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Conger Heights project waits on appraisal

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – An appraisal is needed before the Conger Heights project can move forward. The Greenways Foundation needs to know how much money it will need to acquire the property from Rogue River Mortage in Grants Pass before it can move forward with a grant application. The aim is to develop a...
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Rush is on to buy Mega Millions tickets

With the largest jackpot in world history, you may find lines today buying a Mega Millions ticket. People in 42 states will be buying tickets, trying for the $540 million jackpot.
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City council to consider grant application

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – At Monday night’s city council meeting, the group will consider an authorization to submit a community development block grant application for the Klamath Basin Recovery Center. The application would be for $1.5 million in partner ship with Bestcare Treatment Services, Inc. Public comments will be accepted before the vote. The...
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Area forest announces new leader

MEDFORD, Ore. – Rob MacWhorter has been named the new supervisor of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. MacWhorter comes from the supervisor post at the Dixie National Forest in Cedar City, Utah and replaces former supervisor Scott Conroy, who retired at the end of last year. MacWhorter starts May 7.
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Man faces charges after Safeway theft

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 25-year old Joseph William Cherrier of Klamath Falls faces charges of first degree robbery, second degree assault, and third degree theft after police say he stole energy drinks from the downtown Safeway and bit the security guard that tried to restrain him.
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Concert to benefit Citizens for Safe Schools and CASA

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Citizens for Safe Schools, KLAD and CASA are hosting Country Music Recording Artist and Youth Advocate Jimmy Wayne on April 24th for a benefit show-performance. Proceeds from the benefit performance support court appointed special advocates and youth mentoring. Tickets are $12 and go on sale April 2nd. Tickets can be...
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Studded tire deadline extended

SALEM, Ore. – Drivers with studded tires can keep using them awhile longer. The annual deadline for removing studded tires had been the end of the day Saturday, but that’s been extended through Monday April 9. Still, transportation officials say studded tires chew up streets and roads and cause $40 million a year in...
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Jobless rate still high in Northern CA

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – Just as we shared the good news in terms of the Klamath County jobless rate, Siskiyou County fares a little worse. In Klamath County, the jobless rate was 11.2 percent for February, which is the lowest it’s been since October 2008. In northern California the rates are high. The February rate...
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Event helps Sky Lakes bereavement program

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Families that lose their babies at Sky Lakes Family Birth Center receive comfort through the unit’s Bereavement Program, and a fund-raiser this week will help ensure the program continues to help families. The silent auction and dance begins at 5 p.m. Saturday at Reames Golf & Country Club. The event...
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District Attorney expresses budget concerns

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – District Attorney Ed Caleb has expressed concern that the upcoming budget shortfall will cause big problems prosecuting domestic violence cases. A current grant that has helped prosecute those cases expires July 1, and the lack of funds will lay off the prosecutor that specializes in those cases. There is no...
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