Oregon lawmaker wants Oregon to be leader in industrial hemp production

SALEM, Ore. — One Oregon lawmaker thinks Oregon should be a national leader in industrial hemp production. U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer says hemp can fuel economic development in rural communities, and meet rising consumer demand. Bluemnauer is an outspoken advocate of industrial hemp, and said momentum is building for the crop in Oregon and...
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Dutch Brothers gives out free drinks to the military today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Dutch Brothers Coffee locations in Klamath Counties are saying “Thank You” to all the veterans and active-duty military who have sacrificed to protect our freedom by offering free drinks today. All five locations in Klamath County will be participating in the promotion, and anyone that has or is serving in...
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Gospel Mission meeting has over 100 attendees

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore - A meeting held at the First Presbyterian Church yesterday drew over 140 people to discuss the relocation of the Klamath Falls Gospel Mission from 823 Walnut Ave. to 707 High St. The Herald and News reports concerns about the relocation brought up at Thursday’s forum include safety risks and negative impacts...
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It’s College Application Month in Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared November “Oregon College Application Month”. Rob Siems has what it means for the Oregon Institute of Technology.
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Klamath National Forest needs public input

YREKA, Calif. — The Klamath National Forest is seeking input on its Motor Vehicle Use Map. The request is part of the annual MVUM review cycle. While there is no deadline for input, comments received before Dec. 15 will be the most useful.  Comments may be submitted in a variety of ways. You may...
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Highway 39, 140 construction updates

REDMOND, Ore. — Clean up and corrective work continues on the Link River Bridge on Highway 39. Look for workers to control traffic and expect minor delays. At the Merrill/Lakeview junction on Highway 39, signal, general clean-up and corrective work is planned during daylight hours with minor delays possible. At the Klamath County Boat...
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Local Boy Scouts seeking food donations

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath District Boy Scouts of the Crater Lake Council are hosting the annual “Scouting for Food Drive” and will begin dropping off bags and flyers at homes in the area by Saturday. Donors are asked to leave the bags full of non-perishable food items by the following Saturday, Nov....
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New Lakeview library prepares to open

LAKEVIEW, Ore. –The Lakeview library is in the middle of moving to their new location in Lakeview. The new library has been in the making for 10 years, and it opens this Saturday. The grand opening party is on the following Saturday, November 16th, when the library will serve refreshments and have speakers on...
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No vote on Klamath Community College bond

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The residents of Klamath Falls voted no yesterday to fund an improvement project for Klamath Community College. The $9.85 million bond would have paid for new buildings and more programs at the College. The no vote received 55 percent of the vote. 38 percent of Klamath County voters took part...
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173rd Fighter Wing Firefighters raise money for mammograms

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — 173RD Fighter Wing Firefighters from Kingsley Field helped raise money to pay for mammograms during breast cancer awareness month. The firefighters sold $1,300 worth of the pink shirts, and then presented a check in that amount to Sky Lakes Medical Center.  The proceeds are going to fund free mammograms for...
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