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Woman recovering after forest rescue

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A 49-year old woman from Springfield is recovering after becoming stranded near the Great Meadow Sno-Park off Highway 140. Officers said she was suffering from hypothermia and was delirious from dehydration when they got to her Friday. The woman told officers she had been in the forest since January 6th,...
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Local man has probation revoked

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Probation was revoked this week for 32-year old Jeremy Ardell Snider, and Judge Dan Bunch sentenced him to five years in prison. Snider was on probation for two counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon. The Court revoked his probation because Snider took a wallet and digital camera from a...
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IRS offers help through social media

This week marked the unofficial start of tax season, as the I-R-S began accepting e-filings. The Internal Revenue Service has gone high tech. Michael Devine says if you have a question about your taxes, just tune-in to YouTube: The IRS is also available on Twitter; just go to irs.gov to sign up for free...
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Suit pending against apartment complex contractors

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Developers are suing the contractors over an apartment complex. The Crestview Commons Apartments were built in 2003, and by 2009 owners had discovered water damage, rot, and mold, and the tenants had to move out while the repairs were made. Court records show Crestview Commons LP filed suit against Tri-Vest...
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Sen. Wyden cancels trip

SALEM, Ore. – Because of the weather, Senator Ron Wyden’s visit that was planned on Friday has been cancelled. The Senator was scheduled to visit Klamath Falls Friday evening and Lakeview Saturday morning, but those will be rescheduled and posted on the senator’s website. www.wyden.senate.gov
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Area ski resort opens Thursday

MT. ASHLAND, Ore – The big snowstorm has been good for snow-starved ski resorts who have struggled so far this winter. Mt. Ashland had to close in December because of warm conditions and a lack of powder, but they’re planning to reopen today at noon.
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Moore Park piles to be burned

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Fuels specialists from the Oregon Department of Forestry and Klamath Falls City Parks plan to ignite burn piles in Moore Park in the next couple of days. All of the piles are leftover from thinning projects designed to reduce hazardous fuels and restore forest health. Authorities say some smoke may...
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New report says Oregon lacks higher education funding

A new national Science Board reports says funding in Oregon for major public research universities fell by 32 percent between 2002 and 2010. Funding dropped from $6371 per student to $4332 per student. The National Science Board urges investment in higher education in order to develop a well-trained workforce. The report goes to the...
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Senior Center no longer open on Fridays

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore – If you or someone you know was planning to go to the Klamath Basin Senior Center tomorrow, you’ll find it closed. The senior center released the news this week that they’re closing on Fridays, effective now because of drops in federal, state, and local fudning. Hours are 8am to 5pm...
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City reminds property owners to clear sidewalks

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – With the snow comes the reminder from the city of Klamath Falls Code Enforcement office, to clear the sidewalks adjacent to your property. You can’t put snow and ice into the street or gutter, but you’ve got to clear it by noon each day, and throughout the day as needed....
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