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Klamath County Commissioners Hold Public Hearing on Moratorium

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners are expected to give final approval to an ordinance that would impose a one-year moratorium on marijuana dispensaries in the county. The city of KFalls has already passed regulations approving dispensaries in city limits, but county officials want to hold off for now. A final public hearing on...
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Woman Dies After being Struck by Car

Sprague River, Ore.– One man is in custody, charged with 2nd degree manslaughter and DUII after hitting and killing a woman in Sprague River last night. Klamath County Deputies responded to a report of a woman being run over on Rosewood Lane. 62-year old Barbara Lynn Malo died at the scene. 23-year old Joseph...
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Wyden Meets with Constituents

Klamath Falls, Ore.– State Senator Ron Wyden was in Klamath Falls this weekend, touting the success of the Upper Klamath Basin Water Agreement, and promising to provide the same leadership to ensure the completion of the Pacific Connector natural gas pipeline. Wyden met with constituents Saturday at KCC, and also discussed the need to...
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Murder Case Scheduled for Grand Jury

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The case of a Klamath Falls man accused of shooting and killing his co-worker last week is expected to go before a Grand Jury this week. 58-year old James Harold Forshee was arrested Thursday, accused of killing Emery Connor, a mechanical engineer at BNSF Railway where both men worked. The DA is...
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ODFW Public Meetings Scheduled for KFalls, Lakview

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hosts a series of public meetings around the state in early May to hear public comment on proposals for big game, game bird, and furbearer hunting and trapping seasons. Meetings are set for Lakeview May 6, 2014, at 6:00 pm, at the Eagles Lodge, 27...
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National Parks Week Kicks Off

Crater Lake, Ore.– US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel was in Oregon this weekend. Jewell took part in Friday’s signing of the Upper Klamath Basin Water Agreement, but took some time out on Saturday to have some fun at Crater Lake– kicking off National Parks Week. Entrance fees are free at National Parks...
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Spring Burn Window Closed; Spring Clean-up Day Set

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The 2014 Spring Open Burning Window within the Klamath County Air Quality Zone  ended on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at  5:00 pm. Outdoor burning is no longer allowed inside the air quality zone as of 5:00 p.m. Saturday April 19.  MyBasin.com had previously published incorrect information stating that the burn window started on April 19th. The...
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Wyden to Hold Town Meetings Friday, Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Senator Ron Wyden is be in the Basin this weekend, holding Town Hall meetings and checking in with local leaders. Wyden is in Lake County Friday evening, meeting at 4:00 at Lakeview High School. Then on Saturday he meets at 10:30 in the morning at Klamath Community College. Both meetings are...
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Governor On-hand for Historic Signing

Chiloquin, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber made a rare trip to the Basin this morning to participate in the signing of the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement at Collier State Park. Several tribal, state, and local officials were on hand for the signing, which many have labeled as “historic.” The pact with the Klamath...
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Forshee Expected in Court this Afternoon

The man charged with the death of his co-worker at BNSF yesterday morning is expected to appear in court this afternoon. 58-year old James Forshee was arrested yesterday following the shooting death of mechanical engineer Emery Connor. No information has been provided about a possible motive for the shooting. Forshee is chared with murder.
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