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Mixed Support for Basin Water Act

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to representative Greg Walden Wednesday, asking him to get involved in the effort to pass the Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act. The bill passed out of committee earlier this week in Washington DC. Klamath County Commissioners are NOT happy...
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Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon State University (OSU) Master Beekeeper Program will offer its Apprentice training program for 2015 in Klamath Falls. This program is intended to promote awareness of honeybees and beekeeping and is the counterpart of the Master Gardener program. Learn more about the program at the Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association meeting...
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Klamath County Chamber Urging Action on Water Act

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to representative Greg Walden today, asking him to get involved in the effort to pass the Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act. The bill passed out of committee earlier this week, though Klamath County Commissioners say the bill that passed out...
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Frontier Market Robbery Suspects Played Role in Theft

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Court documents are providing some addition insight into the role of a man and woman who have been charged in connection with Sunday night’s armed robbery that led to death of a third suspect in the case. According to court records, 26-year old Samanth Robertson contacted 27-year old Garrett Petersen, asking him...
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OWRD Reviews New Draft Water Rules

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An Oregon Water Resources Department Advisory Rules Committee discussed new draft rules during a public meeting yesterday. State Senator Doug Whitsitt was on-hand for the meeting, and told the Herald and News that he’s most concerned about the due process for landowners to appeal when the OWRD decides to shut off someone’s water....
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Accomplice Roles Defined in Court Documents

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Court documents are providing some addition insight into the role of a man and woman who have been charged in connection with Sunday night’s armed robbery that led to death of a third suspect in the case. According to court records, 26-year old Samantha Robertson contacted 27-year old Garrett Petersen, asking...
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Rumor Control: Is Klamath Falls a Bullseye for Target?

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There’s information circulating on social media that there are plans for a Target to set up shop in the empty KMart building in Klamath Falls. Joe Wall with the Klamath Falls city planning office says it’s just not true. “There’s so much that we would have to do behind the scenes...
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One Man’s Effort to Help At-Risk Kids at Christmas

Klamath Falls, Ore.– While there are tragedies making headlines in the Basin, there’s some good happening as well. Klamath Falls resident Mike Powell decided last year to commit to putting aside 20-dollars from each paycheck to buy toys for Klamath County children in Need. Yesterday, he delivered a truckload of toys to our studios,...
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Modoc County DA to Seek Death Penalty for Tribal Shooting Suspect

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Modoc District Attorney Jordan Funk will seek the death penalty against a woman who shot and killed four people, and injured two others back in February. Cherie Rhoades is accused of firing multiple shots during a hearing at a tribal office in Modoc County. The hearing was reportedly to evict Rhoades...
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City Offices Closed for Software Conversion

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Business License and City Parks Administration Offices are closed this week while they undergo a software conversion. You can reach the agency by phone and download a business license from the city’s website and mail or drop it off at their offices on Klamath Ave.
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