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SALEM — State Rep. E. Werner Reschke (R-Klamath Falls) has been appointed by the Speaker of the House to serve as vice-chair of the House revenue committee during the 2020 legislative short session, according to a news release. This allows him to play a leadership role on a committee he curr…

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Tuesday night’s Klamath Falls City Council meeting was out of the ordinary. Dozens of concerned citizens, lawyers and representatives from various organizations sat in the council chambers until about 10 p.m.

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Despite the accumulation of recent snow in the mountains and the snow water equivalent hovering around average levels, the possibility for providing drought relief funds remains of high importance to Klamath County Commissioners, Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors, the Klamath Water Users …

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CHILOQUIN – Smoke from 12 wood debris piles ignited Monday on the Chiloquin Ranger District stagnated due to high atmospheric pressure Thursday, creating smoky conditions which impacted the nearby area, including the Sage School, which was evacuated Friday morning, according to a Fremont-Win…

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The Klamath Lake Forest Health Partnership (KLFHP) was honored with an Oregon State University Extension Service Cooperator Award Dec. 4, for its contributions to Extension programming, at the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis.

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A request from Klamath Falls Police Chief Dave Henslee that $90,000 budgeted for operating costs of a planned sobering center be instead reallocated toward construction of the facility was approved by the Klamath Falls City Council at its Monday night meeting.

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Fifty new Chromebook laptops have been purchased by the Klamath Falls City Schools and soon will be available for short- or long-term check-out from Klamath Union High School’s media center. Funds for the laptops were provided by Ballot Measure 98 and the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.

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Oregon’s U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley kicks off 2020 with 12 town halls across Southern and Central Oregon, according to a news release. The town halls will be Jan. 2 through 5, in Klamath, Douglas, Coos, Curry, Josephine, Jackson, Deschutes, Jefferson, Crook, Wheeler, Grant and Gilliam counties.

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In the words of Katy Perry, do you ever feel like a plastic bag? Starting Jan. 1, single-use bags will be banned in all grocery stores and restaurants in Oregon.

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The Yurok Tribe and Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Association is suing the Bureau of Reclamation and National Marine Fisheries Service in objection to the 2018 Biological Opinion, with their objections including insufficient flows in the Klamath River in May and June.