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Walden elected to leadership role

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon US Representative Greg Walden has been elected to serve as the next chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The appointment gives Walden oversight of federal departments in charge of consumer protections, food and drug safety, public health, environmental quality and energy policy, among others. The post also means...
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Chiloquin store celebrates lottery winner

Cihloquin, Ore.– The Family Food Center in Chiloquin is celebrating a lottery win. One person won 50-thousand dollars on Powerball back in October. The winner wants to stay anonymous, but lottery representatives were at the store yesterday to display the ceremonial check, hand out some free lottery tickets, and give the store a 500-dollar...
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Oregon lawmakers propose impeachment rules

Salem, Ore.– Oregon is the only state in the US that doesn’t have an impeachment process on the books for use as a tool some lawmakers wish they had had when scandal started erupting around former Governor John Kitzhaber. Under the proposed Legislation pre-filed by Representative Jodi Hack from Salem… impeaching the Governor or...
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Mazama students learn biz basics

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A group of Mazama High School students enrolled in an intro to business class plan to learn first-hand how to run a thriving business… by talking with business owners along Main Street in Klamath Falls. The students will be in the downtown area Friday morning, visiting several businesses. They’ll also meet...
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Governor presents budget strategy

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown released her proposed budget Thursday, asking Oregon legislators to make education, health care, and job creation priorities when it comes to allocating funds. The biggest increases in state spending over the next biennium are the result of Oregon having to foot larger chunks of the bill for things like...
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Police seek shooting suspect

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Police in Klamath Falls are looking for a man who may have shot and injured another person last night in Mills Addition. The shooting happened at around 5:30pm. Witnesses reported hearing several gun shots, and the suspect may have fled the scene on East Main Street in a dark colored SUV,...
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Farm Bureau member Green Ridge Christmas Tree Farms in The Dalles offers u-cut and pre-cut Christmas trees.

Want to find local Christmas trees? There’s an app for that.

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Want to make sure they live tree you’re buying was grown in Oregon? There’s an app for that. The app is called Oregon Bounty, and will show you farms in the region where you can buy fresh produce, eggs, hay, and even livestock. Right now… just one farm in Klamath Falls and one in...
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Henley FFA students sell wreaths, trees

Klamath Falls, Ore.– FFA Students and Henley High Schools are gathering boughs and creating wreaths to sell as a fund-raiser. Once they’ve made the natural evergreen wreaths, you’ll be able to buy them at the school… Coastal Farm and Ranch, and Turn Thom Tire Center. The group is also selling fresh, local fir trees....
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Hiker found dead in Siskiyou County

Yreka, Calif.– A man from Quartz Valley California was found dead yesterday after he didn’t return from a hike. 55-year old Kevin Rickey was supposed to return home Sunday night. Search crews were gearing up to search for the man early yesterday morning when a citizen found the man dead about 2 miles from...
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Missing man found dead in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are investigating after finding a body in Klamath County. Investigators say Brett Farmer was first reported missing in August 2014. OSP is leading the investigation.
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