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Two Bodies Found in Siskiyou County

Yreka, Calif.– Two bodies were found last week near Deer Creek, though officials say they don’t believe the two deaths are related. The Siskiyou county Sheriff’s office says a body found in a car need Deer Creek on Thursday has been identified as 19-year old Godfrey Ginah, who had been reported missing in Alameda...
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Irrigators Learn about Saving Power

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A workshop today at the Klamath County Fairgrounds aims to help irrigators save their resources of money and water. The Klamath Basin Irrigation Energy Workshop is an all day event teaching local irrigators about programs that area available to help you save money, and even make a little money with cash incentive programs...
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Klamath Falls Man Charged with Rape

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is charged with rape and burglary after Klamath County Deputies say he broke into a woman’s home and assaulted her Tuesday night. 46-year old Bradley Dean Zimmer knows the woman he assaulted. He was booked into the Klamath County Jail and then released when he posted bail.
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OIT Coach to be Honored with Award

LOS ANGELES – Oregon Tech Head Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Miles was announced the Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award recipient for 2015. Miles will be honored Saturday, April 4 at the NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis at the 19th Annual Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast presented by mainstreet in the Indiana Convention Center. ...
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Tulelake Seeks Grants for Wastewater Plant

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Tulelake City Council this week decided to apply for a handful of grants from the state of California that could help pay for several of the town’s initiatives. The city will apply for nearly 2-million dollars in grants, including 1.27 million dollars to help pay for a new wastewater treatment plant. The...
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Klamath County Declares Drought

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners yesterday declared a drought in the county. This is the fourth year in a row that county officials have made the declaration. While Southern Oregon has seen a good bit of rain this winter, there hasn’t been much snow accumulation in the mountains. It’s the snow melt of that...
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Third Arrest in Black Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A third suspect is in custody in connection with the January murder of Donald Black. 28-year-old Aaron Michael Riley of Loleta, California, is accused of murder and conspiracy. He was arrested in Trinity County, Calif. on March 4th, then extradited to Klamath County where he’s being held $1 million dollar’s bail. 49-year-old Black was...
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Gas Prices on the Decline

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Have you noticed gas prices? “Believe it or not, we’re down three cents a gallon,” says Gregg Laskoski with GasBuddy.com. He says it’s unusual for the national average to drop at all this time of year. “Because usually we see consistent increases, even if they’re incremental.” The national average dropped from 2.45 a gallon...
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Motor Voter Signed Into Law

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown yesterday signed Oregon’s new Motor Voter Bill into law. The new regulation means that anyone who gets an Oregon driver’s license is automatically registered to vote in the state, as long as they’re eligible. Oregon is the first state to adopt such legislation, which Brown started working on when she...
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Gov. Brown Expected to Declare Drought Emergency

Salem, Ore.– Oregon Governor Kate Brown is expected to declare a drought emergency in Lake and Malheur counties this week. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service say the drought is wide-spread in Oregon, but the Southeast part of the state has been plagued with drought for several years. A lack of snowpack this year is...
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