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Chamber Hosts Leadership Conference

Klamath Falls, Ore — Leadercast is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast LIVE from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world including Klamath Falls on May 6th, 2016. This year marks the sixteenth year of the annual leadership conference and the sixth year that the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce...
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Stearns Student Finds Prescription Meds in Toy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman says her niece traded some toys with students at school… and then found a morphine pill stuffed inside of one. The student is a 5th Grader at Stearns Elementary. According to social media postings… the girl traded some Shopkins with classmates, got home… and found a blue...
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Klamath County Population Grows, Lake County Shrinks

Klamath Falls, Ore.– New census figures show that Deschutes County is the fastest growing County in Oregon over the past year. The population of our neighbors to the north grew by 2.9-percent. Klamath County’s population grew by just under one percent, while Lake County’s population shrunk by about one percent. Multnomah County holds tight...
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KCSD Hires New Director

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Sara Johnson believes in the power of education. “There are very few things you can do in life that really lift people up and give them more opportunity. Education is one of those things,” she said. “I feel privileged in education, and believe in public education. We educate everybody. That’s what...
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Interior Report Blames Climate Change for Western Water Management Issues

Washington, DC– Putting the national spotlight on the importance of water sustainability, the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation released a basin-by-basin report that characterizes the impacts of climate change and details adaptation strategies to better protect major river basins in the West that are fundamental to the health, economy, security...
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TSA Fairness Act Passes First Legislative Hurdle

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Representative Greg Walden announced this afternoon that the Homeland Security Committee overwhelming approved legislation that he proposed to bring TSA service back to the Klamath Basin… and other small and rural airports across the country. “Unfortunately, TSA wouldn’t do it on their own– they wouldn’t do it in Klamath, they...
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Former Sky Lakes Nurse Murder Confession to Stand in Court

Bend, Ore.– The confession of a former Sky Lakes Medical Center nurse who admitted to a social worker that she smothered her grandmother to death… will be used in her trial. A Deschutes County judge made a ruling on the confession yesterday, after hearing testimony from the social worker. 45-year old Angela Judd’s attorney...
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Flags to Honor Brussels

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown ordered flags at state buildings to flown at half-staff in honor of the lives lost in Brussels as a result of yesterday’s terror attacks. 31 people died in twin attacks in the capital of Belgium. Flags at Oregon’s public buildings will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday.
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Pot Tax Revenue Have Lawmakers Seeing Green

Salem, Ore.– Just how much money is the state raking in with the new tax on legal Marijuana sales? How about 3.8 million dollars— just in the first month. That’s about what they expected to generate… in a year. That’s right… tax revenue for the first month of legal recreational sales matched the expectation—...
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Two Launch Write-in Campaign for Senate, Representative Seats

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You’ll have another option when you fill out your ballot in May. A group of local community leaders has selected former Klamath County Commissioner Al Switzer to run for state representative for District 56… and Klamath County Museum Manager Todd Kepple, to run for state senator in District 28. But their...
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