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Weather: There’s an App for That

KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON (November 12, 2014) – Mobile devices have changed the way we prepare, endure and recover from severe winter weather. According to a recent U.S. Cellular survey, 51 percent of smartphone users check the weather forecast daily from their mobile devices. Smartphones and tablets are valuable tools for tracking and preparing for...
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Storm Warning in Effect for Northern Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Some parts of the state that aren’t used to get snow… are on tap to get a good dose of it this afternoon and overnight tonight. In Klamath County, some areas are under a Winter Storm Warning… with a few inches of snow in the forecast along with some sleet and freezing...
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Yreka Seeks Compensation for Boles Fire Assistance

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The city of Yreka will asking for California state funds to help cover the 30-thousand dollars the town spent helping Weed during the Boles fire. City officials are not asking Weed to pay for the services, but state funds are available to help cover some of those costs since Weed was declared...
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Legalized Pot: Questions Answered

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has released a set of frequently asked questions based on calls their getting at their offices. Q: How can I get a job with OLCC in the new marijuana program? A: OLCC posts job opportunities on the website. Interested applicants can fill out a Job...
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Man, Dog, Struck by Logging Truck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man has reportedly been transferred to a hospital in Bend after being seriously injured when he was hit by a logging truck Monday night. 28-year old Joseph McKinnon and his dog were both struck while crossing South Sixth Street. The dog died at the scene. The driver of the...
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OIT Get High Marks for Veteran-Friendliness

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Institute of Technology ranks high on the list of veteran-friendly 4-year colleges. The Military Times compiles an annual list of colleges that do the best by our veterans, by providing a veteran liaison office, and offering the Yellow Ribbon Program which helps bridge the tuition gap when GI Bills won’t cover it....
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Open Burn Period Ends

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The open burn window closed at 5:00 Sunday afternoon. We ended up with 48 hours of RED air quality advisories from Friday noon through Sunday noon, which limited open burning over the weekend. For those Green days where you’re permitted to use wood stoves without a permit, you’re asked to please use...
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Gas Prices Falling Across Oregon, Country

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices continue to drop in Oregon… The average price for a gallon of gas in the state is $3.05 per gallon. That’s higher than the national average of $2.91. Klamath County prices have dropped below 3-dollars to $2.97 on average. In Lake County gas costs about $3.14 a gallon. 
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Library Adds E-Readers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Library is loaning a new kind of book. The Library has 4 new e-book readers that you can borrow for up to three weeks. The readers come pre-loaded with a specific genre… one with mysteries, another with romances, and one with family classics. There’s also a Kindle fire that...
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Health Care Open Enrollment Begins Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Open enrollment for health care coverage begins on Saturday and continues until February 15th of next year. This is your window to sign up  through the federal health care exchange, now that Cover Oregon has had to fall into the federal exchange. You can still go to to find out if...
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