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Missing Keno man found

KENO, Ore. – About twenty five people participated in a search for 44-year-old John Waltman of Keno yesterday, and he was found after about a 10 hour search. Waltman was reported missing after leaving his home near Keno and searching for his dog just after 12am Thursday. He was found around 9:45am and was...
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Fire leads to water damage at storage unit

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – No one was hurt Tuesday night in a fire at a storage unit near Washburn Way and Joe Wright Road. Klamath County Fire District No. 1 reports someone was using an acetylene cutting torch to take apart an old pickup truck for scrap metal and accidentally hit the brake line...
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Job market improves

SALEM, Ore. – It sounds like a lot to say there are six job seekers for every job opening in Oregon, but that’s actually an improvement over parts of the recession. There were 12 seekers for every job back in 2009. The unemployment rate for Oregon now has edged down to 8.8 percent.
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Major earthquake is a possibility for the area

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Could Oregon see a major earthquake? Readiness Specialist Michelle Thompson with the Klamath Falls Red Cross tells us about the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Thompson says research is showing a Cascadia quake could be bigger than the one that affected the area in 1993, and it’s a big reason for tonight’s...
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Sen. Wyden to visit the area on Sunday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A reminder that Senator Ron Wyden has plans to be in Klamath Falls and Lakeview on Sunday. Wyden hosts the town hall meetings in every county across the state, and Sunday at 1pm he’ll be at the Lake County Senior Center in Lakeview. After that he’ll travel to the Oregon...
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Travel problems expected Wednesday morning

SOUTHERN OREGON – ODOT is being advised by the National Weather Service that several inches of snow plus high winds may lead to near-whiteout, or actual whiteout conditions over the Cascade Mountains and along US97, especially near the Klamath County/Deschutes County line. The brunt of the storm is expected to get past us this...
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Power outage due to interference

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Pacific Power says last night’s power outage in the south suburbs was due to substation interference. At one point nearly 2700 customers were without power. Power should be back on for everyone now.
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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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