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National Weather Service Issues Special Weather Statement

Medford, Ore. – The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement for the Klamath Basin, advising that cold temperatures are expected Wednesday through Friday. A cool airmass will enter the region early this week, causing temperatures to dip 10 to 20 degrees below normal. This means temperatures could drop below freezing , and...
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No Fatalities on Oregon Highways Over Superbowl Sunday

Salem, Ore. – Oregon State Troopers were out in force yesterday and early this morning… looking for impaired drivers. Troopers arrested 43 drunk drivers across the state… including 2 in the Klamath Falls Command area. No one died on Oregon highways on Super Bowl Sunday… a day the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration...
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Lakeview Schools Pilot Smarter Balance Testing

Lakeview School District #7 will pilot a new, controversial test this Spring. The Smarter Balanced test is part of the implementation of the national Common Core curriculum, which many states have adopted and started implementing, but some now want out of.  Parents will not receive the results of Smarter Balanced testing that takes place...
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Nolan Seeks Commissioner Seat

Lucinda Nolan has announced that she’ll run for Lake County Commissioner Position 3. Nolan so far is the only one seeking to unseat incumbent Ken Kestern. Last year, voters decided Commissioner positions should be non-partisan.
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KFalls Chiropractor Back on the Job

The Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners has cleared a Klamath Falls chiropractor to resume practice after a two-year suspension. Scott Wallace of Pine Tree Chiropractic will remain under probation with the board for 10 years, and Wallace is required to have a male chaperone present during appointments with female patients—without exception—for the rest of...
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Klamath Animal Shelter Seeks Volunteers

The Klamath Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to participate in its next orientation session at 11:00 am on February 22nd. All volunteers must undergo a background check. A $10.oo donation is requested to help cover the cost of the background check. For more information or to register, visit the shelter’s website, or call,...
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KU Grad Hittin’ the Slopes in Sochi

When you tune in to watch the winter games in Sochi next week… you may see a familiar face on the slopes. Klamath Union grad, Laurenne Ross has made the U-S Olympic Ski team! Ross was K-U’s valedictorian when she graduated in 2006. She’ll compete in the Downhill, Super G, and Super Combined races.
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Red Cross Needs Donations of Blood

While Oregon is in the midst of a drought, other parts of the country have been crippled by winter weather. That’s led to fewer donations of blood due to the cancellation of Red Cross Blood Drives across the United States. Jen Collins Watson with the American Red Cross says the organization is in Winter...
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Feds Join in Search for Kidnapping Suspect

Milwaukie, Ore.– Federal Marshalls have joined in the search for a man suspected of kidnapping a woman from the tanning shop where she worked outside of Portland. The woman managed to escape by jumping from the man’s van as he was driving. 49-year old Kelly Swodoba is a Federal fugitive, wanted on parole violations...
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County Seeks to Pursue Public Power

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County City Council last week decided to table the issue of taking over services for Pacific Power after getting an earful from Basin residents. The County, however, still thinks it’s a good idea to ditch the power company and get into the energy business. At last night’s Commissioner’s meeting,...
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