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Ronald McDonald House Plans Family Room at Sky Lakes Medical Center

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When your child is in the hospital… you don’t ever want to leave their side. A local business is teaming up with the Ronald McDonald House of Central Oregon to bring some creature comforts to parents of children hospitalized at Sky Lakes Medical Center. AmeriTitle Klamath Falls is hoping the community...
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Jeld-Wen Announces Closure of Iowa Plant

Jeld-Wen announced yesterday that they’re planning to close their facility in Dubuque, Iowa this Spring, as the Klamath Falls-based company continues its plans for consolidation. The Dubuque facility makes pressed wood-fiber products for interior doors, and has been part of Jeld-Wen since 1978. Company officials say they have other plants that can meet their...
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Klamath National Forest Holds Firewood Cutting Meetings

The Goosenest Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest is conducting a series of firewood cutting strategy meetings that are open to the public.  The next meeting is scheduled to take place at 5:00 P.M. on Friday January 31, 2014. The meeting will be at the Goosenest Ranger Station, 37805 HWY 97, Macdoel, California.  Interested...
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Oregon Senators Team Up to Raise Federal Minimum Wage

Portland, Ore.– Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are working together to encourage Congress to pass their Fair Minimum Wage Act in the hopes of gradually increasing the Federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour over the next several years.
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The Skies Will Rumble Monday and Tuesday Nights

You may hear some extra traffic overhead tonight as the 173rd Fighter Wing of the Oregon Air National Guard takes to the skies for night flying exercises. The operations will begin at around 9 o’clock and should wrap up by 11:30 both tonight and tomorrow night. Jets will take off from Kingsley Field, and...
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Lakeview Man Died of Drug Overdose

Lakeview, Ore.– A Lakeview man who died last week while in police custody died of a drug overdose. That according to Oregon State Police. 44-year-old David L. Turnbull was arrested Friday, and experienced a medical emergency while police were walking him into the jail. An autopsy reveals that Turnbull died of meth poisoning.
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Search and Rescue Practices Survival Skills

Klamath County Search and Rescue conducted winter survival training for its crews over the weekend. Personnel had to construct their own overnight shelters off of Highway 140 near Varney Creek Trailhead… and stay in them overnight Saturday.
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Dry Conditions Prompt Red Flag Warning

Dry, windy conditions have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag Warning for much of the state… putting fire crews on high alert for the possibility of wild fires. Several blazes are already burning… though most are in the Western part of the state.
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Klamath Falls Woman Arrested after Police Chase on I-5

Oregon State Police had to run a Klamath Falls woman off the road when she refused to stop for troopers while she was driving the wrong way on I-5 outside of Grants Pass. It was early Saturday morning when police received several reports of a wrong-way driver in an SUV. The vehicle hit one...
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Rep. Greg Walden in Klamath Basin

Congressman Greg Walden was in Klamath Falls over the weekend… participating in a roundtable discussion at the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office… meeting with community leaders about issues facing the Basin. Some of the topics included jobs creation… forestry… water and irrigation shortages. Walden also took time out to go to the Annual Klamath Chamber...
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