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Friday Blood Drive

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Red Cross Bloodmobile is at Liberty Tax on South Sixth Street in Klamath Falls from 10am to 3pm Friday.
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Klamath CattleWomen Accepting Scholarship Applications

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Cattlewomen are accepting applications for college scholarships. The group raised scholarship funds during the recent bull sale. The scholarships are available to high school grads who live in the Basin and will be at least a college sophomore by the fall term. For more information and to receive an application...
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Cover Oregon Report is Out; Governor Kitzhaber is Not Happy

Salem, Ore.– There’s been a shake-up with leadership for Cover Oregon. Governor John Kitzhaber announced this morning that Oregon Health Authority Director, Dr. Bruce Goldberg, has resigned. At a press conference this morning, Kitzhaber said he was angry with information that came to light as a result of a third party report on what went...
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OSP Investigates Counterfeit Money

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman was arrested Tuesday night during a traffic stop, when a state trooper found counterfeit $20 bills in her purse, along with some meth. 30-year old Stephanie Vigil was stopped while driving along Boardman Avenue. A drug dog alerted officers to potential narcotics in the vehicle, which led...
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Walden Bill Would Give Local Forests Control Over Roads

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Representative Greg Walden introduced a bill this week aimed at giving local folks more control over the management of forest roads. A 2012 travel management plan intended to shut down nearly a third of Wallowa-Whitman Forest’s 12-thousand miles of forest roads. Walden says his bill will allow communities to manage roads based on...
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Counterfeit $20 Bills Discovered During Traffic Stop

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman was arrested Tuesday night during a traffic stop, when a state trooper found counterfeit $20 bills in her purse, along with some meth. 30-year old Stephanie Vigil was stopped while driving along Boardman Avenue. A drug dog alerted officers to potential narcotics in the vehicle, which led...
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History Program Makes Way Around County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Museum has been holding a series of history exhibits in outlying communities in the county. Todd Kepple is with the Museum. He says the series has been a great way to reach out to amateur historians in the Basin, many of whom have done their own history research on...
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Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Thursday in Lake County

Lakeview, Ore.– The Bureau of Land Management will do some prescribed burns in the Deep Creek area of Lake County tomorrow. You might see some smoke as you drive along Highway 140 between Lakeview and Adel between 10am and 4pm tomorrow.
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Job-Related Deaths Decrease in Oregon

Salem, Ore.– Twenty-nine people died from job-related illness or injury during 2013, that’s one fewer than in 2012. Construction saw the largest number of workplace fatalities, with seven workers killed in that industry. Logging resulted in six deaths last year. Overall, the number of job-related deaths has dropped significantly over the past 25 years.
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Missing Bend Woman’s Body Found

Bend, Ore.– A body found yesterday in brush off of Highway 20 east of Bend has been identified as a woman who had been missing since March 9th. Police say 42-year old Pivoyne Castro-Luna was beaten to death. Police are searching for 40-year old Honario De Horta-Frias, who was last seen with the woman.  
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