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Month Long Nationwide Search Ended Today In Siskiyou County

Cecilville, Cal. – A month long nationwide search for a 15 year old girl kidnapped in Tennessee by her teacher finally ended yesterday just south of us, in Siskiyou County.  50 year old Tad Cummins had abducted one of his students, 15 year old Elizabeth Thomas, in mid March.  The two had been on...
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Congratulations To All The 2017 Crystal Apple Award Winners

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Tuesday night, April 18th at the Ross Ragland Theatre the Crystal Apple Awards were given out, as the Klamath County School District celebrated eight educators representing the work of the entire district. Superintendent Greg Thede said the eight awardees represent knowledge, creativity, success and dedication – four words that spell...
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Be Wary Of Fake Home Inspectors

Salem, Ore. – The Construction Contractors Board (CCB) wants you to be careful of unlicensed home inspectors.  CCB has levied over $80 thousand dollars in fines against one phony home inspector who performed dozens of inspections in the past few months.   Gregory Mason Miller of Bend apparently used a license number belonging to...
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Fish And Wildlife Commission Meeting In Klamath Falls On Friday

Salem, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) recently released its 2016 Annual Wolf Report as well as a Draft Revised Wolf Management Plan. These documents will be presented at the upcoming Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting, Friday the 21st. The meeting is going on all day, from 8a – 5p...
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The List Of Regional Math Contest Winners Held At OIT

Klamath Falls, Ore. -  April is Math Awareness month and in honor of that, OIT recently hosted the 2017 Oregon Tech Regional Math Contest.  This event has been sponsored by the Oregon Tech Mathematics department for over 30 years. The competition brought high school students from all over the Basin to compete including kids...
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You “Otter” Take Part In This 5K At The Aquarium This Saturday

Newport, Ore. – The Oregon Coast Aquarium is all about animals, but on this Saturday, April 22nd a lot of humans will be there too.  It’s the 5th annual Oregon Coast Aquarium 5K & Kids’ Dash.  The 5K is open to all forms of runners whether you’re fast, slow or in the middle, then...
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Names Released In Monday’s Fatal Hwy 58 Crash

Crescent Lake, Ore. –  **Updated April 18th, 9pm** The Oregon State Police have now released the names of those involved in the Hwy 58 accident on Monday April 17th.  The operator of the Subaru, who died as a result of the crash is 26 year old Alex Sergio Serrano of Albany.  The operator of...
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Oregon’s Unemployment Rate Reaches Record Low In March

Salem, Ore. - Great news from the job front.  Our state’s unemployment rate dropped down to 3.8% last month, down from 4% in February.  This is the lowest unemployment rate since records began in 1976.  Compare our 3.8% with the nationwide unemployment rate of 4.5%. Over the past 12 months, 39,500 jobs were added, or...
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Klamath Falls Is The 30th Safest City In The State

Washington, D.C. – New research from the National Council for Home Safety and Security shows that Klamath Falls is the 30th safest city in Oregon.  Thei Council’s annual Safest Cities in Oregon Report for this year just came out.     #1 is Brookings followed by Umatilla, Newberg-Dundee, Silverton, and Hood River rounds out the...
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Spring Prescribed Fire Season Starting In South Central Oregon

Lakeview, Ore. – Prescribed burning will be starting soon.  Fire managers at the South Central Oregon Fire  Management Partnership (SCOFMP) say that since spring temperatures go up and snow levels go down,  humidity levels still remain high. You might notice some smoke on public lands in various areas during the next few months, but...
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