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A Look At Our Precipitation, Upcoming Temps And 1st Fire Season Statement

Salem,Ore. – Even though the mountain snowpack accumulation has slightly slowed and the temperatures have been a little bit warmer lately, we are still well above normal across the state. The coming months should be a little cooler than normal for the Northeastern two-thirds of the state, since the NOAA Climate Prediction Center has...
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Klamath County Looking For New Logo Design

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The County is updating their logo and they want the public’s input. Commissioner Derrick DeGroot says “the current County logo, designed in 1976, does a great job of capturing some of Klamath County’s strengths, however, some 40 years later, the board feels it’s time to modernize the look, while still...
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Klamath Falls Restaurant Hit With Violations From OLCC

Portland, Ore. – At their monthly meeting last week, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, ratified the following fines and liquor license suspensions based on stipulated settlement: The QC Hibachi restaurant on Avalon Street here in Klamath Falls had two violations that carry a fine of just under $3 thousand dollars.  QC...
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Speed Zone Meeting In Medford This Wednesday March 22nd

Medford, Ore. – Tomorrow, Wednesday March 22nd, the city of Medford will be host to a meeting of the Oregon Speed Zone Review Panel.  The panel is looking into the possibility of raising the speed limits on our freeways from 55-60mph in certain areas.  This would be the speed limit for the trucks and...
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KID Getting High Tech With OIT Alumnus’ Project

Klamath Falls, Ore. – At the Klamath Irrigation District (KID) Planning Advisory Commission meeting on Monday, a number of things were discussed.   Most interestingly, Tony Hernandez, who graduated from OIT, designed a software system to help track water usage.  It was his senior project and now KID is ready to give it a try....
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IRS Warns Taxpayers And Preparers Of Numerous Scams

Washington, D.C. – With tax time just around the corner, the Internal Revenue Service and state tax agencies are warning both consumers and tax professionals about last minute scams.  It’s called ‘phishing’ and usually done via email but sometime via the phone.  Some of the scams say they are requesting last-minute deposit changes for...
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Fire In Klamath Falls Destroys One Home, But No Injuries

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Sunday night March 19th around 9pm, Klamath County Fire District 1 was dispatched to a structure fire in the 2500 block of White Ave. When crews got to the scene, they found that all of the occupants safely made it out of the house and they were trying to put...
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Update: 2 Fatal Car Wrecks Kill 3 People Within 8 Hours

Grants Pass, Ore. – Saturday night March 18th, around 8pm, Oregon State Police responded to a single car crash on I-5 at milepost 59 near Grants Pass.  Preliminary reports show a VW Jetta driven by 62 year old Kim Parsley from Glendale OR, was traveling southbound when he was rear ended by a Subaru....
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BTS Monthly Board Meeting This Wednesday, March 22nd

Klamath Falls, Ore. – This Wednesday the 22nd, the Basin Transit Service Board of Directors will have their monthly meeting.  Scheduled items to be discussed include the surplus vehicle disposal policy, a progress report from the recruitment committee regarding a new General Manager as well as the monthly info and ridership report.   The...
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Wyden’s Town Hall Friday Had Both Supporters And Opponents

Klamath Falls, Ore – Senator Ron Wyden held a town hall on Friday evening at OIT’s Danny Miles Court.  The audience was mostly supporters of Wyden but there were a few people who were not supporters.   Wyden definitely hit home the theme of The Oregon Way.  He was not happy with the recent...
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