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County to Convert Building for Veterans, Disabled Services

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County hopes to use an old KBREC building on Vandenberg Road as it’s new headquarters for veterans services and developmental disabilities services. The building will have to be remodeled and made handicap accessible. County Commissioners yesterday approved a contractor to do oversee the work, which should be completed by late summer.
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Oregon Unemployment Drops

Salem, Ore.– Oregon’s unemployment rate has dropped to 6.3 percent last month… that’s down from 6.7 percent in January. 55,600 more people are working in Oregon this year compared to last year. Retail trade saw the biggest jump in jobs over the past 12 months.
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Man Pulled from HVAC Unit, Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was arrested early Sunday morning… after being rescued from the ventilation system at Howdy Doody’s on East Main Street. Klamath Falls Police say they found 19-year old Joshua Haynes stuck inside the vent after he allegedly climbed onto the roof, tossing a large part of the building’s HVAC system overboard and...
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Spokane Man Arrested after Siskiyou County Murder

Medford, Ore.– A Spokane man was arrested in Talent yesterday, after barging into a stranger’s house. The man was 27-year old Mathew Baker, wanted for questioning in connection with a murder in Siskiyou County. Deputies say they responded to a call for a possible deceased person and found a victim, who has not yet been identified, who...
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La Pine Men Accused of Car-jacking

Bend, Ore.– Two LaPine men were arrested Monday on car-jacking charges. Police in Bend say 35-year old Paul Blaylock was arrested driving the car that victims say was stolen from them at knifepoint early Monday morning. 33-year old Robert Ray Kuper was identified as a second suspect in the theft. Blaylock also faces drug charges. 
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City Poll: Who Should Maintain Sewer Lines?

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Your feedback is wanted… the city of Klamath Falls is asking residents to weigh in on whether cleanout lines that go from your business or home to the city sewer lines should be maintained by the city. Right now, any line that was installed before 2002 is your responsibility. To read the...
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Health Fair Scheduled for Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s never too early to start thinking about the weekend… and this weekend… there’s a free health fair happening at the Klamath County Fairgrounds. Sky Lakes Medical Center’s 17th annual Living Well Community Health Fair starts at 8 Saturday morning. You can get some free health screenings for blood pressure and blood glucose, and there’ll be plenty...
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Groups Launch “Let’s Do Breakfast Oregon” for Schools

McMINNVILLE, Ore. – This is National School Breakfast Week, and a chance for hunger-fighting advocates in Oregon to push for getting more meals to more kids during the school day.  “Let’s Do Breakfast Oregon” is a new awareness campaign to encourage more schools to serve breakfast in the first few minutes of first period....
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Arrest Made in Mobile Home Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Suspect is in custody in connection with a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Klamath Falls last week. 54-year old Douglas Garrett is being held on one count of arson, and two counts of attempted murder. Two women were in the trailer when the fire broke out Wednesday afternoon, and were...
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DHS Awards Emergency Services Grant

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Klamath County more than 39-thousand dollars to help provide emergency food and shelter programs. The momes comes from FEMA, and is based primarily on the Basin’s unemployment rates. The United Way gets 2-percent of the money to help with administrative costs, and a 17-member local FEMA...
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