Klamath Citizens Be Aware of Scammers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Over the past few weeks the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office has fielded multiple calls from citizens regarding being scammed or defrauded, according to a press release sent out Tuesday. The Sheriff’s Office said all potential suspects have been located out of state. The persons trying to deceive the citizens do so … Continue reading »

Ferguson Fire 100 Percent Contained

[UPDATE 8:30 A.M. JULY 29TH] — Suppression and mop-up efforts continue on the Ferguson Fire, which is about 30 miles east of Klamath Falls. The fire is still holding at 200 acres and is 100 percent contained. The Klamath County Sheriff’s Department has lifted the level one evacuation notification on the Ferguson Fire. NEAR BEATTY, Ore. — … Continue reading »

The Launch Fire Burning 100 Acres

FOUR MILE LAKE, Ore. — The Launch Fire is burning 100 acres near Four Mile Lake Tuesday morning. Interagency fire crews have multiple resources on scene as of Monday night. There are eight engines, two helicopters, one air attack and a hand crew. The cause of this fire is under investigation.

3 Ethiopian Track Athletes Found

UPDATE: Confirmed by UO Police Department - Three of 4 missing Ethiopian athletes are safe in Beaverton. Missing persons case active on fourth. Latest on KEZI 9 News at 5 and 6 p.m. EUGENE, Ore. — New information is surfacing about the four missing Ethiopian track athletes who disappeared from the World Junior Track and Field championships … Continue reading »

Gov. Kitzhaber Expects Jobs in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Governor Kitzhaber visited NuScale Power in Corvallis on Friday to learn about an innovative approach to nuclear power and how the company plans to bring more than 100 jobs to Oregon. NuScale Power was recently awarded a $217 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop small modular reactor technology. The … Continue reading »

Hundreds Ride for Chris Kilcullen

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of motorcycles took to the streets Sunday morning in honor of fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen. This was the event’s fourth year. With close to 400 riders this time around, organizers say it has definitely grown since the inaugural ride, but that the meaning behind it all, honoring Chris Kilcullen … Continue reading »

4 Ethiopian Track Members Missing

EUGENE, Ore. — Four members from the Ethiopian track team are missing from the IAAF World Junior Championships, a spokesperson from the University of Oregon said. The championships wrap up Sunday night, but officials say the missing members left early without their team. The University of Oregon Police Department is working to try to locate the … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Fatal Hwy 126 Crash

MAPLETON, Ore. — A Florence man was killed in a crash east of Mapleton early Saturday morning. Oregon State Police say an SUV was westbound on Highway 126 near milepost 22 when it traveled across the eastbound lane and into a tree. It happened just after 3 a.m. The driver, 68-year-old Raymond Mosley, was pronounced … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Call a Possible Hoax

EUGENE, Ore. — There was a heavy police presence on Cal Young Road in Eugene Saturday afternoon after officers received a call of a gunshot wound, but officials were quickly recalled from the scene. Eugene Police closed down Cal Young between Gilham and Norkenzie at first, but reopened the road after finding out the call … Continue reading »

GMO Labeling Measure on November Ballot

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Right to Know Initiative officially qualified its Measure 92 for the November Ballot on Wednesday. The Right to Know Initiative requires that genetically engineered foods must be labeled in stores. The campaign submitted over 156,000 signatures, nearly double the required 87, 213 collected in only six weeks. “The labeling measure … Continue reading »

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