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Chiloquin Library to Sell Books

Chiloquin, Ore.– Friends of the Chiloquin Library hold a plant and book sale to raise funds for the library. That’ll be next Saturday at the city wide yard sale at City Park.
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Weekend Fire Training Exercise

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Fire District One crews battled a blaze they started themselves yesterday. You may have seen some smoke off of Washburn Way, but fire fighters were just conducting a training exercise.
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Welfare Pilot Program to be Discussed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Supporting children through improved welfare programs– that’s the goal of a pilot program called Different Response being tested in Klamath and Lake Counties. The programs aims to provide several avenues for ensuring children’s total well-being when a family is screened as a result of being reported for possible abuse or neglect....
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OSP Asking for Witness to Come Forward

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed a deadly motorcycle accident on Highway 97 North of Bend last Thursday, to please contact them. They’re looking for additional witness accounts to help them determine what caused a car and motorcycle to wreck, killing a Portland woman who was a...
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Budget Committee Approves Spending Plan

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Budget Committee yesterday approved a 188-million dollar budget for fiscal year 2014-2015, including nearly 10-million for the Klamath County Sheriff’s office. Those funds will ensure that the Sherriff maintains 26 full-time-equivalent patrol positions and 45 in the jail.
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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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