Pacific Power

$3000 reward offered for info on power line damage

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Pacific Power is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of whoever is responsible for shooting and damaging a transmission line crossing the Klamath River near Keno. According to a press release, the most recent damage was found Oct. 20 south of Clover Creek Road, however...
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Dutch Bros. donates to breast cancer research

Grants Pass, Ore.– Dutch Bros. raised more than $220,000 dollars during the month of October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All 272 Dutch Bros. locations sold pink travel mugs for $5 a piece, with the proceeds going toward breast cancer research and mammogram testing. Spokesperson Jen Wheatley says it’s no random fundraiser...
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KID gearing up for recall, special elections

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Next Tuesday is when your general election ballot has to be turned in to the Klamath County clerk’s office. But for members of the Klamath Irrigation District, there’s another vote happening on Monday AND Tuesday, November 7th and 8th. Monday is a recall election, with board member Grant Knoll’s position on the...
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Oregon Promise helps students with community college tuition

Portland, Ore.– A new state grant is helping thousands of Oregon students take classes at community colleges in the state. According to the Oregonian… early enrollment figures from state education officials show that about 6-thousand students statewide are taking community college classes through the Oregon Promise program. Oregon Promise provides tuition subsidies for students who...
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Drought conditions improving in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– What a difference a year makes. This time last year… 67-percent of the state of Oregon was in Extreme Drought, according to the US Drought Monitor. Today… less than three percent of the state meets the extreme drought designation… and more than half of the state isn’t experiencing any drought right...
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Oregon’s Road User Fee task force recommends state-wide mileage tax

Salem, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Transportation says a test group of car owners paying taxes by the mile rather than paying gas taxes is working. The Oregon Road User Fee Task Force is recommending charging all vehicles rated at 20 miles per gallon or less a road usage fee beginning in 2025. Oregon is...
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Gubernatorial candidate plans visit to Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Just a week away from the election… and Klamath Falls is getting some attention at least one of the gubernatorial candidates. Dr. Bud Pierce plans to visit Klamath Falls on Wednesday afternoon. He’ll stop off at the Republican Party Headquarters, 1739 Washburn Way, at 3PM. For directions or questions contact Ruth...
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Former governor’s son arrested on DUI, other charges

Portland, Ore.– Logan Kitzhaber was arrested Wednesday on DUI… reckless driving… and a number of other charges in connection with an accident that happened back in July. The 19-year-old son of former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber was seriously injured in the crash on Highway 101 when his car crossed the centerline and sideswiped a...
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No change in unemployment for Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Unemployment held steady at 7.4 percent in Klamath County during the month of September, according to the Oregon Employment Department. Jobs and Trade and Manufacturing were lost last month. Overall… more people are working in the county compared to a year ago when unemployment was 8.1 percent. In Lake County… Unemployment is also unchanged....
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Klamath National Forest

Forestry Department holds employment workshops

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – The Fremont-Winema National Forest is preparing to hire more than 100 positions across south-central Oregon, and wants to help interested applicants with the process. Two workshops are scheduled to share information on temporary positions for the 2017 field season and firefighting positions, as well as tips on navigating the federal application...
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