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Seven candidates have filed for Sheriff

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The field of candidates running for Klamath County Sheriff continues to grow. With sheriff’s deputy Chuck Collins filing on Friday, the number of candidates running for Klamath County Sheriff has reached 7. No matter who wins, budget cuts will be the biggest issue to deal with. Jail capacity has been...
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Local graduation rates above average for one local district

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Oregon Dept of Education says the Klamath County School District beat the state average for high school dropout rates and met the average for graduation rates last school year. The news wasn’t quite as good for Klamath Falls City Schools, which were below state averages. The high dropout and...
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KLAD donates PA system to 4-H

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County’s 4-H program has a new public address system, thanks to 92.5 KLAD FM. Before the donation, small animals were housed in and competed in a separate area of the Klamath County Fairgrounds that lacked a PA system. KLAD program director Sam Dunlap says, when it became clear that...
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DAV Van effort closer to fundraising goal

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Groups and individuals have been coming together to help raise funds to replace the Disabled American Veterans van, that was damaged in an accident back in November. Yesterday the VFW held a breakfast that gave free pancakes, sausage, and the works to WWI veterans and kids under 12. Everyone else...
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Documentaries cover salmon population in Southern Oregon

OREGON – Two documentaries aimed at saving salmon are coming to public television. Both cover ongoing research projects that are intended to sustain salmon populations. “Sustaining Salmon” will air at 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, on Southern Oregon Public Television, channel 9 for Charter cable viewers, and “Saving Salmon” will be shown 9 p.m....
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Voters may be deciding on new tax district

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center has formed a committee to study the feasibility of a taxing district that would fund extension center. Klamath County voters would have to approve the new tax district, and voters here haven’t been quick to say yes to new taxes in the past. There...
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Woman accept plea deal in husband’s shooting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 65-year old Elizabeth Anne Bray of Klamath Falls has agreed to accept a plea bargain after being arrested in November 2010 on charges that she shot her husband. Donald Bray was shot during an argument at their home on Bristol Avenue, and Elizabeth will plead to a reduced charge of...
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Man in jail for selling discounted gas on a stolen credit card

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – An ODOT worker lost his gas card, and 38-year old Eric Barnhart was arrested Wednesday on accusations that he used it to sell thousands of dollars worth of discounted gas to motorists at Pacific Pride stations. Officials think between Jan. 5 and Jan. 11, Barnhart approached motorists and offered to...
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Health Dept clears up confusion about agricultural burning

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath County Dept of Public Health issues the daily Air Quality advisories between October 15 and March 15, and that includes information and restrictions on open and outdoor burning in Klamath County. To avoid confusion and fines, the health department clarifies that outdoor agricultural burning is prohibited on RED...
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United Way campaign results are in

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The local United Way says the most recent campaign was a very successful one. The United Way’s Leroy Cabrell reports a nice increase from the year before. 23 Klamath County organizations will be served with those funds.
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