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AROUND OREGON: Holey war: Klamath Falls donut shop sued by restaurant with similar name

Michelle Newton works hard at her family’s donut shop in downtown Klamath Falls. She was sued by a shop in Maine that had trademarked a similar name. (Herald and News photo)

KLAMATH FALLS - For many, a donut is both holy and holey.

But for Michelle and Chris Newton, the financial future of their downtown Klamath Falls bakery depended on a judge seeing a difference between the two.

The family-owned operation, known until last week as the Holey Donut, will no longer go by that moniker . . .