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Grant to help Peterson Elementary make building safer

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Business Oregon’s Infrastructure Finance Authority has awarded the Klamath County School District a nearly $1.5 Million grant to improve the structure of the school’s cafeteria, making it safer in case of an earthquake. According to a press release from the school district, the organization awarded the grant in April, and the...
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Accident that injures Klamath Falls medical personnel “most difficult multi-patient extraction”

Yreka, Calif.– Doctors and nurses on a rafting trip in Siskiyou County are recovering after the bus they were on rolled yesterday afternoon near Copco Lake. The medical staff members are all employees at Cascades East Family Clinic in Klamath Falls. Some employee family members were also on the bus. Two people were taken...
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Klamath Falls medical personnel injured in bus crash

Yreka, Calif.– A bus that was reportedly carrying doctors and nurses from Klamath Falls was involved in a rollover accident in Siskiyou County yesterday afternoon. The California Highway Patrol says the bus landed on its top after going off the road. Yreka News is reporting that two patients were critically injured, three were seriously injured....
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Grants Pass has highest rate of car thefts in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You’re more likely to have your car stolen in Grants Pass than in any other place in Oregon. The National Insurance Crime Bureau released a recent report ranking US cities by their rate of vehicle thefts, and Grants Pass has the 27th highest rate of car thefts in the nation. Portland has...
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Wild Horse Running

Lawmakers consider sterilizing wild horses, burros

Washington, DC.– The US Bureau of Land Management is getting ready to begin capturing and sterilizing wild horses in the western United States. The government already has about 47-thousand horses corralled at taxpayer expense. There are an estimated 67-thousand wild horses and burros foraging on federal land in ten states— about 2.5 times more...
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Upper Klamath Lake

Health advisory issues for Upper Klamath Lake

Salem, Ore.– A health advisory was issued today for Howard Bay (also known locally as Howards Bay or Howard’s Bay), located in the southwest corner of Upper Klamath Lake, northwest of Klamath Falls in Klamath County. Water monitoring has confirmed the presence of toxic blue-green algae in the bay. Toxin concentrations can be harmful...
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Klamath Falls Honda and Subaru Kick Off Event for Kruise of Klamath

Yesterday Klamath Falls Honda and Subaru hosted a kick off event for the Kruise of Klamath. They were showing off cars and giving away free food and drinks and taking donations for Friends of the Children. Listen to the interview with Jeremy from Klamath Falls Honda and Subaru below. 
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Woman charged in abuse of her child

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman is charged with child abuse after being accused of not getting medical treatment for the toddler after she had been injured. It was nearly a year ago that the woman’s boyfriend, 27-year old Jonathan Scott George, was arrested for allegedly pinching and burning the girl who was...
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PILT funds grow for Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County will receive about 8-thousand dollars more than last year through the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program. The money is to replace income the county would receive through taxes and by selling natural resources on land that was taken over by the Federal government. Klamath County will receive more...
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Deputies cleared in Roseburg shooting

Roseburg, Ore.– It was ten days ago that Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies fired their weapons at a shooting suspect who was later found dead in a wooded area in Roseburg. An autopsy shows that 25-year old Joseph George died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. George had shot and injured a 19-year old Eugene woman...
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