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Bill makes some Pacific Islanders exempt from renewing licenses annually

SALEM, Ore. — A bill was passed yesterday that makes some Pacific Islanders exempt from renewing their licenses every year. The people of Micronesia,  the Marshall Islands and Palau have an agreement with the United States that allows their citizens of those nations to live in the US for an unlimited time. With this...
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Camping open in Klamath National Forest for Memorial weekend

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Planning on doing some camping this holiday weekend? The Klamath National Forest is ready for visitors for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Many of the campgrounds and recreation sites in that area are already open. While most popular campgrounds fill up, don’t worry because there’s many other locations throughout the...
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Budget plans moving forward

SALEM, Ore. — The Democrats in charge of writing a new state budget are moving past proposed tax increases and public-employee pension cuts and will begin advancing early pieces of a spending plan for the next two years. Democrats want to raise taxes and Republicans want more cuts in public-employee pensions. Each side is...
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Veterans’s memorial at Klamath Community College this week

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Community College is hosting the Field of Honor traveling veterans memorial this week, May 23 – 28. The memorial will feature hundreds of American flags, as well as the Veterans Honorable Service Medal Ceremony, which will take place twice, once on Friday, May 24, then again on Memorial Day,...
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Road crews working on Williamson River Bridge

CHILOQUIN, Ore. — Road crews are going to be doing some road work on our local roadways. Crews will be working on the Williamson River Bridge doing some construction, fixing sidewalks, and waterline relocation work. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers at times, and drivers should expect minor delays.
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Road crews working in Bonanza and on Link River Bridge

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A couple of things to look out for on the roadways this week. The City of Bonanza is working on their Bonanza Safe Walk Project doing  striping and landscaping work.Traffic will be controlled by flaggers at times, and you can expect minor delays. And crews are working on Link River...
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38 people arraigned, and more arrests on the way in Klamath drug bust

The 38 people that were busted on Wednesday morning for allegedly operating a methamphetamine and gun distribution network have all appeared in court and have been arraigned. The defendants appeared before a packed courtroom via teleconference from the Klamath County Jail on a number of charges including racketeering and distribution of methamphetamine. Many didn’t...
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Major drug bust in Klamath Falls, 38 arrested

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Over 300 local, state and federal officers made a major drug bust in Klamath County just before dawn yesterday. 38 people were arrested and accused of operating a methamphetamine and gun distribution network, and more arrests are expected. Officials say the operation is connected to Mexican drug cartels. The raids...
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Governor gives deadline for budget compromise

SALEM, Ore. — Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to pass a budget, and he’s given legislative leaders one day to make a decision. Kitzhaber believes the talks aren’t moving forward, and have in fact stalled. So he’s giving the legislature until the end of the day today to tell him whether they’ll come to a...
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Foreclosures down in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — Less people are foreclosing on their homes according to the latest statistics on home sales in Oregon. It’s the first time in months that that trend has moved in a positive direction for homeowners. Foreclosure filings fell 21 percent from March and 29 percent compared with numbers reported a year ago....
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