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Hwy. 26 Fatal, Nov. 25

On Saturday, November 23, 2019 at approximately 7:25 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 26 near SE Weber Rd. Preliminary investigation reveals that a Toy...
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Hwy. 211 Fatal, Nov. 25

On Saturday, November 23, 2019 at approximately 5:25 P.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 211 near S. Macksburg Rd. Preliminary investigation shows t...
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Poaching Linn Co., Nov. 25

On November 17, 2019 at approximately 1:30 P.M. the Oregon State Police received a complaint regarding a buck deer shot unlawfully with a rifle and left to waste in the area of Swamp Mountain, this is approxima...
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Hwy. 201N Fatal, Nov. 25

On Thursday, November 21, 2019 at approximately 1:38 P.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 201N near mp 23. Preliminary Investigation indicates that a...
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OSSA Exec Guilty of Theft, Nov. 25

The Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association (OSSA) conducted an annual financial review in early 2019 and discovered inappropriate expenditures by former Executive Director John Bishop. Following a more detailed rec...
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Kicker Percentage Revised, Nov. 25

The Oregon Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) adjusted the “kicker” for the 2018 tax year from more than $1.5 billion to $1.6 billion earlier this month. That means an increase in the amount returned to taxpayer...
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LNG Protest leads to Arrests, Nov. 25

On Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 1:59 P.M. approximately 75 people entered the Oregon State Capitol to protest the proposed LNG pipeline in Coos County, OR. As per standard procedure the Capitol closed at 5:30...
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Doug Newman Award Presented, Nov. 22

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council (ORTAC) presented the Doug Newman Memorial Award to Becky Wolf at the 2019 Oregon Trails Summit Oct. 4 in Roseburg. Wolf has been a community trail...
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Interstate Distribution of Marijuana, Nov. 21

PORTLAND, Ore.—Two former Jacksonville, Oregon residents were sentenced today in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic marijuana grown in Southern Oregon to Georgia, Illinois, and North Carol...