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Legislature Begins Organizational Days

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon State legislature reconvene’s for its 78th session on February 2nd. But lawmakers are already hard at work getting things ready for the upcoming session. Legislative Organizational Days begins today and runs through Wednesday. During these next few days, members elect are sworn into office, new bills are introduced, and...
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In-N-Out Restaurant Under Review in Medford

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Your trip to the Rogue Valley is one step closer to including an In N Out Burger. KDRV reports that city leaders are in the process of reviewing plans for the new restaurant. City officials say the chain’s first Oregon store could break grown on Crater Lake Highway next to the...
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Wells Fargo Sends Message of Support to University of Oregon Football Team

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you try to get money out of a Wells Fargo ATM today… you’re going to see symptoms of Duck Fever. The bank has added a message to all 235 ATMs in the the state, congratulating the Ducks on their successful football season. The bank is also encouraging Branch employees to...
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Kitzhaber to Take Oath of Office Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber takes is oath of office this morning at 10:30 in Salem. This will be the first time any Oregon Governor has served four terms in office. Kitzhaber is planning a modest reception after the ceremony and speech, and plans to hold a football game viewing party with...
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Tears Accompany Sheriff McDonald’s Farewell Celebration

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Lake County residents may have voted him out of office, but outgoing Sheriff Phil McDonald left office last week amid tears and well-wishes as he ended his 25-year tenure. The Lake County Examiner reports that McDonald received several gifts as part of a going away ceremony. Mike Taylor defeated McDonald in...
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Dollar General Controversy in Etna, CA

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Etna residents don’t want a Dollar General in their town. City Council last week met with nearly 100 residents who voiced concerns about the store opening up in the small town, competing with locally-owned businesses. The company’s building application has yet to be approved.
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ODFW Needs Angling Instructors

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for volunteer fishing instructors. The angecy will host an angler instructor training session in Bend on January 17th. You’ll get to participate in upcoming fishing events, and teach your love of fishing to Oregon families. According to Shahab Farzanegan, ODFW angling education...
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Political Action Committee Seeks Volunteers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Public Safety Political Action Committee will hold two meetings next week to organize a campaign to pass a bond levy measure aimed at funding the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office and the jail. Anyone interested in joining the effort is welcome to attend. they’re both on Tuesday afternoon, one at...
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Nicholson Sentenced in Easter Day Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday, in connection with an Easter 2013 shooting that killed one person and injured another. 29-year old Leland Thomas Nicholson, Jr. pleaded no contest to charges of Manslaughter in the First Degree and Attempted Aggravated Murder.  The charges stem...
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May Tax Levy Attempts to Fund Klamath County Jail

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners Wednesday held a workshop session to consider a request from the Klamath Public Safety Political Action Committee to put a new property tax levy on an upcoming ballot as a way to help provide stable funding for the Klamath County jail. The proposed levy would cost homeowners 1.14...
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