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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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State Lawmakers encourage Medford officials to hire Patridge

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Medford’s legislative representatives are endorsing the city council’s choice to offer the city manager position to Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge. In a letter sent to Medford Mayor Gary Wheeler and other Medford City Council Members last week, State Senator Alan Bates, State Representatives Peter Buckley and Sal Esquivel encourage the council to follow through with...
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Oregon Tech Ranked No. 22 in Postseason Softball Top 25 Coaches’ Poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo– The Oregon Tech softball team was ranked No. 22 in the season-ending NAIA Softball Coaches’ Poll, announced today by the national office. Oregon Tech was ranked in the Top 25 or was in the received vote’s category each of the nine weeks of the poll, beginning with the No. 3 spot in the preseason rankings. Oregon...
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Valencia homers 3 times as A’s beat Rays 7-6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When Danny Valencia came to the plate with a runner on in the ninth, the Oakland Athletics were one confident bunch. “It wasn’t `Let’s hope he hits another one.’ It was `He’s hitting another one right here,” catcher Stephen Vogt said. Sure enough, Vogt and company were right. Valencia’s third home run of the day...
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Henley JROTC Program Receives High Marks

Klamath Falls, Ore.- Henley High School’s Junior ROTC program is set to receive an “exceeds standards” rating for an evaluation that happens only once every four years. “I am extremely proud of the cadets. They worked so hard for this,” said Cadet Col. Alex Rowe, 17. “It feels great and amazing.” On Wednesday Col. Pete Gray, from Maxwell Air force...
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Tech’s Gretz, Sundet Compete in First Multi Event of 2016 Season

CHICO, Calif. – Oregon Tech sent a pair of athletes to the 31st Annual Chico Multi-Event Classic to open up the 2016 campaign with Seth Gretz, in his sophomore season, moving to the No. 2 slot on Oregon Tech’s all-time decathlon list, while freshman Dani Sundet placed 4th overall in the heptathlon. 2016 Chico Multi decathlon A final results 2016 Chico Multi...
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Red Cross Helps Klamath Falls Fire Victim

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Fire damaged a Klamath Falls home over the weekend. The Red Cross of the Cascades Region says they’re helping a person who’s home burned along Greensprings Drive on Saturday afternoon. The victim and their pets all survived the house fire. The cause of the blaze hasn’t been released.
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