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Rape Cases Dismissed in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County District Attorney’s office has recently dismissed two separate rape cases. A motion to dismiss a rape case charging 25-year old Jacob Carlson Ayers was filed last week, a day before the trial was scheduled to start. According to court documents, the reason for the dismissal was because the...
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Recall Effort Underway in Rocky Point Fire District

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Residents in the Rocky Point Fire District have received ballots sent out last week in an attempt to recall the District’s directors. Volunteer firefighters and community members have expressed concerns over decisions made by directors Tony Bixler and Rita Donato to hire a paid assistant fire chief and and increase the...
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Oregonians Spending More on Alcohol

Oregonians are spending more on alcohol these days. According to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, sales for distilled spirits in January are up more than 6% over last year. That translates to an extra $2.2 million in revenue. It’s not that we’re buying MORE alcohol– sales volume hasn’t increased– Oregonians are buying more expensive alcohol.
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Oregon Joins Pact to Make Transition Easier for Military Kids

Military kids who move around every few years face special challenges, especially when it comes to starting a new school with every change of station. Oregon lawmakers passed a law recently to join the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, which will provide some uniformity in enrollment and graduation requirements for military...
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Volunteer Award Application Deadline is this Week

This week marks the deadline for submitting applications for the 21st annual Klamath County Volunteer Award. Marla Edge is a volunteer with the United Way, and she understands the sacrifice that comes with volunteering, and says it’s important to recognize volunteers. Deadline for submitting applications is this Wednesday.  Click HERE to download the application.
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Charter Cable Goes Digital

If you’re a Charter Cable subscriber, be prepared for some changes. The cable company is converting to all digital signals, and that is going to require ALL your televisions to have separate cable boxes if you want to be able to continue watching cable. You’ll need to get the cable boxes by April 8th....
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No Luck for Driving Drunk

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Law enforcement will be out in full force this weekend watching for drunk drivers as folks celebrate the Luck O’the Irish over the weekend. State-wide last year, troopers arrested 15 drunk drivers on St. Patty’s day. 
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Troopers to be Sworn In

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls Command of the Oregon State Police will soon receive a new recruit. Sixteen recruits are sworn in as troopers at a ceremony in Salem on Sunday. One of those troopers is headed to the Basin.
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Sheriff Steps-up Truancy Enforcement

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A recent string of burglaries involving some students from Modoc High School has led Sheriff Frank Skrah to step up truancy enforcement. That means parents could be held accountable for students skipping classes, facing possible charges and a 25-hundred dollar fine.
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Date Announced for Charity Bike Ride

Organizers for the Crater Lake Century announced that they 10th annual ride around the rim will happen on August 16th. The charity bike ride will benefit the Klamath and Lake Counties Food Bank, as well as the Klamath Museum. Registration will be available soon at CraterLakeCentury.com.
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