Increase in liquor sales good for Oregon’s bottom line

SALEM, Ore. – It’s always nice to have more money coming in than you expected. Revenue from state liquor sales is expected to be about $38 million above expectations for last year. The Statesman Journal reports an increase of 4.5 percent, and that could mean an additional $8.4 million for the state’s general fund.
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SWAT team sent in to apprehend Klamath Falls man

It took a SWAT team to arrest a Klamath Falls man after he barricaded himself inside his home Saturday night. 48-year old Mark Douglas McQueen had been sought by police after his girlfriend was hospitalized Friday and reported an assault. A negotiator tried to coax McQueen out of the house, but after three hours...
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Registration open for Miss Butte Valley and Miss Tulelake

The 2012 Miss Butte Valley and Miss Tulelake competitions are coming up, and sophomore and Junior girls age 15 and up from Tulelake and Butte Valley are invited to apply by March 23rd. Winners become the hostesses of the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair and win other prizes, plus become eligibile for Miss California State Competition....
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Routine traffic stop leads to drug arrests

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – State police arrested two Idaho residents Friday after a routine traffic stop on Highway 97. Troopers say the two were arrested after more than a pound of marijuana was found inside a suitcase, along with prescription pills, a stolen laptop, and a loaded hand gun. Jason Brown and Tammi Leuck...
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VFW offers free membership

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The VFW Pelican Post 1383 is offering free one year memberships to those that qualify in exchange for volunteer hours. Veterans of Foreign Wars will have the membership fee paid by the local post if they volunteer 20 hours doing things like providing event security, being part of the color...
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Lakeview solar project to be the largest in Oregon

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – Lakeview has announced a new solar project that is expected to start producing power by October. Construction on the 2-megawatt solar project will start in May on 21 acres. Pacific Power says the solar modules will be able to generate enough electricity to power about 400 homes. The company says when...
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Local man faces theft charges

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 25-year old Kenneth Robert Baines of Klamath Falls faces theft, burglary, and criminal conspiracy charges. Barnes was arrested Wednesday, and little other information has been released because Klamath Falls police say it’s still an active investigation. Baines is being held in the Klamath County Jail on $190,000 bail.
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Local Park likely to host Cycle Oregon events

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Cycle Oregon requested from the Klamath Falls Parks and Advisory Board, permission to use the Moore Park Athletic Fields, picnic area, tennis court parking lots, and Marina Pavillions at the event in September. The group has also requested a wine and beer garden. Cycle Oregon will feature 2,300 riders through...
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Veteran’s Memorial Park to host summer event

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Lake Ewauna Rowing Club wants to use Veteran’s Memorial Park for this year’s Northwest Regional Master’s Championships in mid June. They’ve also asked for permission to set up a beer and wine garden at the event. The event is expected to draw travelers to the area and is projected...
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Missing Keno man found

KENO, Ore. – About twenty five people participated in a search for 44-year-old John Waltman of Keno yesterday, and he was found after about a 10 hour search. Waltman was reported missing after leaving his home near Keno and searching for his dog just after 12am Thursday. He was found around 9:45am and was...
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