Rep. Dennis Richardson receives a large donation for run for Governor

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rep. Dennis Richardson just received a large donation to his campaign for governor of Oregon. Richard was just given $20,000 from Oregon Right to Life, a pro life organization. Richardson has been a staunch opponent of abortion in the Legislature and was chief sponsor of the unsuccessful 2006 ballot measure that...
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Crater Lake

Crater Lake seeing light snow so far this fall

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Crater Lake’s ready for winter, but the snow has been slow in coming. Snow’s been light this fall, with the park reporting only two inches as of last Sunday morning. That’s compared to an average of 18 inches that the area usually sees this time of the year, and the...
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winter road snow

ODOT is ready for the snow

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — ODOT’s ready for the big snow, once it finally gets here. They’re in the second year of a program that will let them use salt as well a de-icer agent on the icy areas. ODOT’s hopes to have times where chains are required, or there is a hold or delay...
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Kingsley Field

The 173rd Fighter Wing conducting night flying training this week

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Kingsley Field will be conducting night training again this week. The 173rd Fighter Wing will be flying starting tonight through this Thursday from around 5 pm until around 11pm. Most of the flights will be in the air space near Lakeview where the pilots can fly without lights. The Fighter...
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The Oregon Court of Appeals rejects challenge to Oregon’s Right to Farm law

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Court of Appeals has rejected a challenge to Oregon’s Right to Farm law, but parties to the case say the question isn’t resolved. The Right to Farm law protects farmers from lawsuits over common industry practice, and the case started when some residents said their neighbor’s pesticides and chemicals...
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Quackenbush Coffee Roasters wins third place for their coffee in state competition

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A local coffee company has won a state award here in Oregon. Quackenbush Coffee Roasters competed in the 2013 Oregon State Fair Best Coffee in Oregon Competitions in three different categories, and two of their coffees advanced to the finals, the Wake up Brew and Guatemala Huehuetenango. Quackenbush Coffee Roasters...
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Failed Abduction in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On November 15, 2013 at about 10:51 am, Deputies from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of S. 6th St and Kane St for a reported attempted abduction.  An unknown white male adult attempted to abduct a 27 year old female as she was walking from lunch at Albertson’s Express back...
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Oregon Institute of Technology Tech OIT Graduation

Oregon Tech fall enrollment is up

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — As Oregon Institute of Technology’s Fall 2013 term is underway, school officials announced a student enrollment of 4,414, which is the highest in the university’s history. The total represents an increase of 413 students from Fall 2012. This year’s growth includes the new Wilsonville campus that began admitting students in...
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Oregon Institute of Technology Tech OIT Long Shot

Forum on Monday will help pave OIT’s governing path

Oregon Tech and President Dr. Chris Maples are hosting a community forum on Monday at 5 p.m. to solicit community feedback regarding the future of how the university is governed. During the most recent legislative session, two bills were passed that authorize fundamental changes to the governing of all state universities and Oregon Tech’s...
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Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Affordable Health Care Act – Oregon Update

WASHINGTON — It’s unclear how Oregon will be affected by President Barack Obama’s decision to allow the continued sale of insurance plans that would be cancelled by year’s end because they don’t comply with the Affordable Health Care Act. The state’s Insurance Division spokeswoman Cheryl Martinis said Thursday officials are still looking into the...
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