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4th Of July Safety Tips From The Red Cross

Portland, Ore. – For many in the Northwest, the 4th of July holiday meansenjoying the great outdoors, cook-outs with family and friends and fireworks celebrations. But festivities this holiday weekend can also come with risks. Since June 1, the local Red Cross has responded to help 215 people displaced by 56 separate fire incidents, several of which fire officials believe were...
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It May Be Summer But The Learning Continues At Some KCSD Schools

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Just because summer started it doesn’t mean the learning stopped. Several summer camps and summer schools are taking place at Klamath County School District schools throughout the summer break. Summer camps started as soon as school ended, with a one-day Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) Camp for 44 children at Lost River Jr./Sr....
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KCSO And KFPD Stop Kidnapping In Klamath Falls

On Tuesday morning June 21st around 2:45am, the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) responded to an incident at 2720 Summers Lane, near the OC&E trail. A caller reported there had been a man in her house who she didn’t know and he had taken her 13-month-old son. Desiree Page told a 911 dispatcher she had been injured while struggling...
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Healthy Kids Running Series

The Healthy Kids Running Organization will host a 5-week running series for kids ages two to 8th grade beginning in September.  The Healthy Kids Running Organization is a non-profit organization aimed at keeping kids active and encouraging healthy lifestyle habits.  Runners can compete in a single race, or the entire series. Cost is $10.00 per race, or $35.00 per...
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Hot Weather Safety Tips From The Red Cross

Portland, Ore. – Extreme temperatures are in the forecast for the weekend and the American Red Cross urges residents to be aware of the steps they should take to avoid heat related illness. Follow these simple, tried and true steps to keep yourself and others safe before and during a heat wave. Before * Listen to local weather forecasts...
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City Of Klamath Falls’ Linkville Cemetery Receives State Grant

Salem, Ore. – This week Oregon Heritage, which is a division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, awarded 21 grants throughout the state totaling over $70-thousand dollars. The money is for projects that support preservation of historic cemeteries. Projects range from monument repair to information kiosks and awards range from $390-$8,000. Funded projects in all include: * Monument...
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KCSD May Spray For Mosquitoes In South Suburbs Schools

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath County School District (KCSD) is working to ensure the safety of children and staff this spring as it plans to spray for mosquitoes at schools within the Klamath Falls South Suburbs. The district had planned to spray yesterday, Thursday, June 8th but conditions were not ideal. Darin Martins, KCSD custodial supervisor, said several...
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Local Members Of Basic Police Class 367 Graduate This Friday

Salem, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is pleased to announce the graduation of its 367th Basic Police Class. The Basic Police Class is 16-weeks in length and includes dozens of training areas including survival skills, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, ethics, cultural diversity, problem solving, community policing, elder abuse, drug recognition, and dozens...
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Gems 1-2 After Opening Weekend

Sparks, Nevada- The Klamath Falls Gems and the Reno Rams faced off Sunday morning in a pivotal game three matchup. The Rams won the first game of the series, and the Gems were able to win the second game Saturday night. Sunday’s match-up featured righty Matt Longland for the Rams, as Harrison Beethe took the bump for the Gems....
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KCSD Elementary Triathatlon Wednesday, May 31st

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Wednesday afternoon May 31st, the Klamath County School District invites you to cheer on some of the Basin 4th, 5th and 6th graders as they compete in the elementary triathlon.   Students from four schools including Shasta, Ferguson, Henley and Peterson are gearing up for the three-sport athletic challenge happening tomorrow. The kids have been...
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