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ODOT has driving tips for winter conditions

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — ODOT has a reminder for drivers now that most of the roads in the basin are experiencing ice and snow. Drivers need to pay attention to weather and road forecasts and plan transportation alternatives until conditions improve. If you have to drive on snowy or icy roads, use chains, winter...
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Tehama County Board of Supervisors decide to put the State of Jefferson question on the June 2014 ballot

TEHEMA COOUNTY, Ca. –The Tehama County Board of Supervisors have decided by a vote of 4-1 to put the State of Jefferson question on the June 2014 ballot. The cost of putting the measure on the ballot will be a little more than $12,000, and they believe it will be a cost-effective means of...
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Klamath Community College adds their first-ever Executive Director of Klamath Community College Foundation

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Community College has added their first-ever Executive Director of the Klamath Community College Foundation. Dr. Steven Meneses will work with the Foundation’s Board of Directors to increase charitable giving for the foundation and build an alumni network. The KCC Foundation supports the mission of Klamath Community College by raising...
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Dennis Linthicum seeing positive response in his run for Congress

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –Dennis Linthicum has been hard at work on the campaign trail, as his campaign for Congress is in full swing here in Oregon. Linthicum says that so far he’s seeing a favorable response to his run. Linthicum recently posted several reasons why he believes he’s a better candidate then his opponent...
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Lawmakers sign agreement for sharing water in the Upper Klamath Basin

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Gov. Kitzhaber and representatives of the Obama administration have signed an agreement for sharing water in the Upper Klamath Basin. The governor and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner joined ranchers and the Klamath Tribes in endorsing key elements of future legislation to reduce the likelihood of shutting off irrigation to...
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Low temps cause risk of bursting pipes

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — With the below normal temperatures we’ve been seeing and ice forming on windshields overnight, homeowners need to think about their pipes bursting. Unscrewing the hose from the faucet during the winter could mean the difference in hundreds of dollars of plumbing repairs. Garden hoses are one of the three most...
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Klamath Falls Police looking for suspect in reported garage fire

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls Police are looking for a suspect in a reported garage fire at a vacant home last Friday. Firefighters were called out to a garage on fire around one in the afternoon at Union Avenue and Mitchell Street, and they were able to contain the fire, but there was...
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Five arrested for driving under the influence during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Five people were arrested for driving under the influence during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The arrests were part of a coordinated effort by local law enforcement agencies. All 5 people arrested were taken in by the Klamath Falls Police Department. Police also pulled over several drivers for speeding.
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Conservation groups challenging U.S. Forest Service plans to log outside Crater Lake

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Conservation groups are challenging U.S. Forest Service plans to log outside Crater Lake National Park in an area that the groups want to see protected. as wilderness. The lawsuit, filed by the groups Cascadia Wild and Oregon Wild want to stop the Loafer timber sale in an area east of...
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Dennis Linthicum lists reasons he’d be a better candidate

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Dennis Linthicum is spelling it out out voters on his website on why he’s a better candidate than his opponent, Rep. Greg Walden. Klamath County Commissioner Linthicum now has a section listing the main issues where he differs with Walden. On the site Linthicum states the opinions of Walden from...
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