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Five bike projects earn Travel Oregon grant awards

Tourism grants will help fund everything from maps to a bike visitor center, to new off-road cycling trails. In the latest sign that bike tourism is taking the state of Oregon by storm, a recent announcement of 11 grant awards from Travel Oregon worth a total of $120,000 included five bike projects.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Alsea, OR, Eugene, OR, Rogue River, OR

Mon Sep 08, 2014

OregonLive.com

Klamath deputy shot in face during traffic stop returns home from Portland hospital

A sheriff's deputy shot and seriously wounded in a traffic stop in Klamath Falls is out of the hospital and has returned home from Portland. Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah tells the Herald and News that Deputy Jason Weber is breathing on his own and does not need so many intravenous drips.

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Willamette Week

U.K. Will Extradite Man Accused of Planning Terrorist Boot Camp in Oregon

A British citizen who allegedly tried to establish a terrorist training camp in the Klamath County town of Bly in 1999 is heading back to the U.S. to face criminal charges, CNN reports today: Aswat, a British national, was arrested in Zambia in 2005 and sent to Britain, where he has fought extradition for years. His attorneys raised concerns about his mental health, according to British media reports.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Bly, OR

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Lake County Examiner Online

Klamath County deputy shot during traffic stop

Klamath County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jason Weber was shot in the head and side during a routine traffic stop on Wednesday, Aug. 28 in the area between north Klamath Falls and Rocky Point on Bisbee Street.Weber, 40, has remained in stable condition at a head trauma specialty center at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital since being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Klamath County Sheriff visits deputy shot in the line of duty at Portland hospital

The Klamath County Sheriff made a 10 hour round-trip to Portland on Sunday to visit his deputy, Jason Weber, in the hospital.

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR, Chiloquin, OR

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Weather change should help clear smoke from fires Updated at

Shifting wind patterns should give Rogue Valley residents a reprieve from the eye-watering, throat-scratching smoke blowing in and out of here from wildfires to the south and east, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Weather, Phoenix, OR, Ashland, OR, Jackson County, OR

Local TV Station KTVZ

La Pine-area woman cited on arson charges

Oregon State Police cited a La Pine-area woman on first-degree arson charges Thursday evening after responding to reports of several small fires in Forest Estates, off Highway 31 in north Klamath County.

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Related Topix: La Pine, OR

Local TV Station KTVZ

$10 million bail for Klamath Co. deputy shooting suspects

The man and woman arrested in the shooting of a Klamath County sheriff's deputy were in court Friday, where a judge set their bail at $10 million each.

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR

The Oregonian

Suspects arrested in Klamath deputy's shooting face $10 million bail each

The man and woman arrested in the shooting of a Klamath County sheriff's deputy were in court Friday, where a judge set their bail at $10 million each.

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WebProNews

Klamath Falls Shooting: Suspect Now In Custody

Oregon law enforcement officials have confirmed that persons of interest in the shooting of a Klamath sheriff's deputy have been identified and arrested .

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR, Oregon Health & Science University, Chiloquin, OR

K103

Suspect In Deputy Shooting Arrested

The suspect in the shooting of a Klamath County Sheriff's Deputy is over. 30-year-old William Parkerson has been arrested and will be charged with Attempted Aggravated Murder and Assault with a Firearm.

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR

Wed Aug 27, 2014

OregonLive.com

Klamath County deputy shot in face, side during traffic stop

A Klamath County sheriff's deputy was shot in the face and side during a traffic stop shortly before noon Wednesday in Klamath Falls.

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Prineville man hurt in motorcycle-deer crash

Two serious-injury motorcycle crashes on Sunday involving deer on the highway -- one involving a Prineville man -- serve as reminders to be alert while traveling, Oregon State Police said Monday.

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Related Topix: Prineville, OR, Bend, OR, Roseburg, OR

Wed Aug 20, 2014

EurekAlert!

Beaver complex and July complex wildfires in California

This natural-color satellite image was collected by MODIS aboard the Terra satellite on August 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire, Medford, OR, Jackson County, OR, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

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