2 out of 5 jobs hard to fill in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon employers are having a tough time filling jobs in our state. The Oregon Employment Department says 2 out of 5 jobs in our state are hard to fill, and the reason is because more employers are looking for education beyond high school, and many also want to see prior work...
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Rally downtown brings awareness to economic impact of water shut offs

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Crowds gathered yesterday for the The Agriculture/Economic Impact Rally on Main Street here in Klamath Falls. The rally was aimed at creating awareness about the impact that the water shut offs have on many businesses here in the basin, not just ranchers and farmers. Kyle Marino, President of Water for...
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Water rights secured for livestock and human use in Klamath County

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Water Resources Commission has adopted a temporary rule that gives water rights back for livestock watering and human consumption in Klamath County. Yesterday’s emergency meeting, requested by the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association, was held at the Oregon Water Resources Department. The temporary rule is because there is an immediate threat...
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2013 Kruise of Klamath massive turnout for cars, people, and hot weather

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Over 400 cars rolled into Moore Park this weekend for the 2013 Kruise of Klamath’s Show and Shine. Ice cold lemonade and shaved ice were the order of the day as custom, classic and antique car fans packed the park and the roadway out to Moore Park on the hotter...
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Water shut off rally will flood streets with protesters outside the Courthouse today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath County farmers and cattle ranchers will be out in force this morning to protest the water shut offs here in the basin. Over 1000 people are expected to flood the streets for the Agriculture/Economic Impact Rally this morning at 10am. The livestock trucks, hay equipment and ag related vehicles...
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GMO discovery hampers Oregon’s wheat harvest

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s wheat harvest is getting ready to kick off this week, but farmers want to see something resolved in the GMO wheat investigation in easternOregon. Japan and South Korea, the two main buyers of soft white wheat grown in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, have already stopped buying our wheat.  Neither  country...
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Klamath Falls man found after disappearing into the woods

A Klamath Falls man that got into an argument with his girlfriend on Thursday, and then walked into the woods off the side of the road and disappeared, was located on Saturday afternoon. Scott Harrington wandered off into the woods near the Surveyor Mountain and Buck Mountain area off Highway 66 area wearing only...
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Fatal traffic accident on Highway 140 West of Lakeview

Lakeview, Ore. – A 79-year old Lakeview-area woman died Friday night following a two-vehicle traffic crash on Highway 140W about five miles west of Lakeview. Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers from the Lakeview office are continuing the investigation.  According to Sergeant Steve Yates, on June 28, 2013 at approximately 7:15 p.m., a 2001 Volkswagen Bug driven by...
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Death of man on roadside in MacDoel called suspicious

MACDOEL, Ca. — Authorities are calling the death of a man found in MacDoel on the side of the road Tuesday suspicious. The 42 year old white man was found about 7 miles south of MacDoel in a turnout in the road. Because of the way the body was found, there is the possibility...
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Car thefts on the rise in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — Look out some one wants to steal your car! 10,340 cars were stolen in Oregon last year, an 11.5 % increase from 2011. The most stolen cars were in Salem, where 1,177 vehicles were snagged, up 60 percent from the year before. Portland drivers reported 7,485 car thefts, up 11.5 percent...
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