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Cal Fire Outdoor Burn Permits Required

Yreka, Calif.– Starting May First… burn permits are required for any type of outdoor burning in State Responsibility Areas in Siskiyou County. Cal Fire officials say four years of drought has taken its toll on trees and other vegetation… with trees being weakened by drought and disease being more vulnerable to igniting if an ember from a...
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Sentencing in Rape Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Warm Springs man will spend ten months in prison and two years of probation after pleading no contest to attempted first degree rape charges. 53-year old Earl Boise Senior was arrested nearly a year ago. He had been visiting a woman in Klamath Falls, when he forced himself on the...
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KID Selects Interim District Manager

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Irrigation District has chosen Hollie Cannon to serve as the agency’s interim district manager while the board of directors looks for a permanent replacement. Cannon is the owner of Water Rights Solutions… and will continue to operate his business while managing the irrigation district. Previous district manager Mark Stuntebeck resigned back...
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KFPD to Purchase New Tasers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls Police department has the go-ahead from council to spend close to 50-thousand dollars to outfit each police officer and reserve in the department with a new taser. Right now there are just 11 working tasers for more than 55 officers to share. The average life span for a taser...
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Winter Wings

Bird Festival to be Featured on National Television

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Television viewers all over the country will get a bird’s eye view of annual event that happens in the Basin. Birding Adventures 2Q16 will feature the 2016 Winter Wings Festival. Host James Currie visited the Klamath Basin during the festival in February, and the program will run Friday on DirecTV channel 286....
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Sky Lakes Medical Center

$50 Million Dollar Investment to Build New OHSU/SKY Lakes Facility

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Sky Lakes Medical Center and Oregon Health & Science University officials today officially launched a $50 million project to construct a new collaborative health care building in Klamath Falls. Sky Lakes will contribute the first $15 million to the project. Construction could begin as early as The 88,000-square-foot building on the...
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Photograph of monument plant (Frasera speciosa) flowers, with bee, by Danika Carlson. This photo was the first place winner of the 2014 Mother’s Day Wildflower Show photo contest.

Mother’s Day Flower Show in Yreka

Yreka, Calif.– The public is invited to the 23rd annual Mother’s Day Wildflower Show at the Siskiyou County Golden Fairgrounds in Yreka on Sunday, May 8. Admission is free. The Mother’s Day Wildflower Show is a special event that celebrates the tremendous floral diversity of northern California. The show will feature hundreds of live...
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Cats, Dead and Alive, Added to Scent of Death in La Pine Home

La Pine, Ore.– Officials in Deschutes county say a woman wasn’t just living with her dead sister’s body… but that there were also several dead cats in the La Pine home. Investigators are still trying to understand why 59-year old Elizabeth Freise didn’t notify authorities when her sister died back in November. An autopsy confirmed that...
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Bands Tune Up for Make Music Day

Salem, Ore.– Tomorrow is Make Music Day… and major bands will sing some of their most famous at state capitols all over the US… including in Salem. The Kingsmen are scheduled to lead a rendition of their song “Louie, Louie” on the steps of the state capitol.  
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Lopez

Sex Abuse Allegations Lead to Arrest

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Three girls have come forward… telling police in Klamath Falls about sexual abuse they’ve been enduring for close to ten years. Police say 44-year old Salvador Abrica Lopez admitted during questioning that he had sexually abused one of the girls last week, but says he was drunk at the time. The girls, who...
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