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Shed Hunt Responsibly

SALEM, Ore.—The hunt is on…for shed antlers, that is. This time of year, many Oregonians head outdoors to look for the antlers that have been shed by the state’s male deer and elk. Deer usually shed theirs from late December through March, and elk from late February through early April. But this time period...
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Alturas City Council Changes Meeting Times

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Beginning April 15th, the Alturas City Council will begin holding it’s regular meetings during regular business hours, rather than in the evening. Very few folks attended the evening meetings, so the council passed and ordinance to move the meetings to 2 in the afternoon on the third Tuesday of the month.
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Primary Forum Brings Senate Candidates to Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Five Republican Candidates for U-S Senate will be in Klamath Falls this evening. The group will participate in a forum in advance of the upcoming primary election. Democrat Senator Jeff Merkley currently holds that seat. Tonight’s forum begins at 6:30 in the County Commissioner’s Hearing Room, and you can also see...
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Unemployment Up in Modoc, Siskiyou Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Unemployment is up in Modoc and Siskiyou Counties according to new numbers from the California Employment Development Department. In Modoc, jumped from 10.8 percent in December, to 13 percent in January. Siskiyou went from 12.7 percent in December, to 14.9 percent.  Modoc County lost jobs nearly every job sector. Siskiyou County...
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Quake Recorded Off Oregon Coast

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Another quake has been reported… this one off the Oregon Coast. The magnitude 5.1 quake was recorded about 250 miles west-northwest of Coos Bay late yesterday.
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College Boasts Record Honor Society Inductees

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A record number of students at Klamath Community College were inducted into the local chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently. Sixty students were inducted at a recent ceremony… that’s more than double the number from last year.
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Emergency Drill at OIT

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you were out at OIT this morning, you may have thought you were at the scene of a major catastrophic event. Fire District 1 held a mass casualty drill this morning, along with Sky Lakes Medical Center, to help prepare emergency responders for serious incidents. The drill also helps the...
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BLM Holds Public Hearing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– BLM holds a public meeting tomorrow night to discuss its Planning Criteria document for the Resource Management Plans for Western Oregon. That meeting starts at 5:00 tomorrow night (Thursday) at the Shilo Inn. It’s the seventh in a series of eight meetings held throughout Oregon to discuss guidance, policy, analytical methodology and preliminary alternatives...
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Snow Packs are Low. Very Low.

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Not surprisingly…. the most recent measurement of snow packs in the Klamath National Forest show snow depth and water content are well below average. According to the U-S Forest Service, snow depth is at 12% of normal and water content at 8% of normal. Though they do say that March’s surveys...
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Fire Crews Burn House for Practice

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You may have seen smoke from a house fire in Klamath Falls yesterday. Fire destroyed the house– but that was the plan. The home was planned for demolition anyway, so Klamath County District 1 and Kingsley Field fire fighters used the building to conduct some training exercises. 
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