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Poacher Wanted for Bull Elk Kill

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division asks for the public’s help for information to identify the person(s) responsible for killing a large bull elk about five miles southeast of Eagle Point in Jackson County. A reward of up to $10,000.00 is being offered for information leading to an arrest...
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Service Members Honored at 9/11 Event

Klamath Falls, Ore.– At a 9/11 memorial service yesterday, a plaque was revealed, adding the names of 28 local service members who have died. The Memorial Shaft outside of the Klamath County Courthouse honors men and women who have served in every War since World War Two. Those who lost their lives in the...
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Bus Delays Leads to New Notification Policy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Construction on Lakeport Boulevard led to some delays getting kids dropped off after school on Wednesday. The Herald and News is reporting that a bus driver was forced to pass by a scheduled bus stop, and had to turn around to get the children dropped off. Some children were dropped off...
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Voter Registration Deadline Coming Up

Klamath Falls, Ore.– November will be here before we know it… and that means elections. You have until October 14th to register to vote if you want to cast a ballot in November’s general election. Later this month, the Secretary of State’s office will mail out notices to eligible voters who do not have...
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Weekend Food Drive Seeking Donations

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The shelves at the Klamath-Lake Counties Food Bank are, in a word, EMPTY. But you can help change that. Tomorrow is the 7th annual “Mormon Helping Hands” Food Drive. If you received a grocery bag at your home this week, please fill it and leave it out by your door no...
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Fort Klamath Offers Living History

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Take a step back in time this weekend with the Cascade Civil War Society. They’re presenting a living history program start at 9 tomorrow morning at Fort Klamath Museum (51400 Highway 62 — Fort Klamath, OR 97626 — (541) 381-2230). Saturday 9am to 5pm Sunday 9am to 3pm Admission $5/person $4/members,...
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Forestry Officials: Fire Danger Not Over

Klamath Falls, Ore.– As we move steadily toward autumn, forestry officials warn that the fire danger is actually increasing this time of year, and ask you to please use extreme caution when out in Oregon’s wildland areas. Human activity is the number one cause of wildfires this time of year.  According to the latest update…...
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Governor Orders State Flags at Half Mast

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has ordered flags lowered to half-mast today in honor of the anniversary of the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. 
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2014 Test Scores: Oregon Students Are Falling Behind

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  More than a third of Oregon students are failing math… according to 2014 test scores released today. In Klamath County School District, only 60-percent of fourth grade students meet or exceed the state standards for math… along with 56-percent of 8th graders. Schools in the city of Klamath Falls fared much better, ...
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HazMat Called for Leaking Rail Car

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A leaky rail car led to a HazMat response yesterday afternoon. Witnesses reported seeing Klamath-Lake  HazMat Response crews tending to a situation along the BNSF railroad yard along Anderson Avenue yesterday afternoon. Klamath County Fire District 1 officials said some Liquid Petroleum Gas was leaking out of the top of a rail...
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