Election Focus: Measure 90

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You should have your ballot in hand by now… which means you have a lot of decisions to make. One of the measures on the ballot for next month’s general election is measure 90, which would ditch the state’s current party primary system. Instead, anyone from any party could enter a...
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Yreka Man Arrested for Prowling

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Yreka man was arrested recently for breaking into a hair salon in the city. According to a police report, a local bar owner heard two people whispering about plans to break into the Toetally Tips Hair Salon on South Main Street. When police arrived, they arrested 35-year old Adam Michael...
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$10 Costumes Raise Funds for Domestic Violence Shelter

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Halloween is just around the corner and it’s not too soon to start thinking about trick-or-treat costumes. First Baptist on High Street is selling costumes today for just ten-dollars a piece to raise money for the Klamath Basin’s Domestic Violence shelter. A community member donated the costumes to raise funds for...
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Drug Store Bear Being Rehabilitated

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Officials say they’re not sure what happened to a bear cub’s mama, but they’ve sent the little guy to a rehabilitation center in Longview, Washington, to be rehabilitated so he can be returned to the wild. The black bear cub found her way into a...
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Community Meetings Discuss Water, Taxes

Klamath Falls, Ore.– State agencies have scheduled three separate meetings for Wednesday, October 22nd in Klamath Falls. Senator Doug Whitsett’s office is encouraging residents to attend the meetings, which could lead to regulations that will have a huge impact on our rural communities.  The Department of State Lands will hold a public hearing, and...
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Chiloquin Leaders Seen Economic Input

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin Economic Summit will be held tomorrow night to brainstorm ways to bring business and jobs the town. Several speakers from County and state agencies are expected to attend, and the public is also invited. The meeting starts at 7:00 Thursday night at the Chiloquin Community Center on S. 1st...
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Dahl Pleads Not Guilty to Domestic Violence Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Sprague River man pleaded not guilty to charges that he shot his wife in the leg, then prevented her from seeking medical attention. 59-year old Richard Dahl was in court yesterday charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, and first degree assault with a weapon, and other charges. Dahl is accused of...
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Man Wanted in Klamath County Arrested Near Tigard

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man wanted in Klamath County for failing to appear in court on misdemeanor charges has been arrested near Tigard. Citizens in the area reported a man hitchhiking and falling into traffic yesterday afternoon along I-5. When State Police responded, they were able to confirm that man was 38-year old Tony...
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Open Burn Window Dates Announced

As allowed by the Klamath County Air Quality Ordinance, the 2014 Fall Open Burn Window within the Klamath County Air Quality Zone will start on Friday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. and will end Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 5:00 pm.  Public Health requirements for clean air are: 1. The Air Quality Advisory must be “GREEN”. Find out the daily advisory by calling 541-882-BURN (2876), or check online...
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Wanted: Reserve Officers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls Police Department is currently accepting volunteer Reserve Officer Applications for the 2015 Reserve Academy that begins January 3, 2015. To be eligible, you need to be a United States Citizen or be able to obtain citizenship within 18 months of being hired, and at least 21 years of...
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