KCSD Sets Public Forums for Superintendent Search

The Klamath County School Board wants your input as it starts the search for the next superintendent. The five-member board set dates and times in the last week of November for town-hall style forums. The board wants to hear what the people have to say about the search and what they want in the...
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Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Delayed

The traditional Dec. 1 opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season will be delayed until at least Dec. 16 along the entire Oregon coast as testing shows crabs are too low in meat yield.  The ocean commercial Dungeness crab season in Oregon is targeted to open Dec. 1, but can be delayed to ensure...
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KCC Fall Enrollment Up 10 Percent

In the fourth week of fall term, Klamath Community College enrollment was up 10 percent from fall term 2016. Fall term began Sept. 25. Fourth-week reporting is significant because enrollment information for that week is reported from statewide public community colleges and four-year universities to the Higher Education Coordinating Committee.As of then, 2,217 students...
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CAL FIRE Siskiyou Transitions Out of Peak Fire Season

Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing CAL FIRE’s Siskiyou Unit to transition out of peak fire season effective Monday, November 20 at 06:00 a.m.   CAL FIRE Unit Chief and Siskiyou County Fire Warden, Phil Anzo, would like to remind residents while the change in...
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It’s Only a Drill: Emergency Training In KF Thursday

Emergency responders will be conducting a training exercise in Klamath Falls on 16 November, 2017, between the hours of 8am and 2pm. Responders will be conducting operations at the Ross Ragland Theater on 7th Avenue, and also at 5170 Summers Lane. The 102nd Civil Support Team out of Salem, Oregon, which is a specialized...
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Puffenbarger Named To Nurse Practitioners Hall of Fame

National Nurse Practitioner Week (Nov. 12-18) is being celebrated in Oregon with the induction of two Oregon nurse practitioners into the Nurse Practitioners of Oregon (NPO) Hall of Fame. Nurse practitioners Kathy Puffenbarger of Klamath Falls and Jane Harrison-Hohner of Portland have both been elected to the NPO Hall of Fame by their peers...
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Grants Pass Teen Hit and Killed on Skateboard

No one has been charged for a fatal Tuesday evening accident in Josephine County which claimed the life of a teenager.  OSP says the teen was skateboarding at Elk Lane and Majestic Drive when he went down the hill and into the intersection without stopping and was hit by an SUV. The boy died...
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KCSD Honor Band Performs Wednesday

The Klamath County School District Honor Band, featuring students from Chiloquin, Henley, and Mazama high schools, will be performing a concert on Wednesday, November 15th at 7pm at the Ross Ragland Theater under the direction of guest conductor Dr. Martin Behnke. The concert is free to the public. For the first time, the KCSD is forming...
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Local STEM&M Leaders Present at National Conference

Local STEM&M leaders present at national conferenceAfter the creators of the STEM&Minitiative at Mazama High School gavea presentation at a national conferencein Washington, D.C., several audiencemembers said they liked theuniqueness of the program, and onecollege said they wanted to bring it totheir community. “They pretty much said they wanted to copy ourprogram,” said Mazama...
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Klamath Irrigation District Special Board Meeting

A “Klamath Irrigation District, Board of Directors’ special meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017, at KID’s headquarters located at 6640 KID Ln, KFallS, OR to canvass the returns of November 14th general election.  A complete agenda may be on KID’s website:  on Friday, November 17th.  The special...
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