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Oregon Film Plays in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A movie filmed in Southern Oregon is coming to Pelican Cimenas next week… and the film’s director will be on-hand to answer questions about the movie. This is the third feature film director Gary Lundgren has filmed in Oregon… this one is a sci-fi thriller called Black Road. The film will run for...
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Forster Settles With, Quits DA’s Office

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County Deputy District Attorney who had threatened to file a lawsuit against the county… has accepted a settlement officer. According to a settlement agreement… Sharon Forster will received 100-thousand dollars, 80-thousand of it coming from the County… and quit her job with the DA’s office. In return for the cash, she will...
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Commissioners Consider Pot Regulations– Just In Case

Klamath Falls, Ore.– In May… Klamath County voters will get to decide if they want to allow the sale of medicinal and recreational marijuana through marijuana dispensaries. It’s something County Commissioners have previously decided to ban… but with the referendum making its way onto the the ballot… Commissioners are looking to grease the skids… and have some regulations ready...
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Chamber Awards Nominations Being Accepted

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  It’s That time of year— time to nominate your favorites in the Basin for the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala. You can submit nominations in several different categories, including Best Place to Work, of the Environmental Leadership Award. For more information, and to nominate a person or business...
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City Councilman Consider Lawsuit Against City

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls City Councilman is threatening to sue the city of Klamath Falls for what he says is violating procedures. The Herald and News is reporting that Councilman Bill Adams plans to talk with an attorney after council members approved a resolution to sell the old Klamath Falls Police Station to...
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Unemployment in Oregon Down to 5.4

Salem, Ore.– Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.4 percent during the month of December, down from 5.7 percent in November. That’s still above the national average of 5-percent. Another 23-hundred Oregonians were added to the payroll during December… Nearly half of those in manufacturing. When you combine the number of unemployed workers in the...
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KWUA Selects New Executive Director

Klamath Falls, Ore — The Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA) announced Tuesday the selection of Scott White as its new Executive Director. White joins KWUA after 8 years of work in different capacities for the Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD). The KWUA board of directors made its decision last week, after work by a...
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Three Slightly Injured After Car Collides with Train

Malin, Ore.– Oregon State Police are investigating after a car collided with a train just south of the Oregon border… but was in Oregon by the time train came to a stop. Troopers say Kari Wright from Tulelake was driving the car on Stateline road at around 7:30 Monday morning, when it was hit...
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Medford Police ID Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting

Medford, Ore.– Medford police say the man who died after being shot by an off-duty officer yesterday was 27-year old Timothy Joseph Caruthers. Witnesses say Caruthers threatened employees at the Medford Sportsman’s Warehouse with a knife, the ran out of the store after he was caught shoplifting. Police say the officer chased after Caruthers,...
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Snow Conditions Keep Rim Drive Closed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Nine new inches of snow up at Crater Lake over the weekend means some roads are still closed in the park. According to a press release… the road from Steel Visitor Center to the Rim Village is closed to the public. You can only see the lake if you hike by...
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