Downtown Bar Faces Additional Penalties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A downtown bar and restaurant… closed since January 7th for serving alcohol to minors… faces additional sanctions from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. The Commission found that Tequila’s Sports Bar and Grill on Main Street was without liability insurance for several months, and faces a hearing to determine what, if any,...
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Candidate Alleges County Clerks Office Acted Improperly

Candidate for County Commissioner, Jeff Houston, today filed a complaint with the State of Oregon alleging an appearance of impropriety on the part of the Klamath County Clerk’s Office. According to a press release from Houston, the Clerk’s Office rejected his petition to be placed on the ballot, citing too many invalid signatures, which...
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Klamath Falls woman to be arraigned today

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Klamath Falls woman will be in court today to answer to charges in connection with a car accident that seriously injured two people last October. 59-year old Amy Virginia Squires faces several assault charges, in addition to DUI and reckless driving. One of the people injured in the accident...
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National report shows Klamath, Lake Counties not recovered from recession

Washington, D.C. – A new national report  of county economies show Klamath County among those that have struggled to recover from the recession. The report shows the housing market in Lake and many other Eastern Oregon counties that has not yet returned to pre-recession levels.  View the full report HERE.
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Oregonians favor background checks for gun purchases

Salem, Ore. – A new statewide poll show that the majority of Oregonians want the state to implement universal background check when guns are bought and sold. Public Policy Polling conducted the survey that found 78 percent of those poll thought it was a good idea to require background checks for every person who...
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Armed robbery in Siskiyou County

Shastina, Cal. – Investigators with the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the suspects involved in an armed robbery earlier this month. The incident occurred at about 9:00 pm on January 16, 2014 at the Lake Shastina Mini Mart on Big Brings Road near Highway 97. The...
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Nominees Sought for 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Award

Salem, Ore.– The annual Oregon Governor’s Volunteer Awards honors some of Oregon’s most respected individuals and organizations for their commitment to voluntary service benefiting the state and its people. The awards are hosted by the Oregon Volunteers Commission for Voluntary Action and Service with presenting sponsor Wells Fargo. Award winners are recognized at the...
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Judge Declares Mistrial in Rape Case

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Circuit Court judge yesterday declared a mistrial in the case accusing an 18-year old Crescent man of rape. Kesson Rai Ishida-Poncil faces sex assault charges. The trial only started last week… but according to a motion filed by the D-A’s Office… the prosecution felt defense lawyer Matthew Parks violated...
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Ronald McDonald House Plans Family Room at Sky Lakes Medical Center

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When your child is in the hospital… you don’t ever want to leave their side. A local business is teaming up with the Ronald McDonald House of Central Oregon to bring some creature comforts to parents of children hospitalized at Sky Lakes Medical Center. AmeriTitle Klamath Falls is hoping the community...
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Jeld-Wen Announces Closure of Iowa Plant

Jeld-Wen announced yesterday that they’re planning to close their facility in Dubuque, Iowa this Spring, as the Klamath Falls-based company continues its plans for consolidation. The Dubuque facility makes pressed wood-fiber products for interior doors, and has been part of Jeld-Wen since 1978. Company officials say they have other plants that can meet their...
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