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New App Could Make it Easier to Report Pot Holes

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Reporting a pot hole in Klamath Falls could soon be as simply as opening an app on your phone. City Manager Nathan Cherpeski says he gave a presentation at Klamath Community College last year, and as a result of some of the discussion in that presentation, a group of local developers...
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Gov. Brown Leads Delegation to Asia

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor Kate Brown and about 50 other business and government leaders from the state… took off for Asia yesterday. During the week-long trade tour…the Oregon delegation will meet with their counterparts in Japan, China, and Vietnam in an effort to drum up interest in Oregon business and industry… and to...
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Sex Offender Arrested for Failing to Register

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was arrested over the weekend on several charges… including failure to register as a sex offender. 25-year old Christopher Scott Allen was arrested Saturday afternoon, charged with giving false information to police. Troopers with the Oregon State Police say Allen had methamphetamine on him when he was...
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Walden Plans Visit to Klamath Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will be in Klamath, Jackson, and Josephine counties this week for meetings with health care providers and veterans’ organizations. Walden will meet with home health providers in Klamath Falls and Grants Pass to give an update on his efforts in Congress to improve and streamline...
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Oregon Shooting Sparks New Debates on Gun Control

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The subject of increased gun control is front and center in political circuits after the recent deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg. Louisiana Governor and 2016 GOP Presidential Candidate Bobby Jindal was on ABC’s This Week on Sunday. “We need to fix our culture, we need a Renaissance of...
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Volunteers Needed for Amtrak Program

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Museum is seeking volunteers interested in serving as docents on the Amtrak route between Klamath Falls and Eugene.      Information on the museum’s Amtrak program will be presented at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the museum, 1451 Main St. Anyone interested in becoming a docent is invited...
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Utility Box Art Receives Beautification Award

The Utility Box Bird Art project in downtown Klamath Falls received an Excellence in Downtown Revitalization Award for the “Best Downtown Beautification Project” from Oregon Main Street on Oct. 7 during the Oregon Main Street Conference in The Dalles. This award is given to the municipality or Main Street organization that has designed and...
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Former OSP Officer Running for Klamath County Sheriff

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There will be another name on the ballot for the Sheriff’s election. Former Oregon State Police Trooper Chris Kaber is the second person to announce their candidacy for the seat. Kaber worked for OSP in Hermiston and in Klamath Falls. Chief Deputy Martin Rowley has also filed to run for the...
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Red Cross Blood Drive in Chiloquin

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Folks in Chiloquin get the chance to roll up their sleeves and share a pint this morning. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Chiloquin Community Center starting at 9:00 this morning. Walk-ins are welcome… but you can also make an appointment by calling 1-800-Red-Cross… a lot of folks have been donating...
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Ranchers Re-sentenced for Arson

Pendleton, Ore.– Two Eastern Oregon ranchers were sentenced to five years in prison on arson charges for setting fire to federal lands near Steens Mountain. A Pendleton jury three years ago convicted 73-year-old Dwight Hammond and 46-year-old Steven Hammond… and at the time… a judge gave the father and son reduced sentences… despite a...
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