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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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OIT aims to raise funds for postseason travel

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – On Saturday, March 3rd, the OIT Hustlin’ Owls will host their annual end of year scrimmage with the goal to have 500 fans and friends in attendance. OIT is hoping it can raise $25,000 to put toward post season travel. For the first time since the removal of the old...
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Cycle Oregon route to pass through Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – This year marks the Silver Anniversary for the Cycle Oregon bike ride, and we mentioned last week, spots on the ride sold out in a matter of minutes. The route begins and ends in Bly, and has overnight stops planned in Silver Lake and Klamath Falls. The ride runs from...
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Five face burglary charges

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Five people have been arrested, related to last week’s robbery at the River’s Inn Motel at 11 Main Street in Klamath Falls. The 24-year old victim, Blackie Bennet, reported to police that the five barged in and used a nightstick-like weapon. A vehicle stopped by Klamath Falls police later led...
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Minty Morris announces speaking engagements

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – This morning at 11:30, local HAM Radio Operators will hold a lunch, and they’ve invited Kelly Minty Morris to speak. This will be one of several events this week featuring Minty Morris. On Wednesday from 6-8pm she’ll speak at Crystal Terrace Retirement Community about issues facing seniors. Minty Morris will...
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Position open on fire budget committee

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Fire District No. 1 is looking to fill a vacant position on the budget committee. It’s a volunteer position that would serve a three year term, and the committee meets 2-3 times annually. Volunteers provide input and approval for the annual budget for the district. Applications are online....
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Oregon gets big bucks in foreclosure settlement

OREGON – The landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation’s biggest mortgage lenders will bring between $100 and $200 million to Oregon. The money will be aimed at those who have been through the foreclosure process and those who are being forclosed on now. Checks will be in the $2000 range. The state of...
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Man arrested for assault

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 23-year old Larry Lee Townsend was arrested yesterday morning by Klamath Falls police on assault charges. Townsend is being held at the Klamath County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.
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