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Red Cross Helps Klamath Falls Fire Victim

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Fire damaged a Klamath Falls home over the weekend. The Red Cross of the Cascades Region says they’re helping a person who’s home burned along Greensprings Drive on Saturday afternoon. The victim and their pets all survived the house fire. The cause of the blaze hasn’t been released.
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Inmate Drops Lawsuit Against County

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  One of the Klamath County Jail inmates who had filed a lawsuit against the county and law enforcement has asked to have his lawsuit dropped. The Herald and News is reporting that 33-year old Joseph Woodward was asking for 3-quarters of a million dollars in damages saying he was being held on...
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K9 Officer Nash was killed Saturday in a hit and run accident. Photo: Klamath Falls Police Department

KFPD K9 Dies in Hit and Run

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A hit and run accident over the weekend claimed the life of the one of the Klamath Falls Police Department’s narcotics K9s. The black lab had joined the police department earlier this year. Oregon State Police are investigating the accident. Officer’s and the dog’s handler and their family will hold a...
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Beware: Fake Cash Being Passed at Local Businesses

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls businesses are warning others to be aware of Counterfeit bills being used to pay for purchases in the area. The owner of a Klamath Falls restaurant posted photos on social media this week of a bogus 20 that was used to pay for a meal. The bank caught when processing...
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Chiloquin Salon Vandalized

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  When the owner of Attitudes Salon arrived at her business yesterday morning, she was greeted with the evidence that she had been the victim of a crime. The glass door to the Chiloquin salon had been shattered. Some merchandise and equipment stolen. The Herald and News reports that the store was...
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Planned Parenthood Endorse Gov. Brown

Salem, Ore.–  Planned Parenthood of Oregon is hoping Governor Kate Brown is re-elected next year. The organization has endorsed the acting governor in her bid to keep the post. Brown was second in command… until earlier this year when former Governor John Kitzhaber stepped down just weeks after being inaugurated into his fourth term. 
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Vital Records Fees Increase January 1st

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Starting January first… it’ll cost you more to get copies of a birth certificate and other vital records in Oregon. Fees for Oregon vital records, including birth, death, and marriage certificates, will be 25 dollars next year… a 5 dollar increase. The Oregon Health Authority’s Center for Health Statistics says the fees are...
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Recreational Pot Referendum Makes it to the Ballot

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A measure that aims to allow the sale of recreational marijuana in Klamath County has gathered enough petition signatures to get on the May ballot. According to a press release from the Klamath County Clerk’s office. The referendum need 914 qualified signatures to qualify for the ballot. Supporters of the measure...
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Unemployment Drops to 5.7 in November

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  State-wide unemployment in Oregon dropped to 5.7 percent during November… that’s down from 6 percent in October. Payroll in the state grew by about 96-hundred jobs last month, the largest monthly gain in 19 years. It’s a much rosier picture than we were looking at a year ago, when 6.8 of...
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No ETA for Re-opening Highway 138E

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Road crews from ODOT and linemen from Pacific Power are working overtime to get Oregon Highway 138 back open, after more than 100 trees fell onto power lines and onto the highway. Crews are dealing with cold, slick conditions as they try cutting paths through the snow so utility rigs can...
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