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Citizens Academy offered with the KF Police Dept.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – If you’ve ever wanted to know more about the inner workings of the Klamath Falls Police Department, now is your chance. The department is accepting applications for its seventh Citizen’s Academy, where you can interact with officers in a classroom setting. The classes one night per week for ten weeks....
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Economic conditions claim a local company

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – As a local company shuts down in March, 51 people stand to lose their jobs. Klamath Falls manufacturer Aqua Glass plans to shut down citing economic conditions plaguing the manufacturing industry. Employees were notified Monday by the parent company out of Michigan, Masco Corporation.
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Sen. Wyden to visit Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is on his way to Klamath Falls this week for a town hall meeting. Sen. Wyden will be at the Oregon Institute of Technolgy Friday for a 6:30pm dinner, and in Lakeview Saturday at 11am at the Lake County Senior Community Center. Wyden has been holding...
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Winter weather expected to stick around

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The National Weather Service says snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches are possible by late Thursday, then another weaker system could drop more snow through the weekend. It’s possible we could see rain or sleet mixed in with the snow at times. Crews with Klamath County Public works are...
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Crater Lake finally seeing snow

Klamath County, OR – Crater Lake National Park has really lacked snow, but they’ve received a foot in the past two days. The park is still only at about a third of their normal accumulation. But more snow is on the way with accumulations of another foot or two through Wednesday evening.
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Sheriff candidate has a plan for jail

Klamath Falls, OR – The committee to elect Frank Skrah for Klamath County Sheriff has released a plan to free up jail space and save tax dollars. The Day Reporting Centers program isn’t for habitual offenders, the campaign says, and not for those with a history of violent crime. It would be for first...
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Tulelake Butte Valley Fair honored

Tulelake, CA – The Tulelake Butte Valley Fair has been recognized for its fundraising efforst at the Western Fairs Association Convention. The fair implemented the pay-what-you-can admission after funding cuts threatened the event, and the success helped earn a Feature Award Program of Overcoming Challenges and Innovative Fundraising. The Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair sends its...
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Bank to close locations

Klamath Falls, OR – PremierWest bank is planning to close 11 branches in Oregon and California, and that will have a local impact. The Medford-based bank will shut down the location at the Running Y Resort near Klamath Falls, along with the Dorris and Tulelake branches across the border in California.
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Man sentenced on sexual charges

Klamath Falls, OR – 25-year old Jeremiah Alan Haudenshild will spend six years and three months in prison for two counts of Sexual Abuse in the first degree. District Attorney Ed Caleb’s office says the defendant was convicted January 5th after being charged of sexually touching a child under the age of 14 years...
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JELD-WEN opens new plant

Klamath Falls, OR – JELD-WEN is expanding by opening a new door-facings production facility in Winn Parish, Louisiana. The will add about 75 jobs and is scheduled for start-up in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a press release. Philip Orsino, JELD-WEN President says, β€œThe JELD-WEN plant in Louisiana will be the most...
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