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State Nurses, Hospitals Prepare for Ebola

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The the Oregon Nurses Association and the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems issued a statement Wednesday, outlining their efforts to prepare the state’s healthcare workers for the deadly Ebola virus, now that a second healthcare worker in Texas has been diagnosed with the disease. The groups stated that Ebola...
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Political Debate Show Strengths, Weaknesses of Candidates

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Drama surrounding the fiancé of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber came up several times in last night’s gubernatorial debate. Republican Dennis Richardson is challenging Kitzhaber for the position. Recent revelations that Cylvia Hayes entered into an illegal marriage for money, and may have used her position as de-facto first lady to land consulting...
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Boles Fire Suspect in Court

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The man charged with starting a fire in Weed, California that destroyed hundreds of homes last month, was in court yesterday. 24-year old Ronald Marshall entered a not guilty plea when he was arraigned on three charges of arson. The judge set Marshall’s bail at 2.5 million dollars. Marshall could face additional...
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KCC Hosts Health and Wellness Event

Klamath Falls, OR– It’s not too late to register for Klamath Community College Foundation’s first annual 5K Badger Run. The foundation hosts the race on Thursday October 16th as part of a wellness day, and will have plenty of other health and fitness events for the whole family.  Visit https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=10636252 to register for the race. 
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City Cuts Spending to Balance Budget

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The city of Klamath Falls is having to do some belt-tightening to the tune of 370-thousand dollars. According to a press release, City Manager Nathan Cherpeski is eliminating a senior management position. Cherpeski said he’s eliminating the city’s community development department and merging those functions under Public Works and Support Services. 
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Candidates Debate Tonight

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two debates scheduled for tomorrow will give you the chance to see and hear from candidates running for state-wide races. Governor John Kitzhaber and Republican Representative Dennis Richardson face off in a debate on KGW tomorrow night. And Democrat Senator Jeff Merkley will debate Republican Monica Wehby from the KOBI studios in...
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Former Merrill Official Pleads Guilty to Theft Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Merrill former city recorder pleaded guilty yesterday to several charges after she was accused of embezzling close to 100-thousand dollars from the city during a five-year period. 50-year old Deborah Sue Fuller will spend 18-months in prison, followed by two years of probation.
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Sprague River Man Charged after Shooting Wife

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Sprague River man is charged with first degree assault after he allegedly shot his wife in the leg, then preventing her from getting medical attention. 59-year old Richard Earl Dahl Senior was arrested yesterday. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies say the shooting occurred Thursday night. Dahl is accused of taking away his...
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OED Offers ID Protections After System Hack

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Employment Department will be mailing information offering identity theft protection to customers whose information may have been compromised by a security vulnerability to the WorkSource Oregon Management Information System (WOMIS), people who registered with WorkSource Oregon to look for a job. Letters will be mailed within the week. Concerned...
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Voter Registration Deadline Nears

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Tuesday is the last day you can register to vote if you plan to cast a ballot in the upcoming General Election. Ballots have already gone out in the mail for previously registered voters, but you can still get in on the action if you register by close of business. Registration...
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