Sky Lakes starts temporary valet services

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Later this month… Sky Lakes Medical Center will start offering valet services. The Klamath Falls hospital is in the middle of building a new parking structure, and hospital officials don’t want patients and visitors to be inconvenienced by the project. Starting November 28th, drivers from a Portland-based valet company will meet...
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Pear Blossom Festival deemed a Heritage Tradition

Medford, Ore.– Medford’s Pear Blossom Festival is being designated an Oregon Heritage Tradition. The designation is given to events that help define the state and embrace local traditions. The Klamath Basin Potato Festival also has the designation. The Pear Blossom Festival started in 1954 when the Medford Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations...
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Henley engineering students see engineering up close

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A group of forty Henley High students took a field trip to Kingsley Field Thursday. The teens are a part of the new aerospace engineering program at the school, partnering with Oregon Tech, Project Lead the Way, and Kingsley Field. The visit the military air field was to show them in...
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Murder suspect waives extradition

Redding, Calif.– Sheyanna Lisa Ray will be brought back to Klamath County to face murder charges after waiving extradition in Shasta County Wednesday. Ray is suspected of killing her neighbor, 50-year old David Lowell White, then dismembering his body in order to hide it. White’s remains were found at a home on Orchard Avenue on Saturday after...
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Lara will face the death penalty in woman’s murder

Bend, Ore.– A federal grand jury indicted Edwin Lara on carjacking, kidnapping, and other charges Wednesday, as the Deschutes County District Attorney Office announced that prosecutors will seek the death penalty for the murder of Kaylee Sawyer. Lara was arrested in July after allegedly admitting to his wife that he had killed the 23-year...
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Oregon Tech names new President

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Tech Trustees on Wednesday named Dr. Nagi Naganathan as the school’s new President. Dr. Naganathan and his wife visited the Klamath Falls and Wilsonville campuses last month. He comes to the school from the University of Toledo, and is expected to take the helm next Spring.
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Panel to discuss changing guidlines for opioid prescriptions

Klamath Falls, Ore.– We’ve heard a lot from law enforcement about the growing problem of opioid drug addiction. But you might be surprised to learn that even the medical community is getting behind the effort to curb the problem where they can. Sky Lakes Medical Center hosts a panel discussion this evening, bringing together local...
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New speed limits signs in use

Salem, Ore.– If you head north and find yourself on Interstate 84… you’ll notice a new kind of speed limit sign. The Oregon Department of Transportation has installed digital speed limit signs between La Grande and Baker City. The new signs will allow ODOT to change the speed on the stretch of Interstate when...
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Forestry Service hiring 1,000 in Oregon and Washington

Salem, Ore.– The U.S. Forest Service is hiring 1,000 temporary spring and summer jobs in Oregon and Washington, and will accept applications from Nov. 15 to 21. Available position include fire fighting, recreation, natural resources, timber, engineering, visitor services and archaeology. According to a press release, applications must be submitted at Search the website...
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Mazama High School evacuated for potential bomb threat

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A potential bomb threat forced students at Mazama High School to evacuate Monday. According to Klamath County School District officials… Staff at the school found a threat written on a scientific calculator at around 1:45, and the school was evacuated out of an abundance of caution. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies cleared...
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