State’s poet laureate has ties to Klamath Falls

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SALEM, Ore. – Paulann Petersen gets another two-year term as Oregon’s poet laureate. Governor John Kitzhaber made the appointment yesterday. Petersen is a native Oregonian and lived in Klamath Falls for several years. Petersen is just the second woman to have the title, and Oregon’s sixth poet laureate since 1921.