Oregon County Newswire

Oregon County Newswire

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Results 1 - 19 of 19 in Oregon County, MO

  1. Rebecca Roeber - Capitol ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    ... tee recently held a public hearing in the State Capitol to investigate the details of a proposed state park in Oregon County that would divert funds away from important remediation projects in other parts of the state. The House Interim


  2. Oregon county plans tracks, trails and parks for bicyclesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    Long known as a regional center for logging and agriculture, Crook County is trying to attract a different outdoor industry.


  3. Residents near old lead mines pan plan for new state parkRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | Planning

    ... on Tuesday, at which residents and local officials panned a plan to buy 2,500 acres for a new state park in Oregon County near the Arkansas border. That proposal would be use only a piece of some $40 million from a settlement with the American ...


  4. MO woman killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    OREGON COUNTY, MO - A Missouri woman has died after a crash involving one vehicle. Judy Blackman, 74, of Alton was killed in the crash according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.


  5. Oregon county suspends enforcement of GMO banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | HeraldNet

    The Daily Courier newspaper reported that county voters passed a GMO ban in May 2014 and the county originally told farmers growing GMO crops to provide a phase-out plan by Sept. 4. County Legal Counsel Wally Hicks says the Board of Commissioners decided to suspend that deadline until a court rules on a lawsuit brought against the county by Robert A. White Jr. and Shelly White, who grew GMO sugar beets.


  6. Oregon county puts 7 deputies on non-disciplinary leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | KOMO News

    Klamath County has announced it is placing seven sheriff's deputies on non-disciplinary administrative leave. The Klamath Falls Herald and News reports the county did not say why the deputies are being put on leave, although a press release sent out on Monday afternoon said it was per the deputies' requests.


  7. Crook County bans marijuana businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... marijuana-related businesses, at least for now. He said the move may be re-evaluated next year. It's the fifth Oregon county to take that step under the measure approved by lawmakers earlier this year. Others are Douglas, Umatilla, Harney and ...


  8. 'Cold Justice' a wife goes missing in 1985 that could be murder in 'the escape'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... in unsolved murders at small towns across the United States. " The escape? " opened with Kelly traveling to Oregon county, MO. A wife & mother named Brenda Dunham went missing on May 9, 1985. She was married to Jeff Dunham who was an abuser. He ...


  9. OK man killed in MO crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    OREGON COUNTY, MO - An Oklahoma man has died following a crash in Missouri. Alejandro Lazo-Obregon, 37, of Tulsa was pronounced dead two days after a crash in Oregon County, Missouri, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.


  10. Deschutes County voters may decide ban on pot sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A central Oregon county may postpone implementing the state's recreation marijuana law until voters can decide on banning pot sales. The Bulletin reports Deschutes County is holding a public hearing Aug. 12 to gauge community support for delaying the state's recently-enacted recreational marijuana law.


  11. OSP questions, releases Eugene man who sent suspicious lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 34-year-old Eugene man questioned by Oregon State Police as a "person of interest" in suspicious letters mailed to two-dozen Oregon county sheriff's offices has been released after authorities determined the letters were not dangerous and he did not appear to be violent or dangerous. Hazardous material teams responded to the county sheriff's offices that received the letters Monday, as did investigators from several police agencies, OSP Lt.


  12. Missouri court overturns murder conviction for juror issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | KFVS12

    The state Supreme Court has overturned the murder and arson convictions of a southern Missouri man who was charged in the death of his grandmother-in-law. The high court ruled Tuesday that an Oregon County judge violated state law when he called back an alternate juror, who had already been discharged, to take over for another juror who developed health problems after five hours of deliberations.


  13. Deschutes County Signs On to Transportation Funding RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | KBND-AM Bend

    Dozens of Oregon county officials are pressing the state legislature to close a funding gap, after a report revealed a major shortfall in funds for the upkeep of roads and bridges. Deschutes County Commissioner Alan Unger signed a letter to lawmakers this week, along with 30 other county leaders, pressuring the legislature to pass a transportation package.


  14. GMO ban takes effect in Jackson CountyRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Washington Times

    Saturday was the first day people could alert county officials about violations of the ban on growing genetically altered crops. But officials in the southwest Oregon county were not patrolling or making farmers destroy their plants - and it's unclear if they ever will.


  15. Bar complaint claims Wasco Co. DA violated ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A northern Oregon county district attorney is denying allegations made in an ethics complaint accusing him of conflicts of interest, retaliation and soliciting sex from a county employee. The Dalles Chronicle reports legal counsel for Wasco County filed the complaint with the state bar against District Attorney Eric Nisley last month.


  16. 19 citations issued during turkey season check pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... able. Several agencies took part in the 4.5 hours it was there, including the Thayer Police Department and the Oregon County Sheriff's Department.


  17. Sheriff Bond appointed to task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Sedalia News Journal

    ... The Governor has appointed him for a term ending Feb. 16, 2017. Underwood was first elected Sheriff of Oregon County in 2008 and is a board member of the Missouri South Central Drug Task Force. Prior to being elected Sheriff, he was with the Florida ...


  18. Number of deportations from Los Angeles area down, new statistics showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... should be increasing dramatically. Last year, advocates scored another victory when a federal judge found an Oregon county liable for damages for holding an inmate so she could be transferred to federal custody. Soon after, dozens of jurisdictions ...


  19. Coos County Clerk Implements Simplifile E-Recording TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... are the minimum requirements for customers to begin e-recording with Simplifile. Coos County is the 17th Oregon county to adopt Simplifile's e-recording service, joining more than 1,200 recording jurisdictions nationwide that e-record with ...