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Tax Help Available

The AARP has tax preparers at the Klamath County Library to help you prepare your taxes for this, what is expected to a most cumbersome filing season. They’ll be at the main brach from 3-7 today, and no, you don’t have to be retired to get help. In Yreka, you can get help at the Siskiyou...
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OIT Teacher Appointed to Board

Governor John Kitzhaber released his list of appointees, including OIT Associate Professor of Medical Imaging, John Hoylman who’s being appointed to the Medical Imaging Board. Hoylman has been selected for a three year term on the board.
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FSA Info Meeting Wednesday

What is the Farm Bill and what does it mean for you? you’ll get the chance to find out at an information meeting tomorrow at the KBREC Learning Center. Representatives from the Klamath County Farm Service Agency will be on hand talk about Agricultural Risk and Price Loss Coverages, and the upcoming deadlines related...
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More Voices Calling for Governor’s Ouster

Salem, Ore.– The noise is getting louder as more and more voices are added to those calling for Governor John Kitzhaber to resign over allegations of misconduct on behalf of his live-in fiancee. Republicans in Salem have started looking into recalling the Governor, who was just recently elected to his fourth term as the...
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Walden in Favor of LNG Pipeline

Medford, Ore.– Oregon Representative Greg Walden says he supports a plan to install a Liquid Natural Gas pipeline from Malin to Coos Bay. Walden said the Pacific Connecter Gas Pipeline project will be bring more jobs to Oregon. The gas would be shipped overseas. Walden was in Medford Friday speaking at a town hall...
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High Winds Cause Power Outages, Damage in Klamath Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– High winds and heavy rains made for dangerous conditions in the Klamath Basin and Siskiyou and Modoc Counties over the weekend. and it isn’t over yet. Pacific Power was working Monday morning to restore power to more than 700 people in Malin who lost power overnight, that after working through the...
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Cortez Sentenced in Jackson County

Medford, Ore.– One of the men involved in that car chase in December along Highway 66, was sentenced this week in Jackson County, after pleading guilty to just some of the charges he faced. 26-year old Levi Steven Cortez will spend 13 months in jail, for assault and unlawful possession of a destructive device.
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Republicans Call for Investigation in Kitzhaber, Hayes

Salem, Ore.– A handful of Republican lawmakers in Salem are asking the Attorney General to investigate Governor John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes. An ethics committee is reviewing Hayes’ business dealings to see if she used her position as so-called first lady to gain private contracting work. Kitzhaber has said he will not...
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Chiloquin Man Charged in Assault, Attempted Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An assault on Wednesday led to the arrest of a Chiloquin man who wanted on attempted murder charges. 26-year old Stephen Ray Sorenson, who goes by the name Steven Shubert, is accused of firing several rounds from a firearm last June, putting three people at risk for being injured. He’s also...
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Insurance Company Latest Hacking Target

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you get your health insurance through Anthem… you may want to keep an extra close eye on your financial accounts. Officials with the health insurance company, formerly known as WellPoint, confirmed that their systems were hacked, with socials security numbers, names, birthdates, and other personal information stolen.
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