Basin Troops Prepare for Deployment

Klamath Falls, Ore.– National Guard troops from Klamath Falls are gearing up and getting ready to head out the Afghanistan for six-to-nine months, where they’ll provide security for an Air Base in the western part of the country. 40 soldiers from Charlie Troop of the 82nd Cavalry will leave in August, after a couple...
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No Foolin’: Notes for April 1st

 Klamath Falls, Ore.– A couple of things to note for today… if your car is still sporting studded tires… you could get a ticket. As of today, studded tires are no longer permitted on Oregon roads. At least not until next winter. Also… firewood permits for the Fremont-Winema National Forest are available starting today. You...
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2-Week Burn Window Set for April 19th in Klamath County

The 2013 Spring Open Burning Window within the Klamath County Air Quality Zone will start on Friday, April 19, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. and will end at 5:00 pm Sunday May 4, 2014.  The Klamath County Environmental Health conditions of the Spring 2014 Open Burning Window are: 1.             Only residential yard waste, such as tree limbs, brush, and leaves may...
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Second Arrest in Counterfeit Scheme

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A second person has been arrested in connection with counterfeit bills being passed at a local convenience store. According to a press release, Oregon State Police and Klamath Falls Police went to the Cimarron Motel Inn on South Sixth Street to contact a man suspected of being connected to counterfeit bills found...
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Woman Charged in Connection to Ex-Husband’s Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman was arrested last week, pleading guilty to charges that she conspired to kill her ex-husband. 66-year old Carla Louise Clark is accused of working out an agreement with her neighbor, 35-year old Zane Sterling Skeen, to kill 65-year old Larry Wayne Clark. His body was found at...
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Autism in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– April begins Autism Awareness Month throughout the country.   It was just last week that the Centers for Disease Control issued its latest figures on the prevalence of Autism in the U-S, stating that one in 68 children are on the Autism Spectrum.   Laura Blair  heads up the Klamath County...
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Oregon Pot Growers Hold Business Conference

Eugene, Ore.– More than 300 people attended an Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference in Eugene over the weekend. The conference focused on issues facing those who run or want to run a medical marijuana business, including dispensary laws, moratoriums, and also offered entrepreneurs ideas on how to profit from the new laws.  The conference also...
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Mt. Shasta Man Jailed on Attempted Murder Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Mt. Shasta man is in custody in Siskiyou county, charged with attempted murder. 50-year old David Tilly is suspected of shooting a man in the back. The shooting led to an intensive manhunt coordinated among Mount Shasta Police, California Highway Patrol, and the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office as they searched...
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Firewood Permits Go On Sale Next Week

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Personal-use firewood permits go on sale at all Fremont-Winema National Forest offices beginning April 1. Forest officials stress that it is extremely important for firewood cutters to pay special attention to the terms and conditions of their permit. Firewood permits can be purchased for $5 per cord with a minimum charge...
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Idaho Woman Spends Hours in Wrecked Vehicle

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An Idaho woman spent several hours in her wrecked car of Highway 95 east of Steens Mountain after her car went off the highway and into a ravine. The accident happened early in the morning, she wasn’t noticed until after 7 Wednesday night. 35-year old Tarah Colwell from Meridian, Idaho suffered...
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