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Crash kills woman in Klamath County

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — A fatal crash yesterday morning took the life of a woman that was traveling through Klamath County. A man driving east on 138 drove through the stop sign at Highway 97 near Diamond Lake. A tanker truck traveling north on 97 hit the Honda on the passenger side, killing the...
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Earthquake

Earthquake preparedness training this month in Lakeview and Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Office of Emergency Management and American Red Cross are teaming up to bring earthquake preparedness to communities in Southern Oregon. They’ll be working in our area this month, which is National Earthquake Preparedness Month. The public workshops will teach residents how to prepare, survive, and recover from an...
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Oregon woman born without birth certificate gets licenses after four month struggle

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The 94 year old woman that couldn’t get her driver’s license because she never had a birth certificate now has her license. It took four months for Gold Hill resident Helen Mary Thomas to get her license because when she was born in Tennesee, she wasn’t issued a birth certificate....
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Structure fire in Stewart Lennox

The following are photos taken at a structure fire in the Stewart Lennox area near Fawn Avenue.
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OIT

OIT ranked in the top 10 of undergrad colleges by U.S. News and World Report

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — U.S. News and World Report’s survey of undergraduate programs for their “Best Colleges 2014” says that a college here in Klamath Falls is ranked in the top ten. The the Oregon Institute of Technology No. 6 among best undergraduate colleges in the Western region. The university is also number two ...
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Wolf

OR-7 finds home in the mountains near Klamath Falls

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon’s famous lone wolf has settled into the mountains near Klamath Falls. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says a OR-7′s GPS tracking collar says he’s been in the southern Cascades in southeastern Jackson County and southwestern Klamath County all summer. Officials say the 3-year-old wolf has found habitat...
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SPOTTED OWL

Officials ok the killing of Barred Owls to save the Spotted Owl

SALEM, Ore. — Federal wildlife officials are going ahead with an experiment to see if killing one owl will help save another owl from extinction. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gave their final approval to a plan that will send hunters into the woods to shoot barred owls in attempt to save the...
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fire

Loans available for business owners that were affected by Oregon fires

WASHINGTON — Small businesses that have been economically impacted by forest fires that began on July 26, could be eligible for low interest working capital federal disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Several fire complexes, including the Douglas Complex and Big Windy Complex, have burned 100,000 acres in Oregon, and affected local...
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Roadworkers working on Highway 39 at the Merrill/Lakeview junction until the 24th

Roadworkers started work on Highway 39 at 6th Street and the Merrill/Lakeview Junction on Monday night, and will be on sight through the 24th of this month. They will have one lane closed, and drivers should expect delays in the area.
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Highway 97

Roadway tied up for hours in LaPine

LAPINE, Ore. — The roadway was tied up yesterday morning after a truck hauling paint crashed at the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 31. 54 year old Dennis Chaffin from Chilcoot, California fell asleep while driving, overturned his truck and trailer, and then crashed into a road sign. Chaffin was uninjured, and cited...
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