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PenAir adds another outbound flight

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Starting November 27th PenAir will add a second Sunday flight out of the Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport. The new outbound flight will leave at 6:40am, adding to the current 11:00am departure. PenAir officials say the one Sunday flight is usually pretty full, and they’re responding to feedback from customers. PenAir started...
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Parkerson sentenced to 30 years for shooting deputy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The man convicted of shooting and injuring a Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 years in prison. A jury found William Parkerson guilty of attempted aggravated murder in May. Parkerson shot and seriously injured deputy Jason Weber during a traffic stop in August 2014.  Weber was shot...
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Public hearing to discuss monument expansion

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners will hold a town hall forum next week to get input on a proposed expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. A similar public hearing was held in Ashland earlier this month… which attracted primarily supporters of the plan to double the 66-thousand acre monument between Ashland and Klamath...
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Kitzhaber not a fan of Measure 97

Portland, Ore.– Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is going against his party… and speaking out against Measure 97. Kitzhaber posted a message on his facebook page last night saying that the measure intends to throw another 6-billion dollars into state programs, regardless of whether they’re working. Kitzhaber says Oregon needs at least another 2...
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Where can you drop off your election ballot?

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregonians are already returning ballots, and that’s created a question about stamps. Only one first-class stamp is needed to return your ballot, not two as some social media posts are suggesting. You can skip the stamp altogether by dropping off your ballot in person at an official drop box. To find...
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ODFW issues non-lethal methods for preventing wolf attacks

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Wildlife officials have a plan for keeping wolves away from livestock in Klamath and Lake Counties. The Oregon department of Fish and Wildlife released a plan yesterday to use non-lethal methods of keeping wolves from attacking livestock. Those methods include keeping livestock in a pen or other protected area at night...
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Chamber accepting awards nominations

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Chamber will celebrate the accomplishments of its members and the community on January 14, 2017, at the 96th Annual Awards Gala. The socializing and networking pre-ceremony will take place in the Ross Ragland lobby with catered food and beverages, and awards will be presented in the auditorium. Last...
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Jewell encourages tribal involvement in land management

Fairbanks, Alaska – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced a Secretarial Order encouraging cooperative management opportunities between the Department’s land and water managers and federally-recognized tribes. The Secretarial Order sets out a framework to ensure that Native communities have the opportunity to assume meaningful and substantive roles in managing public lands...
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Procession honors deputy killed in Wednesday shooting

Alturas, Calif.– Hundreds of people were on hand Saturday to pay their respects for the 31-year old Modoc County Sheriff’s Deputy who died in the line of duty last week. Deputy Jack Hopkins responded to a call for a domestic disturbance on Wednesday morning outside of Alturas. He confronted one of those believed to...
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Oregon State Police confiscated nearly 300 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop outside of Klamath Falls. (Photo: Oregon State Police)

Man arrested trying to haul pot out of Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police arrested a Georgia man driving a U-Haul yesterday morning after the man failed to come to a complete stop at a stop sign on Highway 140 East just outside of Klamath Falls. The trooper asked if he could check out the contents of the UHaul… and the driver...
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