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Governor Kitzhaber want to overhaul Oregon’s tax system

SALEM, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber is setting his sights on a major overhaul of the state’s tax system. He’s been busy gathering business and political leaders together for talks about an Oregon sales tax. Oregon is one of only five states in the US without a sales tax, but in reality, residents and visitors...
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Plans for a city run utility will be discussed tonight

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A number of local businesses have said that they don’t want the city of Klamath Falls to run the local utilities, and they’d rather have Pacific Power continue to run the operation here in the basin. The final meeting is tonight at 7pm, and there is expected to be an...
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Lake County’s Board of Commissioners take tour of new geothermal plant

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — Lake County’s Board of Commissioners have taken a tour the site of the new geothermally based power generation plant currently under construction near Paisley. The $20 million project will use steam from geothermally heated underground water to power a generator unit. The plant is expected to be operational for testing...
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Lake County is getting a new SUV to transport inmates

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Lake County is getting a new SUV to transport inmates. The Lake County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of a 2014 Ford Expedition XL, and was the final vehicle purchase budgeted for the current fiscal year. The lowest bid for the Expidition came was a little more than $37,00, not...
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Multi agency bust sends two suspected burglars to jail

TULELAKE, Ca. — A multi agency bust this week helped remove two suspected burglars of the streets in Tulelake and Klamath Falls. 32 year old Jaime Javier Perez from Tulelake and 31 year old Jesus Olegario Ayala from Klamath Falls were both taken into custody this week after being found with almost $17,000 worth...
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Crater Lake National Park offers ranger guided snow shoe walks at the park

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Crater Lake National Park is kicking off ranger guided snow shoe walks at the park. The tours start this weekend, at 1pm both Saturday and Sunday, and there’s no charge for the tour or snow shoes, but the park does require preregistration.
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Fire Med offered by Klamath Fire District #1 to cover emergency expenses

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Fire District #1 has a money saving program called Fire Med, that can help with the costs of emergency services. Klamath Falls Fire District #1 is selling these memberships for $50, and they’re good for the whole household. The yearly fee writes off your emergency expenses, so you don’t...
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New Veterans Assistance Program available in Siskyou County

SISKYOU COUNTY, Ca. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office’s Veterans Services Officer and a number of volunteers from several federal, state and local agencies have formed an organization to help veterans in the county. The “Veterans Assistance Program” was formed to provide emergency assistance to Siskiyou County veterans and their families in need. They...
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Klamath Community College is celebrating the graduation of the 2013 class of practical nursing students

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Community College is celebrating the graduation of the 2013 class of practical nursing students with a pinning ceremony. The students will participate in the pinning ceremony on Decemeer 13th to mark the accomplishment. The pinning ceremony is a long-standing tradition in the nursing field. The Practical Nursing program began...
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The Klamath County School Board decides Portland construction company will build Henley Elementary

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County School Board has made a decision on who’s doing the construction on the new Henley Elementary School, and it’s a Portland company that is working with a Klamath Falls contractor. The board chose P&C Construction, who worked with Bogatay Construction on their proposal. At a special meeting...
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