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Deadline for Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair Entries in August 18

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Are you interested in entering an exhibit at this year’s fair? If, so, the entry deadline is fast approaching! Exhibit entry forms for the 2014 Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair are due on Monday, August 18th. If you are interested in exhibiting an entry you can find the entry premium books in Klamath...
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Should the City Provide Police Services to the County?

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The city of Klamath Falls has posted a new polling question on its City Hall website to find out what residents think about providing police service to parts of Klamath County that are within the urban growth boundary. City police will often respond to areas outside of city limits because there aren’t...
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Beaver Fire Update: Firefighters Deploy Fire Shelters, More Evacuations

Klamath River, Calif.– Three fire fighters had to deploy their fire shelters yesterday evening when a rapid change in wind pushed flames over their heads while they battled the Beaver Fire near Klamath River. They were able to escape and there were no serious injuries.  The Beaver Fire grew another 3-thousand acres yesterday, forcing dozens from...
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Help Wanted: Cabinet Makers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Carriageworks is hiring. The cabinet maker is looking for six experienced cabinet makers. The company recently was awarded a contract to design and build carts and kiosks for the Polynesia Cultural Center in Hawaii. Contact Barbara at 541 471-0999. You can also visit their website: www.carriageworks.com
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Man Escapes Oregon Prison with Help from Woman

Salem, Ore.– State Police are looking for a man who walked away from a Salem-area prison yesterday… and the woman who helped him get away. 34-year old Jerry Teixiera was in prison on burglary, weapons, and drug charges. 27-year old Lacy Kay Evans is suspected of driving Teixiera away from the Mill Creek Correctional Facility.
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Fires: What You Need to Know for Monday

  Updated: Monday 3:00 AM PT Klamath Falls, Ore.– Here’s your rundown on the most current data we have on the recent fires and other fire-related information that you might need to know : Air Quality Advisory: Although  the 24 hour Air Quality Index is presently in the moderate (Yellow) range, our hourly readings are...
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Oregon Attorney General Joins in Call for E-Cigarette Regulation

Salem, Ore.– Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is one of 29 state AG’s that signed a letter submitted to the Federal Drug Administration asking the agency to impose restrictions on electronic cigarettes. The letter asks the agency to prohibit TV advertising, and ban candy and fruit flavors that have made the e-cigarettes popular. The...
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Klamath County Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Some mosquitoes in Klamath County have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Klamath Vector Control tested about 50 mosquitoes from the area, and one of the insects tested positive for the virus. The CDC reports that about 20% of those who get the virus report flu-like symptoms such as fever, headaches,...
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Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Fire Fighter

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has ordered that flags in the state be lowered at half-staff on Saturday in honor of the Phoenix man who died while assigned to the Launch fire at Four Mile Lake. 21-year old Matthew Goodnature died when he fell while walking near the fire camp.  “Matthew Goodnature’s death is...
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Truck Driver Injured in Wreck on Crater Lake Highway

Prospect,Ore.– A commercial truck driver was seriously injured Friday morning after crashing head-on into a tree off Highway 62 near Prospect in Jackson County. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash.   On August 8, 2014 at approximately 5:15 a.m., a Les Schwab commercial truck driven by GARY...
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