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Minty Morris announces speaking engagements

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – This morning at 11:30, local HAM Radio Operators will hold a lunch, and they’ve invited Kelly Minty Morris to speak. This will be one of several events this week featuring Minty Morris. On Wednesday from 6-8pm she’ll speak at Crystal Terrace Retirement Community about issues facing seniors. Minty Morris will...
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Position open on fire budget committee

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Fire District No. 1 is looking to fill a vacant position on the budget committee. It’s a volunteer position that would serve a three year term, and the committee meets 2-3 times annually. Volunteers provide input and approval for the annual budget for the district. Applications are online....
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Oregon gets big bucks in foreclosure settlement

OREGON – The landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation’s biggest mortgage lenders will bring between $100 and $200 million to Oregon. The money will be aimed at those who have been through the foreclosure process and those who are being forclosed on now. Checks will be in the $2000 range. The state of...
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Man arrested for assault

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 23-year old Larry Lee Townsend was arrested yesterday morning by Klamath Falls police on assault charges. Townsend is being held at the Klamath County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.
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Another county considers closing some of its jail

EUGENE, Ore. – Klamath County isn’t alone in its worries over potential cuts at the jail. Facing the loss of federal timber money, Lane County plans to close half of its jail beds soon, as well as reduce its sheriff’s patrol staff and stop supervising parolees convicted of misdemeanors.
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Local woman arrested for stealing from elderly woman

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – State Police arrested 44-year-old Kelley Ann Turner of Klamath Falls this week on felony theft charges. After Oregon State police investigated for about a month, Turner was indicted on 19 counts of first-degree theft. Klamath County District Attorney Ed Caleb says Turner was charged after she allegedly stole money and...
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OIT to close pool

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Oregon Institute of Technology has announced plans to close the university’s swimming pool effective Friday, Feb. 17th. University officials site a lack of financial resources to keep it open. Michael Schell, director of athletics, said in a press release it’s more than just raising the necessary funds to renovate...
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Hasson leads La Pine

LA PINE, Ore. – La Pine has a new city manager. The city council this week approved hiring Steve Hasson and he’s scheduled to begin work Feb. 21. Hasson is currently the planning director in Kuna, Idaho. Hasson will take over for Rick Allen, who has served as the city’s interim city manager since...
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Fire caused by hot ashes

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – We now know the cause of the fire at a Gatewood-area house Tuesday evening. Fire investigators say the homeowner at 5180 Starlit Court cleaned out a fireplace and put the hot wood ashes in a plastic trash container outside. When that caught fire, it spread to a nearby wood pile...
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Schools ask for repair funds

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Both the Klamath County school district and Klamath Falls City Schools are asking Klamath County for money to upgrade facilities. The funds would help make building improvements like fixing roofs and adding energy-efficient windows. The Klamath County School District requested $2 million and the Klamath Falls City Schools asked for...
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