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OIT #3 In Certified Accounting Degrees In The State

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Oregon Institute of Technology ranked third for CPA exam pass rates in the state of Oregon, according to The National State Boards of Accountancy. OIT beat out other major Oregon colleges such as OSU, Corban University and Portland State University, which were ranked seventh, fourth, and fifth, respectively. Tech Professor...
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Experts Find Severe West Coast Erosion Due To El Nino

Washington, D.C. – A study released earlier this week, looked closely at 29 beaches along the West Coast, over a thousand miles in coast line.  From Washington down to Southern California, investigators found that winter beach erosion was 76% higher than normal.   The majority of the erosion happened during the 2015-1016 El Nino....
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Local Crime Victims Getting Federal Help

At the Commissioners meeting earlier this week, the trio approved a federal grant for victims of crime here in town. The Klamath County District Attorney’s office and Marta’s House are now hoping to create a “victim assistance talent bank” after receiving the federal grant. The $43,000 dollars was from the Victims of Crime Act...
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State Rep Introduces Bill To Keep Pot Paraphernalia Accessible To 21 And Older

Salem, Ore. – State Representative has introduced legislation to help keep marijuana paraphernalia out of the hands of kids.  If passed, House Bill 2556 would restrict sales of marijuana related items only to licensed dispensaries and only to those over the age of 21. Representative Jodi Hack debuted the Bill after a constituent shared...
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Public Rally And Protest In Medford Saturday

Medford, Ore. – This Saturday February 18th there’s going to be a public rally and protest in Medford for those that are not happy with the recently announced Siskiyou Monument Expansion. The group says they’re goals are to let Jackson, Klamath and Siskiyou County authorities know they are in support of filing a Federal lawsuit...
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Elliott State Forest Not Sold Yet

Salem, Ore. – On Tuesday, the three members of the State Land Board were split on a major decision.  Two of them, State Treasurer Tobias Read and Secretary of State Dennis Richardson voted to sell Oregon’s oldest state forest, the Elliott State Forest.  The third member, Governor Kate Brown, voted to leave the forest...
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State Employees Have Raised Impressive Amounts Of Money For Charities

Salem, Ore. – In 2015, state agency employees raised over $30,000 dollars for charity and on top of that state and university employees donated more than $850,000 dollars to Oregon charities. The totals for last year are still being tallied, but so far they seem to be higher than 2015. Since 1989 the Charitable...
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Free Legal Seminars In Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Have you ever had a legal question and weren’t sure who to ask? Well there’s going to be a series of law seminars for average non-lawyer folks like us, that might answer some of your questions.   “Lay Person Legal” will be at the downtown Klamath County Library starting this...
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Irrigation Case Wraps Up In D.C.

Washington, D.C. – The “Takings” case wrapped up on Monday in Washington D.C. However it may be in mid-to-late May before US Federal Court Judge Marian Blank Horn issues her verdict.  On May 9th, there will be further briefings and a closing argument, then we should know something. The trial which lasted 20 days,...
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City Utilities Giving Back $ To Seniors

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Once again the city of Klamath Falls is offering a utility credit to senior citizens.  The rebate for 2016 will be $65 and is available for seniors who are at least 60 years old and have a utility account inside the city limit. Also, total gross income can not be more...
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