Dennis Linthicum has decided to make a run for Congress

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Dennis Linthicum has decided to make a run for Congress in the 2014 election. He announced his decision yesterday afternoon on Twitter and Facebook. Linthicum had a lot of positive reaction from the public prior to his decision. Linthicum will be running against Rep. Greg Walden, who’s been in office...
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Commercial truck driver crashes into embankment on Highway 97

CHEMULT, Ore. — A commercial truck crashed on Highway 97 Tuesday night, and closed part of the highway for a couple of hours. The accident 3 miles north of Chemult happened when the truck hit an embankment, and came to a stop across the roadway in the southbound lanes around 7pm. 97 reopened around...
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Oregon-based Reser’s Fine Foods recalling over 22,000 pounds of meat and salads

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Oregon-based Reser’s Fine Foods is recalling around 22,800 pounds of chicken, ham and beef products and refrigerated ready-to-eat salads made at a Topeka, Kansas plant due to a bacteria outbreak there. The company and the U.S.D.A. say the products may be contaminated with Listeria. The products were shipped to retailers and...
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Governor Kitzhaber will make a decision on run for for Governor by the end of the month

SALEM, Ore. –Gov. Kitzhaber says he’ll be ready to announce his decision on a second term by the end of this month.  Nike just gave him some incentive  with a $10,000 contribution to Kitzhaber’s campaign fund. Last December, Kitzhaber called a special session at Nike’s request to pass legislation that promised the state wouldn’t...
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Fremont-Winema National Forest offering bough commercial permits

The Bly and Lakeview Ranger Districts of the Fremont-Winema National Forest are offering cedar, pine, and white fire bough commercial-use permits from now until Friday, November 15th. Each permit costs $20 per ton of material collected. Permit requirements, other than the collection period, When harvesting cedar boughs, pick only a few from any one...
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Jerky treats from China sicken hundreds of dogs nationwide

WASHINGTON — Canine illnesses and deaths have been linked to jerky treats from China, and the FDA is warning dog owners not to buy any jerky treats at all. Dog owners should be cautious about feeding their dogs any kind of jerky treat, even if the packages don’t mention China. They still may contain...
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National Drug Take Back Day coming up this weekend

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — National Drug Take Back Day is coming up this weekend, and it gives the public a chance to turn in their leftover and expired prescription drugs that theymay have at home. The event is planned for Saturday from 10am until 2pm., and to find a location near you, you can...
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New nursing program gets the green light today at Klamath Community College

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A new nursing program is kicking off at Klamath Community College, and the finalization of the plans for that program take place today. Students will soon be able to get a two-year degree in Registered Nursing in Klamath and Lake Counties after an agreement is signed between Klamath Community College...
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New Text a Tip line available for parents and students in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Citizens for Safe Schools, the Klamath Falls Police Department, the Klamath County Sheriff’s Department and both City and County School Districts have launched a Text a Tip Line for students and their parents to anonymously submit tips about bullying and crime in school. Text a Tip can be used on...
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Dennis Richardson get a big donation for his campaign

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Dennis Richardson just got a big financial boost for his campaign for governor of Oregon. Richardson just received a $20,000 donation from Stimson Lumber.  The Portland timber company’s CEO, Andrew Miller, is a big supporter of the GOP ticket. Richardson is now approaching $100,000 in fundraising donations.  
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