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County Commissioner debate tonight

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Candidates running for County Commissioner are set to debate tonight. Candidates for Position 3 will debate at 6pm in the County Government Center, 305 Main. All four candidates are expected to be there. Candidates for Commissioner Position 1 will debate March 7. All candidates in the race are Republicans. No...
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Man faces assault charge

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 28-year old Luis Antonio Trujillo of Klamath Falls is facing two counts of first-degree assault for injuries related to his son. The 2-year-old boy was treated for severe head injuries in Portland, and an investigation linked the father.
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New map released for Fremont Winema Forest

FREMONT WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST – A new map is out that shows the routes available to the public when it comes to motor vehicle use at the Fremont Winema National Forest. About 80 percent of the forest has motor vehicle access now. This trail map trumps all others, and a release says some spots...
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Office Depot to shut down

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Office Depot’s corporate offices have confirmed the Klamath Falls store will close April 7. A lease expires around that time, and rather than renew, the corporate office decided to close the store. This is the store at 2880 South Sixth.
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Voters to decide on school levy

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Voters will have the power this May when it comes to tax levys. The Klamath Falls City Schools board voted this week to put a tax levy they say would keep teacher layoffs at bay and help the district buy books. Last year, 18 teachers were laid off when the...
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Commissioners to discuss jail levy today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Commissioners today are expected to discuss the jail levy at today’s meeting. The levy totals $1.5 million a year for three years, and a positive vote today would put the issue on the May ballot. This is a smaller levy than the initial proposal of $4.2 million a...
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Man ok after crashing into a tree

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 65-year old Eulogio Vidales-Torres was driving on Highway 71 near Chiloquin yesterday morning when he lost control on ice and crashed into a tree. It took two hours for emergency crews to extract Vidales-Torres from the vehicle, and once he was free he was taken to Sky Lakes Medical Center...
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Wild horse debate heats up

WASHINGTON D.C. – Things are tense between wild horse protection advocates and the Bureau of Land Management. Among the issues raised by wild horse advocates are that the federal agency stacked a public advisory board with friends of cattle ranchers at the expense of mustangs. The BLM denies that accusation and others, and accuses...
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Siskiyou County continues to look for gold thieves

YREKA, Cal. – The Siskiyou County sheriff’s office is still looking for those behind the gold heist at the county courthouse. On February 1, thieves got by a security alarm that didn’t acitvate and hacked into bullet proof glass to make off with as much as $1 million in gold nuggets. The gold had...
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Timber payments in President’s budget

WASHINGTON D.C. – Timber payments may not be going away. President Obama’s new budget proposal does leave timber payments to Oregon counties intact for one more year. Klamath County is one of the counties that would receive the aid, and it could alleviate some budget issues. Oregon has gotten the most over the life...
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