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Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee To Benefit Library

The Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee & Silent Auction will be at the Shilo Inn Ballroom (2500 Almond Street in Klamath Falls) on Thursday, October 12thwith the silent auction at 6 pm, and the spelling bee starting at 7 pm.  Tickets go on sale starting Friday, September 1st. Tickets are $20 in advance, which you can purchase at the downtown library‘s...
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OHA Gives All Clear For Link and Klamath Rivers

The Oregon Health Authority has lifted the health advisory posted Sept. 20 for the Link and Klamath rivers downstream to Keno Dam.  Water monitoring has confirmed that the level of toxin produced by blue-green algae are below guideline values for human exposure. However, OHA officials advise recreational visitors to always be alert to signs...
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Convicted rapist found dead in Pendleton prison

An inmate at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution (EOCI) in Pendleton has died after being found unresponsive in his cell Sunday night.  According to a press release from the Department of Corrections DOC), 38-year old David Kirby was found unresponsive in his housing unit at about 8:25 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Medical...
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OSP Offers Reward After Deer Carcass Dumped

During the early morning hours of September 14, 2017, a buck deer was killed near the intersection of Hill Road and Crystal Springs Road within Klamath County. Homeowners in the area reported hearing gunshots in the middle of the night. The deer had its head removed and the carcass was left to spoil.  The...
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Brown Announces Re-election Bid

Governor Kate Brown has announced she’ll run for re-election in 2018. She released a statement this morning: “As governor, it’s my job to make Oregon an even better place to live, work and raise a family,” Brown said. ”We need to protect the Oregon we love so much and ensure that everyone has the chance...
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New Bonanza Gym Floor Ready for Action

BONANZA – Bonanza Jr./Sr. High School held its first assembly in its newly renovated gym on Friday morning. Students carefully took minimal steps on the new floor and headed straight to the bleachers.“It’s beautiful. It just looks great,” said BrooklynCunningham, 17, ASB co-president. “It really helpsmotivate the students to drive and succeed, especiallyin sports.”“I think...
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High Cascades Complex East 40% Contained

  Summary: Fire officials report the High Cascades Complex East Zone at 40% contained. Improving weather conditions and lack of fire growth is allowing firefighters to focus their efforts on suppression repair. Excavators and other heavy equipment will be shifted between fires to reflect operational needs over the next several days. Please be cognizant of...
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Special Firewood Cutting Area Available Saturday, September 23rd

The Klamath Ranger District has two special Personal Use Firewood cutting areas opening Saturday west of Klamath Falls and the District Office will be open from 8 a.m. to noonfor Firewood Permit sales. Both of the special firewood cutting areas are located approximately 31 miles west of Klamath Falls off Highway 140 on the...
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Henley Student Sets Off Pepper Spray At School, On Bus

tudents are safe today after a boy sprayed pepper spray in a Henley High School classroom and on a Klamath County School District bus Thursday afternoon. All students and parents have been contacted. The district worked with law enforcement and the HAZMAT specialist at Klamath County Fire District No. 1 to ensure the situation...
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Superintendent Thede Announces Retirement

It is with profound respect and appreciation that the KCSD Board of Directors announceSuperintendent Greg Thede’s retirement from the Klamath County School District.Mr. Thede began his career with KCSD as a teacher at Chiloquin High School in1976. Throughout his career with KCSD he has served as a Vice-Principal, Principal, andPersonnel Director, but his longest...
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