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Oregon Leads the Nation in Seatbelt Use

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ranks Oregon as the number one state in the country when it comes to buckling up. Surveys show more than 98-percent of Oregonians wear a restraint in the car. Numbers show fewer people are dying in car wrecks due to not wearing a seatbelt. In...
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Democrats Leading in State-wide Races

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Democrat incumbents area leading in November races, according to a new survey from Public Policy Polling. Fresh off of last week’s primaries, Governor John Kitzhaber leads GOP challenger Dennis Richardson by 13 points, despite Kitzhaber’s struggle to overcome failed Cover Oregon implementation. Senator Jeff Merkley also shows a 14-point lead over...
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Alleged Conspirators to be Tried Separately

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County District Attorney’s office has withdrawn a request to combine the trials of a man and woman accused of conspiring to murder the woman’s ex-husband. Carla Clark and Zane Sterling Skeen will be tried separately in connection with the 2013 beating death of Larry Clark, allegedly for insurance money.
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Klamath gets the 2015 Babe Ruth World Series

Today the Kiger board will sign the contract for the 16-18 year old Babe Ruth World Series to be hosted in Klamath Falls in August of 2015. Don Ambers of the Kiger board is inviting all baseball enthusiasts to Kiger this evening at 5:00pm to show support of the board at the signing of...
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Fewer Holiday Deaths on Oregon Roads

Salem, Ore.– Fewer people died on Oregon roads over the holiday weekend than in years past, according to Oregon State Police. Two people died in accidents over the weekend, both victims were pedestrians, one in Beaverton, the other in Eugene. That’s the fewest number of Memorial Day weekend fatalities in the state since 1970....
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Free Museum Admission for Seniors

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Senior citizens are invited to take advantage of free admission at the Klamath County Museum today. From 9am to 5pm, anyone 62 years of age and older can tour the museum for free.
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Road Work in the Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore– Expect some delays on Washburn Way over the next few days as crews work to finish re-striping the road and the downtown area this week. You can also expect to see some worn out and vandalized signs being replaced in KFalls.
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Oregon National Guard Headed to Afghanistan

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Hundreds of Oregon Guardsmen are gearing up for deployment here in the next several weeks, including a company from KFalls. First Squadron, 82nd Cavalry is headquartered in Bend, but includes a company in Klamath Falls. The officials mobilization ceremony is June 16th in Bend. They’re headed to Afghanistan to help with...
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Fights Lead to Prison Lockdown

Pendleton, Ore.– Prisoners fighting led to a lockdown at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton Monday. According to the Department of Corrections, a fight broke about in the dining room during dinner, so guards placed the west side of the prison on lockdown. Then fights started breaking out in other parts of the prison...
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Man Injured Fleeing from Police

Bend, Ore.– Police in Bend tried stopping a man driving a stolen car yesterday… leading to a high speed chase on Highway 97. Oregon State Police put out spike strips to try stopping the car, but the man lost control of the car trying to avoid the strips. The vehicle rolled several times injuring the...
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