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High schools to host open enrollment open houses

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – March is open enrollment month in Oregon and two local schools have invited you to open houses. Henley and Mazama high schools will have teachers and administrators available to chat with parents. Henley High School will have their open house Tuesday March 13 from 6 to 7pm. Mazama High will...
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Gray wolf continues to wander

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – The lone gray wolf known as OR 7 is back in California after another brief appearance in Oregon. The wolf spent a good deal of time in Klamath and Lake Counties late last year before crossing the border into California, then circled back this way. But now he’s back in California....
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Secretary of State candidate targets the economy

SALEM, Ore. – Secretary of State candidate Dr. Knute Buehler stopped by yesterday and talked to us about the economy. He says its the private sector’s job to grow the economy, but the government can facilitate it. Buehler says as Secretary of State he would focus on getting Oregon back to work.
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Post office closures could impact voting process

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Some are wondering how post office closures may impact elections. Oregon is the only state that does its balloting by mail, and some Congressmen are calling for changes in the Postal Service structure to wait until after the November election. Klamath County Clerk Linda Smith says closure of the Fort...
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IRS issues warning about tax refund scam

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More now on the tax return scam we told you about this week. The official warning from the IRS came yesterday. The scheme promises refunds to people who have little or no income and normally don’t have to file taxes. Those behind the scheme claim they can obtain a tax refund...
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Cause of brush fire is investigated

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A brush fire yesterday afternoon didn’t cause damage to any structures, but burned about 3/4 of an acre of grass. The fire happened off Anderson Road alongside the railroad tracks behind Henderson Millworks. The exact cause of the fire isn’t known, but is being investigated.
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Two projects compete for grant priority

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The appraisal approved this week by the Klamath Falls City Council is a step toward buying the undeveloped subdivision overlooking the Link River Canyon known as North Conger Heights. It would be developed as a trail viewpoint. The North Conger Heights project is still competing with the Lake Ewauna trail...
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Snowflake committee is planning this year’s Festival

The Snowflake Festival Committee meets today at noon at Peace Memorial Church. On the agenda for the meeting, discussion about the festival’s theme and logo, budget and advertising, and who might be the Grand Marshal for the parade. The 2012 Snowflake Festival happens December 1 through 9. The next meeting will happen May 10.
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Governor signs education bills into law

SALEM, Ore. – Governor Kitzhaber has signed an education measure that will require school districts, community colleges and universities to sign achievement compacts with the state. Another combines various programs involved in early childhood education. Both are now law and take immediate effect.
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County Treasurer’s race has three candidates

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The county treasurer’s race has become more crowded. Klamath County CFO Jason Link has filed, and realtor Carl Pfeiffer withdrew as a Klamath County Sheriff candidate to run for treasurer. Retired accountant Neil Baldwin is also running for treasurer. The three seek to fill the gap left by the departure...
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