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La Pine woman dies in Highway 97 accident

La Pine, Ore.– A woman from La Pine died Friday evening when the vehicle she was in was hit by semi-truck. Oregon State Police say a Chevrolet Avalanche was headed southbound on Highway 97 north of La Pine, when the driver lost control. The vehicle slid sideway into oncoming traffic when it was hit...
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Basin Resident Wins A Car

Klamath Falls, Ore –  Thanks to Klamath Falls Honda/Subaru on Washburn Way, local resident Robin Volkoff has a car.  Robin entered the contest two weeks ago through Marta’s House – a community organization designed to help Basin residents who need housing and or safety as well as offering other benefits. This is the second...
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Snow Could Be Coming Overnight

Klamath Falls, Ore – The National Weather Service is warning of another possible winter storm rolling through our area overnight tonight. The storm is expected to start at around 1am and continue through 10pm or so Friday night.  We could see anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of snow with more in higher elevations....
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Another Deadly Accident on Highway 97

Redmond, Ore - A Redmond woman died in that accident on Highway 97 Tuesday night. Oregon State Police say 24-year old Kylee Bruce was headed south on 97 when she lost control of her car while passing another vehicle.  Her car slid sideways then it was t-boned by an oncoming sedan, also hitting another vehicle after that....
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Grants Pass Woman Arrested On Manslaughter Charges

Grants Pass, Ore – Oregon State Police have arrested a Grants Pass woman on manslaughter charges… more than 9 months after she was involved in a car accident that claimed the life of an Applegate woman.  63-year old Pamela Jean Howard died at the scene of the crash on Williams Highway March 1st of...
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Oregon Smokejumper Succumbs To His Injuries

Redmond, Ore – An Oregon smokejumper who had been seriously injured while in Alabama fighting wildfires last month has died.  52-year old Ray Rubio passed away Monday afternoon nearly a month after he fell over a concrete railing more than 12 feet into a parking garage, causing head injuries. The Redmond native was also...
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Homework Help In Bonanza

In Bonanza, learning doesn’t take a Christmas break.  During the two week holiday vacation, students and teachers at Bonanza’s Jr. and Sr. High Schools are coming to class for extra homework help sessions. Advanced Math teacher Randy Koehn says “We’re getting kids who need additional help, or need additional time, caught up.”   “We’re helping...
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No IRS Refunds Until Mid February

SALEM, Ore – Officials from The Oregon Department of Revenue have just announced that no personal income tax refunds for the 2016 tax year will be issued until after February 15th.  The hold will allow the IRS to compare information reported on W-2′s and 1099s. The data matching will help to reduce potential refund...
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Landmark Retirement Savings Plan Getting Closer To Being A Reality

Salem, Ore – On July 1st, Oregon will launch the nation’s first state-sponsored retirement savings plan and it could eventually benefit 1 million workers.  To make sure every Oregonian has a voice, today the State Treasury has announced some opportunities for feedback. The plan will be available to workers who do not have access...
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Unemployment Rate Drops Locally

Klamath Falls, Ore - The latest unemployment figures show Klamath County unemployment rate dropped from 7.2 percent in October to 6.8 percent in November. County-wide fewer jobs than usual were lost in November.  However in Lake County… unemployment rose from 5.8 percent in October… to 6.3 percent in November. The county lost 20 more jobs than expected...
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