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‘Silent Servant’ Award Given To Klamath Falls Resident

Vancouver, Was. – The Peter R. Marsh Foundation of Vancouver, Washington has selected Basin mentor with Citizens For Safe Schools, Royce Mace, as the recipient of their award this year. Mr. Mace is an air traffic controller at Kingsley Field.  As a member of Citizens for Safe Schools, he says he not only believes...
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March Is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Salem, Ore. – This month marks the 13th anniversary of the first Developmental Disabilities Month.  It was originally declared by so back in 1987 by then President Ronald Reagan.  Continuing the tradition, Governor Kate Brown has proclaimed that March 2017 as a time to “recognize Oregon public policy accomplishments regarding persons with disabilities and...
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Campground Hosts Wanted North Of Chiloquin

Chiloquin, Ore. – Ever thought of being a campground host or hostess?  Well the Fremont-Winema National Forest is looking for energetic, good-natured people to serve as campground hosts at the Williamson River Campground for the 2017 season. The Williamson River Campground is a 20 unit property located about 10 miles north of Chiloquin. What...
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Tragedy On The Beach In Bandon On Sunday

Bandon, Ore. – A horrible accident in Bandon on Sunday.  Around 4pm, Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel were called out to South Jetty Park Beach in Bandon, where apparently a log had rolled on top of a 14 year old girl.  She was identified late Monday morning as 14 year old Aurora...
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The Jordan Cove Open House At OIT Had Both Sides Turn Out

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Last Friday, March 24th at OIT there was a Open House for questions and answers on the Jordan Cove Pipeline project.  It was set up kind of like an art exhibit where they have stations manned by different employees who specialize in different areas of the pipeline project, people perused...
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Deadline For Oregon Promise Is This Coming Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore. - High school seniors, recent high school graduates and GED recipients who want priority acceptance into the Oregon Promise program, have less than a week to apply. This Saturday, April 1st is when applications must be in or you might miss out on free grant funding for college. Jared Dill, outreach and...
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Studded Tire Deadline April 1st

Salem, Ore. – No joke, come April 1st you better not have your snow tires still on your vehicle.   “Traction Tires” is kind of an umbrella that includes studded tires, retractable studded tires, or other tires that meet the tire industry definition as suitable for use in severe snow conditions. “Studded tires” are...
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Oregon Dept. Of Public Safety Looking To Hire 500 People

Salem, Ore. – If you’re looking for a job and would consider moving to another part of the state, the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is looking to hire 500 people.  A career fair will be held in Salem on Friday March 31st and Saturday April 1st at the Oregon...
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Governor Brown Calls For A Health Care Plan That Moves Oregonians Forward

Washington, D.C. – This past Thursday, March 23rd Governor Kate Brown met with several officials in D.C. to urge that any changes to health care keep insurance, jobs and improve access to affordable care to all Oregonians. Governor Brown met with a slew of lawmakers, including Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Medicaid...
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Stay Safe This Spring Break

Salem, Ore – Spring Break is here and the Oregon Office of Emergency Management Search and Rescue Coordinator Scott Lucas would like to remind Oregonians to stay safe. The search and rescue community is on standby to respond if needed.  Lucas says a lot of accidents can be avoided by being prepared and knowing...
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