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Spilled Load Of Cleaning Supplies Caused 15 Hour Clean Up On I-5 Just South Of Ashland

Ashland, Ore. – At 2:01 am this morning, Monday June 19th, ODOT reported all lanes cleaned and reopened. Oregon State Police confirmed this morning that the driver did have to be extricated and life-flighted for serious injuries. Previous story… Not a happy Father’s Day for those that were affected by the semi truck rollover crash...
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ODOT’s List Of Klamath County Highway Construction Spots For This Week (6/19 – 6/25)

Salem, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has released the list of sections on Klamath County highways where they’ll be doing construction this week June 19th – 25th.   The South Central Oregon Chip Seal Project will consist of work on Highway 97 from mileposts 169.72 – 183.24. Traffic will be controlled by...
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OIT’s Three Graduation Ceremonies Saturday, Sunday And Monday

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Tomorrow morning, Saturday June 17th, Oregon Tech will hand out almost 800 college degrees. 472 of the 795 grads are from the Klamath Falls campus and 228 from the Portland campus. The rest of the graduates are from partnerships online at OHSU, Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon Dental Services (ODS)...
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Highlights From The First 3rd Thursday Of The Summer

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Last night’s 3rd Thursday seemed to go off without a hitch. Tons of people filled Main St. to enjoy everything from sno-cones, cotton candy and homemade fudge to churros, tacos and more. The Blue Zones Project was there with a fun beanbag toss and a chance to win some goodies,...
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A Statement From Ed Medina Regarding The Recent Arrest Of A DOR Employee

The following is a statement from Ed Medina, owner of A Better Way Medicinal Alternatives, LLC here in Klamath Falls, on the recent arrest of an Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) employee who reportedly stole tax payments that Mr. Medina made to the State of Oregon. “We have paid our payroll taxes on time...
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A Step Forward Towards Ending “Dark Money” In State Elections

Salem, Ore. – The Elections Transparency Bill passed the Oregon Senate unanimously, and now heads to the Governor to sign. House Bill 2505 works to end what some call “dark money” campaign spending in the state. Rep. Nancy Nathanson of Eugene was the chief co-sponsor of the legislation along with Sen. Brian Boquist of...
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KCC Commencement Speaker Featured On “60 Minutes” Last Year

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath Community College is proud and excited to announce the 2017 Commencement keynote speaker will be Joe Max Higgins, Jr.. Mr. Higgins is an economic developer known for his bulldog approach to revitalizing business and building new economies. Last year he was featured in a CBS News 60 Minutes segment...
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The 1st ‘Third Thursday’ Of The Year Is Tonight

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The 1st ‘Third Thursday’ of the year is back tonight. It wasn’t held last year so folks seem very excited to see it back again. From 6pm-9pm tonight, Main Street will be blocked off from motor vehicles roughly from 4th Street to 9th Street so you can walk around and...
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Part Of Hwy 140 Getting A $6.7 Million Dollar Facelift

Bend, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has awarded a $6.7 million dollar contract to Rocky Mountain Construction to repave about 6 miles of Hwy 140 (Southside Expressway) from the 97/Green Springs Interchange to Klamath Falls/Malin Highway (OR 39) near Klamath Falls. Work will also include guardrail replacement, sign upgrades, and restriping...
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The Pros And Cons Of Changing Main St. And Klamath Ave. To 2-Way Directional

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Monday night at the joint meeting of the Klamath Falls City Council and the Planning Commission, lots of ‘What if”s’ were thrown about. In a nutshell the whole evening was about what can we do to improve Downtown Klamath Falls. Joe Wall, Assistant to the City Manager hosted the event. He...
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