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Five Challenging Mallams for Commissioner Seat

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Another person has added their name to the growing list of candidates hoping to win a seat on the County Commission. Position 1 is up for re-election  next year, and Michael Sean Manion will be one of five challenging incumbent Tom Mallams. Manion has deep roots to the Basin, as the son...
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Oregon Hospitals Lose Medicare Payments Over Safety Concerns

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Nine hospitals in Oregon will be docked one percent of their Medicare payments next year because of safety issues. Federal regulators said the hospitals’ infection rates among patients… along with other safety factors were higher than the national standards. It’s the second year that Medicare officials have dinged hospitals under the Affordable Care...
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Merkley Pleased with Climate Change Agreement

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Senator Jeff Merkley was in Paris over the weekend, helping to fashion what some are calling a historic climate change agreement that’s expected to have far-reaching effects in Oregon and along the West Coast. Merkley said the partnership with other nations will help accelerate research and keep driving down the cost...
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Road Crews to Work Overnight

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Crews will be working overnight in Klamath falls to remove those piles of show from the middle of streets. Plows will be out starting at midnight, and they hope to be removing berms in downtown Klamath Falls, along Washburn Way, South 6th street, Shasta Way and East Main. They should be...
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Residents Still without Power Following Sunday Storms

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Crews are still working to get power restored to Oregon homes after the region was hammered with snowfall. As of noon Monday, Midstate Electric is still showing about 25-hundred customers without power, including 178 homes in Chemult, and about 450 in Northern Klamath County. For the latest on these outages, check...
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Skrah Scheduled for Tuesday Hearing

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow after a previous hearing was rescheduled. The State Department of Justice has filed nine misdemeanor charges against Skrah, following in internal investigation. Skrah has been on restricted duty since the charges were filed. 
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OIT Grads Earn More than Grads from Other Oregon Schools

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Students who graduate from Oregon Tech rank among the top when if comes to their earning potential after graduation. The Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce pulls together a survey of more than 14-hundred colleges in the US, reviewing Alumni data to see which schools generate the highest salaries. According...
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Siskiyou County Bans Outdoor Grows

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Siskiyou County’s Board of Commissioners Wednesday voted to ban outdoor marijuana grows in the county. Supervisors heard testimony from residents who were both for and against the ban… most of them speaking out against forcing growers to cultivate medicinal cannabis indoors only. The board approved the ban by a vote of...
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KCC Enrollment on the Rise

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The number of students enrolled at Klamath Community College jumped nearly ten percent this year compared to last year… with more than 2-thousand students taking classing in the fall. State-wide… enrollment was down at most community colleges, with KCC and Oregon Coast Community Colleges the only exceptions. OCCC saw a nearly 2-percent increase...
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End of Klamath County Flights Leads to Boon for Medford Airport

Medford, Ore.–  No commercial flights out of Klamath Falls means more of us are heading over the hill to catch a plane… and that’s led to the busiest year in the Rogue Valley International Airport’s history. Airport officials say they have seen increased traffic since June of last year… when the Crater Lake Klamath Regional Airport...
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