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Veteran Recognition Program Up and Running

Klamath Falls, Ore.–It’s been in the works for several months. Starting next week, local veterans will be able to get a photo ID card that will allow them to take advantage of special discounts and services in the Basin. The Klamath County Veteran Recognition Program is funded by a grant from the VA.
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Modoc County Recall Effort Fails

Modoc County, Calif.– A recall effort in Modoc County has failed. Voters in the County’s fourth district voted against an effort to recall the town’s supervisor. Jim Wills has only been in office since January of last year, but those who collected signatures to get the recall election on the ballot say he’s been...
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Rocky Point Recall Certified

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The results of the Rocky Point Fire District recall election are now certified. Voters in the district approved the recall effort, removing Anthony Bixler and Rita Donato from their positions in the district. Community members started the recall in February, based on concerns that the board was making financial decisions that...
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Public Hearing Gives Commissioners an Earful

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners yesterday asked for public opinions… and they got them. Nearly two-dozen Klamath County residents spoke at a hearing yesterday, as Commissioners decide whether to implement a one-year moratorium on approving medical marijuana dispensaries. State lawmakers passed legislation recently allowing local governments to delay implementing the new dispensary laws...
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Mazama Student is Volunteer of the Year

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Congratulations to Mazama High school senior Emily Foster, who was chosen as the United Way’s Klamath County Volunteer of the Year at yesterday’s volunteer luncheon. Foster is involved in many community programs, including Future Business Leaders of America.
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Beware of Tax-related Phone Scams

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon’s Attorney General is warning taxpayers to be aware of a phone scam. According to a press release from Ellen Rosenblum’s office, scammers are calling Oregonians, telling them they owe money to the IRS or Oregon Department of Revenue, and that they need to pay right away or risk arrest, deportation...
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One Person Injured in Klamath Falls Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One man was injured in a shooting on Oregon Avenue in Klamath Falls at around 1:00 this morning. Investigators aren’t releasing much about the incident, except to say that two men were involved. Their identities have not been released, and we don’t know whether the two may have known each other....
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Cover Oregon: On Life Support

Salem, Ore.– It may be beyond repair. Cover Oregon was supposed to be fully functional by the end of October of last year, and still won’t allow residents to self-enroll on the site. A third party report out recently lists several options for how to proceed, including everything from sticking with developer Oracle and fixing...
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Upper Klamath Agreement Deadline is Wednesday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Wednesday morning is the deadline for ratifying the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement, a water management and sharing plan that took several months to draft, and gave Klamath Tribal members just about a month to review. The agreement provides for restoration projects, economic development funding for Klamath Tribes, and adds at...
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Shooting on Oregon Avenue

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Tuesday, April 8, 2014, the Klamath Falls Police Department responded to the 1700 block of Oregon Avenue on the report of a shooting. Officers discovered an individual at the scene who was shot, that individual was transported to Sky Lakes Medical Center and is currently being treated.    The Klamath...
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