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Fatal Crash Arrest, Oct. 16

On October 13, 2019 at 9:43 PM, Freddie TILLETT, age 46, from Grants Pass, was arrested for Manslaughter I and Driving under the Influence of Intoxicants. TILLETT was arrested in the Springfield area and lodged...
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Not A Shooting, Oct. 16

SUTHERLIN, Ore. - On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 7:45 am, Douglas County 9-1-1 Dispatchers received a report of a vehicle that was in the ditch in the 200-block of Fort McKay Road in Sutherlin. Dispatchers we...
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Medicare Enrollment Underway, Oct. 16

(Salem) – The annual open enrollment for Medicare has started and the Oregon Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) Program in the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace is ready to help. Medicare ann...
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Kicker Details Confirmed, Oct. 16

A more than $1.5 billion tax surplus was confirmed by the Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) earlier this month, triggering a tax surplus credit, or “kicker,” for the 2018 tax year. Instead of kicker checks, the...
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Oregon’s Job Growth Cools in September, Oct. 16

In September, Oregon’s total nonfarm payroll employment added 200 jobs, following a loss of 900 jobs in August. Job gains have cooled recently, averaging only 100 per month over the past five months. This flat ...
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Unlawful Taking of Buck Deer, Oct. 15

The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help for information regarding the unlawful take of a buck deer north of Sisters. A 4x4 buck deer was found shot with a rifle and ...
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Hwy. 18 Fatal, Oct. 15

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Sunday evening’s two vehicle fatal crash in Highway 18 near Sheridan. On Sunday October 13, 2019 at about 10:15 PM, OSP troopers and emergency pers...
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Oregon State Hospital seeks missing patient, Oct. 15

A 34-year-old Oregon State Hospital psychiatric patient, Peace Wickham, was reported missing Monday, Oct. 14. Anyone seeing Wickham should call 911, the Oregon State Police at 800-452-7888 or *OSP on their mobi...
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Free Farm Safety Seminars, Oct. 15

Summary: SAIF’s annual ag seminars will be held in 17 cities across the state and online in English and Spanish. _ Farm work is a whole lot safer than it used to be. But as far as SAIF is concerned, even one i...