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Speed Zone Meeting In Medford This Wednesday March 22nd

Medford, Ore. – Tomorrow, Wednesday March 22nd, the city of Medford will be host to a meeting of the Oregon Speed Zone Review Panel.  The panel is looking into the possibility of raising the speed limits on our freeways from 55-60mph in certain areas.  This would be the speed limit for the trucks and...
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KID Getting High Tech With OIT Alumnus’ Project

Klamath Falls, Ore. – At the Klamath Irrigation District (KID) Planning Advisory Commission meeting on Monday, a number of things were discussed.   Most interestingly, Tony Hernandez, who graduated from OIT, designed a software system to help track water usage.  It was his senior project and now KID is ready to give it a try....
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IRS Warns Taxpayers And Preparers Of Numerous Scams

Washington, D.C. – With tax time just around the corner, the Internal Revenue Service and state tax agencies are warning both consumers and tax professionals about last minute scams.  It’s called ‘phishing’ and usually done via email but sometime via the phone.  Some of the scams say they are requesting last-minute deposit changes for...
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Fire In Klamath Falls Destroys One Home, But No Injuries

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Sunday night March 19th around 9pm, Klamath County Fire District 1 was dispatched to a structure fire in the 2500 block of White Ave. When crews got to the scene, they found that all of the occupants safely made it out of the house and they were trying to put...
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Update: 2 Fatal Car Wrecks Kill 3 People Within 8 Hours

Grants Pass, Ore. – Saturday night March 18th, around 8pm, Oregon State Police responded to a single car crash on I-5 at milepost 59 near Grants Pass.  Preliminary reports show a VW Jetta driven by 62 year old Kim Parsley from Glendale OR, was traveling southbound when he was rear ended by a Subaru....
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BTS Monthly Board Meeting This Wednesday, March 22nd

Klamath Falls, Ore. – This Wednesday the 22nd, the Basin Transit Service Board of Directors will have their monthly meeting.  Scheduled items to be discussed include the surplus vehicle disposal policy, a progress report from the recruitment committee regarding a new General Manager as well as the monthly info and ridership report.   The...
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Wyden’s Town Hall Friday Had Both Supporters And Opponents

Klamath Falls, Ore – Senator Ron Wyden held a town hall on Friday evening at OIT’s Danny Miles Court.  The audience was mostly supporters of Wyden but there were a few people who were not supporters.   Wyden definitely hit home the theme of The Oregon Way.  He was not happy with the recent...
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Spring Is Officially Here

Medford, Ore. – Happy first day of spring!  This morning, Monday March 20th, around 3:30am PST, the sun was directly over the equator, which marks the Vernal/Spring equinox here in the Norhtern Hemisphere.  For our friends down under, today is the first day of their Fall Equinox.   Today is one of two days...
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The Body Of Kayla Yarbrough Has Been Found

Medford, Ore. – It is with great sadness to report the body of missing 20 year old Kayla Lee Yarbrough, has been found.  On Thursday, March 16th deputies from the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a deceased female in the 100 Block of Lone Mountain Rd, in Obrien Oregon.  Oregon State Police...
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Vietnam Vet Wins $1 Million Dollars In Oregon Lottery’s St. Patrick’s Day Raffle

Salem, Ore. – A former Vietnam veteran is this year’s winner of the annual Oregon Lottery’s St. Patrick’s Day Raffle game.  Richerd Leber of Clackamas heard the winning numbers on the radio Friday morning, but he didn’t know then that he was the winner.  ”When I heard the numbers, I thought ‘that’s nice, someone...
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