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Trip to Rose Bowl Costs a Pretty Penny

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you were thinking about making the trek down to Pasadena for the Rose Bowl in a few weeks, you’d better have a pretty penny saved up. Rose Bowl packages are being offered ranging anywhere from $500 to $1500. But those don’t include tickets to the game. The cheapest seat for...
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Services Scheduled to Remember Former POW Ernie Brace

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Former POW and Purple Heart recipient Ernie Brace will be remembered today. The 82-year old Klamath Falls resident was a retired Marine Corps pilot, documented to be the longest-held prisoner of war during the Vietnam war, held for seven years, ten months, and 7 days. Brace passed away on Friday. A...
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Pacific Power Seeks Rate Hike in California

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Pacific Power is asking California’s Public Utilities Commission to allow them to raise rates by six-tenths of a percent next year. Officials with the utility say the hike would raise the average customer’s bill by only about 85 cents per month. If approved, the increase would go into effect January first.
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Alturas Woman Charged After Police Chase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An Alturas woman was arrested recently after a police chase that started out with a woman trying to register a stolen vehicle. 41-year old Nina Astrid Sidener had tried to register a truck in her daughter’s name. The Modoc Records reports that Jessie Smith had taken the trick for a test...
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Road Construction Continues in Bly Mountain Area

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Work continues on Highway 140 between Ritter Road and Deer Run Road at Bly Mountain this week. According to the Department of Transportation, you can expect delays of up to 20 minutes as flaggers and a pilot car control traffic there during daylight hours. Crews will be performing some drilling and...
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Oregon Remembers: Pearl Harbor

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Governor John Kitzhaber ordered flags at all public buildings in Oregon lowered to half-staff yesterday in honor of Pearl Harbor Day. Yesterday was the 73rd anniversary of that attack at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, which killed nearly 25-hundred people, and injured another 1-thousand.
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Sage Grouse Could Lead to Cheat Grass Control

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s a problem that has plagued ranchers for years… and the sage grouse just might help to fix it. Cheat Grass, as its called, that noxious weed with the barbed seed pods is threatening sage grouse habitat, and The US Department of Agriculture is looking for a soil bacteria that will...
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Two Arrested in Possible Counterfeit Bust

Klamath Falls, Ore. — At least two people were arrested in during a raid at a home in Klamath Falls late Saturday night. KOBI is reporting that Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies and SWAT vehicles were involved in the raid that led to the arrests of Kevin Homer and Michael Kendrick. A spokesperson for the...
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Damaged mountain roads

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Fremont Winema National Forest is asking outdoor enthusiasts to please stay off of unpaved roads. This is the time of year when folks are out getting firewood and Christmas trees, and there are a lot of unmaintained dirt roads in Oregon’s forests. When vehicles drive over wet and muddy...
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Poacher Caught

Bonanza, Ore. – A Bonanza man was arrested after a state police trooper caught him hunting deer. According to the Oregon State Police, 53-year old Vern Sieminski is charged with 2 counts of taking buck deer out of season. Sieminski and another man, 70-year old Charles Beck from Ketchikan, Alaska was arrested on one...
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