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A Celebration In Honor Of Dr. Stephanie Van Dyke

Klamath Falls, Ore. – For folks in the Basin who are still shocked and saddened by the loss of Dr. Stephanie Van Dyke, a celebration in her honor will be held soon.   Saturday February 25th at 1pm at the Running Y Ranch and Resort Conference Center, family and friends of Dr. Van Dyke...
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Gilchrist Getting Ready To Make Up Snow Days

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Gilchrist School students missed quite a few days this Winter due to snow, over 27 hours total.  Now comes the decision how/when to make up those lost hours. The Oregon Dept of Education is offering a 14 hour allowance, a one time event. So with the 14 hours granted, that leaves...
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Special Service District Election Coming In May

Klamath Falls, Ore. – If you’d like to run for a board position for a local special service district in the May 16 election, you have until March 16th to file. Most positions carry four-year terms, although some are two-year unexpired terms due to incumbents leaving their seats. All positions are volunteer and candidates...
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Klamath County Farm Expo Happening Next Week

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Next week almost 900 elementary students will learn all about agriculture and where their food comes from at the Klamath County Farm Expo.  The students from Klamath, Lake and Tulelake  will tour the expo most of the day Wednesday and Thursday the 22nd and 23rd.   FFA chapters from Henley,...
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Governor Brown Secures Federal Funds For Storm Ravaged Counties

Salem, Ore. – Ontario and Malheur counties are going to get some much needed financial help, after a request for additional federal aid by Governor Kate Brown has been granted. The counties onion producers were hit the hardest and the severe winter storms pretty much devastated their crops.   After seeing the damage in...
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Jackson County Man Turns Himself In

Trail, Ore. – 46 year old Donald James McLaughlin of Jackson County, has turned himself into authorities after being indicted on nine felony counts for the sexual assault of three female victims over the last several years.  Another indictment from January described offenses against a fourth victim, The females McLaughlin assaulted were listed as...
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OIT #3 In Certified Accounting Degrees In The State

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Oregon Institute of Technology ranked third for CPA exam pass rates in the state of Oregon, according to The National State Boards of Accountancy. OIT beat out other major Oregon colleges such as OSU, Corban University and Portland State University, which were ranked seventh, fourth, and fifth, respectively. Tech Professor...
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Experts Find Severe West Coast Erosion Due To El Nino

Washington, D.C. – A study released earlier this week, looked closely at 29 beaches along the West Coast, over a thousand miles in coast line.  From Washington down to Southern California, investigators found that winter beach erosion was 76% higher than normal.   The majority of the erosion happened during the 2015-1016 El Nino....
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Local Crime Victims Getting Federal Help

At the Commissioners meeting earlier this week, the trio approved a federal grant for victims of crime here in town. The Klamath County District Attorney’s office and Marta’s House are now hoping to create a “victim assistance talent bank” after receiving the federal grant. The $43,000 dollars was from the Victims of Crime Act...
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State Rep Introduces Bill To Keep Pot Paraphernalia Accessible To 21 And Older

Salem, Ore. – State Representative has introduced legislation to help keep marijuana paraphernalia out of the hands of kids.  If passed, House Bill 2556 would restrict sales of marijuana related items only to licensed dispensaries and only to those over the age of 21. Representative Jodi Hack debuted the Bill after a constituent shared...
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