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Natural Gas Line in the Works

Klamath Falla, Ore.– Construction could soon begin on a natural gas line that would run through Klamath County. The U-S Department of Energy gave conditional approval this week for a plan to transport  natural gas to Coos Bay through a connector line in Malin. The project is estimated to cost about $7 Billion, and...
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Trial Date Set for Atchley

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin man who led law enforcement into an hours-long stand-off following an intense man hunt last month, will go to trial on April 23rd. 22-year old Cylise Dayne Atchley is accused of breaking into at least four homes, and has pleaded not guilty to 12 charges in connection with the crime...
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Pacific Power Creates New Basin Post

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Pacific Power has created a new position in response to the recent controversy regarding the possible creation of a public utility district in the Basin. Longtime Klamath Falls resident Todd Andres starts his new position as regional community manager based out of KFalls. Officials with Pacific Power said the utility heard...
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Safe Deposit Box Contents Up for Auction

About 1400 lots, ranging from diamond rings to baseball cards, will be offered for sale at a public auction in White City, near Medford.  Every year the Department of State Lands, which manages the state’s unclaimed property program, receives hundreds of boxes, envelopes and packages containing the contents of abandoned safe deposit boxes. Financial...
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Minnesota Man Arrested on Highway 97

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Minnesota man was arrested on Hiway 97 north of Madras yesterday after state police discovered 31 pounds of marijuana in his car. 31-year old Danile Vagle was stopped for a traffic violation. The street value of the pot estimated at about $75,000.
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Unemployment Down in Klamath County, Stable in Lake County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The number of Eastern Oregonians finding and keeping jobs has improved slightly. The Oregon Employment department released county unemployment numbers Monday. In Klamath County, unemployment dropped three-tenths of a percent, from 9.7 percent in January to 9.4 percent in February. It’s a significant improvement over last year’s 11.3 percent. Lake County held...
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Energy Council May Dissolve

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Energy Advisory Council meets tomorrow, and is expected to discuss whether to dissolve the organization. The group was formed to pave the way for the a public utility district, with the intention of buying electricity infrastructure from Pacific Power, and having the county provide power to the Basin. Klamath...
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Injunction Prevents Chiropractor from Practicing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls Chiropractor will no long be allowed to administer chiropractic services after the Klamath County Circuit Court handed down an injunction yesterday. Christopher McCutcheon is accused of not having a license to practice chiropractics, and of harming patients with what the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners calls an “aggressive...
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Two Jailed After Assault in Siskiyou County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two men were arrested in Siskiyou County over the weekend after they broke into another man’s house and assaulted him. 26-year old Roderic Barba and 22-year old Justin Sadowski are both charged with assault after fighting with the victim whom they accused of stealing an archery bow. Barba allegedly hit the...
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Klamath Falls Considers Virtual Public Meetings for Community Input

Klamath Falls, Ore,– In addition to hearing community opinions on medical dispensaries at Klamath Falls city council meetings recently, city officials also heard some concerns that they’re not communicating effectively with city residents.   City Manager Nathan Cherpeski said he’s reviewing some software programs that would make it easier for citizens to stay on...
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