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Bald Eagle is off the endangered list

SALEM, Ore. – The state Fish and Wildlife Service voted unanimously Friday to take the bald eagle off the endangered species list. Populations have been rebounding – from a low of 65 nesting pairs in Oregon in 1978 to 570 nesting pairs in 2010 – and protections are no longer needed. One of the...
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KCC narrows search to two candidates for President

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Community College has named two finalists as it searches for a new President. Jerome (Jerry) Migler and Roberto Gutierrez were picked from a field of more than 20 applicants. The two candidates will come to Klamath Falls for a series of forums and interviews later this month. Migler is...
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CASA gets donation to help foster children

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Pacific Power Foundation presented a $2,000 grant award to CASA yesterday to help train child advocates to foster children. With the grant funding, CASA will be able to continue efforts to find permanent homes for three children in Klamath County. For every $600 received in tax deductible donations, CASA...
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Local man sentenced for domestic violence assault

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 40-year old Raymond Martin Hole was sentenced this week to 70 months in prison for Assault II, which is related to domestic violence. District Attorney Ed Caleb reports Hole was indicted back in December for assaulting and kidnapping his girlfriend by grabbing her neck and throwing her up against a...
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High schools to host open enrollment open houses

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – March is open enrollment month in Oregon and two local schools have invited you to open houses. Henley and Mazama high schools will have teachers and administrators available to chat with parents. Henley High School will have their open house Tuesday March 13 from 6 to 7pm. Mazama High will...
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Gray wolf continues to wander

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – The lone gray wolf known as OR 7 is back in California after another brief appearance in Oregon. The wolf spent a good deal of time in Klamath and Lake Counties late last year before crossing the border into California, then circled back this way. But now he’s back in California....
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Secretary of State candidate targets the economy

SALEM, Ore. – Secretary of State candidate Dr. Knute Buehler stopped by yesterday and talked to us about the economy. He says its the private sector’s job to grow the economy, but the government can facilitate it. Buehler says as Secretary of State he would focus on getting Oregon back to work.
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Post office closures could impact voting process

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Some are wondering how post office closures may impact elections. Oregon is the only state that does its balloting by mail, and some Congressmen are calling for changes in the Postal Service structure to wait until after the November election. Klamath County Clerk Linda Smith says closure of the Fort...
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IRS issues warning about tax refund scam

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More now on the tax return scam we told you about this week. The official warning from the IRS came yesterday. The scheme promises refunds to people who have little or no income and normally don’t have to file taxes. Those behind the scheme claim they can obtain a tax refund...
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Cause of brush fire is investigated

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A brush fire yesterday afternoon didn’t cause damage to any structures, but burned about 3/4 of an acre of grass. The fire happened off Anderson Road alongside the railroad tracks behind Henderson Millworks. The exact cause of the fire isn’t known, but is being investigated.
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