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Studded tire deadline extended

SALEM, Ore. – Drivers with studded tires can keep using them awhile longer. The annual deadline for removing studded tires had been the end of the day Saturday, but that’s been extended through Monday April 9. Still, transportation officials say studded tires chew up streets and roads and cause $40 million a year in...
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Jobless rate still high in Northern CA

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – Just as we shared the good news in terms of the Klamath County jobless rate, Siskiyou County fares a little worse. In Klamath County, the jobless rate was 11.2 percent for February, which is the lowest it’s been since October 2008. In northern California the rates are high. The February rate...
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Event helps Sky Lakes bereavement program

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Families that lose their babies at Sky Lakes Family Birth Center receive comfort through the unit’s Bereavement Program, and a fund-raiser this week will help ensure the program continues to help families. The silent auction and dance begins at 5 p.m. Saturday at Reames Golf & Country Club. The event...
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District Attorney expresses budget concerns

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – District Attorney Ed Caleb has expressed concern that the upcoming budget shortfall will cause big problems prosecuting domestic violence cases. A current grant that has helped prosecute those cases expires July 1, and the lack of funds will lay off the prosecutor that specializes in those cases. There is no...
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Wrong-way driver causes traffic scare

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – An elderly man from Arizona was the wrong-way driver yesterday on Highway 97 that cause quite a traffic stir. The 83-year old man was driving a motorhome against traffic and caused other drivers to dart to the shoulder. Oregon State police got calls about the man driving southbound, about 13...
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Klamath County Museum owns piece of history

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – You have the chance to view a piece of history this weekend. The Klamath County Museum recently acquired a McClellan saddle dating to the late 1800s, and its markings suggest it was part of the Modoc Indian War. It will be exhibited for the first time during a program at...
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Radiothon Today to Benefit Cancer Patients

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Basin Mediactive, LLC, home of 92.5 KLAD, 99.5 The Rock, News Talk 1150 KAGO and AM 960, The Sports Legend along with Sky Lakes Medical Center are hosting the 3rd annual radiothon today to benefit the Cancer Patient Assistance Fund at Sky Lakes Cancer Treatment Center. KLAD will be broadcasting...
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Jobless rate shows positive signs

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Good news in terms of the Klamath County jobless rate. The seasonally adjusted rate for February was 11.2 percent, which is the lowest it’s been since October 2008. The Oregon Employment Department says the numbers show a positive trend. In the past, decreases in the unemployment rate have included job...
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Firewood permits on sale Monday at Fremont Winema National Forest

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – This Monday, April 2, personal-use firewood permits will be on sale at all Fremont-Winema National Forest offices. Forest officials stress that it is extremely important for firewood cutters to pay special attention to the terms and conditions of their permit. Motorized access is only allowed 300 feet off roads within...
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US Cellular offers workshop to help Smart Phone users

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – If you’d like to know all the tricks your smartphone can do, U.S. Cellular is hosting a free workshop this Saturday from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at 3450 Washburn Way in Klamath Falls. They’ll cover a specific Android™-powered phone, but anyone with questions on web browsing, calendar synchronization, and personalizing...
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