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School bond measure 1891 passes by slim margin

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Election results are in and it looks like the school bond measure 1891 has passed by a very slim margin. The final votes put the measure over top with 50.8% of the vote going towards school funding. This is the first time in 40 years voters have decided to put...
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Gas prices on the rise in Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Planning on getting out of town for a road trip this holiday weekend? Just in time for your Memorial weekend get away, gas prices are now on the rise, and especially in the last week. Limited supplies and delays in refinery maintenance along the West Coast have contributed to the...
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Click here for election results

Latest results from the Klamath County ballot measures on May 21 from the County Clerk’s office.
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Voters decide on school bond issue today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A potential $31 million over the next 20 year could be destined for local schools if bond measure 18-91 passes today. A passing vote means the money will be the first dollars that voters have put towards schools in Klamath county in 40 years. The money, in one instance, would...
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Some Klamath County residents paying more than others for fire protection

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — People on the outskirts of Klamath Falls may have been paying a lot more than they should have for fire protection. Officials are looking into whether the classification of an area on Hogsback Mountain needs to be changed from forest land to something else, as residents there are now paying...
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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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