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Save Our Programs: Residents Circulate Petition to Reinstate Funding

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More than 50 area residents attended an emergency meeting of the Klamath Basin Research & Extension Center Tuesday night to discuss funding options after county officials last week advised the agency that no county funds will be available for its local projects. These include 4H, Master Gardeners, and many other services...
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October: Domestic Violence Awareness

Klamath Falls, Ore.– October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month… a national problem that usually stays behind closed doors, but has recently been front and center in our nation’s headlines. In Klamath and Lake Counties last year, 3,400 women sought help for domestic violence. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, contact the Klamath...
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Equipment Stolen from Klamath County Schools

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help tracking down a tractor and trailer that were recently stolen from the Klamath County School District. The tractor is blue with a bucket on front and back hoe attached to the back. The tractor was chained on top of the flat bed utility trailer. There’s...
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Man Wanted in Connection with Arson

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they suspect of starting a house fire earlier this week. Two people were in the home on Crest Street when the fire was intentionally started, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office. Investigators are looking for 26-year old Steven...
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Museum Offers Night in the Cemetary

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Museum will present its eighth annual Night at the Cemetery living history program Oct. 10-11 in Linkville Cemetery. Tickets for the event are $8 each, and can be purchased at the Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main Street. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold...
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Quartz Mountain Sno-Park Restrooms Re-open

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Fremont-Winema has reopened the restroom facilities at the Quartz Mountain Sno-Park. The facilities were closed in 2012 due to the high cost of maintenance from past acts of vandalism and misuse. “We have been asked by the local community who use the area the most to reopen those facilities, and...
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Insurance Navigation Help Offered at Library

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The plan had been to make the Cover Oregon website the go-to place for information about affordable healthcare options in the state. With the enrollment period opening up again on November 15th, you may be trying to gather up information to determine whether you need to make changes to your health...
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Georgia Woman Feared Missing Near Crater Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are asking for your help finding a Georgia woman who may have gone missing during a day trip to Crater Lake. According to a press released, the woman’s husband contacted State Police Sunday night after he hadn’t heard from 51-year old Andrea Terrell. Terrell is a traveling nurse...
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Wehby Draws Ire of Pro-Choice Group

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Planned Parenthood of Oregon says Republican US Senate Candidate Monica Wehby may be pro-choice, but that’s not enough. The abortion provider yesterday issued a statement criticizing Wehby for her support of the Supreme Court decision that allows employers to choose not to pay for workers’ birth control. Wehby is running against Democrat...
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Secretary of Interior Pleased with Grouse Progress

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell visited Lake County yesterday, and said she likes what she sees. Jewell was in the region to take a look at sage grouse conservation efforts. Several agencies have been involved in implementing a new plan to restore and secure habitat for the bird in order...
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