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  1. Klamath Falls marijuana petition qualifies for November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Columbian

    A petition to allow the sale of recreational marijuana within the city of Klamath Falls has garnered enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. The Herald and News reports Klamath County Clerk Rochelle Long said Wednesday her office had verified 1,864 signatures, 81 more than was needed to qualify for the Nov. 6 election.

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  2. Solar farm might be headed for backyard of troubled cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Columbian

    Klamath Falls' newest solar farm could be in the backyard of Eternal Hills Cemetery, which continues to struggle with real estate disputes in federal bankruptcy court. On April 20, Eternal Hills owner Robert Gordon signed an easement agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables, of Santa Monica, Calif., that includes the southernmost portions of the cemetery and 40 acres of agricultural land directly to the east.

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  3. Athena girl - spreads the love' with 100 dress donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | The Columbian

    In the waning days of March, Weston-McEwen High School senior Christina Swafford and her parents traveled to Portland and packed 100 prom dresses into the back of their Honda Pilot. When they arrived home in Athena, they installed clothing racks and paneled flooring into a storage trailer, converting it into a walk-in closet that included a makeshift dressing room.

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  4. Lewis River drowning victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | The Columbian

    The Clark County Sheriff's Office is investigating a drowning that occurred in the North Fork of the Lewis River. A man who drowned Friday in the North Fork Lewis River has been identified as Allums N. Robinson, a 24-year-old from Klamath Falls, Ore.

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  5. Man drowns in North Fork of the Lewis RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Columbian

    A 24-year-old swimmer drowned Friday in the North Fork of the Lewis River, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. The drowning occurred at the mouth of Cedar Creek, which is off Northeast Etna Road at the northern edge of Clark County.

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  6. Release of Klamath Basin suckers could save speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | The Columbian

    There has been a 75 percent decline in populations of two endangered Klamath Basin sucker species over the past two decades, and juvenile fish are not surviving beyond their first year of life, according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife. As part of an effort to keep the species from extinction, officials are releasing upward of 2,500 hatchery-reared juvenile sucker into Upper Klamath Lake over the next couple of weeks.

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  7. Superfund subdivision at K-Falls nearly ready for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | The Columbian

    Preparations are underway for a busy summer ahead to complete work at the federal Superfund site of North Ridge Estates. It's the former home of a World War II-era military base northeast of Klamath Falls contaminated by remains of poorly demolished building materials tainted with asbestos.

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  8. Klamath Falls man pleads guilty in shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The Columbian

    A Klamath Falls resident has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and unlawful use of a weapon in the killing of a 22-year-old man. The Herald and News reports Daryl Hatchard accepted the plea agreement last week - 10 days before he was scheduled to stand trial for murder.

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  9. Volunteer firefighters resign in small Oregon townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | The Columbian

    Most volunteer firefighters in the small town of Malin have quit in a dispute with the Malin Rural Fire Protection District. The Herald and News reports eight volunteers resigned, leaving only three firefighters in the community southeast of Klamath Falls - just north of California.

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  10. Hamill's aunt feels the ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | The Columbian

    It turns out that the galaxy far, far away of "Star Wars" legend is quite close by in the Klamath Basin, as Luke Skywalker's aunt is alive and well living in Klamath Falls. Linda Cooper, a teacher at Mazama High School, has lived in Klamath Falls since 1974.

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  11. Fire lookouts face uncertain future in Pacific NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Columbian

    A scenic view from the abandoned fire lookout tower on Pelican Butte, about 40 miles north of Klamath Falls, Ore. The lookout tower sits at 8,038 feet above sea level.

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  12. Equine facility fosters healing atmosphere with horsemanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | The Columbian

    A therapeutic horseback-riding program that started operating in mid-September in Klamath Falls is providing a calming environment for riders diagnosed with developmental and other disabilities. Solid Ground Equine Assisted Activities & Therapy Center, a nonprofit founded in 2016 by executive director Shelley Trumbly, offers two, six-week therapeutic riding programs for individuals with disabilities.

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  13. Oregon buck gets stuck under sheriff's office patrol vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | The Columbian

    A deer attacking parked cars in Klamath Falls was finally stopped when it charged a sheriff's office patrol vehicle. The Herald and News reports the buck got its head and antlers stuck in the driver's side front wheel well.

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  14. Kentucky couple to adopt Oregon girl following legal fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Columbian

    A Kentucky couple has won a lengthy battle over the right to adopt a 4-year-old girl from Klamath Falls, Ore. Laila Sloan's Kentucky foster parents, James and Angela Sloan, are her biological aunt and uncle, and Oregon welfare officials sent the child to live with them two years ago, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Sunday.

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  15. Collared wolf OR-33 shot dead northwest of Klamath FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Columbian

    A collared gray wolf known as OR-33 was illegally killed in southern Oregon, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking the public to help solve the crime. The agency announced the death Wednesday, saying DNA from a heavily decomposed carcass found this spring was matched to DNA from when OR-33 was collared by wildlife biologists two years ago.

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  16. Oregon man accused of incest sentenced to 2 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The Columbian

    An Oregon man accused of having an incestuous relationship with his adult daughter has been sentenced to two years in prison after accepting a plea agreement. The Herald and News reports that 52-year-old Eric Lee Gates of Klamath Falls pleaded guilty to a charge of driving with a suspended license.

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  17. $250K subsidy OKa d to draw airline to Klamath FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Columbian

    Commissioners in Klamath County have voted to set aside $250,000 as a financial incentive for a prospective airline to restore commercial service from Klamath Falls to San Francisco. The Herald and News reported commissioners voted unanimously on the measure, which would come from an estimated $400,000 in unspent general fund revenue from the previous fiscal year.

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