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Train crash kills two, seriously injures third person in Midland

MIDLAND, Ore. A freight train struck a vehicle  in Midland today, killing two people and severely injuring another person. Emergency crews were called to the collision off Highway 97, south of Klamath Falls around 11am at a railroad crossing on an access road in Midland. The train didn’t derail and no injuries were reported...
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Governor Kitzhaber decides to run for his fourth term as Oregon’s governor

PORTLAND, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber has decided to run for his fourth term as Oregon’s governor. Two years ago, he set a record among Oregon governors by winning a third term. Kitzhaber said restoring civility and rebuilding the political center have been at the heart of his administration’s third-term accomplishments. Two Republicans, Rep. Dennis...
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Dennis Richardson welcomes John Kitzhaber into the race for governor

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Southern Oregon Representative Dennis Richardson welcomed John Kitzhaber into the race to be Oregon’s next governor, saying that Kitzhaber has had his three strikes at bat and someone else need to come up to the plate. Richardson sites status quo leadership from the Governor’s office, which he says has slowed...
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Lake County looks to boost internet capacity for Paisley Library

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — Some parts of Lake County have such poor internet service that county officials want to do something about it. Capacity issues are hampering CenturyLink Internet access in the City of Paisley specifically at the the library where the library’s Internet service through CenturyLink went down in the past month and...
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New records set for cold temps in Klamath Basin area

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The basin has set a record for low temps this weekend. After the storm cleared several locations set new records like in Lakeview where the mercury dropped to -27 degrees below zero, setting a new all-time record for that location. The previous record was -22 degrees below zero set set...
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Governor Kitzhaber will make announcement today on run for governor

PORTLAND, Ore, –Gov. Kitzhaber is ready to announce whether or not he’s running for a fourth term. He’s holding a news conference in Portland this morning to talk about his plans for the coming year, and he’ll also talk about his progress in the areas of economic development, education and health care.
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Lakeview receives funds for road repairs

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — The town of Lakeview has received grant funds that were awarded in July for road repairs. The Town Council received a letter of notification in the amount of $50,000, will go to fixing a stretch of South M Street around a mile long. The last time that stretch of M Street...
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Snowflake Parade and Mile takes over downtown Klamath Falls

The Christmas spirit was in full force in downtown Klamath Falls last night for the Snowflake Parade and Snowflake Mile. Runners started the night off in the basin with the mile that went by in a flash. And then the parade kicked off with floats, marching bands, and the Purple Tractor. There are more...
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ODOT has driving tips for winter conditions

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — ODOT has a reminder for drivers now that most of the roads in the basin are experiencing ice and snow. Drivers need to pay attention to weather and road forecasts and plan transportation alternatives until conditions improve. If you have to drive on snowy or icy roads, use chains, winter...
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Tehama County Board of Supervisors decide to put the State of Jefferson question on the June 2014 ballot

TEHEMA COOUNTY, Ca. –The Tehama County Board of Supervisors have decided by a vote of 4-1 to put the State of Jefferson question on the June 2014 ballot. The cost of putting the measure on the ballot will be a little more than $12,000, and they believe it will be a cost-effective means of...
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