St. Patrick’s Day Raffle Tickets Now Available

Salem, Ore. – Even though we’re not even into February yet, you can already buy your ticket for the annual Oregon State Lottery St Patrick’s Day Raffle.  This is the Lottery’s 9th annual St Patty’s Day game, and tickets cost $10.  The top prize…. One Million Dollars.  By the way, since the Oregon Lottery began...
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Scam Alert – Water Department Fake Employee

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Be on the lookout for an individual who’s claiming to be an employee of the City Water Department.  A caucasian male in his mid 40’s who goes by the name of “Bill” has been driving from home to home between the Madison and Homedale area.  He’s attempting to collect cash...
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Jered McAuliffe

Second Stabbing In Three Days

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The second stabbing in three days has occurred in the Basin.  On Monday, 48 year old Jered Michael McAuliffe was arrested  after allegedly attacking his girlfriend during a dispute at their camp trailer on the 14540 block of Keno Worden Road. Deputies said the argument became physical and, after the...
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Christy Davis Lib Dir

Our Local 2016 Person Of The Year

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath County Library Director, Christy Davis has been named the Klamath Falls person of the year for 2016 by the Herald and News.  Davis has been with the Library since 1996 when she was hired to run their story-time bus.  When asked about her goals as the new director, Davis...
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shoveling snow

First Winter Storm Of The Year Is Here

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Basin is bracing for another winter storm.   The NWS in Medford has issued winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings for most of Southern Oregon. High levels of snow are forecast from this morning through Wednesday morning in Klamath County, along with potentially dangerous driving conditions. Our winter storm...
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Tyler Balais

Three Homicides In The County In Less Than A Week

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath County jail is starting the new year off with almost 100% capacity.  As of yesterday afternoon, there were 151 people behind barsl, which has a current capacity of 152.  On Sunday, just 40 minutes into the new year, Klamath Falls PD was called to a shooting in the...
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Klamath County Man dies in early 2017 Crash

Malin, Ore. – On January 1, 2017 at about 9AM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Highway 50 near milepost 25 (just southeast of Malin).  Preliminary investigation revealed a 2006 Jeep Wrangler was southbound on Morelock Road when it failed to stop at a stop sign...
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Five New County Officials To Be Sworn In Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The swearing in of the new Mayor, two new commissioners and two new city council members takes place today.  Some of them are hitting the ground running.   Shortly after tonight’s 6:45pm swearing in, new Council members-elect Kendall Bell and Phil Studenberg along with Mayor-elect Carol Westfall, will hear a presentation...
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Community group to continue Tool Library plans

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A second Tool Library organizational meeting will be held at the Gaucho Collective, 1038 Main St., 11:00 am on Saturday, January 7th. If you were unable to attend the initial organizational meeting and are interested in assisting with the Tool Library you are encouraged to join organizers. The meeting will begin...
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Oregon lawmakers refuse pay raise

Salem, Ore.– Some State lawmakers have decided that a budget shortfall means they shouldn’t get pay raises… and they’re out to help their colleagues follow their example. Senator Tim Knopp and Representative Knute Buehler announced yesterday that they’re refusing the recently passed 2.7 percent pay increase. They plan to introduce legislation next month to...
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