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Klamath Falls Expected to Vote on Marijuana Sales Tax

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls city council plans to begin the process of imposing a sales tax on marijuana and marijuana-infused products sold in the county. Currently, only medicinal marijuana can legally be sold in the state, but with a ballot measure legalizing recreational marijuana expected to pass in November, council members want...
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California Agency Offers Assistance to Weed, Surrounding Communities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. –Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California residents and business owners affected by the Boles Fire that began on September 15, 2014, U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from...
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Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Mexican national could be deported after he serves a 5-year sentence for a drug conviction. 25-year old Jeronimo Novoa-Leal was sentenced yesterday on charges of Delivery and Possession of Methamphetimine. Novoa-Leal was arrested October 13th of last year. He was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a...
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Save Our Programs: Residents Circulate Petition to Reinstate Funding

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More than 50 area residents attended an emergency meeting of the Klamath Basin Research & Extension Center Tuesday night to discuss funding options after county officials last week advised the agency that no county funds will be available for its local projects. These include 4H, Master Gardeners, and many other services...
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October: Domestic Violence Awareness

Klamath Falls, Ore.– October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month… a national problem that usually stays behind closed doors, but has recently been front and center in our nation’s headlines. In Klamath and Lake Counties last year, 3,400 women sought help for domestic violence. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, contact the Klamath...
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Equipment Stolen from Klamath County Schools

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help tracking down a tractor and trailer that were recently stolen from the Klamath County School District. The tractor is blue with a bucket on front and back hoe attached to the back. The tractor was chained on top of the flat bed utility trailer. There’s...
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Man Wanted in Connection with Arson

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they suspect of starting a house fire earlier this week. Two people were in the home on Crest Street when the fire was intentionally started, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office. Investigators are looking for 26-year old Steven...
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Museum Offers Night in the Cemetary

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Museum will present its eighth annual Night at the Cemetery living history program Oct. 10-11 in Linkville Cemetery. Tickets for the event are $8 each, and can be purchased at the Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main Street. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold...
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Quartz Mountain Sno-Park Restrooms Re-open

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Fremont-Winema has reopened the restroom facilities at the Quartz Mountain Sno-Park. The facilities were closed in 2012 due to the high cost of maintenance from past acts of vandalism and misuse. “We have been asked by the local community who use the area the most to reopen those facilities, and...
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Insurance Navigation Help Offered at Library

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The plan had been to make the Cover Oregon website the go-to place for information about affordable healthcare options in the state. With the enrollment period opening up again on November 15th, you may be trying to gather up information to determine whether you need to make changes to your health...
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