City, County Officials Discuss Dispensary Regulations

Klamath Falls City council members will meet with Klamath County Commissioners in a workshop session this week to discuss medical marijuana dispensary regulations. Dispensaries become legal on March 1st.
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Tourism on the Agenda

The Klamath Falls City Council meets tomorrow to discuss ways to get more visitors to the Basin. It’s part of a marketing plan that will pair the town up with United Express. Several local business and tourism agencies are involved in the program. The airport received a $135,000 federal grant last year to help...
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Red Cross: Blood Donations Needed

Severe winter weather across the US has led the to shortages of blood donations. You can help the Red Cross by donating blood Monday at the Donor Center on South Sixth Street from noon until 6pm.
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Update: I-84 Should Re-open Tonight

As of late last night… one lane of East-bound traffic is now open on I-84 near Hood River. Both eastbound lanes and one West-bound lane was closed after a landslide last week. The road should be completely cleared by tonight.
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Merkley Visits with Klamath, Lakeview residents

Senator Jeff Merkley was in town over the weekend… meeting with constituents in Lakeview and Klamath Falls. Merkley heard concerns about the effects the drought will have on farmers, especially when water reserves in Basin reservoirs are being held back to protect endangered fish. Merkley said he’ll get involved in bringing in Federal resources...
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Meth Suspect Trial Scheduled

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One of the men arrested last year in a large-scale drug bust now has a court date. 25-year old Daniel Gonzalez-Herrera was one of about 50 people arrested in a crackdown on meth production and sales in Klamath County. At a hearing earlier this week, a trial date was set for May...
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Walden Requests Federal Probe into Cover Oregon

US Representative Greg Walden announced that he’s requested a Federal investigation into Cover Oregon. The on-line health care exchange was supposed to be up and running by October first, but Oregonians still cannot access it to sign up for health coverage.
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Merkley Holds Town Hall Meetings in Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– US Senator Jeff Merkley will be in town this weekend. He’s holding a public town hall meeting in Klamath Falls tomorrow at 9 in morning at the KCC student commons. And then in Lakeview at the Lakeview High School cafeteria. That gets underway at 1:30 in the afternoon. 
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Truck Crash on I-97 Yields $1 Million in Drugs

Sherman County, Ore.– At first it seemed like your common overturned semi-truck on Highway 97 early yesterday morning. But the company that towed the overturned truck contacted police when they discovered packages of meth, heroin, and cocaine worth more than a million dollars hidden among bell peppers. The driver, 53-year old Salvador Martinez-Perez from...
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Raptors Featured in Presentation at OIT

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You can learn more about raptors at a tomorrow morning at OIT. The school hosts a presentation, Raptors of the High Desert starting at 10:45 Saturday morning. You’ll see some of these magnificent birds up-close and learn the important role scavenger birds in our ecosystem. The program is free. Please do...
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