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Notes From The Klamath Falls Traffic Control Board Meeting

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Traffic Control Board had a meeting recently – this was the latest meeting since September of 2016. The first item on the agenda was parking on Prescott Street.  On Prescott, between Modoc and Siskiyou, it’s very narrow – barely room for two cars to easily pass by...
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Oregon House Takes Major Steps to Protect Tenants

Salem, Ore. – Last week the Oregon House of Representatives took a major step to protect tenants from extreme rent increases and no-cause evictions.  Two practices which unfortunately have become more common in some housing markets around the state. House Bill 2004, which passed by a vote of 31-27, establishes a just cause eviction...
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Bald Eagle Being Treated In Hood River

The Dalles, Ore. – One Bald Eagle was very lucky this week.  On Tuesday April 12th, Oregon State Police received a report from a Hood River resident about an injured Bald Eagle.   Jeff Wallace saw the bird sitting on the side of the road and noticed he was not able to fly. Wallace...
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Secretary Of State Richardson Stands Up For Oregon Voter Rights

Salem, Ore. – Secretary of State Dennis Richardson believes that every Oregonian who is eligible to vote should be able to.  A new administrative rule/executive action taken by Secretary Richardson will make it easier for voters to get involved.  As well as protecting the voting rights of over 60,000 Oregonians who would otherwise be...
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Yet Another Oregon DOC Inmate Found Unresponsive

Salem, Ore. – On Monday morning, April 10th another Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) inmate died unexpectedly.  At the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, 51 year old Louis Walls was found unresponsive in his cell at 12:20am.  Medical crews began life saving efforts but he was pronounced dead at 12:55am. As with all unanticipated...
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Klamath IDEA Center For Entrepreneurship Opens With Ribbon Cutting

Klamath Falls, Ore. – With a snip of the giant scissors across the giant red ribbon, the  Klamath IDEA Center for Entrepreneurship was officially opened!  Many of the leaders in the community were there including members of the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce, Klamath County Commissioners, representatives from OSU KBREC, KCEDA, KCC just to...
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Do You Know Either Of These Men?

Tygh Valley, Ore. – Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division for The Dalles Area Command would like your help in identifying two men.   These two are believed to be involved with wildlife violations that occurred on the White River Wildlife Area near Tygh Valley during the winter closure in late February.  The...
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Docents Wanted For The Summer At Two Klamath Falls Businesses

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Spring may just have gotten here, but if you’d like to volunteer for the summer at the Baldwin Hotel Museum or with Amtrak, the deadline to sign up is coming soon. This week there will be two meetings for prospective volunteers.  Both groups will be trained by the folks at...
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Public Hearing For Tobacco Retail Licensing Penciled In For May

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Commissioners in an Oregon county have increased the legal age for using and buying tobacco products to 21.  California and Hawaii are the only two states that have statewide laws setting the minimum age for tobacco purchase or use at 21, and Oregon lawmakers are considering it. But Lane County,...
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Active Shooter Drill At OIT Today

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Today, Tuesday April 11th, from 9am till noon, don’t be alarmed if you hear gunshots and sirens and the like coming from the Oregon Tech campus.  The staff, faculty and students of OIT are going to participate in a multi-organization emergency drill.   Those agencies assisting include the Klamath Falls Police...
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