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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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Oracle Asking Lawmakers to Pull Money for Lawsuit

Salem, Ore.– Oracle is going right to the source… of money, that is… writing a letter to the Oregon Legislature asking lawmakers to pull funding for the state’s lawsuit against the programming company. Oracle and the state have filed lawsuits against each other, each pointing a finger at the other over the the failed...
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Oregon Voters Split on Marijuana Referendum

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon voters are fairly divided on whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. According to a recent Oregonian/KGW poll of about 400 voters, 46-percent of voters were against Measure 91, with just 44-percent in favor it. With another 7-percent undecided, the vote could go either way. Voters in Washington DC and...
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Saturday is Fall Clean-up Day

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Saturday is Fall Clean Up day in Klamath County. All day Saturday Landfills in Chemult, Beatty, Bonanza, Chiloquin, Cresent, Keno, Odessa, and Sprague River will be open for for free dumping from 8:30 to 4. Only yard debris will be accepted at no cost.
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Sheriff’s Office IDs Remains Found Last Week

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Sheriff’f Office has released the identity of a man whose remains were found by a mushroom picker last week. According to a press release, Joseph Aaron Marsh from Spanaway, Washington, has been missing since September of 2012. That’s when Deputies first began investigating Marsh’s disappearance after a car he...
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Red Burn Day

RED Air Quality Day: No Burning Allowed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County air quality advisory is RED from 12:00 PM Wednesday, October 29th, until 12:00 PM Thursday, October 30th. The RED advisory means that NO OUTDOOR/OPEN BURNING is permitted at anytime. Wood stoves may not be used inside the AQ zone, but pellet stoves may be used.
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Oregon Ranks as a Tax-Friendly State

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Tax Foundation yesterday released its rankings of states that best utilizes taxes it receives, putting Oregon toward the top of that list. Oregon ranked 12th in the nation in tax-friendliness. But the National Federation of Independent Business of Oregon says when it comes to businesses, tax codes in the state...
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Unemployment Taxes Decrease for 2015

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is touting an upcoming decrease in unemployment insurance taxes as evidence that Oregon’s economy is in recovery. According to a press release from the Governor’s office, Oregon employers will pay about 9-percent less in unemployment taxes, because as more workers find jobs, they’re drawing less unemployment.
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