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Cover Oregon Site Ready this Week. Sorta.

Salem, Ore.– The Cover Oregon website could be mostly functional by the end of the week. A spokesperson for Cover Oregon said they’re testing the application and enrollment part of the website, and if all goes well, insurance agents and community partners could begin enrollments in the next couple of day, though the website...
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KU to Get New Field

Klamath Falls, Ore. — Klamath Falls City Schools board of directors have agreed to take out a loan pay for a new football and track field for Klamath Union. Modoc Field’s renovation has a $1.5 Million price tag, and includes installing astroturf. The new stadium should be ready in time for football season. 
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Native Fish No Longer Endangered

Lake County, Ore.- An endangered fish native to the Goose Lake Basin is ready to be taken off the endangered list. The Department of Fish and Wildlife Wednesday announced that the Modoc Sucker is no longer in danger of extinction thanks to conservation efforts. 
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Drug Arrest on HWY 97

Redmond, Ore.- Oregon State Police announced Wednesday that they arrested a California man who was headed north on Highway 97. Troopers pulled him over for a traffic violation February 6th, and found Meth and Cocaine concealed in his car. 18-year old Francisco Huizar , Jr. from Castro Valley California faces drugs possession charges.  ...
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Suspicious Substance in Sen. Wyden’s Office

Washington, D.C.– Police in Washington, D.C. are investigating a suspicious substance that was found in Oregon Senator Ron Wyden’s office yesterday. Wyden had no information about the substance when he spoke with reporters late yesterday. Capitol staff were asked to avoid the Dirksen building where his office  is located, though Wyden’s staff were asked...
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Oregon Flu Update: Grants Pass Woman Dies

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Grants Pass woman has died after fighting the flu for more than two weeks. 50-year old Joetta Brummett died Sunday night. State Health Officials say while the flu season should be winding down, they’re still seeing new cases of H1N1. Reports show a significant increase in vaccinations across the state...
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New Program Honors Basin Veterans

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Recognizing the Basin’s Veterans by offering specials and discounts. That’s the goal of a new county-wide program set to launch this spring. A $10-thousand dollar grant from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs will be used to provide ID cards for Vets, who would present them at participating businesses.
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KFPD: Buckle Up!

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath Falls police want you to buckle up… and they have extra patrols out on the roads to help you remember. The police department recently received a grant to help improve the percentage of drivers and passengers who are wearing their seatbelts. Only about 78% of Klamath Falls drivers regularly...
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Timber For Sale

Klamath Falls, Ore. The National Forest Service is trying to find a buyer for 26 million board feet of timber salvaged from lands burned during the Barry Point Fire in 2012. After trying twice to sell the timber as a whole, they’re breaking it into smaller parcels of about 5 million board feet. Potential...
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Lava Beds Caves: The Bats are Okay

The bats are doing well at the Lava Beds in Tulelake. Specialists in bat populations recently checked more than 70 caves at the Lava Beds monument, and found that bat populations are mostly stable, and some have even increased. The animals are vital to helping control populations of night-flying insects in the Basin. You...
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