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Highway 140 to be the focus of a speed campaign

SOUTHERN OREGON – Watch out on Highway 140. Oregon Dept of Transportation stats show the Highway 140 Lake of the Woods Safety Corridor has a higher percentage of crashes than most Oregon highways, and officers will be cracking down on speeders.
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Air Quality recommendations made before Commissioners

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath Air Quality Advisory committee has made its recommendations to meet federal air quality standards by 2014. That includes increasing the monitoring of woodstove and fireplace use, and reducing the number of open burning days. The committee has asked for a commitment of support from county commissioners by the...
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Pilot Travel wants a bigger sign

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – On Monday the Klamath Falls City Council will consider a request by Pilot Travel Center to post a sign that’s not in compliance with the standard sign ordinance. Pilot Travel Center wants to increase the allowable square footage of the sign from 80 square feet to 101 square feet, and...
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Fair offers chance to recycle technology

TULELAKE, Ore. – The Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair is having a Go-Green event that will recycle electronics like old TVs and LCD screens, computer monitors and towers, plus copiers, calculators, cell phones, telephones, and more. Electronics can be dropped off at the Tulelake-Butte Valley fairgrounds May 24-25 between 8am and 5pm, or on May 26...
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Man sentenced for probation violation

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 30-year old Daniel James Bryant has been sentenced to 34 months in prison for violating his probation. Bryant was on probation for first degree burglary and possession of meth. Bryant was sentenced for failing to report to his probation officer and failing to register as a sex offender.
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Local elementary school wins the lottery…sort of

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Joseph Conger Elementary in Klamath Falls is one of 10 Southern Oregon schools that’s hundreds of dollars richer. During the annual Scratch-It For Schools Lottery Event, the schools and their partners scratched as many lottery tickets as they could in 5 minutes. The school scratched off $895 in winnings, and...
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JROTC instructor waives right to hearing

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 63-year old Kenneth Gardner has waived his right to a grand jury hearing, according to DA Ed Caleb. Documents filed with Klamath County Circuit Court show there was probable cause for the charges against the Henley High School Junior ROTC instructor. He was arrested last week for having improper sexual...
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Man accused of trying to set up Klamath County terrorist camp to be tried in US

BLY, Ore. – A European court yesterday ruled a Muslim cleric who celebrated the 9-11 attacks in sermons and allegedly tried to set up a terrorist training camp in Bly can be brought back to the US for trial. Abu Hamza Masri and four other terrorism suspects face charges. The Bly camp never really...
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Tulelake Butte Valley Fair sets weigh-in dates

TULELAKE, Cal. – The Tulelake Butte Valley Fair has announced the deadlines for junior exhibitors to pre-weigh their market animals for proof of ownership and rate of gain purposes. Tagging and pre weigh-in for Junior Market Steers will be Sunday, April 29th @ 5:00 p.m. at the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair and on Sunday May...
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City crews are trimming trees today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The City Street Division will be performing tree trimming in Klamath falls today on 9th Street between Prospect and Pine Streets. More tree trimming is planned tomorrow in the same location. The city advises everyone to go slowly in that area and give crews room to work.
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