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Mia and Pia’s wins local brew contest

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Mia and Pia’s debuted their new Blackberry brew at a fundraiser in Klamath Falls over the weekend… and won top prize in a contest at Steens Sports Park. Contest organizers say thirteen breweries entered the contest, including a few out-of-towners. The event over the weekend raises funds in support of veterans, along...
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Health advisory expanded for Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The health advisory issued June 24 for Howards Bay in Upper Klamath Lake has been updated to include all of Agency and Upper Klamath lakes. Agency and Upper Klamath lakes are located just north of Klamath Falls along Highway 97 in Klamath County. Additional samples collected at several locations have confirmed...
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245 pet birds rescued near Portland

Portland, Ore.– It’s being called one of the largest animal rescues in Oregon… 245 pet birds were removed from a barn in Damascas… a Portland suburb. A Fish and Wildlife officials who visited the site along with the Oregon Human Society, said cages were stacked three and four high… overcrowded… with no fresh drinking...
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More trouble for Klamath County Sheriff

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The man who heads up the Klamath County Peace Officer’s Association has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against Sheriff Frank Skrah. In the complaint, Corporal Daren Krag accuses Skrah of retaliating against him for notifying Oregon State Police when deputies made him aware of possible criminal actions involving Skrah. The...
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New pavilion at Steen Sports Park to provide energy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Pacific Power and City officials broke ground Wednesday on a new pavilion that will be built at Steen Park… but this isn’t just any picnic covering. The pavilion will have solar panels installed on its rooftop. Pacific Power’s Blue Sky energy conservation program has donated the majority of the funds needed...
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Kitzhaber’s teenaged son admits drinking beer before accident

Portland, Ore.– Investigators are trying to determine whether to file charges against the son of former governor John Kitzhaber. The Oregonian is reporting that 18-year old Logan Kitzhaber admitted to drinking a beer before his car crossed the center line on Highway 101 Monday afternoon crashing with an oncoming motorhome. The teen was seriously...
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Water testing completed at OIT

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The water at Oregon Tech is safe… that’s the word from a spokesperson at the school after results of water testing were completed last month. Twenty different sinks and faucets at the school were tested for lead and copper, and meet the safety standards established by the EPA. The school tests...
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FSA offering webinars

Salem, Ore.– The Farm Service Agency Outreach and Education Division will host a series of webinars each month to inform producers about FSA programs and initiatives. To register for any of the below listed webinars, visitwww.fsa.usda.gov/outreach and click on “Outreach Webinars.”  July 19 @ 2 p.m. EDTUnderstanding Receipt for ServiceTo ensure that all USDA customers and...
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State Rec Department designates Oregon Outback as scenic bikeway

The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department has accepted the Oregon Outback Scenic Bikeway as an official designated route in the state. Signs marking the nearly 90 mile round-trip route are expected to be installed to guide bike riders from the Lake County Fairgrounds… east to Adel… north to Plush… and then back again. It’s now one...
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OHA launches program to prevent teen pot use

Portland, Ore.– The state of Oregon is getting set to launch a new campaign to keep kids away from Marijuana. The Oregon Health Authority today released information about the effort, which will include video, radio, digital, and social media messages. The slogan for the campaign is “Stay True to You“… and hopes to prevent kids 20 years old...
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