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OLCC Chair Resigns To Work In Private Sector

Portland, Ore. – Rob Patridge, the Chair of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, resigned yesterday to join the private sector.  Partridge, who has also served with the Klamath County District Attorney’s office for 4 years, is known for championing economic development opportunities for our state’s alcohol industry.  He helped design the licensing and regulations...
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Almost SRO At Monday Night’s City Council Meeting

Klamath Falls, Ore. –  Tonight’s City Council meeting drew quite the crowd.   Not quite standing room only, but almost. The two hot topics on the table: 1) a protected bike lane 2) making downtown and the parks in the city smoke free zones.   Before all the public input on those two items...
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Update On The 14 School Buses Pulled Due To Safety Concerns

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Last month, the Klamath County School District pulled 14 school buses off the roads due to safety concerns.  Two buses of the same make and model caught fire after they were turned off and sitting for a while. Three different inspectors comprised of the Oregon state fire marshal, a representative...
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It’s Open Enrollment Month For City And County Schools

Klamath Falls, Ore. – March is Open Enrollment month for both Klamath County and City school districts.  This is for classes starting in Fall of 2017.  During this time, students are free to transfer between participating districts without having to ask for permission. There are two types of transfers: intra-district which is between schools...
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Students from Future Farmers of America Descend on Salem

Salem, Ore. – On Dennis Linthicum’s Education Committee there was standing room only as nearly a dozen students presented testimony. They presented their perspectives on how FFA has contributed to their knowledge, skill and potential as young leaders of tomorrow. Linthicum said “It was my pleasure to hear them speak in committee and I also...
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Klamath Falls prepares for registered sex offender to move in

Klamath Falls residents filed into the County Government Building Wednesday night to learn more about the Tier 3 sex offender that will be moving into an apartment in the downtown area.   62-year old Robert Frederick Burss will arrive in town on Friday. He’ll live in the 100 block of North 2nd Street, because...
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Siskiyou Women Arrested

On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at about 5:22 p.m., Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) arrested a woman accused of sexually exploiting high school age students in the Mt. Shasta area.  Ms. Mary Frances Fletcher, 42, a South County resident, was arrested and booked at the Siskiyou County Jail.  She is charged with unlawful sexual...
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Founders Hall Construction at KCC To Start This Month

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The winning bid for constructing Klamath Community College’s new one-stop student center, Founders Hall, was awarded Tuesday during the College’s monthly Board of Education meeting. The board voted unanimously to award the Founders Hall construction contract to Bogatay Construction. Klamath Falls-based Bogatay submitted a low bid of $6,249,519 to construct...
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Red Burn Advisory Through Thursday at Noon

Klamath Falls, Ore. - RED the Air Quality Advisory for Today Wednesday March 1, 2017 through NOON Tomorrow Thursday March 2, 2017 IS RED The RED Advisory Call means the following: ONLY PELLET STOVES and EXEMPTIONS May be used within the Air Quality Zone:  as per Klamath County Ordinance #406.150 (1) (A)              2.   Outside the Air...
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Body Found in Shasta River

Mount Shasta, Cal. – On February 27, 2017, at about 2:48 p.m., the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) responded to a call of a dead body reported to be partially submerged in a tributary of the Shasta River in vicinity of the 4400 block of Old Shasta River Road (vicinity of SR 263).  Responding...
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