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Winter Weather Causing Highway Woes Statewide

Ontario, Ore. – Our weather isn’t great here in the Basin, but it’s worse elsewhere in the state.  Today, over 200 miles of I-84 were closed, most of it from Hermiston to Ontario Oregon due to freezing rain, snow, winds up to 80 mph and and zero visibility in some areas due to blowing...
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Speed A Possible Factor In Deadly Crash on Hwy 140

Klamath Falls, Ore. – We have a little more information now on that tragic accident that killed two people on Tuesday.   Chu Vang, age 51, and his passenger 47 year old Pa Vang, were driving their Toyota Tacoma westbound on Hwy 140, 1/2 mile east of Dead Indian Memorial Road, when they lost...
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It’s A Go For The Kit Carson Trail Project

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Last night at the City Council meeting, a green light was given for the Kit Carson Trail Project to break ground in early May.  The presentation was by City Engineer Scott Souders who said the park will be a series of walking and biking trails with an “all-age group Nature...
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OSP Inmate From Klamath Falls Found Dead In Cell

Salem, Ore. – An inmate of the Oregon Department of Corrections died unexpectedly while in custody Tuesday morning.  Dtanyum Arnold Huey of Klamath Falls was found unresponsive in his cell yesterday, medical staff began life saving efforts but 45 year old Mr Huey was pronounced dead at 8:40am. There were reportedly no other occupants...
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Gilchrist School Out Early Today Tuesday, Closed Wednesday January 18th

Students at Gilchrist School have been let go early, today Tuesday January 17th, so crews can remove snow from the roof.  Gilchrist School will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday again due to snow removal. The school staff tried to make phone contact with every parent before the students were released or sent home on buses....
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KLCAS Winter Giveaway Coming Soon

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On Wednesday January 25th, Klamath & Lake Community Action Services will hold its annual Winter Giveaway to serve Basin residents who are homeless. A hot meal and winter supplies such as coats, blankets, hats and gloves will be provided. The event works in concert with the Point-in-Time (PIT) count, which...
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Local Pageant Looking For Contestants

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Miss Klamath County-Miss City of Sunshine Scholarship Organization is searching for bright young women to compete for scholarships, prizes and the opportunity to represent the community as Miss Klamath County and Miss City of Sunshine.  The pageant will be held on Saturday, April 8th at Mills Auditorium. Co-Directors, Cindy...
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More Funds For Motor Voter Act

Salem, Ore. - Klamath County has approved a budget amendment which will cover extra election costs since more people have registered to vote via the Motor Voter Act.  The Motor Voter Act automatically signs up residents to vote after they have dealings with the Department of Motor Vehicles.  $20 thousand dollars will be added to the...
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Owls Named Cascade Conference Team Of The Week

LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Oregon Tech men’s basketball team has been named the “Team of the Week” for January 9-15, the Cascade Collegiate Conference announced Sunday.  The Hustlin’ Owls, who are receiving votes in the latest NAIA poll, vaulted themselves into a three-way tie for first place at 8-2 in CCC play with dominating...
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Sno-Parks To Get Sheriff’s Patrols

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The County has approved a deal with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to have the sheriff’s office patrol local sno-parks from November 1st to April 30th.   Sheriff Chris Kaber said his deputies will be able to include sno-park patrols with their regular duties, ODOT will be reimbursing them...
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