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State Gas Prices On The Rise

After weeks of dropping gas prices, Oregon now seeing a bit of an increase at the pump; the national average for regular was up about a penny to $2.53 a gallon.  The average in the state was up two and a half cents to $2.91.  The highest cost per gallon in Oregon is in...
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Pacific Power Warns Of Phone Scam

Pacific Power wants customers to be aware of a phone scam making the rounds; some people say they’re getting calls from someone who says they’re behind on payments and threatening to shut down their service unless payment is made immediately.  The utility says never give out credit card or bank information on the phone. 
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Construction Work Closes Downtown Route

A major connection between Highway 97 and downtown Klamath falls will be closed for the next three months; the northbound ramp from Highway 97 over Link River to Main Street is being resurfaced.  The project is expected to be finished by the end of May; ODOT says when work is finished the ramp should...
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Tupper Enters District 56 Race

Taylor Tupper, a resident of Klamath Falls and a spokesperson for the Klamath Tribes has announced that she has filed to run as a Democrat for District 56 representative.  She says she wants to help protect the economic and ecological future of southern Oregon.  Tupper is challenging incumbent representative Werner Reschke who has filed...
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Henley High Security Tightened

Officials at Henley High School say security is being increased after a threat was found written on a bathroom wall last week.  The note made threats about something happening at the school on Friday.  Authorities are still trying to determine who left the threatening note; there’s a 500 dollar reward for information leading to...
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Brown Signs New Gun Bill

Oregon governor Kate Brown signing a new gun control measure yesterday; supporters of House Bill 4145 say it’ll make it tougher for people with a history of domestic violence to buy a firearm.  The measure is an attempt to close a loophole that makes it possible for people close to someone currently prohibited from...
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Man Sues Over Gun Purchase Age Limit

An Oregon man filing a lawsuit saying Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart are discriminating against him by refusing to sell 20 year old Tyler Watson a rifle.  The two companies and others deciding to restrict gun sales to those 21 and older.  Oregon law allows residents to buy shotguns or rifles beginning at age...
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Session Offers Housing Hope

The state’s recent legislative session offering some hope for the state’s housing crisis; a program will create a savings account for first-time homebuyers, letting them set aside tax-free money toward a down payment.  Efforts are also underway to provide more housing for the homeless and additional veterans services.   
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Arraignment For 3 Charged In Wildfire

An arraignment for 3 men charged with setting a wildfire that burned thousands of acres last July; 34-year-old David Evans and 27-year-old Elijah Dyer, both of Springfield, and 68-year-old Gary Bigelow of Walterville are charged with reckless burning, criminal conspiracy and manufacture of a destructive device.  The three apparently attached pyrotechnics to targets they were...
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Plea Entered In Sky Lakes Incident

A woman from Klamath falls has pleaded no contest to threatening staff at Sky Lakes Medical Center last December; 38 year old Audema Tecumseh has been enrolled in mental health diversion court for eighteen months.  She walked into the Sky Lakes ER with an axe and a knife and became combative with security.  If...
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