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Health Fair planned for this weekend

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Last night Klamath County Commissioners signed a local proclamation declaring March Red Cross Month. Klamath Falls Readiness Specialist Michelle Thompson tells us there will be several events to take part in, including one this weekend. Sky Lakes Medical Center is also part of that event. The Red Cross says Sky...
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OIT students designing solar chicken coops

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Students in the Introduction to Engineering class at OIT are building passive solar chicken coops right now and they’re seeking donations to support the projects. Students design and build the green-energy chicken coops to accommodate three to five average size laying hens. The public will be able to judge them...
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Museum celebrates Leap Day

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – We only have a February 29 once every four years, so to celebrate the day today the Klamath County Museum will have it’s “Second Annual Leap Year Party” at 7pm tonight. The museum hints in a press release they’ll take a light-hearted look at local history with new of a...
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Oregon jobless rate drops slightly

SALEM, Ore. – Employers in Oregon reported cutting fewer jobs in January, which helped the state unemployment rate edge down. December’s jobless rate was 9.0 percent and January’s was 8.8, according to the state Employment Department. Oregon gained 5400 jobs last month, the biggest spike in one month since January 2011.
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Smoke was due to planned burning

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The smoke you may have seen yesterday was part of a prescribed burn that covered 2000 acres of grass and marshland near Tulelake. The US Fish and Wildlife Service prescribed the burn at the Tulelake National Wildlife Refuge.
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Senior Center will have Fridays back

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Budget issues forced the Klamath Basin Senior Center to close on Fridays, but beginning this Friday March 2, it will open its doors again. That means meals, transportation, and Meals on Wheels will be back on Friday. The city council is still analyzing the budget and what programs will stick.
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Dam removal won’t happen soon as process stalls

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A dam removal decision has been delayed. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said yesterday the March deadline for deciding whether to remove four dams on the Klamath River in Oregon and California won’t be met. The dam removal plan aims to help salmon and coordinate water sharing fish and farms. Salazar says...
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Federal guidelines to impact local forest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Obama Administration’s new guidelines for managing forest land across the country will provide blueprints, and should allow for more cohesive management of the Fremont-Winema National Forest. The two forests have been sharing an administration for a decade, but still have separate forest plans. The new federal plan aims to improve...
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Red Cross has helped many local families after disaster

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – March will be recognized as Red Cross month locally and across the nation, and Readiness Specialist Michelle Thompson tells us Klamath Falls has definitely not been immune to disaster in the past year. A concern for the local Red Cross chapter is preparing for earthquakes too, and the Klamath County...
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Klamath Falls man faces gun and assault charges

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 30-year old Sean Alexander was arrested by Klamath Falls police after reports of a shooting Saturday night at 1319 Sargent Avenue. Police say Alexander fired a gun several times during an argument with 54-year old Odis Hall, who suffered wounds to his hand. Alexander is being held on $110,000 bail...
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