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Tax Incentives for Crop Donation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon farmers could soon receive greater tax credits for crops donated to food banks. Senate Bill 1541 continues a tax deduction for crop donation, while also increasing it from 10-percent to 15-percent. The bill also increases the wholesale price that’s used to calculate the value of the crops.
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Recall Effort Underway in Lake County

Lakeview, Ore.– A Lakeview man has started a recall petition in an effort to remove two Lake County Commissioners and the Sheriff from office. Orlando Gonzales is working to collect 470 signatures by May 19th. Gonzales cites a lack of transparency and fiscal responsibility on the parts of Sheriff Phil McDonald, and Commissioners Dan...
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Bloodmobile in Lakeview

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Red Cross Blood Mobile is in Lakeview tomorrow and Friday to give folks the opportunity to donate blood at First Baptist on North 2nd. You can make an appointment for that or any of their blood drives by calling 1-800-Red-Cross.
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Energy Trust Helps KFalls Business $ave Energy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Energy Trust of Oregon helped the owner of Hanscam’s Bowling Center take advantage of more than $9,000 in incentives to help convert to a brighter lighting system. Barry Hanscam made the switch to LED lighting and said in addition to the incentives, he expects to save about $4,000 a year on...
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Airline Employees Receive Bonuses

Seattle, Wash.– Employees with Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air received an annual bonus today, amounting to about an extra 5 weeks of pay. The company pays employees bonuses as an incentive for meeting goals for on-time arrivals, customer service, and cost controls.
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Dangerous Conditions Shut Down I-84

Pendleton, Ore.– Fog and Black Ice have caused several accidents on I-84 around Pendleton and Ontario. O-DOT shut down several miles of the interstate last night, in order to prevent more accidents.
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Airline Employees Receive Annual Bonus

Seattle, WA– Employees with Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air received an annual bonus today, amounting to about an extra 5 weeks of pay. The company pays employees bonuses as an incentive for meeting goals for on-time arrivals, customer service, and cost controls.
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One Arrested After Assault

A manhunt put Conger Elementary on a precautionary temporary lock-out Tuesday morning, preventing anyone from getting into the school while police searched for a man who fled the scene of an assault. 27-year old Derek Derry was taken into custody and charged with attempted murder for attacking a man at Gino’s Cafe on East...
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4 Arrested in Burglaries

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath County Sheriff’s office yesterday announced that they’ve so far arrested 4 people, including three juveniles, in connection with 26 burglaries that were reported within the past two week. Investigators aren’t releasing the names of the suspects because the investigation is on-going and additional arrests are expected. Sheriff Frank...
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Election: Deputy Prosecutor Seeks Judgeship

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath County Deputy Prosecutor, Sharon Forster, announced that she’ll seek a seat on the Klamath County Circuit Court. Judge Roger Isaacson currently holds the position. He is running for re-election on the upcoming May 20th ballot.
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