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More Working in Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The jobs picture looks slightly better for Klamath and Lake Counties. New county-wide unemployment numbers show a slight drop in unemployment in Klamath County… from 8.5 percent in October, to 8.2 percent in November. Unemployment in Lake County fell from 7.6 percent in October to 7.2 percent last month. 
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Roads Closed for Geothermal Repair

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Klamath Falls City Water and Geotherman division has closed North Third Street between Main and Pine on the Westbound side while they do some emergency repairs. A geothermal line is leaking. So far, just two customers have been effected. The closure is expected to last for the rest of the...
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Merkley Plans Visits to Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Oregon senator Jeff Merkley plans to visit Klamath Falls and Lakeview after the new year. Merkley has scheduled town hall meetings for January 6th. He’ll be in Lakeview that morning… then head over to Klamath Falls in the Afternoon. Merkley is expected to field questions about the failed effort to authorize the...
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Portland Wrestlers Injured in Las Vegas Accident

Las Vegas, Nev.–  Four members of a Portland area wrestling team are among those who were hurt Sunday night when an Oregon woman plowed into a crowd on the Las Vegas Strip. Officials from Pacific University say the team was in Vegas for a wrestling tournament… and was walking to a movie theater when the...
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Winter Weather Advisory Continues Through Thursday Morning

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST THURSDAY. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 7 TO 15 INCHES. * TIMING: PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE BRIEFLY TO ABOVE 4500 FEET TODAY… THEN DROP BACK VALLEY FLOORS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. * LOCATIONS IN THE...
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Red Cross Helps Klamath Falls Fire Victim

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Fire damaged a Klamath Falls home over the weekend. The Red Cross of the Cascades Region says they’re helping a person who’s home burned along Greensprings Drive on Saturday afternoon. The victim and their pets all survived the house fire. The cause of the blaze hasn’t been released.
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Inmate Drops Lawsuit Against County

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  One of the Klamath County Jail inmates who had filed a lawsuit against the county and law enforcement has asked to have his lawsuit dropped. The Herald and News is reporting that 33-year old Joseph Woodward was asking for 3-quarters of a million dollars in damages saying he was being held on...
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K9 Officer Nash was killed Saturday in a hit and run accident. Photo: Klamath Falls Police Department

KFPD K9 Dies in Hit and Run

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A hit and run accident over the weekend claimed the life of the one of the Klamath Falls Police Department’s narcotics K9s. The black lab had joined the police department earlier this year. Oregon State Police are investigating the accident. Officer’s and the dog’s handler and their family will hold a...
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Beware: Fake Cash Being Passed at Local Businesses

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls businesses are warning others to be aware of Counterfeit bills being used to pay for purchases in the area. The owner of a Klamath Falls restaurant posted photos on social media this week of a bogus 20 that was used to pay for a meal. The bank caught when processing...
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Chiloquin Salon Vandalized

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  When the owner of Attitudes Salon arrived at her business yesterday morning, she was greeted with the evidence that she had been the victim of a crime. The glass door to the Chiloquin salon had been shattered. Some merchandise and equipment stolen. The Herald and News reports that the store was...
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