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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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Modoc County Recall Election Set for Tuesday

Modoc County, Calif.–Voters in Modoc County’s fourth district will decide Tuesday whether to recall the town’s supervisor. Jim Wills has only been in office since January of last year, but those who collected signatures to get the recall election on the ballot say he’s been using his new position to his personal benefit. Polls...
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SkyWest Announces End of United Express Flights at Klamath Airport

Klamath Falls, Ore.– SkyWest is planning to stop service to the Crater Lake Klamath Regional Airport. According to a press release from officials at the airport, SkyWest notified them that the airline will no longer operate United Express flights at the airport as of June 5th. The airline provides service from the Basin to and...
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