Man Charged in Assault on Girlfriend

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A 28-year old Chiloquin man has been charged with several counts of assault, along with strangulation, and unlawful use of a weapon, after he reportedly attacked his girlfriend over the weekend. Dwan Todd Earl Junior was booked into the Klamath County Jail Sunday night. Warrants show that Earl smashed the woman’s...
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Don’t Forget to Get Your Kicker

Salem, Ore.–  Tax return filing season is open and the Oregon Department of Revenue wants to remind you to claim your tax surplus credit, or “kicker,” on your 2015 personal income tax returns.   The credit is how the state is returning a more than $402 million tax surplus to eligible Oregon taxpayers. There won’t...
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Klamath County Women’s Group May Disband

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Klamath County League of Women Voters has issued a may day to its members— we need more participation, or we just can’t keep going. In an email to members last week, Treasurer Leslie Lowe said that unless folks show up to the February 18th meeting willing to commit to joining the...
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KFPD: Watch for Prop Money

Klamath Falls, Ore.– With several films being made in Southern Oregon recently… someone appears to have gotten a hold of hundred dollars bills that look sorta real… but are clearly marked as prop money… and tried passing them off as the real thing. Klamath Falls Police are encouraging anyone who handles money at local...
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Vendors Wanted for Summer Festival

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Rocky Point Fire and EMS is looking for local vendors to sell locally-made items at its annual Summer Festival. The festival is scheduled for July 16, 2016. Booth rental is $10 for a 10 x 10 outdoor space. You’ll need to provide your own table, chairs, and pop-up shelter if needed....
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Warning: Foreclosed Klamath County Homes Posted on Craigslit

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners issued a warning to resident who might be shopping for a new home to buy on rent by using online services like Craigslist. County officials say they sometimes foreclose on properties for nonpayment of taxes. Those homes are then offered for sale, either at public auction, or through...
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KFPD Police Academy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls Police Department is now accepting applications for its 10th CITIZEN’S ACADEMY. The Citizen’s Academy was created to provide citizens with a comprehensive view of police operations. Successful applicants will learn from veteran police officers how components of the Klamath Falls Police Department functions. Citizens will interact with police...
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Community Forum Scheduled to Discuss KU Bond

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Schools has scheduled a Community Forum to update residents on what’s happening with the Bond that was passed to pay for renovations at Klamath Union High School. In a letter that went out to parents last week… school officials said the district has been forced to cut back on...
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Flags to Lower in Honor of Oregon Marine

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown has ordered flags flown at half-mast on Saturday to honor an Oregon Marine who died in a training accident in Hawaii. 21-year old Lance Corporal Ty Hart was the youngest of the 12 crew members board two military helicopters that are believed to have collided over the Pacific Ocean...
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Petition Aims to Create PUD

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A group hoping to energize the Basin with local power is now collecting signatures for a possible ballot measure. Klamath Independent Public Power needs to gather 656 qualified signatures from registered voters in Klamath County in order to create a Public Utility District. The group is hoping that Pacific Power will...
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