OIT ranked in the top 10 of undergrad colleges by U.S. News and World Report

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — U.S. News and World Report’s survey of undergraduate programs for their “Best Colleges 2014” says that a college here in Klamath Falls is ranked in the top ten. The the Oregon Institute of Technology No. 6 among best undergraduate colleges in the Western region. The university is also number two ...
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OR-7 finds home in the mountains near Klamath Falls

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon’s famous lone wolf has settled into the mountains near Klamath Falls. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says a OR-7′s GPS tracking collar says he’s been in the southern Cascades in southeastern Jackson County and southwestern Klamath County all summer. Officials say the 3-year-old wolf has found habitat...
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Officials ok the killing of Barred Owls to save the Spotted Owl

SALEM, Ore. — Federal wildlife officials are going ahead with an experiment to see if killing one owl will help save another owl from extinction. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gave their final approval to a plan that will send hunters into the woods to shoot barred owls in attempt to save the...
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Loans available for business owners that were affected by Oregon fires

WASHINGTON — Small businesses that have been economically impacted by forest fires that began on July 26, could be eligible for low interest working capital federal disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Several fire complexes, including the Douglas Complex and Big Windy Complex, have burned 100,000 acres in Oregon, and affected local...
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Roadworkers working on Highway 39 at the Merrill/Lakeview junction until the 24th

Roadworkers started work on Highway 39 at 6th Street and the Merrill/Lakeview Junction on Monday night, and will be on sight through the 24th of this month. They will have one lane closed, and drivers should expect delays in the area.
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Roadway tied up for hours in LaPine

LAPINE, Ore. — The roadway was tied up yesterday morning after a truck hauling paint crashed at the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 31. 54 year old Dennis Chaffin from Chilcoot, California fell asleep while driving, overturned his truck and trailer, and then crashed into a road sign. Chaffin was uninjured, and cited...
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Dry hot weather may elevate fire danger again

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Fire officials say warming trend that started last weekend and continues this week could elevate fire danger once again. Precipitation helped fire conditions in the forest by moistening the grass, but officials say just a day or two of sun and warmth can return the vegetation to a flammable condition....
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Siskyou County Sheriff’s looking to question men in stabbing incident

SISKYOU COUNTY, Ca. –Two man are wanted for questioning in the stabbing of a man that was discovered in the Sheriff’s parking lot. A Siskyou County deputy noticed a suspicious vehicle in the lot of the sheriff’s office, and then found the injured man was inside with stab wounds. The injured man was sent...
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Suicides on the rise for military veterans in Oregon and nationwide

PORTLAND, Ore. — Suicides for military veterans are on the rise in Oregon, and across the country. Brady Hammer, who’s in the  Oregon National Guard, is the latest to take his own life, and the fourth member of the Oregon National Guard to die of a gunshot wound this year. Oregon has gone without...
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California man says he molested children in Pacific Northwest in 1990

ORANGEVALE, Ca. — A 78-year-old California man charged in a child pornography case might have molested children in our area around 1990. John Hurley Wood, of Orangevale, was indicted for receiving child pornography. Wood was discovered by government agents when someone posted a complaint about him on the web site of the National Center...
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