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Old school building sells to church

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The old Fairhaven school building has sold to a church looking to expand its outreach. The building wasn’t listed for sale with a realtor, but a sign was posted and that was enough for United Family Fellowship. The building sold for just over $76,000. The school district had hoped for...
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Gas prices fall, but the still high in the West

Finally, the western states are feeling some relief at the pump. Prices have fallen by twelve cents a gallon in Oregon since last week at this time. The average price in Oregon now is $4.10, which is still sky high compared to much of the country. Drivers in Oklahoma and Texas are paying $3.12...
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Canoe tour this Saturday with the Fremont Winema National Forest

Anyone can attend an interpretive canoe tour on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. It’s a free, guided trip that covers about 2.5 miles into the Upper Klamath Wildlife Refuge. Volunteer guides paddle along with the group and share some of this area’s rich history. Meet at the Rocky Point Public Boat Launch...
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Three students earn major college scholarships

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Three local students are part of the Gates Millenium Scholar program, which pays for college for select minority students. Among the winners, twin brothers Stephen and Joseph Castor who just graduated from Mazama High School. They’re members of the Klamath Tribes. Francis Rojina graduated from Lost River High School and...
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Scrap metal burns on Hillyard Ave.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Thick, black smoke billowed into the air Monday after sparks from cutting torches caught some debris on fire, even after the workers had stopped watching for it. Tires and scrap metal burned at Hamilton Metals at 2933 Hillyard Avenue, but no injuries were reported.
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County analyzes Lake County’s use of detention facility

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Lake County doesn’t have a juvenile detention center of its own, so it sends juveniles in need of detention to Klamath County. It hasn’t sent many this fiscal year, so Klamath County recently voted to set a minimum for how may days per year Lake County must take up beds. Under...
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County Juvenile Dept announces new Director

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Dan Golden is the new County Juvenile Department director. Golden has been the interim director, and now officially retains the title of Director after an approval from Klamath County Commissioners last week. Director Glenn Vest retired in April.
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Anglers get more fishing areas

The Fish and Wildlife commissioners are giving an okay to allowing fishing in more bodies of water in Oregon. 10 rivers and one lake are now approved for fishing of wild coho, with the season for most starting Sept. 15. Anglers will be allowed to keep one wild coho in the Nehalem, Tillamook, Nestucca,...
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Nearly 500 High School Seniors receive diplomas

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Hundreds turned out over the weekend to wish local graduates well. Mazama High School graduated 155 seniors, Henley High School graduated 161, and Klamath Union had 156 seniors receive diplomas.
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Entry books out now for the Tulelake Butte Valley Fair

TULELAKE, Calif. — Exhibitor entry books for the 2012 Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair are out now. They can be picked up available at locations in Klamath Falls including Big R and the Extension Office. In Dorris they’re at PremierWest Bank and Butte Valley Feed and Seed; in Merrill at Pappy Ganders and Merrill Lumber Supply;...
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