Grant Helps Rural Learning Centers in Lake County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Meyer Memorial Trust has awarded Klamath Community College, Lake County School District, and the Innovation and Learning Center, a $300,000 grant to support rural distance education in Lake County.  Of this $300,000 award, just over $194,000 will be used to provide local matching funds for the USDA Rural Development Grant, which...
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Oregon Woman Returns from East Timor

Portland, Ore.– An Oregon woman with Klamath Falls connections, is expected to arrive in Portland today after a months-long ordeal in East Timor. Stacey Addison was arrested in September, shortly after entering East Timor to renew a travel Visa. She was sharing a cab with a stranger…who made a quick stop to get some drugs....
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Weed Murder Suspect Identified

Weed, CA– The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of Monday’s murder near Weed California as 60-year old Dale Bowen, known to friends as Angel Feather. Witnesses say they heard an argument coming from Bowen’s trailer Monday morning, before Bowen was found dead. Mathew Raye Baker was arrested Monday in Talent, and is charged with...
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Bill to Change Class-Action Lawsuits Moves Forward

Salem, Ore.– The Oregon Senate has approved a bill to change the way Oregon handles class-action lawsuits. House bill 2700 passed the senate in a near party-line vote. It would send unclaimed damage awards to the state’s legal aid fund instead of returning it to the company that was sued. Republicans tried to keep the law from becoming...
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County to Convert Building for Veterans, Disabled Services

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County hopes to use an old KBREC building on Vandenberg Road as it’s new headquarters for veterans services and developmental disabilities services. The building will have to be remodeled and made handicap accessible. County Commissioners yesterday approved a contractor to do oversee the work, which should be completed by late summer.
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Oregon Unemployment Drops

Salem, Ore.– Oregon’s unemployment rate has dropped to 6.3 percent last month… that’s down from 6.7 percent in January. 55,600 more people are working in Oregon this year compared to last year. Retail trade saw the biggest jump in jobs over the past 12 months.
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Man Pulled from HVAC Unit, Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was arrested early Sunday morning… after being rescued from the ventilation system at Howdy Doody’s on East Main Street. Klamath Falls Police say they found 19-year old Joshua Haynes stuck inside the vent after he allegedly climbed onto the roof, tossing a large part of the building’s HVAC system overboard and...
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Spokane Man Arrested after Siskiyou County Murder

Medford, Ore.– A Spokane man was arrested in Talent yesterday, after barging into a stranger’s house. The man was 27-year old Mathew Baker, wanted for questioning in connection with a murder in Siskiyou County. Deputies say they responded to a call for a possible deceased person and found a victim, who has not yet been identified, who...
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La Pine Men Accused of Car-jacking

Bend, Ore.– Two LaPine men were arrested Monday on car-jacking charges. Police in Bend say 35-year old Paul Blaylock was arrested driving the car that victims say was stolen from them at knifepoint early Monday morning. 33-year old Robert Ray Kuper was identified as a second suspect in the theft. Blaylock also faces drug charges. 
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City Poll: Who Should Maintain Sewer Lines?

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Your feedback is wanted… the city of Klamath Falls is asking residents to weigh in on whether cleanout lines that go from your business or home to the city sewer lines should be maintained by the city. Right now, any line that was installed before 2002 is your responsibility. To read the...
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