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Oregon Exchange Has New Leader

Salem, Ore.– Oregon’s Health Insurance marketplace has a new administrator. Berri Leslie will take over management of the exchange starting April 1st. Shortly after that… on June 30th… the marketplace management offices will be relocated to the Department of Consumer and Business Services offices in Salem
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VINE Sends Out False Notifications

Salem, Ore.– Crime victims in the state may have incorrectly received notices late last week regarding the person responsible for committing the crime. The Victim Information and Notification Everyday system experienced a technical glitch on Friday, and set out notifications it shouldn’t have.
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Help Available for Tax Preparation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Don’t look now… but you have just a little over three weeks left to get your taxes filed. If you need help getting your taxes done, take all your forms and your previous year’s tax returns to the Klamath County Library on Wednesday. From 3pm to 7pm they’ll have representatives from...
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Warm Winter Could Mean Early Wildfire Season

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Forestry experts say we could see an earlier than usual start to the wildfire season in Oregon this year. A warm winter and a lack of snow pack leads some in the industry to speculate that wildfires that don’t usually kick up until August, could start up in July… or even...
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Two Bodies Found in Siskiyou County

Yreka, Calif.– Two bodies were found last week near Deer Creek, though officials say they don’t believe the two deaths are related. The Siskiyou county Sheriff’s office says a body found in a car need Deer Creek on Thursday has been identified as 19-year old Godfrey Ginah, who had been reported missing in Alameda...
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Irrigators Learn about Saving Power

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A workshop today at the Klamath County Fairgrounds aims to help irrigators save their resources of money and water. The Klamath Basin Irrigation Energy Workshop is an all day event teaching local irrigators about programs that area available to help you save money, and even make a little money with cash incentive programs...
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Klamath Falls Man Charged with Rape

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is charged with rape and burglary after Klamath County Deputies say he broke into a woman’s home and assaulted her Tuesday night. 46-year old Bradley Dean Zimmer knows the woman he assaulted. He was booked into the Klamath County Jail and then released when he posted bail.
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OIT Coach to be Honored with Award

LOS ANGELES – Oregon Tech Head Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Miles was announced the Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award recipient for 2015. Miles will be honored Saturday, April 4 at the NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis at the 19th Annual Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast presented by mainstreet in the Indiana Convention Center. ...
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Tulelake Seeks Grants for Wastewater Plant

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Tulelake City Council this week decided to apply for a handful of grants from the state of California that could help pay for several of the town’s initiatives. The city will apply for nearly 2-million dollars in grants, including 1.27 million dollars to help pay for a new wastewater treatment plant. The...
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Klamath County Declares Drought

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners yesterday declared a drought in the county. This is the fourth year in a row that county officials have made the declaration. While Southern Oregon has seen a good bit of rain this winter, there hasn’t been much snow accumulation in the mountains. It’s the snow melt of that...
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