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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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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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