Mazama Senior Recognized for Community Service

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It started out as a simple volleyball game and a goal of raising money to help uninsured women in Klamath Falls get mamograms. On Friday, Mazama High School Senior Marissa McGinnis will be honored for her successful fund-raising campaign. Marissa will receive The Prudential Spirit of Community Award, an engraved silver...
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Shipping Investment to Help Oregon Businesses

Salem, Ore.– Oregon Governor Kate Brown today announced that a group of business proponents in the state are pooling together 300-thousand dollars to find new ways for Oregon businesses to export their goods overseas. The investment comes in the wake of the recent announcement that one of the world’s largest international shipping companies is...
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Irrigators Brace for Low Water Diversions

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Farmers along the Oregon-California border can expect to get just 65-percent of their normal irrigation delivery in light of a long-term drought, and almost non-existent snow pack. The Herald and News is also reporting that local wildlife refuges will get NO water in the coming the month.
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Snow Pack Report Could Herald Dangerous Summer

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Yes, we’ve been getting some snow in the mountains the past few days… but it’s too little… too late. there’s barely even a trace of the snowpack that we need in Northern California and Southern Oregon… New snowpack numbers from April first give little signs of hope for a turnaround… when...
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Military Mistress Wanted for Bad Checks

Klamath Falls, Ore.– On Oregon woman who made national headlines for her reputation for marrying military servicemen and stealing from them is back on law enforcement radar. This time, 39-year old Bobbi Ann House, aka the Military Mistress is wanted for writing bad checks in Oregon, Colorado, and Oklahoma. Marion County Sheriff’s investigators say...
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Brown Praises Proposed Ethics Legislation

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown said she supports a handful of bills introduced in the aftermath of the scandal that led to former Governor John Kitzhaber’s resignation. Brown said the three ethics bills have bipartisan support in the House and Senate.
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Washington Murder Suspect Arrested in Siskiyou County

Yreka, Calif.– US Marshalls arrested a Washington murder suspect in Siskiyou County early Tuesday morning. 30-year old Song Wang is the suspect in the March 31st murder of a woman who investigators say had suffered “obvious trauma”. Fire fighters found the body when they responded to a fire at an apartment in Bellevue. “This...
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OIT Considers 5% Tuition Hike

Klamath Falls, Ore.– OIT is considering a possible 5-percent tuition increase for next year for both its Klamath Falls and Wilsonville campuses. School officials met this week to discuss the proposal, saying that OIT needs to stabilize its operating budget, which is part of the reasoning behind the tuition hike. They say there are...
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Oregon Lawmakers Pass Education Funding

Salem, Ore.– A party-line vote yesterday as Democrats pass an education budget totaling more than 7.2 billion dollars for the next two years. Republicans say the bill underfunds K-12 education in Oregon. GOP lawmakers wanted to add another quarter billion into the pot by freezing teacher salaries, but Democrats said no-way.
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Downtown Advisory Committee to Meet

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls Downtown Advisory Committee holds its monthly meeting on Thursday morning. The committee is expected to talk about the propose Pocket Park for an empty lot on Main Street near South 6th street, and will also address some parking lot issues. The meeting is at City Hall and starts...
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