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Oracle Asking Lawmakers to Pull Money for Lawsuit

Salem, Ore.– Oracle is going right to the source… of money, that is… writing a letter to the Oregon Legislature asking lawmakers to pull funding for the state’s lawsuit against the programming company. Oracle and the state have filed lawsuits against each other, each pointing a finger at the other over the the failed...
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Oregon Voters Split on Marijuana Referendum

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon voters are fairly divided on whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. According to a recent Oregonian/KGW poll of about 400 voters, 46-percent of voters were against Measure 91, with just 44-percent in favor it. With another 7-percent undecided, the vote could go either way. Voters in Washington DC and...
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Saturday is Fall Clean-up Day

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Saturday is Fall Clean Up day in Klamath County. All day Saturday Landfills in Chemult, Beatty, Bonanza, Chiloquin, Cresent, Keno, Odessa, and Sprague River will be open for for free dumping from 8:30 to 4. Only yard debris will be accepted at no cost.
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Sheriff’s Office IDs Remains Found Last Week

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Sheriff’f Office has released the identity of a man whose remains were found by a mushroom picker last week. According to a press release, Joseph Aaron Marsh from Spanaway, Washington, has been missing since September of 2012. That’s when Deputies first began investigating Marsh’s disappearance after a car he...
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RED Air Quality Day: No Burning Allowed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County air quality advisory is RED from 12:00 PM Wednesday, October 29th, until 12:00 PM Thursday, October 30th. The RED advisory means that NO OUTDOOR/OPEN BURNING is permitted at anytime. Wood stoves may not be used inside the AQ zone, but pellet stoves may be used.
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Oregon Ranks as a Tax-Friendly State

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Tax Foundation yesterday released its rankings of states that best utilizes taxes it receives, putting Oregon toward the top of that list. Oregon ranked 12th in the nation in tax-friendliness. But the National Federation of Independent Business of Oregon says when it comes to businesses, tax codes in the state...
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Unemployment Taxes Decrease for 2015

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is touting an upcoming decrease in unemployment insurance taxes as evidence that Oregon’s economy is in recovery. According to a press release from the Governor’s office, Oregon employers will pay about 9-percent less in unemployment taxes, because as more workers find jobs, they’re drawing less unemployment.
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Boles Fire Suspect in Court

Klamath Fall, Ore.– The man suspected of starting the Boles fire in Weed last month was in court in Siskiyou County yesterday. 24-year old Ronald Beau Marshall previously pleaded not guilty to arson charges. A judge yesterday scheduled a preliminary hearing for December 4th. The Boles fire started on September 15th, tearing through the...
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Klamath County Deputy DA on Leave Due to Investigation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County District Attorney Deputy is on paid leave while the Oregon Department of Justice investigates an incident that occurred Friday night. The Herald and News confirmed with District Attorney Rob Patridge that an unidentified deputy is being investigated, but Patridge would not provide any information about what might have...
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Klamath Falls City Council to Consider KBREC Tax District

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Council meets next week, where they’re expected to give final reading and approval to a tax service district to help support the Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center after the County hinted that it might not have the funds to support the center next year. KBREC supporters...
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