VFW offers free membership

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The VFW Pelican Post 1383 is offering free one year memberships to those that qualify in exchange for volunteer hours. Veterans of Foreign Wars will have the membership fee paid by the local post if they volunteer 20 hours doing things like providing event security, being part of the color...
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Lakeview solar project to be the largest in Oregon

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – Lakeview has announced a new solar project that is expected to start producing power by October. Construction on the 2-megawatt solar project will start in May on 21 acres. Pacific Power says the solar modules will be able to generate enough electricity to power about 400 homes. The company says when...
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Local man faces theft charges

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 25-year old Kenneth Robert Baines of Klamath Falls faces theft, burglary, and criminal conspiracy charges. Barnes was arrested Wednesday, and little other information has been released because Klamath Falls police say it’s still an active investigation. Baines is being held in the Klamath County Jail on $190,000 bail.
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Local Park likely to host Cycle Oregon events

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Cycle Oregon requested from the Klamath Falls Parks and Advisory Board, permission to use the Moore Park Athletic Fields, picnic area, tennis court parking lots, and Marina Pavillions at the event in September. The group has also requested a wine and beer garden. Cycle Oregon will feature 2,300 riders through...
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Veteran’s Memorial Park to host summer event

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Lake Ewauna Rowing Club wants to use Veteran’s Memorial Park for this year’s Northwest Regional Master’s Championships in mid June. They’ve also asked for permission to set up a beer and wine garden at the event. The event is expected to draw travelers to the area and is projected...
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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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