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KCSO Kicks Off Safety Blitz

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office will start a safety blitz next week, keeping an extra close eye on seat belts, and making sure kids are not riding in open pick-up beds. This is one of three safety campaigns Deputies take part in each year thanks to grant funds from the Oregon...
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Raw Milk Producers Can Advertise

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Got Raw milk? Governor Kate Brown Wedmesday signed a bill that does away with a ban on advertising raw milk products. The law was essentially already ineffective after a farmer from the northern part of the state challenged the ban when state inspectors told her to take prices for her unpasteurized milk off...
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Alturas Fire Permit Rates Increase

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Tomorrow is the day increased fire permit rates go into effect in Alturas. Rates go up to 10 dollars per permit. If you burn without a permit and fire fighters have to respond, you get the pay— at minimum— a per hour fee for each fire fighter and truck that has to respond.
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Outbuilding Destroyed in Bonanza Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Fire destroyed a shed on the Lee property in Bonanza this morning. Fire crews were called out the blaze on East Langell Valley Road at about 9:25 this morning. Witnesses say no people or animals were hurt. 
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Water Restrictions Voluntary– For Now

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The City of Klamath Falls is asking you to do everything you can to conserve water— before the city’s water stores become dangerously low. This is the fourth year in a row that Klamath and Lake Counties have been declared drought areas, and city leaders are asking that you use gray water...
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Oregon’s Marijuana is the Cheapest

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When it comes to the cost of marijuana…. Oregon’s got the rest of the country beat. According to the website Price of Weed-dot-com… pot smokers in Oregon pay an average of 200-dollars per ounce. That’s 125-dollars less than the national average. Oregon, Washington, Colorado, and Alaska all average less than 300-bucks an...
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Students Put Classroom Skills to Use IRL

Lakeview, Ore.– Some students at Lakeview High School recently got the chance to learn first-hand how to pour and finish concrete. A construction class at the school was tasked with forming new sidewalks around the sides of the district’s new soccer field. Maintenance workers and the construction class instructor supervised. The soccer field will be ready for...
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Kidnapped Fresno Teen Found in Oregon

Astoria, Ore.– A 15-year old girl from the Fresno area is safe in Astoria… the man who allegedly kidnapped her is still at large. The FBI is involved in the search for 48-year old Russell Wayne Deviney who’s from Everett.Read more here. 
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Chase Suspect Released Until Sentencing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man convicted on several charges in connection with a stabbing and high speed chase is out of jail while he waits for a June first sentencing hearing. A jury found 23-year old Joshua Thomas Morris guilty last week on several charges related to the April 22nd incident that resulted in...
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Sun Screen Ban Could Be Lifted

Salem, Ore.– Oregon lawmakers are trying to pave the way for you to send sunscreen to school for your kids. Right now, the schools see sun screen as an over-the-counter drug, so you can’t send it to school for general use. The Senate passed a bill this week to change that… it now goes...
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