Klamath Falls business wins money in national contest

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls business was awarded a 10-thousand dollar grant as part of a national online contest. Tashi Handmade Naturals was one of more than a thousand businesses that entered a contest.. and ended up in third place. The store is using the funds to expand its product line, and making...
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City offers grants to beautify downtown buildings

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The City of Klamath Falls is giving downtown area business owners the chance to spruce up their store fronts. A facade improvement grant program will allow building owners and qualified tenants the chance to apply to receive money to help improve the outward appearance of their buildings. A separate building improvement grant...
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KID recall election moves forward

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two Klamath Irrigation District board members will face a recall election in a little more than a month. KID members will have the chance to cast ballots on October 12th, in an effort to recall Brent Cheyne and Ken Smith. A group of three KID members collected the signatures needed to...
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Gas prices stable as summer driving ends

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices have held steady in Oregon over the past week, holding at about 2.45 a gallon. As the summer comes the close… analysts say we can expect prices to start dropping slowly because of the decreased demand. Right now we’re paying about 2.45 on average for a gallon of regular...
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Shooting leads to attempted murder charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Shots fires along Frontage Road Monday has led to a Klamath Falls man being arrested on attempted murder charges. 41-year old Justin Lee Moore is accused of shooting a .22 revolver toward a male family member. He missed. He also faces weapons charges.
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Local pageants looking for contestants.

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Every girl wants to wear a tiara… and this could be your chance to earn a title to go along with it. The Miss Klamath County-Miss City of Sunshine Scholarship Pageant is accepting applications for Miss Klamath County Outstanding Teen and Miss City of Sunshine Outstanding Teen. The contest is open...
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Gap Fire September 5, 2016. Photo: National Forest Service

Public meeting to update residents on Gap Fire

Yreka, Calif.– A public meeting will be held tonight to update residents in Siskiyou county on the Gap Fire. The blaze burning in the Klamath National Forest has grown to more than 26-thousand acres, and is  30-percent contained as of last night. There are still some mandatory evacuations in place, and Highway 96 is expected...
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Jeld-Wen employees scheduled for union vote

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Jeld-Wen employees at the Chiloquin plant will cast ballots later this month… to determine whether they want to unionize. According to a facebook page called Jeld-Wen Justice, which the unnamed page administrators have called a “virtual union meeting” to encourage workers to accept union representation… the vote will be held on...
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Gap Fire Grows to more than 13,000 acres

Yreka, Calif.– Growth on the Gap Fire in the Klamath National Forest has slowed…. with the fire gaining only a few hundred acres yesterday. As of last night the blaze has scorched more than 13-thousand acres since it first broke out Saturday evening, and is just 5-percent contained. Nine homes were destroyed in the...
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KID to move forward with hiring district manager

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Irrigation District Board voted 3-to-2 this week to offer the district manager post to John Wolf from Waco, Texas. There’s a lot of work to do yet before anything is official, but he scored the highest among the handful of candidates who were being considered for the position. The...
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