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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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Klamath Falls company helps search for missing plane

MCCALL, Id. — Several organizations from Southern Oregon, including one from Klamath Falls, are helping in the search for a single engine airplane which has been missing in Idaho since December 1st with five passengers aboard. Emergency Airlift president, Edward Langerveld of Klamath Falls, is helping search an area near McCall, Idaho in mountainous...
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Truck Driver and Dog Escape Serious Injury After Truck Goes Into Ice-covered Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A commercial truck driver and his dog escaped serious injury Tuesday morning after his truck and trailer traveled off Highway 140W about six miles west of Klamath Falls and went into the ice-covered Upper Klamath Lake. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash and ODOT...
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FAA approves drones in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. –Oregon is one of a handful of states where unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, will be tested under a program announced last Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA selected six proposals for drone testing and development from several states across the country, and one of the winning proposals includes test...
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Law enforcement out tonight looking for drunk drivers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — It’s New Year’s Eve, and law enforcement will be out looking for reckless, impaired and drunk drivers. Make sure that if you are going out drinking, designate a driver, or make sure you have cab fare. Or, make arrangements to stay overnight at your friend’s house or at a hotel...
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The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Board supports the Klamath Promise

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support the community education initiative, The Klamath Promise. The chamber credits education as the key to our community’s success, as well as creating new jobs, and developing businesses. Klamath County ranks near the bottom of State statistics in...
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La Pine couple facing charges for suspected Christmas gift thefts

LA PINE, Ore. — A La Pine couple is facing mail theft and other charges in connection with stealing Christmas gifts and other items from area mailboxes. 51-year-old Randy D. Wise and 34-year-old Angela K. Wise face several charges including mail theft, endangering the welfare of a minor, and possession of a controlled substance....
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New law allows women to take home placenta after they give birth

SALEM, Ore — A new Oregon law that takes effect on Wednesday says Oregon mothers are entitled to take their placenta home from the hospital after giving birth. In some cultures, burying, memorializing or even cooking and eating the placenta is considered helpful to the baby, the mother or both. Some Oregon hospitals and...
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