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AARP Looking for Tax Volunteers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– AARP is looking for some volunteers to help prepare taxes. The organization provides all the training, with tax preparation beginning on February 1st. AARP provides help with Federal, state, and local tax returns for middle and low-income tax payers, including those over the age 60. For more information, contact Paul Duncan...
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Klamath County Officials to Take Oaths of Office

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County elected officials will take their oaths of office this morning, and the public is invited to participate. The swearing in ceremony begins at 8:30 Monday morning at the Klamath County Government building. Both newly elected and re-elected officials must be sworn in as their new terms begin.
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KCSO Investigating Explosion

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County sheriff’s office is asking for the community’s help identifying whoever might have detonated explosives in the restroom at Stevenson Park over the weekend. According to a press release, neighbors in the area though Saturday’s early morning explosion might have been a car accident. It wasn’t until around noon...
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Cold Front Brings Sub-zero Wind Chills

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Winter driving conditions mean plenty of fender-benders for law enforcement to respond to, and with slick roads it could take them longer than usual to get to you. That means you need to be prepared to sit in your car for a few hours if you’re involved in a minor accident,...
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OSP Out in Force for New Year’s

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police will be out in force for the New Year’s holiday, trying to keep the roads free of drunk drivers. The Driver Sober of Get Pulled Over campaign last year led OSP troopers to arrest 29 drunk drivers over the coarse of 30 hours. If you’re out celebrating… have...
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Business Groups Try to Overturn CA Plastic Bag Ban

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A group called the American Progressive Bag Alliance plans to to turn in more than 800-thousand petition signatures in their effort to get a referendum reversing California’s single-use plastic ban on the ballot in November of 20-16. The coalition of business groups say if their referendum qualifies for placement on the...
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Police Release Identities of Dead, Injured in Sunday Morning Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police say two people died in a collision Sunday morning in Klamath Falls. A press release from OSP identifies the victims as 22-year old Garrett Zimmer from Hermiston, and 26-year old Marri Young-Wellbaum from Eagle Point. Zimmer and Young-Wellbaum were both ejected from the truck and died at the...
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Two Dead in Sunday Morning Wreck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police say two people died in a single car accident on Washburn Way Sunday morning. The accident was reported at 10:27 am, near the Southside Bypass. More information will be available once Troopers are able to further investigate the wreck.
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National Parks Rates Could Increase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You have until next Wednesday to comment on a proposed rate hike at the National Park Service. The rates for using the nation’s parks could double in some cases. The daily use fee is currently 10-dollars for up to seven days, the day hiker rate is proposed to jump from 5-dollars to...
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One Dead in Accident on Highway 66

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man died after being hit by a car along Highway 66 last night. According to Oregon State Police investigators, 89 year old John Pisan stopped his truck partly in the road near Collins Products while headed west on the highway. He got of the truck, and was hit...
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