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Some Irrigation Water Available

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s been a rough water year all around… but that hasn’t stopped the Klamath Irrigation District from making some water available to its neighbors. The KID has made a small amount of irrigation water available to Warren Act Contractors, and will continue to provide as much water as possible to patrons...
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Woman Indicted for Selling OSU Cell Phones

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A former Oregon State University (OSU) employee turned herself in to Oregon State Police (OSP) Thursday after warrants were issued following an indictment related to selling university-owned cellphones during her employment. On September 18, 2014, former OSU employee CHRISTINA MARIE ADAMS, age 49, from Eugene, turned herself in to OSP at...
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Oregon Guard Member Added to Fallen Firefighter List

Salem, Ore.– An Oregon National Guard Soldier was added to the Oregon Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial and honored in a ceremony, Sept. 18, at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem, Ore. The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) added five Oregon fire fighters who were killed in the line of duty...
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Boles Fire: Donation Drop-off Sites

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Folks in Klamath and Lake Counties are rallying support for our neighbors in Weed, Calif., after the town suffered serious losses in a fire earlier this week. At least 150 structures, including more than 110 homes, were lost in the fire, leaving many homeless. City officials in Weed tell us that...
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Unemployment Rises in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon’s unemployment rate edged up, from 6.9 percent in July to 7.2 percent in August. This was the highest unemployment rate since-November 2013 when the rate was 7.3 percent, but far below the high point of the last recession, in June 2009, when the rate was 11.6 percent. It may seem...
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OSP Investigates Poaching of 3 Bucks

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Another three poached bucks were found dead in the Eagle Point area, and the Humane Society and the Oregon Hunters Association are offering a more than 5-thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible. The three bucks were dumped along Lake Creek Road in Jackson County. The...
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Police Confiscate Illegal Marijuana

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police busted an illegal marijuana grow in the city yesterday. 149 adult plants were confiscated at a home on Jack Pine Road. No arrests were made.
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Boles Fire: Assessing the Damage

Klamath Falls, Ore.–Damage Assessment teams are headed to Weed to determine just how much was lost in a fast moving fire that wiped out more than 150 buildings and threatened more than a thousand others. Homes, churches, businesses, and even government offices were lost in the blaze. Roads into the affected areas are still...
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Oregon Unemployment Numbers Expected Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.- Oregon’s Department of Labor releases updated unemployment numbers later this morning. These will be August figures. Nationwide, Unemployment in August was 6.1-percent. July’s unemployment in Oregon was slightly higher than the national rate at 6.9 percent.
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The Boles Fire: Tuesday Recap

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Any updates received on the Boles Fire on Tuesday will be updated here. Please check back throughout the day for new information. At a briefing this afternoon, fire officials now say the Boles Fire destroyed at least 150 structures. Officials are still reporting that the fire is 375 acres and 20%...
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