M.U.D. meeting tonight

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Should the city of Klamath Falls get rid of the private sector power company and take on the responsibility of providing energy to the Klamath Basin? Tonight is your chance to weigh in on the matter. The city council holds a public hearing tonight at the Ross Ragland Theater. Doors...
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Gas prices are down

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The average price for a gallon of gasoline has dropped slightly in the State. According to the website Gasbuddy-dot-com. The price of gas is down about four cents a gallon from last week to 3.27 a gallon. That’s right about the same as the National Average. The state capital is...
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Rogue River contaminated with mercury

Grants Pass, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is considering adding the entire Rogue River to the growing list of water declared to be contaminated with mercury. The recently released findings could lead public health agencies to urge people to limit how much fish they eat from the river system. 
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Air quality warning

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The National Weather Service has issued an air quality warning for Klamath and Lake Counties due to some slow moving air and a high pressure system that’s trapping pollution. If you have allergies or other illnesses that effect your lungs… you’ll want to avoid spending too much time outside until...
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The nominations are out

Salem, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has submitted a list of nominations to fill state boards and commissions. None of the nominees were from Klamath or Lake Counties. The State Senate plans to hold confirmation hearings in February.
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Gas fire

Sisters, Ore. – Some folks in Sisters trying to keep warm by a fire Saturday night… were having a hard time keeping the fire going, one of them decided to toss a little gasoline on the blaze. The gas caught on fire… which caused the gas tank to explode. Four people were burned… three...
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Klamath house fire

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Klamath Falls family lost their home to a fire Sunday morning. Steve and Michelle Marrs and their young daughter weren’t home when the blaze broke out. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire. No one was injured… and the Red Cross is helping the family with...
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Coyote contest ruling

Judge rejects bid to stop coyote-killing contest PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A judge in Harney County has rejected an attempt to postpone a coyote-killing contest that’s scheduled for this weekend. The Animal Legal Defense Fund says the annual event violates state gambling laws and asked the judge Friday to issue a temporary restraining order...
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Senate panel introduces gun control bill

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Senate committee has introduced a bill that would require background checks when guns are sold or transferred to someone who isn’t a relative. Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the move in a party-line vote on Friday. Their decision will allow the measure to be considered when the legislative...
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Health officials warn of a Listeria infection

Portland, Ore. – Oregon health and agriculture officials are issuing a warning about a type of cheese from Mexico believed to be tainted with Listeria and responsible for sickening an infant in December. The newborn baby lives in Clackamas County and became ill in late December. Physicians with the Oregon Health Authority Public Health...
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