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Volunteers Needed for Tax Prep

Klamath Falls, Ore.– AARP Foundation will be providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. But first, the program is in need of volunteers to help prepare tax forms. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide thrives due to the remarkable efforts of its volunteer base. With...
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Earthquakes Hit South of the Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Several earthquakes have been reported south of Klamath and Lake Counties, and the Oregon Outback. According to the National Geological Survey, the largest of the quakes registered 4.9 on the Richter scale, and was centered about 63 miles East-SouthEast of Lakeview. A 2.5 quake was centered just south of the California border,...
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Oregonians to Decide a Number of Ballot Measures

Klamath Falls, Ore.– While voter turnout is always high compared to other parts of the country, a handful of controversial measures in this mid-term election could lead to more ballots cast than usual. Oregon voters will decide whether they want marijuana to be legal for recreational use, and whether food growers will have to label...
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Election Results

 Klamath Falls, Ore.– Election results are in. Here are the results as of 4:00 AM Wednesday: Klamath County 18-99 — Klamath Falls City Schools Bond Measure (KU Remodel)Yes  60.47%No  39.53%PASSED Council, Ward 4, City of Klamath FallsDan Tofell 65.07%Terry Etters 34.30%Write-In .63% Mayor, City of ChiloquinJoe Hobbs 59.38%Kathy Erion 39.58%Write-In 1.04% Council, Position 5,...
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Parkerson Requests New Attorney

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One of the men charged with shooting a Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy in the face back in August, has asked a judge to provide him with a new court-appointed attorney. 30-year old William Jack Parkerson’s attorney submitted a motion to withdraw from the case, which the judge granted. Parkerson also suggested that...
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KBREC Support Grows

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Efforts to form special tax district to support the Klamath Basin Research and Education Center are moving right along, with supporters announcing this morning that they expect to have as many as 6-thousand signatures to turn in with their request to have the tax district placed on next May’s ballot. The group...
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Election Day: Where to Drop Off Your Ballot

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Today is election day, and the final day that you can return your ballot if you want your vote to count. It’s too late to put it in the mail, so you’ll have to hand-deliver it to one of the following locations: Klamath County: Klamath Basin Senior Center Bonanza Town Hall...
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Salvation Army Accepting Applications for Christmas Families

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Now that Halloween is over, we can start thinking about Christmas! It may still be too early, but the folks at the Salvation Army ARE thinking about Christmas, and want to make sure every child in the Basin is able to open up presents on Christmas morning. If your family needs...
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Chiloquin Schools Closed due to RR Construction

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Chiloquin schools are closed today due to construction on a railroad crossing at Chocktoot Street that will have roads to the school closed until 6:00 this evening according to The Chiloquin News. There is a detour in place. Sage is included in that closure.
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A member of the Klamath Hotshot Crew works on the Happy Camp Complex in the Klamath National Forest. Photo: Kari Greer

California Wildfires: After Action Review

Yreka, CA – The Klamath National Forest has scheduled eight community meetings for community discussion regarding the Little Deer, Logs, Whites, and Beaver Fires as well as Happy Camp Complex. The goal of these meetings is to reflect upon experiences from the 2014 fires and share lessons learned; use the experiences from 2014 to...
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