City Council hears from public on proposed mission move

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –The City Council of Klamath Falls heard from the public last night on a proposed move of the Gospel Mission from Walnut Avenue to near the Ross Ragland Theater. Local residents, businesses owners, and others in the area voiced their concerns over  Mission’s plan to move to 707 High Street. One...
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Town of Lakeview and County will share costs to move pipeline

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Funds for the relocation of a section of piping for the geothermal system that will heat Lake District Hospital and local schools will be shared by the Town of Lakeview and Lake County. Both agencies came to the agreement at a meeting of the Lake County Board of Commissioners meeting where...
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Reser’s Fine Foods expends recall again

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon is expanding its recall of refrigerated ready-to-eat products again because they may be contaminated with Listeria. The packages will be marked with a plant identifier code of 20 near the best or use by date. The recalled ready-to-eat products were sold nationwide and in...
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Over 250 kids in Klamath Falls get letter requiring Pertussis shot

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — More than 250 students in Klamath Falls received letters saying they are required to get a vaccination that protects them from pertussis, also known as whooping cough. To keep the illness from the community, Klamath County Public Health is calling for a special Exclusion Day for students, and to encourage...
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Highway 39 closed on Saturday after vehicle crashes into power pole

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police Department says a crash on Highway 39 this weekend near Klamath Falls caused a major closure after a vehicle driven by a woman from Malin slammed into a power pole. Oregon State Police officers cited the driver following Saturday’s night non-injury accident for failing to maintain a...
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Supermarket Saturday raises over $13,000 for the Klamath Falls Food Bank

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls food bank held their annual fundraiser at Fred Meyer on Saturday. The food bank, with the help of Basin Mediactive, local businesses, and a cash machine outside of the the store help to raise over $13,000 on Supermarket Saturday this year. Officials say they’re seeing more need than...
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Foster Farms Samonella outbreak continues to grow

FRESNO, Ca. — The Salmonella outbreak traced to Foster Farms chicken continues to grow. 360 people in 21 states have reported that they’ve become ill from the chicken. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted the new figures, which means that the outbreak is still ongoing, with 22 new cases reported since October...
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Fireball seen in the Pacific Northwest sky

PACIFIC NORTHWEST — Several people in the North West reported seeing a flaming fireball that was traveling east to west in the sky over Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana on yesterday morning. The fireball shot through the sky around 6am, and was reportedly brighter than a full moon. The American Meteor Society’s website received...
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150,000 Oregonians enrolled in individual health care plans may see plans cancelled

SALEM, Ore. — Officials say about 150,000 Oregonians enrolled in individual health care plans are going to see their plans cancelled by the end of the year because the plans don’t provide the minimum level of coverage required under the new health care law. Those facing cancellations could see a break in coverage if...
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Record set for groups lost at the same time on Mt. McLoughlin

MOUNT MCLOUGHLIN, Ore. — The amount of hikers rescued on Mount McLoughlin has set a record for rescue crews there. The three seperate hiking parties were lost at the same time, the first time that’s ever happened on the mountain. The cause was believed to be a section of trail that looks like the...
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