New Program Honors Basin Veterans

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Recognizing the Basin’s Veterans by offering specials and discounts. That’s the goal of a new county-wide program set to launch this spring. A $10-thousand dollar grant from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs will be used to provide ID cards for Vets, who would present them at participating businesses.
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KFPD: Buckle Up!

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath Falls police want you to buckle up… and they have extra patrols out on the roads to help you remember. The police department recently received a grant to help improve the percentage of drivers and passengers who are wearing their seatbelts. Only about 78% of Klamath Falls drivers regularly...
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Timber For Sale

Klamath Falls, Ore. The National Forest Service is trying to find a buyer for 26 million board feet of timber salvaged from lands burned during the Barry Point Fire in 2012. After trying twice to sell the timber as a whole, they’re breaking it into smaller parcels of about 5 million board feet. Potential...
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Lava Beds Caves: The Bats are Okay

The bats are doing well at the Lava Beds in Tulelake. Specialists in bat populations recently checked more than 70 caves at the Lava Beds monument, and found that bat populations are mostly stable, and some have even increased. The animals are vital to helping control populations of night-flying insects in the Basin. You...
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Public Hearing on Museum Tax Levy

The Klamath County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday concerning plans to add a levy on the upcoming May ballot in order to provide funding for the Klamath County Museum. The measure would renew a 5-year tax levy of 5-cents per $1,000 of assessed value for homeowners in the County. The County...
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Oregon Tech easily handles Evergreen

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Head Coach Dan Miles, earning his 1.000th career victory at Corban last week, got to celebrate his 1,000th win in a postgame ceremony in front of his hometown fans after his Hustlin’ Owls defeated Evergreen State by an 80-61 score tonight at Danny Miles Court. Oregon Tech improves their overall mark to...
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Homeless At Risk in Winter Weather

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When temperatures get below freezing and the snow starts falling, those who don’t have a roof over their heads are very vulnerable.   Ron Hicks at the Klamath Falls Gospel Mission he says with weather like this, they typically have more folks taking advantage of their day room and overnight shelter....
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Murder Suspect Held on $1 Million Bond

Yreka, CA– A Judge in Siskiyou County Thursday ordered a murder suspect held on $1 Million bail. 25-year old Elias Samuel Bullington is accused of murdering Henry Cooper Junior last summer. Bullington was arrested in October on DUI charges. At the time, he was living in Cooper’s transient camp in the Yreka area.
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Storms Can Lead to Downed Lines, Power Outages

PORTLAND, Ore. – With significant snow, ice and wind hitting all parts of the Northwest, Pacific Power reminds its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable.  “We work hard to avoid outages, but when bad weather strikes — outages happen, and we work just as hard to get your...
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NWS: Winter Storm until 10am Saturday

There were several accidents reported in Klamath County yesterday, and at least one involved injures. Road crews are working to keep the roads clear, and they’ll have thier work cut out for them Friday as we’re expecting another 2-to-5 inches of snow in the basin. Higher elevations could see more than a foot of...
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