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A Statement From Ed Medina Regarding The Recent Arrest Of A DOR Employee

The following is a statement from Ed Medina, owner of A Better Way Medicinal Alternatives, LLC here in Klamath Falls, on the recent arrest of an Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) employee who reportedly stole tax payments that Mr. Medina made to the State of Oregon. “We have paid our payroll taxes on time...
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A Step Forward Towards Ending “Dark Money” In State Elections

Salem, Ore. – The Elections Transparency Bill passed the Oregon Senate unanimously, and now heads to the Governor to sign. House Bill 2505 works to end what some call “dark money” campaign spending in the state. Rep. Nancy Nathanson of Eugene was the chief co-sponsor of the legislation along with Sen. Brian Boquist of...
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KCC Commencement Speaker Featured On “60 Minutes” Last Year

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath Community College is proud and excited to announce the 2017 Commencement keynote speaker will be Joe Max Higgins, Jr.. Mr. Higgins is an economic developer known for his bulldog approach to revitalizing business and building new economies. Last year he was featured in a CBS News 60 Minutes segment...
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The 1st ‘Third Thursday’ Of The Year Is Tonight

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The 1st ‘Third Thursday’ of the year is back tonight. It wasn’t held last year so folks seem very excited to see it back again. From 6pm-9pm tonight, Main Street will be blocked off from motor vehicles roughly from 4th Street to 9th Street so you can walk around and...
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Part Of Hwy 140 Getting A $6.7 Million Dollar Facelift

Bend, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has awarded a $6.7 million dollar contract to Rocky Mountain Construction to repave about 6 miles of Hwy 140 (Southside Expressway) from the 97/Green Springs Interchange to Klamath Falls/Malin Highway (OR 39) near Klamath Falls. Work will also include guardrail replacement, sign upgrades, and restriping...
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The Pros And Cons Of Changing Main St. And Klamath Ave. To 2-Way Directional

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Monday night at the joint meeting of the Klamath Falls City Council and the Planning Commission, lots of ‘What if”s’ were thrown about. In a nutshell the whole evening was about what can we do to improve Downtown Klamath Falls. Joe Wall, Assistant to the City Manager hosted the event. He...
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Oregon Ranks 4th In The U.S. For Services To Seniors And Those With Disabilities – According To New Report

Clackamas, Ore. – In a recent national poll done by AARP (American Association of Retired Persons), Oregon comes in at 4th place when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, family caregivers and people with disabilities. The report called “Picking Up the Pace of Change: A State Scorecard on Long-Term...
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16 Year Olds In Oregon Might Be Able To Pre Register To Vote Soon

Salem, Ore. – A bill is headed to Governor Kate Brown’s desk that if she signs it, will expand the voter registration age to include 16-year-olds. Currently under Oregon law, you must be at least 17 years of age to pre-register. If this legislation passes it will lower that age to 16 so that...
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SCSO Search And Rescue Crews Looking For Missing Siskiyou County Man

Seiad Valley, Cal. – On Tuesday June 13th, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) announced that they have initiated a search and rescue (SAR) mission for a missing Seiad Valley man, who hasn’t been seen since last Friday. According to a family member, 55 year old Theodore Condit said he was going to walk...
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Another New Record Set For Statewide Unemployment

Salem, Ore. – A new report from the Oregon Employment Department shows that our state’s unemployment rate has reached a record low. Last month, the unemployment rate for Oregon was 3.6%. The month before that, in April it was 3.7%. May’s numbers make a new record low since comparable records started being kept since...
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