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Klamath Community College is celebrating the graduation of the 2013 class of practical nursing students

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Community College is celebrating the graduation of the 2013 class of practical nursing students with a pinning ceremony. The students will participate in the pinning ceremony on Decemeer 13th to mark the accomplishment. The pinning ceremony is a long-standing tradition in the nursing field. The Practical Nursing program began...
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The Klamath County School Board decides Portland construction company will build Henley Elementary

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County School Board has made a decision on who’s doing the construction on the new Henley Elementary School, and it’s a Portland company that is working with a Klamath Falls contractor. The board chose P&C Construction, who worked with Bogatay Construction on their proposal. At a special meeting...
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City reminds you to remove ice and snow from sidewalks

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –The city of Klamath Falls want to remind business and property owners, as well as city residents, that it’s their responsibility to keep their sidewalk clear of snow and ice that has built up since the recent storm. And you can’t move it into the street or gutter. For safety reasons...
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Family of eight escapes from house fire

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A family of eight made it out alive after their home caught fire early yesterday morning here in the basin. Klamath Falls Fire District #1 and #4, as well as Kingsley Field Fire, were called out around 1am to a house fire reported at the 1800 block of Southside Bypass....
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Train crash kills two, seriously injures third person in Midland

MIDLAND, Ore. A freight train struck a vehicle  in Midland today, killing two people and severely injuring another person. Emergency crews were called to the collision off Highway 97, south of Klamath Falls around 11am at a railroad crossing on an access road in Midland. The train didn’t derail and no injuries were reported...
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Governor Kitzhaber decides to run for his fourth term as Oregon’s governor

PORTLAND, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber has decided to run for his fourth term as Oregon’s governor. Two years ago, he set a record among Oregon governors by winning a third term. Kitzhaber said restoring civility and rebuilding the political center have been at the heart of his administration’s third-term accomplishments. Two Republicans, Rep. Dennis...
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Dennis Richardson welcomes John Kitzhaber into the race for governor

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Southern Oregon Representative Dennis Richardson welcomed John Kitzhaber into the race to be Oregon’s next governor, saying that Kitzhaber has had his three strikes at bat and someone else need to come up to the plate. Richardson sites status quo leadership from the Governor’s office, which he says has slowed...
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Lake County looks to boost internet capacity for Paisley Library

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — Some parts of Lake County have such poor internet service that county officials want to do something about it. Capacity issues are hampering CenturyLink Internet access in the City of Paisley specifically at the the library where the library’s Internet service through CenturyLink went down in the past month and...
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New records set for cold temps in Klamath Basin area

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The basin has set a record for low temps this weekend. After the storm cleared several locations set new records like in Lakeview where the mercury dropped to -27 degrees below zero, setting a new all-time record for that location. The previous record was -22 degrees below zero set set...
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Governor Kitzhaber will make announcement today on run for governor

PORTLAND, Ore, –Gov. Kitzhaber is ready to announce whether or not he’s running for a fourth term. He’s holding a news conference in Portland this morning to talk about his plans for the coming year, and he’ll also talk about his progress in the areas of economic development, education and health care.
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