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Snow expected to start falling Thanksgiving morning in East Idaho

View this story on its original site POCATELLO — The National Weather Service has issued special weather alerts warning the public about a series of fast-moving snowstorms that are forecast to hit East Idaho starting Thursday morning and continuing through Sunday. East Idaho’s mountains are forecast to receive the most snow from the storms. Over […]

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Frustration, chaos as California fire recovery drags on

View this story on its original site CHICO, Calif. (AP) — It’s been 12 days since Christina Taft started the frantic search for her mother Victoria, who refused to evacuate their Paradise home as flames neared, and six days since she gave authorities a cheek swab to identify remains that are likely her mother’s. She […]

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Another 700 Skagit County ballots counted

View this story on its original site Originally published by the Anacortes American. MOUNT VERNON — The Skagit County Elections Department counted about 700 ballots Monday, moving it closer to certifying the results of the Nov. 6 general election.

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Tomorrow’s Headlines Today podcast: Monday, Nov. 19, 2018

View this story on its original site The Tomorrow’s Headlines Today podcast presented by the Herald &amp; News is a sneak preview of stories to be found in the next day’s newspaper edition. This Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 edition covers stories you can expect in the Tuesday, Nov. 20 Herald &amp; News. <a href=”https://www.heraldandnews.com/multimedia/podcasts/” target=”_blank”>For […]

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Outstanding teens crowned at annual pageant

View this story on its original site It was more than tiaras and bragging rights on the line when thousands of dollars worth of scholarships and prizes were distributed for the annual Miss Klamath County-Miss City of Sunshine Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant on Saturday. Held at Mills Auditorium, six Klamath teens competed for the honor […]

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Frantic search goes on for missing after California wildfire

View this story on its original site CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Desperate families posted photos and messages on social media and at shelters in hopes of finding missing loved ones, many of them elderly, nearly two weeks after the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California history. The death toll stood at 77 Monday, with about […]

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Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

View this story on its original site PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines. Up to 400 people fanned out Sunday to […]

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Fate of Montana’s Medicaid expansion lies with Legislature

View this story on its original site Come January, Montana lawmakers will have 90 days to agree on the program that wraps 96,000 people in health coverage. Or, let it go. Montana’s Medicaid expansion widened the landscape of who gets help accessing care. The program had four years to prove itself, which is down to […]

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Saving the sucker species

View this story on its original site Young Klamath Basin suckers have not made it to adulthood living in Upper Klamath Lake since the early 1990s. A summit focused on the endangered fish’s survival — organized by Sen. Jeff Merkley at Oregon Tech on Friday — hopes to identify ways to change that, with the […]

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Keeping up with the cause in Mills

View this story on its original site As some of the previous years’ Mills Neighborhood Association members sat waiting before their meeting, a few newer faces began to trickle in. One was Ben Siebel, who owns and runs Grocery Pub along Division Street. Another was Dale Day, a man from the Radcliffe Avenue area. Saying […]

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Work skills assessment aligns with KCC, OIT efforts

View this story on its original site The Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Council released a report detailing current and future workforce needs for Oregon businesses. The report draws from a year’s worth of Oregon employment research to identify in-demand occupational skills across the state. Officials from Klamath Community College and the Oregon Institute of Technology […]

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Oregon governor stops bid to raise alcohol taxes

View this story on its original site SALEM — Tax hikes on beer, cider and wine are “off the table,” Gov. Kate Brown said Friday. The Oregon Health Authority wanted to increase taxes on beer, wine and cider by 10 percent, which officials said could raise nearly half a billion dollars over two years. The […]

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