Library Summit

Library Boards Summit Recap

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Thursday, May 11th was the Library Boards Summit, held at the South Suburban Branch on Summers Lane.   Library Director Christy Davis kicked things off by explaining what the Advisory Board, led by Chuck Wells actually does. They are the eyes and ears of the community, they find out what’s...
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Missing Child Found Safe In Keno

Keno, Ore. – Around 9:05am today, Friday May 19th, a 2 ½ year old child was reported missing from her residence in a neighborhood in Keno. Her parents had been attempting to find her and then decided to call 9-1-1.   Area law enforcement was dispatched and the child was soon found by a...
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Scam Alert

Warning: Basin Residents Getting Fake Calls From The “Sheriff’s Office”

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Word today from Klamath County Sheriff Chris Kaber is that the KCSO has been getting calls today, Friday May 19th, making them aware of a “spoof” calling system being attempted.   A “spoof call” is when someone makes a phone call and is pretending to be someone else. In this...
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Helios Hive Buzzes To 1st Place At OIT’s Catalyze Klamath

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Yesterday, Thursday May 18th at the Catalyze Klamath competition, 6 teams from OIT competed but only 3 could be winners.  3rd place Micro Malter, 2nd place MOG Metalworks and 1st place was Helios Hive.  Helios Hive, which is basically one person, Matthias Dean, not only one 1st place but he...
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Nathan Bigby

New Assessor Appointed For Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath County Board of Commissioners are very excited to announce that they have appointed the next Klamath County Assessor, Nathan Bigby Commissioner Derrick DeGroot stated “It has been a real pleasure to work with Nathan for the last few months while we made great strides in creating a thriving...
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Blue Zones

Bike To Work Day With Blue Zones

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Today is Bike to Work day. The Klamath County Public Health Department and the Blue Zones Project are partnering to bring Bike to Work Day to five locations across the community. If you biked or walked to work today, stop by Gathering Grounds Roastery, Sky Lakes Medical Center, Mia &...
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Shasta Elementary Kids “Give Back” With The Blue Zones Project

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Today, Thursday May 18th, was Give Back Day and the kids at Shasta Elementary were working hard giving back to their school.  Picking up trash, painting, planting and having all kinds of fun while doing it. Chrissy Dodson is a parent of a Shasta student, she also helps head up...
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Klamath County Gets A Tourism Boost With Funds

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Wednesday, May 17th at the Klamath County Commissioners’ Work Session, they awarded tourism grants to a number of Basin organizations. The fiscal impact from the Tourism Grant Fund is $89,000.00.   Here’s the breakdown: Klamath Freedom Foundation $2,500., Benefit for the Basin $2,500., Klamath Community Leadership $5,000., City of Merrill...
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KC Library

Coffee At The Library Is Getting Closer

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The coffee kiosk at the Main library in downtown is getting closer to reality.  On Tuesday of this week the Klamath County Library Service District accepted a quote and entered into an agreement with the Modoc Contracting Company for the Coffee Kiosk Plumbing Retrofit Project.   The bid came in at...
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Hwy 31 Closed For Most Of The Day Due To A Rock Fall

Summer Lake, Ore.- Due to a rock fall around 6:30am today, Thursday May 18th, Highway 31 is closed both directions at milepost 61.  This is about 8 miles north of Summer Lake. This will affect anyone traveling between Lakeview and Bend.   According to the Oregon Department of Transporatation, traffic is being flagged for...
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