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Friday 04/17/2015
Haggen Grocer sets changeover dates with local Safeway stores
Posted: April 17, 2015

Haggen Grocers, which is acquiring both the Klamath Falls Safeway stores, will temporarily close both stores on Tuesday, April 28 and reopen both stores on Friday, May 1 at 4 p.m.(Times are tentative)

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Business, News flash on Friday, April 17, 2015 9:30 am. Comments (0)

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Thursday 04/16/2015
Tribes looking at land options
Posted: April 16, 2015

The Klamath Tribes are still searching for a land base to fill the void left by the sale of the Mazama Forest; options may include purchasing any available private timber land or acquiring land within the Fremont-Winema National Forest.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Government on Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:00 am. | Tags: Klamath Tribes , Senate Bill 133 , Jeff Merkley , Ron Wyden , Greg Walden , Don Gentry , Klamath Water Recovery And Economic Restoration Act , Mazama Forest Comments (0)

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 10:04 pm

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

Posted in Breaking, Local news, National on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 6:08 pm. Updated: 10:04 pm. Comments (0)

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Klamath Postcard No. 71 — Wood River Bridge
Posted: April 15, 2015

Here’s a glimpse into the past. As part of an ongoing series, "Klamath post cards," The Herald and News and the Klamath County Museum feature historic Klamath Basin photos online and in the H&N's Saturday Connections section.

Posted in Breaking, Local news on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:02 am. Comments (0)

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Tuesday 04/14/2015
Keno man sentenced to 17 years in prison for sexual abuse
Posted: April 14, 2015

A Keno man has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for sexual abusing two minors.

Posted in News, Local news, Police, Breaking on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:00 am. | Tags: Sexual Abuse , Child Sexual Abuse , Kevin Earl Bristow , Oregon State Police , Dan Bunch , Department Of Human Services , Mark Costello , Klamath County Circuit Court , Sharon Forster Comments (0)

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Monday 04/13/2015
10 Things to Know for Today
Updated: April 13, 2015 - 10:08 am

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Posted in Breaking, Local news, National on Monday, April 13, 2015 7:01 am. Updated: 10:08 am. Comments (0)

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Avg gas prices drops 2.7 cents in Oregon
Posted: April 13, 2015

Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have fallen 2.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.68/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon.

Posted in Breaking, Local news on Monday, April 13, 2015 6:08 am. Comments (0)

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Sunday 04/12/2015
Clinton kicks off 2016 campaign online, heads next to Iowa
Posted: April 12, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making a much-awaited announcement she will again seek the White House with a promise to serve as the "champion" of everyday Americans.

Posted in Breaking, News flash, National on Sunday, April 12, 2015 7:00 pm. Comments (0)

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Modoc sheriff, DA at odds over alleged assault
Posted: April 12, 2015

A dispute between the Modoc County sheriff and the county’s district attorney continues with no quick end in sight.

Posted in Law enforcement, Community, Police, Breaking, Modoc on Sunday, April 12, 2015 6:30 am. Comments (3)

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The H&N View: Tuition hikes put a focus on finding right school
Posted: April 12, 2015

Oregon college students and their parents have been getting the bad news in recent months that it’s going to be more expensive to attend the state’s public universities.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Klamath, Members, Forum, Editorials on Sunday, April 12, 2015 12:00 am. Comments (0)

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Saturday 04/11/2015
In an economic drought; a way to float businesses
Posted: April 11, 2015

Lots to digest from the news of last week.

Posted in Editorials, Local news, Breaking on Saturday, April 11, 2015 6:00 am. Comments (0)

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Board renews Oregon Tech president's contract
Posted: April 11, 2015

The State Board of Higher Education renewed Oregon Tech President Chris Maples’ contract by one year Friday during a meeting at Southern Oregon University in Ashland.

Posted in Schools, Breaking, Local news on Saturday, April 11, 2015 7:00 am. Comments (0)

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Try Unity group planning summer celebrations
Posted: April 11, 2015

The Fourth of July is four months away, but coordinators for the Malin-Merrill-Tulelake Try Unity are making plans for this year’s celebration.

Posted in Community, Breaking, Local news on Saturday, April 11, 2015 12:00 am. Comments (0)

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Friday 04/10/2015
Visiting hours resume Sunday at detention facility
Posted: April 10, 2015

The Klamath County Juvenile Department will remain on lockdown until Sunday morning, said Department Director Dan Golden. Family visiting hours will resume then, he said.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Law enforcement on Friday, April 10, 2015 11:30 am. Comments (0)

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Thursday 04/09/2015
Escape attempt puts youth detention facility in lockdown
Posted: April 09, 2015

An escape attempt has put the Klamath County Juvenile Department's detention facility on lockdown.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Thursday, April 9, 2015 1:12 pm. Comments (0)

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Open your heart to animals
Posted: April 09, 2015

I first wrote about Xander the blind therapy pug two years ago, naming him the “wonder dog” in my story. I still love my first sentence, “Xander the pug doesn’t have eyes, but he has a huge heart.”

Posted in Breaking, Klamath, Forum, Editorials, Local news on Thursday, April 9, 2015 10:00 am. | Tags: Klamath Animal Shelter , Dogs , Xander , Therapy Dog Comments (0)

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Tsarnaev convicted in Boston Marathon bombing
Posted: April 08, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 11:39 am. Comments (0)

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Oregon Tech looks at $2 million loss; possible 5 percent tuition hike
Posted: April 08, 2015

Members of the Oregon Tech Board of Trustees dove right in to significant items on its agenda Monday, discussing a possible $2 million loss projected in the proposed budget, as well as a 5 percent tuition increase.

Posted in Local news, Breaking on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 6:00 am. | Tags: Northwest , News , Northwest News Network Comments (0)

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Tuesday 04/07/2015
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 12:06 am

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

Posted in Breaking, National on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 8:35 pm. Updated: 12:06 am. Comments (0)

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Rogue, Smith rivers No. 7 most endangered, claims advocacy group
Posted: April 07, 2015

The Wild and Scenic Illinois Rogue River in Southern Oregon and Smith River in Oregon and California are listed as the No. 7 most endangered nationally, according to an advocacy group.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash, Outdoors on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:45 am. Comments (0)

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H&N View: People deserve better look at public records
Posted: April 07, 2015

It’s been a long time since there has been as much interest in open records and transparency in Oregon government as there is. Who knows — maybe something will come of it. We hope so.

Posted in Breaking, Klamath, Members, Editorials on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 12:00 am. Comments (0)

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Monday 04/06/2015
Fraternity announces 'legal action' against Rolling Stone
Updated: April 06, 2015 - 6:00 pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of Virginia announced Monday that it will "pursue all available legal action" against Rolling Stone, saying a Columbia Journalism School review shows the magazine acted recklessly and defamed its members by publishing an article that falsely accused them of gang rape.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, National on Monday, April 6, 2015 2:47 pm. Updated: 6:00 pm. Comments (0)

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Klamath Post Card No. 70 — View From Old City Hall
Posted: April 06, 2015

Here’s a glimpse into the past. As part of an ongoing series, "Klamath post cards," The Herald and News and the Klamath County Museum feature historic Klamath Basin photos online and in the H&N's Saturday Connections section.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Community on Monday, April 6, 2015 8:39 am. Comments (0)

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Avg. Oregon gas price drops 3.8 cents
Posted: April 06, 2015

Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have fallen 3.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.71/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon.

Posted in Breaking, Local news on Monday, April 6, 2015 6:21 am. Comments (0)

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Friday 04/03/2015
P.E teacher charged with bullying student
Posted: April 03, 2015

A physical education teacher at Henley High School has been charged with three criminal counts after he allegedly bullied a student during class.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Friday, April 3, 2015 4:03 pm. Comments (0)

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Wolf numbers up across most of N. Rockies except Montana
Posted: April 03, 2015

BILLINGS, Mont. — Gray wolf numbers rose across most of the Northern Rockies last year but dropped in Montana after a concerted effort by officials there to drive down the population and curb livestock attacks.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Oregon, News flash on Friday, April 3, 2015 1:27 pm. Comments (0)

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Brace yourself for a rainy, snowy Easter
Posted: April 03, 2015

There'll be a shift in the weather pattern starting Saturday afternoon in the Klamath Basin according to the National Weather Service.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Friday, April 3, 2015 6:31 am. Comments (0)

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Pedestrian struck by car listed in serious condition
Posted: April 03, 2015

A pedestrian hit by a moving vehicle earlier this week is still in the hospital as of Thursday afternoon.

Posted in Local news, Police, Breaking on Friday, April 3, 2015 7:00 am. Comments (0)

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Thursday 04/02/2015
Autopsy inconclusive in the case of a missing woman
Posted: April 02, 2015

The cause of death has not been determined for a transient woman whose body was found in the area of Lake Ewauna last week.

Posted in Breaking, Local news on Thursday, April 2, 2015 11:44 am. Comments (0)

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UPDATE: Two-person fatal vehicle crash on Butte Falls Highway
Posted: April 02, 2015

EAGLE POINT -- On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015, at 11:56 am, Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (ECSO) received a report of a reckless driver on Butte Falls Highway heading toward Highway 62. The caller described the vehicle as a white mini-van with three red stars in the front windshield.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Thursday, April 2, 2015 7:30 pm. Comments (0)

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Monday 03/30/2015
Easter events & egg hunts
Posted: March 30, 2015

Does your group or organization have an Easter egg hunt or Easter event planned? The Herald and News would like to know so we can help get the word out. Send information about upcoming egg hunts to clerk@heraldandnews.com or mail to P.O. Box 788, Klamath Falls, OR 97601.

Posted in Community, Breaking on Monday, March 30, 2015 11:19 pm. Comments (0)

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Klamath Post Card No. 69 — First Presbyterian
Posted: March 30, 2015

Here’s a glimpse into the past. As part of an ongoing series, "Klamath post cards," The Herald and News and the Klamath County Museum feature historic Klamath Basin photos online and in the H&N's Saturday Connections section.

Posted in Breaking, Local news on Monday, March 30, 2015 3:08 pm. Comments (0)

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Avg. gas price dips 4.4 cents in Oregon
Posted: March 30, 2015

Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have fallen 4.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.75/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon.

Posted in Breaking, Local news on Monday, March 30, 2015 6:12 am. Comments (0)

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UPDATE: Woman dies in motocycle crash east of Medford on 140
Posted: March 30, 2015

Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing to investigate Sunday's fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 140 at milepost 27 east of Medford.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Monday, March 30, 2015 6:00 am. Comments (0)

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Sunday 03/29/2015
Passing jail levy good for everyone in county
Posted: March 29, 2015

Members of the Klamath Public Safety Political Action Committee have researched, studied and discussed with the sheriff, district attorney, juvenile director, corrections director, county assessor, tax collector, finance officer, commissioners and a number of knowledgeable community citizens to arrive at the most reasonable tax rate covering a five year period.

Posted in Guest commentary, Breaking, Local news on Sunday, March 29, 2015 9:30 am. Comments (4)

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Just floored
Posted: March 29, 2015

A Klamath Falls couple transformed a layoff from a major company into a chance to go into business for themselves, while serving those close to home.

Posted in News, Local news, Business, Breaking on Sunday, March 29, 2015 7:00 am. Comments (0)

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Health rankings only one part of the picture
Posted: March 29, 2015

It was a good news, bad news sort of day last week when the statewide health rankings came out. For the second year in a row, Klamath County was dead last among 34 counties.

Posted in Editorials, Breaking, Local news on Sunday, March 29, 2015 12:00 am. Comments (0)

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Saturday 03/28/2015
Newspapers in the classroom can’t be beat
Posted: March 28, 2015

We often bemoan the fact that teachers do not have the proper tools to teach their students. Sometimes they are forced to buy pens, pencils, books and notepads themselves.

Posted in Members, Forum, Editorials, Breaking, Local news on Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:45 am. Comments (0)

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Friday 03/27/2015
Woman ID'd as body found in Lake Ewauna
Posted: March 27, 2015

The name has been released of the transient woman whose body was found in Lake Ewauna on Thursday.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Friday, March 27, 2015 2:59 pm. Comments (0)

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Body found in Lake Ewauna
Posted: March 27, 2015

The Klamath Falls Police Department (KFPD) is investigating a dead body found in Lake Ewauna.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Police, News flash on Friday, March 27, 2015 6:00 am. Comments (0)

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Thursday 03/26/2015
Easter events & egg hunts
Posted: March 26, 2015

Does your group or organization have an Easter egg hunt or Easter event planned? The Herald and News would like to know so we can help get the word out. Send information about upcoming egg hunts to clerk@heraldandnews.com or mail to P.O. Box 788, Klamath Falls, OR 97601.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Community on Thursday, March 26, 2015 10:54 pm. Comments (0)

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BOR seeks new area manager
Posted: March 26, 2015

A new manager for the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Klamath Basin Area Office is expected to arrive in May.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:27 pm. Comments (0)

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One dead in two-vehicle crash on Highway 97
Posted: March 26, 2015

On March 26, 2015 at 12:00am OSP Troopers responded to a two vehicle crash on US HYW 97 near MP155 (12 miles south of Bend). According to Sgt. John Russo, the investigation revealed a Ford F350 was traveling southbound when it struck the southbound vehicle directly in front of the Ford F350.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:03 am. Comments (0)

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Hospital costs not quite so easy to determine
Posted: March 26, 2015

Union releases report to push agenda

Posted in Editorials, Nation world, Breaking, Local news on Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:15 am. | Tags: Hospital, Union Comments (1)

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Klamath County last in state health rankings
Posted: March 25, 2015

Klamath County again sank to the bottom in the annual measure of its state of health. With the release of the 2015 County Health Rankings, for the second year in a row, Klamath County is dead last in Oregon in it's “health outcomes” rating.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, News flash on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:46 pm. Comments (0)

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Posthumous Brittany Maynard video supports aid-in-dying bill
Posted: March 25, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a video recorded 19 days before Brittany Maynard took life-ending drugs, she tells California lawmakers that no one should have to leave home to legally kill themselves under the care of a doctor.

Posted in Breaking, Local news on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:38 pm. Comments (0)

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Tuesday 03/24/2015
Klamath Post Card No. 68 — Dorris stage hold up
Posted: March 24, 2015

Here’s a glimpse into the past. As part of an ongoing series, "Klamath post cards," The Herald and News and the Klamath County Museum feature historic Klamath Basin photos online and in the H&N's Saturday Connections section.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Community on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:40 am. Comments (0)

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Oregon hospital costs higher than region, union report claims
Posted: March 24, 2015

Analysis shows that some Oregon hospitals charge patients nearly three times the cost for the same procedure at other hospitals.

Posted in Northwest, News, Breaking, Local news, News flash on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:30 am. | Tags: Northwest , News , Northwest News Network Comments (0)

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Klamath man arrested for allegedly stabbing wife
Posted: March 24, 2015

A Klamath Falls man was arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly stabbing his wife multiple times with a knife.

Posted in Local news, Police, Breaking on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:00 am. Comments (0)

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Monday 03/23/2015
PenAir visits Klamath; city commits support to air carrier
Posted: March 23, 2015

Klamath Falls is among several cities being strongly considered for commercial air service from Peninsula Airways, an Anchorage, Alaska-based airlines.

Posted in Breaking, Local news, Business, Oregon, News flash on Monday, March 23, 2015 5:06 pm. Comments (0)

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