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Fire jobs in 2014

Alturas, Cal. – The Modoc National Forest is hiring several fire positions for 2014 and you can apply on their website. Work locations for the various engine operator and wildland fire apprentice positions include Tulelake, Alturas, Cedarville, Adin and Canby. If you’d like more information you can check out the website at fs.usda.gov/modoc. The deadline to...
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A new record at Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park – Crater Lake set a record on Saturday for having the least amount of snow on the ground since 1931. As of Saturday the park only had four inches of snowfall on the ground. During an average January the park sees 70 inches of snow. Storms later this week are expected to bring some of...
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Klamath Falls City Council meeting tonight – topic: Marijuana

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The next Klamath Falls City Council meeting is tonight, and the city council will be addressing medical marijuana regulations for the basin. The work session is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the City Hall Annex Building at 500 Klamath Avenue. A new law that allows medicinal marijuana shops...
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Klamath County charter looking for signatures

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Citizens for Positive Change are looking to create a Klamath County Charter which would reduce county commissioners to part time. The charter would also add the position of county administrator to the roster. The group is currently gathering signatures in an attempt to get it on the ballot by May...
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Elder abuse

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Klamath Falls couple is suspected of taking advantage of a relative, and are now facing charges for mistreatment and stealing from that person. According to authorities, 43 year old Issac L. Sheppard and his 42 year old wife, Wendy L. Sheppard, were arrested last Thursday for criminal mistreatment and...
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Three hikers rescued on Mt. Shasta on New Year’s Day

MT. SHASTA, Ca. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue saved three hikers that were stranded on Mount Shasta New Year’s Day. The rescue team were called around 9 a.m. by the climbers who they were 1,000 feet above Lake Helen and needed help. Two 20 year old unidentified women, and a...
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Solar array approved in Lakeview

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — The Town of Lakeview Planning Commission and now the School District #7 Board of Directors have approved the construction of a solar array near the district office, after months of discussions. A grant for the project, which is awarded by the Oregon Department of Energy, requires the application be submitted by...
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Fatality free New Year’s holiday on Oregon roadways

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon had a fatality free New Year’s holiday this year, according to preliminary reports. No one was reportedly killed on Oregon’s roadways in ODOT’s 30-hour New Year’s holiday reporting period, which runs from 6pm New Year’s Eve to 11:59pm January 1st. This is the third time since 1970 that there...
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Klamath Falls City Council meeting to discuss marijuana regulations for city

A next Klamath Falls City Council meeting could get interesting, because the council will be addressing medical marijuana regulations for the city of Klamath Falls. The work session, scheduuled for this Monday, will be held at 6:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the City Hall Annex Building located at 500 Klamath Avenue, and...
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Driver of truck that drove into Klamath Lake identified

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The truck driver that crashed into Upper Klamath Lake on 140W on Tuesday has been identified. 73 year old Carl Hansen from Medford was traveling east when his truck went off the roadway around 6:40am at milemarker 58, and into the ice covered lake. Hansen wasn’t seriously injured in the...
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