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Taylor lawyers want more time

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Lawyers for 60-year-old Gregory Taylor have asked for more time in the first-degree sex-abuse case. Taylor is a Klamath Falls City Council member who has pleaded not guilty to the charges, and he’ll have at least one more hearing before a fall trial.
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Whooping cough cases increase

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Health officials across the country are warning that whooping cough cases are up. Oregon joins a number of states with increased cases of pertussis, also known as the highly contagious whooping cough. There have been no reported cases so far this year in Klamath County, but vaccinations are still encouraged....
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Man faces drug charges after 57 pound pot bust

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Chico, Calif. man was arrested to state police this week after a traffic stop on Highway 97 north of here. Troopers say 57 pounds of marijuana was found concealed in a rented car with Ohio plates. 24-year-old William Ian Anderson was arrested and he’ll be in court in Klamath...
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Hikers can borrow GPS from the Sheriff’s Office

If you have plans to hike this summer, know you can borrow a GPS locator from the Klamath County Sheriff’s office. Beginning Monday, the SPOT GPS Personal Satellite Tracker and Locator Beacons will be available at the Klamath County Sheriff’s office. With those, you can let rescuers know you need help, and you can...
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Tour program forms for Detention Center

A new program is forming aimed at helping youth stay out of trouble. Tours of the juvenile detention center have been offered before, but there has been no official program until now. A one-hour tour of the detention center now will cost $20, and Klamath County hopes it will be a crime preventative.
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City to discuss state loan for wastewater improvements

The Klamath Falls City Council on Monday night will discuss entering into a Clean Water State revolving fund loan agreement with the state of Oregon that would fund wastewater treatment facility improvements. The loan agreement would be $7.1 million. The city council meeting will be at 7 p.m. at City Council Chambers.
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Oregon man contracts the plague

BEND, Ore. — A Central Oregon man has the plague, and he’s in a hospital here in critical condition. Health officials say the man contracted the extremely rare disease after being bitten by a stray cat. Doctors say the disease is treatable if caught early. Two people have died from the plague in Oregon,...
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City to discuss airport grant

At Monday’s city council meeting in Klamath Falls, the group will hear an authorization to submit a grant application to the Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program. It’s a grant worth $851,000.
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Rowing Championships this weekend

The 2012 Northwest Regional Masters Championships happen this weekend on Lake Ewauna. The Ewauna Rowing Club hosts the event, and expects more than 500 competitors from five states to take part. The event starts Friday and runs through Sunday.
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Old school building sells to church

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The old Fairhaven school building has sold to a church looking to expand its outreach. The building wasn’t listed for sale with a realtor, but a sign was posted and that was enough for United Family Fellowship. The building sold for just over $76,000. The school district had hoped for...
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