Klamath County Gets Closer To TRL Fees/Fines Schedule

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Recently at a Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) Work Session, the members of the County’s Public Health Department presented the proposed Tobacco Retail Licensing (TRL) fee and penalty schedule. County Public Health Director, Courtney Vanbragt said that they’re close to locking in exact numbers for fees/fines/licenses etc but nothing is...
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FBI Makes A Statement Regarding The Recent Stabbing In Portland

Portland, Ore. – The Portland metropolitan area is still reeling from the stabbing on the MAX train from last Friday.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation has gotten involved and Loren Cannon, the Special Agent in charge of the FBI in Oregon has made this statement:   “The loss of life from this event is...
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Former KCSO Sheriff Frank Skrah Will Not Do Jail Time

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Former Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah was sentenced today Friday May 26th at the Klamath County Court, on 5 misdemeanor counts. The maximum he was expecting to receive was a year behind bars and over $6-thousand dollars in fines. At today’s sentencing Judge Roxanne Osborne handed down the following: One...
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Suspected Norovirus Outbreak In Klamath Falls City School District

Klamath Falls, Ore. – We’re just getting word that the Klamath County Public Health department is aware that a number of students and staff at Mills Elementary School are experiencing Norovirus-like symptoms. Things such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain/cramps and diarrhea. Public health officials are currently working in collaboration with KCSD and the Oregon Health...
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Extra Law Enforcement Patrols Out This Holiday Weekend – On Land AND Water

Klamath Falls, Ore. – This Memorial Day weekend The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, along with law enforcement agencies across the state, will be out and about in an enhanced traffic enforcement projects. Not just on the roads but on the waterways too. KCSO has assigned a full complement of marine patrols on Basin bodies...
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Fake $20 & $100 Bills Circulating In Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Someone in the Basin has been using counterfeit bills at area businesses. Members of the Oregon State Police Klamath Falls Area Command have been investigating the use of counterfeit $20 and $100 dollar bills. The investigation which is being done in cooperation with the Klamath Falls Police Department, Klamath County...
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Fire Affects Two Residents In Bonanza This Morning

Bonanza, Ore. - A fire broke out early this morning in Bonanza. Disaster responders from the American Red Cross responded to a blaze about 6:30am in the in the 6500 block of Happy Hollow Lane. The fire affected two adults and the Red Cross assisted them with some immediate basic needs like temporary housing, food,...
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What’s Open/Closed On Memorial Day, Monday May 29th

Klamath Falls, Ore. – So what is open and what is closed on Monday, May 29th, Memorial Day? CLOSED ON MONDAY: All branches of the Klamath County Library District, all Banks and Credit Unions, the United States Post Office, all county and city businesses including courts, Basin Transit Service will not be operating and...
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KCC Launch Helps Towards Fundraising Goal

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Over 100 people gathered Tuesday afternoon at Klamath Community College for the “KCC Tech Launch” celebration. The launch was part of the campaign fundraiser “Completing the Transformation,” which began about four months ago, according to Julie Murray-Jensen, vice president of enrollment and external affairs. KCC is hoping to raise $650-thousand...
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Oregon And California Governors Join Forces For NW Salmon

Salem, Ore. – Earlier today, Thursday May 25th both Oregon Governor Kate Brown and California Governor Jerry Brown announced a request to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross for a declaration of a catastrophic regional fishery disaster and commercial fishery failure for salmon in their states. The declaration begins the process for requesting federal...
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