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KCSO Makes 5 DUII Arrests Over Holidays

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon State Sheriff’s Association, through the Oregon Department of Transportation, recently awarded the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office with grant funds of more than 17-thousand dollars. The money is being used to help pay for extra patrols during the holiday season, when law enforcement agencies see an increase in the number...
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Oregon Health Plan to Cover Sex Change surgery

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Starting this month, the Oregon Health Plan will cover the costs for a sex change operation. Oregon is now one of just a handful of states, including California, Massachusetts, and Vermont, as well as Washington DC, that offer tax-payer funded gender reassignment surgery and hormone therapy. Oregon Public Broadcasting is reporting...
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Earthquake Swarm Active Over the Weekend

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A swarm of earthquakes just south of the Oregon border in Nevada remains very active… with 5 quakes registering in the area just in the past 24 hours. The quakes range in magnitude from 2.6 to 3.9. They’re happening about 70 miles ESE of Lakeview.
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Man Charged with Abusing 4-month Old

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man has been charged with two counts of second degree assault after a 4-month old baby was taken to the hospital with a broken arm and broken leg. A Klamath County Grand Jury handed down the indictment against 21-year old Daniel James Hicks last week. Court records show...
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Oregon Top Relocation Destination

Klamath Falls, Ore.– United Van Lines says for the second year in a row… Oregon is a top destination for relocation. The study tracks where its customers are moving, and it’s survey shows that 66-percent of the Oregon-related moves it handles were people moving into the state. The #2 state was South Carolina. The...
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AARP Looking for Tax Volunteers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– AARP is looking for some volunteers to help prepare taxes. The organization provides all the training, with tax preparation beginning on February 1st. AARP provides help with Federal, state, and local tax returns for middle and low-income tax payers, including those over the age 60. For more information, contact Paul Duncan...
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Klamath County Officials to Take Oaths of Office

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County elected officials will take their oaths of office this morning, and the public is invited to participate. The swearing in ceremony begins at 8:30 Monday morning at the Klamath County Government building. Both newly elected and re-elected officials must be sworn in as their new terms begin.
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KCSO Investigating Explosion

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County sheriff’s office is asking for the community’s help identifying whoever might have detonated explosives in the restroom at Stevenson Park over the weekend. According to a press release, neighbors in the area though Saturday’s early morning explosion might have been a car accident. It wasn’t until around noon...
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Cold Front Brings Sub-zero Wind Chills

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Winter driving conditions mean plenty of fender-benders for law enforcement to respond to, and with slick roads it could take them longer than usual to get to you. That means you need to be prepared to sit in your car for a few hours if you’re involved in a minor accident,...
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OSP Out in Force for New Year’s

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police will be out in force for the New Year’s holiday, trying to keep the roads free of drunk drivers. The Driver Sober of Get Pulled Over campaign last year led OSP troopers to arrest 29 drunk drivers over the coarse of 30 hours. If you’re out celebrating… have...
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