Dignitaries On-hand for Water Agreement Signing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An historic agreement will be signed this morning at Collier State park as city, county, state, and even federal leaders meet to sign the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement at 9:00 this morning. This pact with the Klamath Tribes provides limited water rights for agriculture around the Upper Klamath, and comes...
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Budget Meetings Wrap Up Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Budget Committee meetings are scheduled to wrap up today, as the committee members wrangle over what to fund, and what to cut. Public safety services, such as funding the jail faces the possibility of cutbacks in the next fiscal year, as does the DA’s office. That could mean fewer...
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No Motive Yet for Workplace Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Investigators haven’t released a possible motive for yesterday’s workplace shooting death in Klamath Falls, but say 58-year old James Harold Forshee shot his co-worker yesterday morning. Forshee was arrested at BNSF on Laverne Avenue yesterday, charged with murdering Emery Connor, a Mechanical Engineer at the railroad facility.
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One Man Dead in KFalls, Suspect in Custody

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One man is dead after being shot multiple times at the BNSF facility on Laverne Avenue in Klamath Falls this morning. Police arrested 58-year old James Harold Forshee at the scene in connection with the shooting. BNSF officials identified the victim as Emery Connor, who had worked with the company as...
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Klamath Basin Water Agreement to be Signed Friday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Tribal leaders and Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber will be among the many state and local officials taking part in a ceremony to sign the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement Friday morning. It took months to hash out the agreement among state, local, and tribal interests. Once all sides agreed on...
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Free After School Demonstration at the Klamath County Museum

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A demonstration of manual weaving of fabric will be offered during a free family after-school session at the Klamath County Museum Thursday, April 17.   “Earlier this month we showed how wool was spun into yarn in the old days,” said museum volunteer Karen Williams. “This time we’ll show how to...
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OSP Looking for New Recruits

If you are looking at a possible career as an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper, now is the time to check us out as OSP is preparing to hire recruit troopers in early 2015. Using the State of Oregon’s E-Recruit electronic application system, OSP started accepting applications for Lateral and Entry level recruit trooper...
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Commissioner Candidates Scheduled for Forums

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The three candidates for Klamath County Commissioner are scheduled to participate in a forum tonight at OIT. It starts at 7:00 at the union building and is open to the public. Klamath Community College hosts a similar forum next Tuesday afternoon.
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Chiloquin High Suspends Softball Season

Chiloquin, Ore.– There will be no more softball this season for Chiloquin High School. The school’s athletic director sent an e-mail yesterday stating that they’re suspending the rest of the season because of academic issues.
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OIT Student Tried to Purchase a Gun

Klamath Falls, Ore.– We told you last week about an Oregon Tech student who was arrested in the Salem area after posting threats on facebook. Police have now confirmed that 26-year old Matthew Fisher was trying to buy a gun. He’s still in custody after being charged with disorderly conduct. A spokesperson for the...
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