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Silent Service Award

‘Silent Servant’ Award Given To Klamath Falls Resident

Vancouver, Was. – The Peter R. Marsh Foundation of Vancouver, Washington has selected Basin mentor with Citizens For Safe Schools, Royce Mace, as the recipient of their award this year. Mr. Mace is an air traffic controller at Kingsley Field.  As a member of Citizens for Safe Schools, he says he not only believes “character counts and mentoring matters,”...
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Three Medford Students To Compete In Salem This Weekend

Salem, Ore – This Saturday in Salem, nine of Oregon’s high school students will compete in the 2017 Poetry Out Loud contest.  Even though no one from Klamath Falls is represented, one-third of the finalists are from the Medford area. In the Poetry Out Loud contest. which is put on by the Oregon Arts Commission, students must memorize and...
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News From The Governor’s Office

Washington, D.C. – On Sunday, the Governor met with John Kelly, the Secretary of Homeland Security.  They talked about Oregon families that are being affected by the recent immigration enforcement rules – as well as now having Immigration and Custom Enforcement Officers (ICE) in county courthouses. Governor Brown was quoted as saying “I’m concerned some actions of Immigration and...
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Beach erosion

Experts Find Severe West Coast Erosion Due To El Nino

Washington, D.C. – A study released earlier this week, looked closely at 29 beaches along the West Coast, over a thousand miles in coast line.  From Washington down to Southern California, investigators found that winter beach erosion was 76% higher than normal.   The majority of the erosion happened during the 2015-1016 El Nino.  By far the worst ever...
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Klamath County Schools to build annexes, replace portables

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County School Board this week agreed to replaced portable classrooms at three elementary schools by building permanent structures. Some of the short-term modulars that will be replaced are more than 25 years old. Peterson will be the first to get the replacement, with a new building containing 6 classrooms and two restrooms replacing 4...
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Oregon Tech

Oregon Tech Women Make History with a No. 17 Ranking

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – After winning their first four golf tournaments of the fall season, the Oregon Tech women’s golf team will head into the spring season ranked No. 17 in the first regular-season edition of the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Friday. The Owls moved up from No. 24 in the Pre-Season Rankins. In just their...
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Candidates file to fill potential recall KID seats

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Five candidates have filed to run for Klamath Irrigation District board member positions… even though there aren’t any open positions… yet.   In the past few weeks… petitions have been submitted in an effort to recall three board members. An election on October 10th will determine whether Brent Cheyne and Ken Smith hold onto their posts. A second election...
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KID to move forward with hiring district manager

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Irrigation District Board voted 3-to-2 this week to offer the district manager post to John Wolf from Waco, Texas. There’s a lot of work to do yet before anything is official, but he scored the highest among the handful of candidates who were being considered for the position. The vote on whether to offer...
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Commission seeks medical personnel

Salem, Ore.– Qualified candidates are being sought to serve as medical personnel (as needed) with the Oregon State Athletic Commission. This is a great opportunity to see Oregon, support small business, and help protect the health and safety of all parties involved in professional boxing and mixed martial arts. Interested candidates from across the state are encouraged to apply.  The...
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Initiative proposes use of Lottery funds to pay for outdoor school

Salem, Ore.– You’ll get the chance to decide in November whether Oregon Lottery dollars should be used to pay for outdoor school programs in the state. Petitions for Initiative 67 received more than 93-thousand valid signatures, far more than needed to qualify for the ballot. If approved, the measure would allow up 22-million dollars in state lottery economic development funds...
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