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Ranching Group Encourages Business as Usual after Wolves Delisted

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Monday evening the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, in a 4-2 vote, decided to remove wolves from the state endangered species list. The question many are now posing is as follows: What in the world does a delisting mean?   Todd Nash, a rancher from Enterprise Oregon and wolf committee chair of...
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Three New Lawsuits Filed Against Klamath County, Officials

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  There are now 8 lawsuits pending against Klamath County and the Klamath County Sheriff’s office… as three more former inmates ask the courts to hear their case. The Herald and News is reporting that Christopher Lee Rarrick, Jesi Ray Lant, and Lance Allen Britton have filed the most recent complaints in Federal...
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Stand-off Suspect Arrested Again

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man who held Siskiyou and Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies at bay during an hours-long stand-off in Malin 32 months ago… was arrested early yesterday morning on warrants out of Siskiyou County, and for violating parole in Klamath County. 32-year old Pedro Richard Padilla Junior faces four new counts of attempt to...
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Wild Horse Roundup Underway

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – It’s been one week since the Bureau of Land Management started rounding up wild horses east of Lakeview. Using helicopters, the agency has reached about a third of its goal, capturing close to 450 horses out of a possible 1,500. The BLM says the area is home to about six times...
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Parking Limits to Increase in Downtown Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Later this month, you’ll be able to spend a little more time in downtown Klamath Falls. The Downtown Advisory Council announced yesterday that parking limits for downtown parking lots will increase from 2 hours to 4 hours. City Planning Manager Erik Nobel says there are no plans to change signage when...
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Health Officials Warn of Virus Outbreak

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Klamath County Health Department issued a formal public advisory Tuesday regarding the outbreak of illness at Conger Elementary. According to the advisory… more than 100 students and staff at public and private schools in Klamath County have missed at least one day of classes after coming down with what health...
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New Housing for Veterans Approved for Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Ten new housing units for Veterans will be built in Klamath Falls thanks to money from the Oregon Housing and Community Services. The 10-unit development will be called Victory Commons… and will be built on Michigan Avenue off of Esplanade. “In our most recent Point-in-Time count of people experiencing homelessness, one out of...
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Fire Damages Klamath County Home

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Fire damaged a home in Klamath County overnight last night. A garage fire was reported at a home off of Old Fort Road just before midnight Tuesday night. The fire is believed to have started in the garage… and then spread to the main house. There were no injuries reported… the cause of...
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What Retail Stores Do You Want to See in Klamath Falls?

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  But aside from affordable grocery store options… what would stores and restaurants would you like to see in Klamath Falls? The city has hired a recruiter to look for retail stores to bring to the Basin… but they want to know what shopping options you’re looking for. Fill out an online survey on...
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Haggen Auctions Off Shuttered Stores

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Two Klamath Falls stores are on the Auction Block… but so far… there are no bidders. Q13Fox in Seattle is reporting that Haggen is auctioning off 95 Safeway stores that it bought earlier this year. Shortly after trying to convert the stores into Haggen Fresh Markets… the company filed for bankruptcy, and closed down...
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