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Business Groups Try to Overturn CA Plastic Bag Ban

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A group called the American Progressive Bag Alliance plans to to turn in more than 800-thousand petition signatures in their effort to get a referendum reversing California’s single-use plastic ban on the ballot in November of 20-16. The coalition of business groups say if their referendum qualifies for placement on the...
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Police Release Identities of Dead, Injured in Sunday Morning Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police say two people died in a collision Sunday morning in Klamath Falls. A press release from OSP identifies the victims as 22-year old Garrett Zimmer from Hermiston, and 26-year old Marri Young-Wellbaum from Eagle Point. Zimmer and Young-Wellbaum were both ejected from the truck and died at the...
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Two Dead in Sunday Morning Wreck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police say two people died in a single car accident on Washburn Way Sunday morning. The accident was reported at 10:27 am, near the Southside Bypass. More information will be available once Troopers are able to further investigate the wreck.
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National Parks Rates Could Increase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You have until next Wednesday to comment on a proposed rate hike at the National Park Service. The rates for using the nation’s parks could double in some cases. The daily use fee is currently 10-dollars for up to seven days, the day hiker rate is proposed to jump from 5-dollars to...
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One Dead in Accident on Highway 66

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man died after being hit by a car along Highway 66 last night. According to Oregon State Police investigators, 89 year old John Pisan stopped his truck partly in the road near Collins Products while headed west on the highway. He got of the truck, and was hit...
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Klamath County Deputy DA Charged in October Incident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County grand jury recently handed down charges against a Deputy District Attorney. Cole Chase was arrested yesterday in connection with a fight that broke out in late October. According to police call logs from October 24th, Chase called 911 from the Basin Martini Bar in Klamath Falls to report...
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OSP Investigating Multiple Poachings in Lake, Klamath Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are asking for the community’s help catching some poachers in Klamath and Lake Counties. Troopers have reported that several deer have been found shot recently, with only their heads removed. In Klamath County recently, a deer was butchered and the remains left near a mailbox– but deer season...
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Three Injured in 2-Car Wreck in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Three people were injured in a two-car wreck in Northern Klamath County over the weekend. According to a press release from Oregon State Police, 66-year old Sharron Stephens from Albany lost control of her car and veered into the oncoming lane, hitting a minivan head-on. A 37-year old LaPine woman and her...
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Gas Prices Still on the Decline

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices continue to fall… the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is now $2.38 a gallon. In Oregon, the state-wide average has dropped to $2.63 a gallon. It’s a little cheaper than that in Klamath Falls, with the average at about $2.53 a gallon. And Lake County is...
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Wanted: OSP Recruits

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are accepting applications for recruits. Using the State of Oregon’s E-Recruit electronic application system, Lateral and Entry level recruit trooper applications will be accepted starting 12:01 a.m., December 20, 2014, through 11:59 p.m., January 2, 2015. Persons interested in applying should start the process now by going to...
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