF said they aren’t making livable wages and they’re asking for a 5.5 increase on the minimum. The University said they made a final … Continue reading »

Grant Pass Man Arrested for Assault

COQUILLE, Ore. – A Grants Pass man is facing assault and harassment charges in Coos County. According to investigators, on October 16, Coquille Police officers arrested 44 year-old Mark Andrew Howard, after he allegedly refused verbal directions and pulled away from an officer during a domestic disturbance call. Howard had punched a female in the … Continue reading »

Human Remains Found in Klamath Co.

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Sheriff’s deputies in Klamath County are investigating human remains found along the road. Those remains are believed to be those of a man who had been missing for two years. The remains were apparently found by a mushroom picker on Thursday around mile marker 84 on Highway 138. Klamath County Sheriff … Continue reading »

Marysville Shooting Victims in Critical

(CNN) — Two people are dead and four wounded Friday, after 14-year-old Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in his school cafeteria and then fatally shot himself. The four surviving victims of the shooting are all in intensive care at area hospitals. Three of them are in critical condition, and one is in serious condition. Two of … Continue reading »

“One Fatality” Reported in House Fire

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — American Red Cross said volunteers responded Friday afternoon to a house fire on the 2000 block of Round Lake Road in Klamath Falls. The Red Cross says this single-family fire affected two adults, including “one fatality and several pet fatalities”. No names were publicly released.

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