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Seiler Will Not Run for Relection

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls City Councilwoman Trish Seiler will not run for re-election in November, but is hopeful that another woman will take her place on the council. Seiler was first elected to the council in 2001, and tells the Herald and News that she plans to stay active in the community, just through...
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Chiloquin to be Featured in Cable Program

Chiloquin, Ore.– Back in November, a film crew from the Animal Planet was in the Klamath Basin to shoot footage for a television series called Finding Bigfoot. The cast and crew filmed in Chiloquin for two week, meeting with Klamath Tribal members, and learning about the legend of Bigfoot from a Native American perspective....
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Snow Pack Not Enough to Overcome Years of Drought

Bend, Ore.– Spring has sprung… and the winter snowpack totals are in… but despite lots of snow and rain— it’s not enough to make up for the losses we experienced during the four year drought. Snow pack levels are at 113-percent of average in Central Oregon. Last year at this time- it was just...
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Congressional Art Contest Accepting Applications

Salem, Ore.–  Calling all student artists! You have until April 20th to submit artwork to be considered for the 20-16 Congressional Art Competition. All mediums of art can be submitted… the winner will receive round trip tickets to Washington DC to see their art on display at the US Capitol. Visit Rep. Greg Walden’s website...
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OSP: Speed, alcohol likely factors in crash that killed Merrill man

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Merrill man died in a single car accident on Highway 39 early yesterday morning. According to Oregon State Police, the car was on fire when they arrived on the scene of the accident at around 2:30 Sunday morning. Investigators say the car was likely speeding… headed southbound when it crossed the center...
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Tech Biz Funding Seminar Happens Tuesday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There are ways to get state and federal funding to help you launch that business idea you’ve been mulling over. OregonBEST is a non-profit group that helps cleantech start-up companies getting the funding they need to get their business of the ground. The group is holding a small business funding seminar Tuesday,...
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Seed to Supper Sessions Begin

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A free 6-week Seed to Supper class starts April 4, 2016 in Chiloquin. The beginning gardening class is a weekly 90-minutes session. Another session starts April 14th in Beatty. For more information or to register, call or email Perri McDaniel, Food Security Program Coordinator, 541-882-1487 ext. 235, perri.mcdaniel@klm.portland.ihs.gov.
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Lake Health District Receives Certificate of Need for Nursing Home Expansion

Lakeview, Ore.– The Oregon Health Authority has a approved a plan to allow Lake Health District in Lake County to build two cottages to expand its long-term nursing facility. OHA issued a certificate of need to Lakeview Gardens LLC today, which will allow the health agency to relocate 24 nursing facility beds to the...
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ODFW Will Eliminate Wolves Involved in Livestock Depredation

Salem, Ore.– ODFW has confirmed five livestock depredation incidents on private land within the past three weeks by some wolves in the Imnaha pack, despite continued efforts by ODFW, Wallowa County officials, and area livestock producers to deter wolf-livestock conflict with non-lethal measures. With the pack now involved in chronic livestock depredation and as...
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Wolves Deemed Responsible for Attack on Ram

Salem, Ore.– Another wolf attack… this one involving a flock of sheep. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife investigators have confirmed that an adult ram had several fresh bite wounds when its owner noticed the herd running in a pasture on private land outside of Enterprise. The Imnaha Pack is believed to be responsible...
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