More Jobs Lost in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Unemployment is up state-wide in Oregon… to 6.2 percent. That’s a one-tenth of a percent increase over August. According to numbers released this morning by the Oregon Employment Department… the state’s employment payroll dropped by 53-hundred jobs just in September… the first month in three years that a net loss of...
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Chiloquin Votes to Allow Medicinal Marijuana Dispensaries

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The city of Chiloquin yesterday voted roll out the hemp welcome mat for marijuana dispensaries to set up shop. For now… the city will only allow medicinal dispensaries… but could change that later to also allow recreational dispensaries. When Measure 91 was on the ballot back in November… the majority of...
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OWRD Requests to Have Mallams Petition Dismissed

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Oregon Water Resources Department has filed a counter motion… asking the courts to dismiss a petition from Klamath County Commissioner Tom Mallams challenging an order the agency issued for him to stop using irrigation water on his property. The Herald and News reported last month that Mallams admitted to irrigating his land,...
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Gov. Brown Denies Hospice Request from Death Row Inmate

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown has denied a request by Oregon’s oldest death row inmate to be allowed to spend his final days in hospice care. 67-year old Mark Allen Pinnell suffers from chronic pulmonary disease. He’s been on death row since 1988 for robbing and murdering a Tualatin man. 
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Harry & David Hiring Fair

Harry and David says they’re looking to hire about 15-hundred season and full-time positions. They’re holding a job fair on Thursday at the Corporate Center on South Pacific Highway in Medford. They have jobs available at their call center, warehouse, and other general labor positions.  The hiring fair is Thursday, Oct. 6, from noon...
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Bald Eagle Dies at Rehab Center

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Badger Run Wildlife Rehab Center says that one of four injured Bald Eagles they received five years ago… has died. The Center posted information on its facebook page over the weekend saying that Trip may have been at least 25 years old… and possibly as old as 35. He survived...
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New App Could Make it Easier to Report Pot Holes

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Reporting a pot hole in Klamath Falls could soon be as simply as opening an app on your phone. City Manager Nathan Cherpeski says he gave a presentation at Klamath Community College last year, and as a result of some of the discussion in that presentation, a group of local developers...
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Gov. Brown Leads Delegation to Asia

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor Kate Brown and about 50 other business and government leaders from the state… took off for Asia yesterday. During the week-long trade tour…the Oregon delegation will meet with their counterparts in Japan, China, and Vietnam in an effort to drum up interest in Oregon business and industry… and to...
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Sex Offender Arrested for Failing to Register

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was arrested over the weekend on several charges… including failure to register as a sex offender. 25-year old Christopher Scott Allen was arrested Saturday afternoon, charged with giving false information to police. Troopers with the Oregon State Police say Allen had methamphetamine on him when he was...
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Walden Plans Visit to Klamath Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will be in Klamath, Jackson, and Josephine counties this week for meetings with health care providers and veterans’ organizations. Walden will meet with home health providers in Klamath Falls and Grants Pass to give an update on his efforts in Congress to improve and streamline...
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