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Bill Extends Out-of-State Doctor’s Orders in Oregon

Salem, OR – Governor Kate Brown today signed House Bill 3149, legislation to allow registered nurses at public or private schools to accept doctors’ orders from out-of-state physicians and therefore treat students that have been enrolled at the school less than 90 days. Sponsored by House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte), the legislation...
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ODOT Looking for Pilot Program Volunteers

Salem, Ore.– Are you ready to start paying a per mile tax rather than a sales tax on gasoline? The OReGO program is gearing up and looking for interested volunteers as the Oregon Department of Transportation gets ready to start a first-of-its-kind pilot program. As cars are growing more and more fuel efficient, drivers...
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Election Results (Check Back for Updates)

  Final Election results as of 1:00 AM (uncertified): VOTES PERCENT PRECINCTS COUNTED (OF 43) . . . . . 43 100.00 REGISTERED VOTERS - TOTAL . . . . . 0 BALLOTS CAST - TOTAL. . . . . . . 14,959 Director, Zone 3 ESD ZONE 3 Vote for 1 Dave Jensen....
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Bilingual Chats Scheduled

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Se hablan espanol? Quieran hablar englais? Starting this week, the Klamath County Library hosts a monthly bilingual chat to give english and spanish speakers the chance to practice a second language. The chat sessions are every third Thursday at 6pm.
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Public Works Week in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  This is public works week in Klamath Falls… City leaders and public works officials are looking for ways to let you know everything they do to help keep your water flowing, your roads passable, and your refrigerator running. The city manages water service for more than 40-thousand residents in the Basin… and 301...
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Volunteers Needed for Veggie Garden Tour

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Sustainable Communities is looking for anyone who might be interested in helping out with a community veggie garden tour. The group needs volunteers to help round up vendors and prizes. For information on how you can get involved, contact Dwight Long at 541-994-9942, or email at oh_otter@charter.net .
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Gas Prices on the Rise

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Fill up your gas tank lately? It’s starting to hurt again, isn’t it? California has the highest gas prices in the nation, at $3.82 per gallon. It’s $3.60 in Modoc County. In Oregon… the state-wide average is $3.02. It’s $2.99 on average for a gallon of regular in Klamath County… $3.10...
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OSP: Dairy-laden Truck to be Moved Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Wrecking crews plan to move a tractor trailer this morning after it overturned on Highway 58 near Oak Ridge yesterday. It took hour to off-load some 80-thousand pounds of diary products that were on the truck, and Oregon State Police say they didn’t want to keep the road blocked for the...
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Man Arrested for Multiple Car Thefts

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County man with a penchant for pinching cars was arrested last week… just six weeks after being arrested on another car theft charge. 27-year old Brennan Scott Stone was arrested Thursday after Klamath County Deputies stopped the car he was driving. That car had been stolen after its owner...
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Detour on Highway 58 After Cheese Truck Overturns

Klamath Falls, Ore.– 70,000 pounds of cheese was on a tractor trailer that went off the road and tipped over off of Hiway 58 near Oak Ridge Monday morning. Oregon State Police say fuel tanks need to be emptied and the cheese has be taken off the truck before it can be set upright....
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