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Take A State Budget Survey

Salem, Ore. – If you’ve ever wanted to put in your 2 cents on the Oregon state budget, now’s your chance.  Representative Mike McLane has a survey available online that anyone can take.  It’s about 10 questions and Representative McLane says he will use the public input to guide policy discussions.  If you’re interested...
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Night Flights For The Next Couple Of Evenings

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Starting tonight and going through Thursday evening, the 173rd Fighter Wing will be conducting night flying operations.  4p-8p Tuesday – Thursday February 14th-16th.   The night flying is essential for the F-15 student pilots at Kingsley.  They will be practicing take offs and landings, air to air refueling, use of...
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Food Bank Getting Some Love For V-Day

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Food Bank is getting some love today for Valentine’s Day.  Today only, one dollar for every drink purchased at Dutch Brothers will be donated to the Food Bank.   The coffee company says nearly $5,000 dollars was raised last year.
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Klamath City Council And Planning Commission Not Totally On Same Page

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Last night at the joint City Council/Planning Commission meeting in Klamath Falls, the topic at hand was whether or not to extend the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) to include a 23 acre plot of land to be called Badger Flats.  The property is less than 10 minutes away from town,...
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Chip In For A Statewide Birthday Present

Salem, Ore. – Tomorrow, February 14th, which happens to be Oregon’s 158th birthday, Secretary of State Dennis Richardson will announce a statewide crowdfunding challenge.  It’s an effort to restore our state’s constitution which was originally made in 1857. Richardson will also officially launch a website, a video and a banner showing a rendering of...
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Local Firefighting Positions Open

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Coming up on Thursday February 16th, Klamath Community College is hosting a recruitment event for seasonal wildland firefighting positions. The Oregon Department of Forestry Klamath and Lake District event happens this Thursday from 12-7pm, at KCC in Building 4. Along with representatives from ODF, members of the Klamath County Fire...
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BLM To Have Open House In Lakeview

Washington, D.C. – The Bureau of Land Management will be holding eight public open houses before the end of the month.  They’re hoping to get input on their proposal to withdraw a section of land that are Sage-Grouse strongholds from future mining claims.  This is the second step in a process that started in...
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BINET Makes Another Big Bust

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Earlier this month 49 year old Richard Dean Carpenter pled guilty to a number of charges including Delivery of Methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a School, Delivery of a Counterfeit Controlled Substance and Possession of Methamphetamine. Carpenter now has been sentenced to over 4 years in state prison. After an...
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Kidney Transplant Patient Thinks Outside The Box

Eugene, Ore. – An Oregon woman who needs a kidney transplant is getting creative.  64-year-old Roxanne Loomis of Eugene has been on the kidney donor list for four and a half years.  She’s asked about 30 people including friends, family, neighbors and co workers to donate but they have all been disqualified.   So...
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Former Sheriff Skrah’s Trial Date Rescheduled

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A trial date has been rescheduled for former Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah.  The new date is May 15 and the trial could last about five days. Skrah was indicted in  2015 on nine misdemeanor counts related to the alleged mistreatment of suspects and alleged neglect of property owner’s rights....
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