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Sage Grouse Public Comments Period Ends

Klamath Falls, Ore.–Public Comment Period for Oregon Greater Sage Grouse Resource Mgmt Plan Amendment and Draft EIS ends February 20th, 2014.  Find out how you will be affected, and submit comments by February 20th. Click here for a map to see if you fall under the “Preliminary Priority Habitat, or the “Preliminary General  Habitat. Click on the third link (” Fig2 01...
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Bray Sentenced for Shooting Husband

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Klamath County woman will spend 90 months in jail for shooting her husband. A jury found Elizabeth Bray guilty of first degree assault after she shot her husband in November of 2010. Prosecutors say she was intoxicated at the time, and that the gun mis-fired twice before a third...
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Baxter Black in Lakeview for Fundraiser

You can see Baxter Black next month, in Lakeview. The Columnist with a whimsical sense of humor appears at a fund-raising dinner for Lakeview Rotary Club’s Lake Youth Soccer Field Project on March 8th. Social hour begins at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner at 7:00 pm. The first 50 people to buy tickets will...
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Lego Building is Awesom

Congrats to Team Twister, a local Lego robotics teams that earned second place in robot programming at a state-competition in Hillsboro last month. No word whether Kragle was used in their creation…
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Woman Found Alive After Missing for a Week

An amazing story out of Cottage Grove this weekend… where a 52-year old woman was found trapped in a pit after being missing for a week. She survived the snow storm, used a plastic bag to capture water. She had gone for a walk in a wooded area, fell into the pit and couldn’t...
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City, County Officials Discuss Dispensary Regulations

Klamath Falls City council members will meet with Klamath County Commissioners in a workshop session this week to discuss medical marijuana dispensary regulations. Dispensaries become legal on March 1st.
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Tourism on the Agenda

The Klamath Falls City Council meets tomorrow to discuss ways to get more visitors to the Basin. It’s part of a marketing plan that will pair the town up with United Express. Several local business and tourism agencies are involved in the program. The airport received a $135,000 federal grant last year to help...
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Red Cross: Blood Donations Needed

Severe winter weather across the US has led the to shortages of blood donations. You can help the Red Cross by donating blood Monday at the Donor Center on South Sixth Street from noon until 6pm.
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Update: I-84 Should Re-open Tonight

As of late last night… one lane of East-bound traffic is now open on I-84 near Hood River. Both eastbound lanes and one West-bound lane was closed after a landslide last week. The road should be completely cleared by tonight.
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Merkley Visits with Klamath, Lakeview residents

Senator Jeff Merkley was in town over the weekend… meeting with constituents in Lakeview and Klamath Falls. Merkley heard concerns about the effects the drought will have on farmers, especially when water reserves in Basin reservoirs are being held back to protect endangered fish. Merkley said he’ll get involved in bringing in Federal resources...
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