New Commissioners Might Mean New Meeting Practices

Klamath Falls,Ore. – The Klamath County commissioners usually start their business meeting with a prayer, however this past Tuesday that was not the case, as the new commissioners re-evaluate the practice that has been in place. Usually, a prayer typically follows the Pledge of Allegiance and is offered by a commissioner.  But the new...
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KCSD Urges Residents To Be Mindful Where They Shovel

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind all of us, that with the large amounts of snow we’re getting – please be careful where you plow and shovel it.  Lately KCSD has been getting some complaints of traffic hazards caused by people pushing snow into the roads and...
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The Esplanade – Negotiations Continue

Klamath Falls, Ore. – With a new Mayor and two new members sworn in, the city council got right to work.  They heard a presentation from Dwight Unti, the president of Portland-area based developer Tokola Properties about a multi-million-dollar mixed use project. The plan is to build a structure that’ll have retail on the ground...
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12 Thousand People Still Without Power

Medford, Ore. – Due to yesterday’s massive winter storm, 12,000 people lost electricity as of 1pm Wednesday.  Due to the severe damage, some may not have their power restored until Friday.  Pacific Power is working around the clock to restore power to those hit not only southern Oregon but in Northern California as well....
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OSP Looking For Help In Josephine County Incident

Josephine County, Ore. – The Oregon State Patrol is hoping you can help shed more light on what appears to be an accidental shooting on New Year’s Eve.  On Saturday night, OSP and emergency personnel responded to a report of a shooting at a residence on Robertson River Bridge Road in Josephine County.  When...
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St. Patrick’s Day Raffle Tickets Now Available

Salem, Ore. – Even though we’re not even into February yet, you can already buy your ticket for the annual Oregon State Lottery St Patrick’s Day Raffle.  This is the Lottery’s 9th annual St Patty’s Day game, and tickets cost $10.  The top prize…. One Million Dollars.  By the way, since the Oregon Lottery began...
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Scam Alert – Water Department Fake Employee

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Be on the lookout for an individual who’s claiming to be an employee of the City Water Department.  A caucasian male in his mid 40’s who goes by the name of “Bill” has been driving from home to home between the Madison and Homedale area.  He’s attempting to collect cash...
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Second Stabbing In Three Days

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The second stabbing in three days has occurred in the Basin.  On Monday, 48 year old Jered Michael McAuliffe was arrested  after allegedly attacking his girlfriend during a dispute at their camp trailer on the 14540 block of Keno Worden Road. Deputies said the argument became physical and, after the...
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Our Local 2016 Person Of The Year

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath County Library Director, Christy Davis has been named the Klamath Falls person of the year for 2016 by the Herald and News.  Davis has been with the Library since 1996 when she was hired to run their story-time bus.  When asked about her goals as the new director, Davis...
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First Winter Storm Of The Year Is Here

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Basin is bracing for another winter storm.   The NWS in Medford has issued winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings for most of Southern Oregon. High levels of snow are forecast from this morning through Wednesday morning in Klamath County, along with potentially dangerous driving conditions. Our winter storm...
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