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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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Oregon Tech Given Independent Authority

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Tech is one of the handful of Oregon University that will now be able to govern themselves locally. The school had put in a request to the State Board of Higher Education, asking that it be allowed to assemble its own board of directors. That board gave approval to Oregon...
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Lakeview Traffic Update

 Expect some minor traffic delays in Lakeview Monday as crews work on signals at the Merrill/Lakeview Junction. Flaggers will be controlling traffic through there.
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Earthquakes Hit Oregon

Portland, Ore.– Two small earthquakes shook the Portland area last night. The first was a 1.3 magnitude quake, the second was a 3.3 magnitude trembler. They were  centered near Sherwood, Oregon, Southeast of Portland. There were several reports on twitter of Portland residents feeling the quake. No damage was reported.
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President Obama Approves Oregon Disaster Declaration

Salem, Ore.– President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Oregon, to help some areas re-coup costs from cleaning up February’s storms. Most of that damage was limited to Benton, Lane, Lincoln, and Linn Counties. 
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Lake County Sheriff’s Race has Two Contenders

Lakeview, Ore.– Lake County Sheriff Phil McDonald has announced that he’ll run for re-election, in spite of a current effort to recall him and other city officials from office. McDonald has been Sheriff of Lake County since 2001. He’ll face retired Tacoma police officer Mike Taylor who retired in 2009. Taylor says he wants to...
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