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Siskiyou County voters pick new blood

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Voters went to the polls yesterday. Brandon Criss defeated incumbent Jim Cook for Siskiyou County Supervisor in District 1. Cook had been seeking his third term. The voter turnout in Siskiyou County was slightly less than 25 percent, according to election officials.
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KWPA sues family farm

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Court records show the Klamath Water and Power Agency filed the suit against Walker Brothers Farms April 9th. The agency claims the family received more than $200,000 in drought relief funding even though they received enough water to irrigate crops. $10 million was set aside for drought relief that year,...
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Woman faces charges for grabbing the wheel

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A passenger of a car is accused of causing an accident. The Klamath County Sheriff’s office says 35-year old Candie Christian Langley-Lee grabbed the wheel of an SUV driven by her partner, Edwin Baza-Herrera and that caused the crash near Washburn Way and the Southside Expressway Monday night. The couple’s...
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Kruise of Klamath not far off

This year’s Kruise of Klamath is scheduled for June 22 -24. The cars will first be on display at the Ross Ragland Theater that Friday night along with movie memorabilia from the movie American Graffiti and a showing inside the theater. Saturday’s events include the show ‘n shine at Moore Park and the evening...
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New solar panels to save money at OIT

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Institute of Technology plans to save big bucks with new solar panels. Solar City will install the panels as part of a $10.8 million project to be done at no cost to the Oregon University System or Oregon Tech. Estimates project OIT can save $3.3 million per year...
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Tunnel work continues on Highway 58

Highway 58 closed last night at milepost 56 so crews could lower the floor on the Salt Creek Tunnel, and it won’t reopen until about 6am Friday morning. Then next Monday, June 11, the highway will close every night between 8pm and 6am for more tunnel work. Even when the road is open, there...
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OIT and KCC team up

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon Institute of Technology and Klamath Community College have formed a new partnership. Oregon Tech students who started school at KCC will be able to earn KCC degrees for work completed at Oregon Tech. The schools say the reverse transfer process allows students who transferred from KCC to Oregon Tech...
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Shasta View to host Relay for Life fundraiser

Shasta View Retirement Community has an ice cream social planned to benefit Relay for Life. It includes hamburgers and hot dogs and a silent auction from 5 to 7pm June 24. Shasta View is at 151 N. Willimas Avenue.
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I-5 detour in Medford may add to travel time

If you have travel plan that involve Interstate 5, know that there’s a detour in Medford again tonight. Crews are repaving the road as part of a $3.9 million project between the Medford viaduct and Exit 35. The detour will send you through downtown Medford tonight beginning at 10pm.
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Troopers watching for drunk drivers

With the summer driving season on, local police and state troopers have a watchful eye on the roads. The Click it or Ticket seat belt campaign has come to an end, but the constant lookout for impaired drivers continues. Oregon State police from the Klamath Falls area command office report more DUII arrests this...
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