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Prisoners + Wood = Custom Products

Yreka, Cal. – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office and Probation-operated Day Reporting Center (DRC) showed off some wood creations recently that they made in conjunction with inmates involved in the Alternate Work Program (AWP).   The AWP allows staff and prisoners to work together to produce a variety of wood products that are used...
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December Storms Get Oregon A Disaster Declaration

Salem, Ore. – So just how bad were those storms that hit us in December?  So bad apparently that Governor Kate Brown’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration has been officially approved.  That means federal funding is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments as well as certain private nonprofit organizations for emergency...
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Three Vehicle Crash Kills Two On The Coast

Coquille, Ore. – On Sunday afternoon, February 5th, Oregon State Police responded to an accident on Hwy 101 south of Coos Bay.  Witnesses say a car traveling extremely fast southbound lost control on a turn and went into northbound lanes, head on into an OSP pickup truck.  The third car was traveling northbound behind...
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KCSD Gets Special Guest Speaker Next Week

Next week the schools in the Klamath County School District will have a special presentation. A guest speaker named Richard Jensen.  The 36 year old who was at one time a very up and coming talented wrestler, ended up on drugs and battling addiction instead of battling opponents on the mat.  After 15 years...
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Controversy At The Klamath Senior Center

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A woman in Klamath Falls has appealed to the County Commissioners for their help at the Senior Center.  Linda Gray, who served on the board there for four years, says she’s been banned from the Center, for reasons she disputes. The director of the Center Marc Kane is not denying...
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Crystal Apple Awards Changing Things Up This Year

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath County School District is now taking nominations for The Crystal Apple awards.  Then on April 18th at the Ross Ragland Theatre, five teachers and three staff members will be honored at an evening soiree.  The Crystal Apples “celebrate educators who inspire and encourage students in the classroom and...
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OSBA Urges Oregonians To Get On Board

Salem, Ore. – Ever thought of getting on a school board? After the May 2015 election had the lowest number of candidates for an Oregon school board seats in a decade, the Get On Board campaign was born. Get On Board helps get the word out that Oregonians from all walks of life should...
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Should The Legal Age For Smoking Be 21?

Salem, Ore. – On the heels of possible tobacco legislation here in the Basin, now we’re hearing about an Oregon doctor who is also a lawmaker wanting to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Steiner Hayward, who has lost several family members, including her father to smoking related illnesses, is reintroducing...
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Klamath Woman Found Competent To Stand Trial

Klamath Falls, Ore. – After kidnapping and torturing a woman last year, 25 year old Melissa Ann Shanholtzer has been fit to stand trial.  A psychological exam was administered to her at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem. Shanholtzer, of Klamath Falls is scheduled to go to trial May 25 on kidnapping and assault...
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And Punxsutawney Phil…

Gobbler’s Nob, Pen. – Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow…. so looks like 6 more weeks of winter.
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