OSP Arrests Man in Merlin Shooting

MERLIN, Ore. – Oregon State Police arrested a man involved in a shooting Monday night. OSP says around 9:23 p.m. troopers responded to 535 Pleasant Valley Rd. When they arrived they found a man outside the home with a gunshot wound. The 27-year old male victim was taken by ambulance to Rogue Regional Medical Center … Continue reading »

Water Released to Protect Salmon

KLAMATH BASIN, Ore. — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is increasing water flows in the Klamath River to fight a parasite attacking salmon. Officials say the increases from Iron Gate Dam near Hornbrook, California started Saturday and will run 10 days. They say this will prevent water from being released from Upper Klamath Lake, which … Continue reading »

Driver Arrested in Hit & Run Crash

WHITE CITY, Ore. – OSP arrested the driver involved in a pedestrian-involved serious injury hit & run crash on Highway 62 Saturday. OSP says on Monday, October 6 it received a citizen’s tip that led troopers to a White City-area business parking lot where a black 1997 Dodge Ram pickup with fresh body damage was … Continue reading »

Potatoes Spill in Truck Crash

ARLINGTON, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into the cause of a rollover commercial truck crash along Interstate 84 Tuesday. OSP says around 5:10 a.m., a 1997 Peterbilt truck pulling a semi-trailer loaded with potatoes was traveling eastbound on Interstate 84. The driver says he swerved to miss several deer that were … Continue reading »

OSP Seeks Help in Hit & Run Crash

GEARHART, Ore. — Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify the pickup and driver involved in Sunday morning’s serious injury hit & run pedestrian-involved crash on the beach near Gearhart. OSP says around 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Jalixan Fatamag, 22, of Astoria, was walking on the beach near the Del Ray Beach … Continue reading »

Boaters Rewarded for Life Jackets

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon State Marine Board, Lincoln County and Tillamook County Sheriff’s Offices and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary are teaming up to evaluate life jacket wear in Oregon. Marine deputies will reward adults who are wearing their life jackets as part of a nationwide Wear It campaign, which educates boaters about the … Continue reading »

OSP Traffic Stop Finds 4.5 lbs. of Meth

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Oregon State Police arrested a San Jose man after finding after finding more than 4 pounds of methamphetamine inside his car. OSP says around 11:59 p.m. Saturday, a trooper stopped a 1998 Volkswagen for a traffic violation on northbound on Interstate 5. Investigation during the traffic stop led to the discovery … Continue reading »

Scientists Seek Tsunami Transponders

EUGENE, Ore. —   If you’re heading to an Oregon beach any time soon, scientists say they need your help. They’re asking beachcombers and anglers to be on the lookout for bright orange transponders along the shore. The floating devices are about the size of a 2-liter soda bottle. They were set in the ocean from … Continue reading »

ODFW Rescues Stranded Fish

BEND, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will conduct a fish rescue and relocation operation on the upper Deschutes River at Lava Island Falls. Fishery biologists, staff, and volunteers will try to save stranded fish by moving them from shallow, isolated pools near the falls to the main channel of the Deschutes … Continue reading »

Handicap Parking Abuse Solutions

FOLSOM, Calif. — Handicapped vehicle permits allow disabled drivers and passengers better access to parking areas. But some able-bodied people abuse the system by taking advantage of a handicapped permit they shouldn’t be using. Handicap parking has been a real help for people like Milisa Houston who has cerabral palsy. “It limits my mobility, and … Continue reading »

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