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Senate Committee to Discuss Water Agreement

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Senate committee is scheduled to discuss the Klamath Water Recover and Economic Restoration Act in Washington, DC this morning. If the legislation makes it through committee and through both houses, it would give final legal authority to the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement signed by local, state, and tribal leaders...
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City Council Positions to Appear on November Ballot

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Three Klamath Falls city council positions are up for election in November. Wards three, four, and five will all be on the ballot for the general election. According to a press release from the city, Matt Dodson has held the seat for ward three since 20-13, Dan Tofell has represented Ward...
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Man Arrested after Fleeing Police

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is in jail being held on bond after being arrested over the weekend on drug and theft charges. 26-year old Justin Richard Perez also faces charges trying to get away from police officers both by vehicle and on foot. Other charges including unlawful possession of a shotgun,...
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Fire Season Starts Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s a little earlier than usual, but with warm, windy weather conditions, Klamath and Lake County officials say fire season starts today. According to a press release from the Oregon Department of Forestry, dry conditions make it necessary to put into place regulations to help prevent man-made fires. That includes restrictions...
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Legislation Aims to Keep DEA Away from Legal Pot

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The U-S House of Representatives passed legislation late last week that would prevent the Drug Enforcement Administration from going after medical marijuana operations in states where growing an selling the drug is legal. Oregon Representative Earl Blumenauer was among those fighting to push the bill through. The City of Klamath Falls...
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Free Fishing Day

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Time to dust off the fishing tackle and round up some kids… Lake of the Woods hosts a free fishing weekend this Saturday. The even is for children and first-time fishers. It runs from 9am to 2pm June 7th.
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Henley Construction Project Update

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A meeting at Henley High school tomorrow night will provide an update on the new Henley Elementary building project. The project hopes to use as many local resources as possible, and so the project management team will meet with any interested sub-contractors and suppliers starting at 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. The public...
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Chiloquin Library to Sell Books

Chiloquin, Ore.– Friends of the Chiloquin Library hold a plant and book sale to raise funds for the library. That’ll be next Saturday at the city wide yard sale at City Park.
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Weekend Fire Training Exercise

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Fire District One crews battled a blaze they started themselves yesterday. You may have seen some smoke off of Washburn Way, but fire fighters were just conducting a training exercise.
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Welfare Pilot Program to be Discussed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Supporting children through improved welfare programs– that’s the goal of a pilot program called Different Response being tested in Klamath and Lake Counties. The programs aims to provide several avenues for ensuring children’s total well-being when a family is screened as a result of being reported for possible abuse or neglect....
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