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Family Fishing event in Grants Pass

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Enjoy a day of fishing at the Family Fishing event Saturday, May 2 at Reinhart Volunteer Park Pond in Grants Pass from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The pond is stocked with rainbow trout, including 200 in the 12 to 14-inch range that will be stocked the day before the...
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Budget Meeting Outreach

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Legislature’s Ways and Means Committee— the guys who decide how much state money to spend on what… they’ll be in Klamath Falls Friday evening, conducting hearings. According to a press release from Oregon Tech, this is a chance to tell decision makers that you want them to spend more...
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Grant Nets Fire Fighters New Radio Equipment

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Fire District One recently received $13,500 dollars worth of new radio equipment, but only had to pay about $800 for the whole lot. That’s because, according to information from the Fire District, Firefighter David Chung applied for a Homeland Security Grant that covered about 94% of the cost of...
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Fire Severely Damages Business

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Fire broke out at an industrial building on Airway Drive Wednesday afternoon. When crews arrived at Superior Fence at around 3:30, flames could be seen coming out of the roof of a building. Investigators say the blaze likely started in a powder coating booth at the back of the building, but...
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City Officials Want Your Budget Ideas

Let’s say the city of Klamath Falls gave you $500 to spend. How would you spend it? City officials really want to know, and they’ve posted the question on Open City Hall. They can’t please all of the people all of the time… but they hope that this exercise will give them some ideas on what...
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Oregon Tops in Sportiness

Oregon ranks number 5 in the list of the nation’s top ten sportiest states. According to survey site retale.com, Oregon is one of the top states when it comes to stressing the importance of physical play. The state ranked 6th for miles run per capita, and fourth for the number of workers who bike or...
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OLCC Submits Pot Control Budget Request

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is asking state lawmakers for 10.5 million dollars for the 20-15 to 20-17 budget to manage the new recreational pot industry. That money would be used to hire 33 employees, and pay for IT projects that would allow business owners to apply for licenses online. The OLCC expects to generate...
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Mono Basin Sage Grouse Populations on the Mend

Wildlife officials say a species of Sage Grouse found only in California and Nevada no longer needs federal protections. Now, federal officials are still weighing the possibility of increasing protections for  other sage grouse species in the Western US, including here in Eastern Oregon. US Fish and Wildlife Service officials say it was voluntary...
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Fort Jones Teen Recovering from February Wreck

A 15-year old Fort Jones girl is still hospitalized after a February accident that left her critically injured. Brianna Eaton’s grandmother posted an update on social media yesterday saying that Brianna will likely be in Oakland Children’s Hospital for another 2 months. She was one of six people injured in a February 10th accident...
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Youth Conservation Corps Accepting Applications

 The Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge is hosting a youth Conservation Corps program this summer. Teens aged 15 to 18 can earn 9 dollars an hour during the summer.  You can visit the National Parks Service website to find out more about the program and qualifications.  You can print off the application HERE. All...
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