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Gas Prices Down

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices are in free-fall in much of the country… though  the Klamath Basin isn’t participating as robustly as others. Nation-wide, the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.09 a gallon. In Klamath County, it’s averaging 3.35 a gallon, and nearly $3.50 in Lakeview. The state average of $3.36…...
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Five Injured in Two-Car Wreck on Main Street

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Five people were injured in a two-car wreck that shut down Main Street in Klamath Falls for about an hour Sunday evening. According to Officer Amy Reichlin with the Klamath Falls Police Department, one car ran a red light at the intersection at 11th street, striking a truck… causing it to...
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New Sporting Goods Retailer Headed to the Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There are plans to bring a new sporting goods store headed to the Basin. Sportsman’s Warehouse has posted information on its website outlining plans to open a new store on Avalon street next Spring. This would be the chain’s sixth Oregon location. According to a press release, the Klamath Falls location...
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Klamath Falls Woman Injured when Car Goes into Klamath Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore- A Klamath Falls woman was injured Saturday when her car drove off of Highway 140 and into Klamath Lake. 23-year old Ashley Willburn was westbound on Highway 140 when she drifted onto the shoulder, overcorrected, and went off the roadway and into the water. Willburn was taken to Skylakes Medical Center...
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Man Injured in Wednesday Night Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman is in jail, charged with first degree assault after she allegedly shot a man in the stomach late Wednesday night. According to a press release from the Klamath Falls Police Department, officers responded to a report of a shooting at the High Lakes Apartments. Police identified the...
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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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