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.

GMO Labeling Measure Raising Millions

SALEM, Ore. – The battle over labeling foods in Oregon containing genetically modified organisms is turning into an expensive enterprise. According to the Secretary of State’s Office, nearly $23 million has been raised by campaigns for both sides of Measure 92, with those looking to defeat the proposal out-raising proponents almost 3-to-1. The news comes … Continue reading »

Police Investigate High School Shooting

(CNN) — Two people are dead in a shooting at a high school outside of Seattle, including the alleged shooter.  Four others are currently receiving medical treatment. It was around 10:30 a.m. Students were gathered in a crowded cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, 40 miles north of Seattle. Fellow students and eyewitnesses say freshman Jaylen … Continue reading »

National Parks to Raise Fees

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — National parks are getting the green light to raise their entrance fees. Park officials say this is the first time they are given the opportunity in eight years. Representatives at Crater Lake National Park say they are not sure if they will raise fees just yet. Before they do they say … Continue reading »

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