Henley High and Elementary schools closed again today

Klamath Falls, Ore. – For the second day, Henley Elementary and Henley High Schools are closed. The High School experienced an water pipe break over the weekend. Clean up and repairs have been under way. School is expected to resume tomorrow. Tonight’s play-off basketball games are still scheduled to move forward. A decision will...
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Missing Medford teenager

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Medford police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who failed to return home yesterday afternoon from South Medford High School. Police have contacted friends and family members but no one has seen Kathileen Morales. Her parents say she is developmentally disabled with the mental capacity of a 12-year-old.
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Snow pack is not looking good

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Snow pack is NOT looking good this winter. New numbers released today are from a February 1st measurement of the Salmon Scott Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest. At that time snow levels were at 1.4% of normal. That was before the recent snow and rain. But those weather events...
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Firefighters Climb for a Cancer Cause

A team of four firefighters from Klamath County Fire District One is training to climb 69 flights of stairs in a tower in Seattle in two weeks… to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society… and they’ll do it while wearing forty pounds of turnout gear. Nick Randall is one of the guys...
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Feed Raises Funds for Vets

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A spaghetti dinner on Saturday will attempt to raise funds to support the Veterans Enrichment Center. The center currently provides housing and re-integration services for 4 veterans, and organizers are hoping to be able to accommodate 18 service members. The veterans do pay rent to live at the facility, but the...
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Date Set for Tulelake Mayor Recall Election

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A date has been set for the recall election of Tulelake mayor Randy Darrow. The group attempting to remove Darrow say he hasn’t followed proper procedure for hiring and firing city employees, and hasn’t followed the Brown Act which requires public meetings. Darrow hasn’t commented on the recall, but said he will...
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Water Rights Bills Fail in Committee

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two bills that aimed to protect groundwater rights for Oregon’s farmers and ranchers have both failed in committee. Representative Gail Whitsett introduced one of the bills to the Agriculture and Natural Resources committee. That measure would have required The Oregon Water Resources Department to prove an underground well is interfering with surface...
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Klamath County Fairgrounds Manager Resigns

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Fairgrounds manager Jerry Golden resigned his position this week. The fair board announced the resignation at a meeting yesterday, saying only that it was a personnel matter. The fairgrounds have been struggling financially the past couple of years, and has had to cut back hours for employees.
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Sage Grouse Public Comments Period Ends

Klamath Falls, Ore.–Public Comment Period for Oregon Greater Sage Grouse Resource Mgmt Plan Amendment and Draft EIS ends February 20th, 2014.  Find out how you will be affected, and submit comments by February 20th. Click here for a map to see if you fall under the “Preliminary Priority Habitat, or the “Preliminary General  Habitat. Click on the third link (” Fig2 01...
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Bray Sentenced for Shooting Husband

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Klamath County woman will spend 90 months in jail for shooting her husband. A jury found Elizabeth Bray guilty of first degree assault after she shot her husband in November of 2010. Prosecutors say she was intoxicated at the time, and that the gun mis-fired twice before a third...
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