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Man Arrested, Wanted in 3 Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Law enforcement from Klamath, Siskiyou, and Modoc Counties joined forces last week to arrest a man wanted in each jurisdiction for a string of burglaries and car thefts. Authorities received a tip that 23-year old Michael Todd Merryman was at a home in Merrill. When they arrived, Merryman tried to take...
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Klamath Falls Recruit Trooper Receives Top Grad Honors

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Twelve Oregon State Police (OSP) recruit troopers graduated today along with 22 recruit officers from other law enforcement agencies from the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) 16-week Basic Police Training program. An OSP recruit trooper received the graduating class’s highest honor, the Victor G. Atiyeh Award. The “Victor...
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Leadership Seminar Registration Open

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for Leadership Klamath 2014/2015. Leadership Klamath was developed by the Chamber in response to the ongoing need for leadership in all areas of public service. For participants, the program creates a comprehensive and objective awareness of the Klamath community in action....
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Field Day Raises Money for Make-a-Wish

Malin, Ore.– Gold Dust Potato Processors and Walker Brothers raised 9-thousand dollars for the Oregon Make-a-Wish Foundation at their annual field day. Employees and guests raised 45-hundred dollars through donations from clients, customers, employees and family members who attended last weekend’s 14th annual field day. The company then matched the funds. Guests also gave...
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Grant Aids Funding for Endangered Plant Study

Klamath Falls, Ore.– After hearing the concerns of elected officials, business leaders, and citizens, Business Oregon and the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) have teamed up to advance a native plant study as part of a larger effort to improve infrastructure at the Crater Lake-Klamath Falls Airport. Business Oregon identified this collaborative opportunity during...
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Babe Ruth World Series Semi-final Today

Ephrata, Wa. – The Klamath Falls Cardinal will play their semi-final game tonight at 5:00 pm at the 16-18 year old Babe Ruth World Series in Washington. The Cardinal will either face the Columbia Basin Desert Dogs or San Gabriel Valley, Ca. The quarter-final game between these two teams was postponed until today after...
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PNGA Junior Championship

Creswell, Ore. – Bryce Wortman shoots 75 in round 1 and 76 in round 2 for a 2 round total of 151 at Emerald Valley Golf Club in Creswell, OR for a 2 round total of 151 to qualify for the Championship Division in the Pacific Northwest Golf Associations (PNGA) Junior Championship.  The tournament...
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Deadline for Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair Entries in August 18

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Are you interested in entering an exhibit at this year’s fair? If, so, the entry deadline is fast approaching! Exhibit entry forms for the 2014 Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair are due on Monday, August 18th. If you are interested in exhibiting an entry you can find the entry premium books in Klamath...
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Should the City Provide Police Services to the County?

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The city of Klamath Falls has posted a new polling question on its City Hall website to find out what residents think about providing police service to parts of Klamath County that are within the urban growth boundary. City police will often respond to areas outside of city limits because there aren’t...
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Beaver Fire Update: Firefighters Deploy Fire Shelters, More Evacuations

Klamath River, Calif.– Three fire fighters had to deploy their fire shelters yesterday evening when a rapid change in wind pushed flames over their heads while they battled the Beaver Fire near Klamath River. They were able to escape and there were no serious injuries.  The Beaver Fire grew another 3-thousand acres yesterday, forcing dozens from...
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