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Earthquake Swarm Active Over the Weekend

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A swarm of earthquakes just south of the Oregon border in Nevada remains very active… with 5 quakes registering in the area just in the past 24 hours. The quakes range in magnitude from 2.6 to 3.9. They’re happening about 70 miles ESE of Lakeview.
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Man Charged with Abusing 4-month Old

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man has been charged with two counts of second degree assault after a 4-month old baby was taken to the hospital with a broken arm and broken leg. A Klamath County Grand Jury handed down the indictment against 21-year old Daniel James Hicks last week. Court records show...
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Oregon Top Relocation Destination

Klamath Falls, Ore.– United Van Lines says for the second year in a row… Oregon is a top destination for relocation. The study tracks where its customers are moving, and it’s survey shows that 66-percent of the Oregon-related moves it handles were people moving into the state. The #2 state was South Carolina. The...
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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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