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Public Invited to Goff Fire Field Trip

Yreka, Calif.– The Happy Camp/Oak Knoll Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest is hosting a field trip this Saturday, May 3rd at 11:00 am to discuss the Goff Fire Fuels Reduction Project. The project is on National Forest System lands affected by the 2012 Goff Fire near the community of Seiad Valley, CA....
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Another State Program Encounters Oracle Problems

Klamath Falls, Ore.– As if the problems with Cover Oregon weren’t bad enough, an internal Department of Human Services presentation shows there’s another project the state is working on with Oracle, that is also way behind schedule, and over budget. The Oregonian is reporting that the Oregon Benefits Online project is supposed to allow...
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KCC Offers Expo for School, Jobs

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Community College holds a job expo tomorrow as part of it’s campus expo. The event begins at 10:30, and will offer tours of the campus every half hour. They’ll also feature the college’s new Aviation Science program, which is still in the development stage. You can also attend a resume...
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County Seeks Levy to Fund Increased 911 Service

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One of the items you’ll find on the May 20th ballot in Klamath County, is a bond levy to fund increased 9-1-1 services. The 8-cents per 1-thousand dollars of assessed home value is expected to raise more than 1.5 million dollars over 5 years, allowing the County’s 9-1-1 facility to increase...
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Voter Registration Due Tuesday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Tomorrow is the last day to register to vote or change party affiliation for the May 20th election. Oregon law requires voters to be registered no later than 20 days prior to an election. Your registration has to be post-marked by close of business tomorrow to have a ballot mailed out...
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March Raises $17,000 for Babies

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More 130 walkers descended upon Oregon Tech over the weekend, raising more than 17-thousand dollars for the March of Dimes. According to a report from the March of Dimes, about 9-percent of babies born in Oregon are born too soon. That can sometimes be prevented with proper prenatal care, which the...
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Minty-Morris Announces Local Endorsement

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Election ballots go out in the mail this week, ramping up the spring election season. Candidate for Klamath County Commissioner, Kelly Minty Morris released an add over the weekend featuring an endorsement from Sheriff Frank Skrah. Rob Moore and Jeff Houston are also running for the commissioner 2 position. Dennis Linthicum...
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Arbor Day Tree Give-away

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Friday is Arbor Day, and to celebrate, the Grange Co-op is giving away Ash tree seedlings from 2 to 7 at its store in Klamath Falls.
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Sen. Merkley Receives Planned Parenthood Award

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley today was recognized by Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon as its 2014 Pro-Choice Champion. This is the first time the organization has chosen a man to receive the award. In a press release, the group’s executive director, Laura Terrill Pattern said Merkley is a leading voice for...
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Annual Drug-related Deaths for Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon’s Medical examiner today released the annual statistics for drug-related deaths in the state– 222 people died from drug use. That includes 2 meth-related deaths in Klamath County. No drug-related deaths were reported in Lake County during 2013
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