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Southern Oregon skiing starts Thursday

The Mount Ashland Ski Area opens for skiers Thursday. All four chairlifts will be open and the mountain plans to open extra days in December. The mountain will offer ski runs through next Monday and will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday except the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day.
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Two options for extradition of man in 1997 disappearance case

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A man lodged in Klamath County Jail will remain there unless California Gov. Jerry Brown signs a warrant or the man signs extradition paperwork. Ed Henline Jr. was arrested last month on conspiracy and accessory to commit a crime dating back to the 1997 disappearance of Hannah Zaccaglini. Until he...
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Snowflake Festival Parade Thursday night

Over 100 floats are expected in this year’s Snowflake Festival Parade, which will go down Main Street ending at Veteran’s Park. The parade starts Thursday night at 7 p.m. Many local businesses on Main Street will be open later for those wanting to holiday shop before the parade begins.
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Breakfast with Santa this weekend

On Saturday, milk and cookies will give way – temporarily – to pancakes, eggs and sausage. It is “Breakfast with Santa at Applebee’s” – a Relay for Life event. Local children are invited to meet Santa and picture packages will be offered in addition to breakfast. Tickets are $7 for those 12 and over...
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Klamath Basin flood watch cancelled

A flood watch for the Klamath Basin was cancelled Tuesday afternoon. The National Weather Service had expected the watch to last until Wednesday due to the forecasts at the time. While rain was continuing to fall, flooding was no longer expected. Only minor ponding of water is possible over low lying areas. Forecasts for...
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Drugs may have led to Bonanza double homicide

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — A drug deal may be to blame for a double homicide near Bonanza last October. Klamath County Deputy District Attorney Sharon Forster told NBC-2 investigators believe the men were shot over a drug deal. 32-year-old Everado Mendez-Ceja and 38-year-old Ricardo Jauregui were found just outside Bonanza after Jauregui’s burned-out truck...
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Share your tree lighting pictures here

If you’ve attended any of the Basin tree lighting ceremonies, share your photos at MyBasin.com. Email news@mybasin.com with photos you’re willing to share.
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Goff Fire restoration includes collaborative meetings

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — The Happy Camp Oak Knoll Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest is hosting two collaboration meetings to discuss the Goff Fire Healthy Forest Restoration Act Project. Initial meetings are planned for Dec. 11 and Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Seiad Valley Fire Department located at 44601 Highway...
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Contributions to United Way significantly down

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The United Way is significantly short of its 2012 fundraising goal, but volunteers have pledged to continue working through the end of the year to raise as much as possible. Campaign chairman Jeff Daniels says only 70 percent of the $755,000 goal has been raised. He says they have yet...
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Man is arrested after being up a river, with a dock

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A man was arrested this weekend after being uncooperative with a river rescue.  59-year-old Larry Strain was riding his runaway dock down the Umpqua River when he refused rescue because there were three boats tied to the dock. The rescuers wouldn’t push the boats to shore, saying it was safe, according...
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