Kellstrom to Run Again

Klamath Falls, Ore– Klamath Falls Mayor Todd Kellstrom wants another go at serving his neighbors as the town’s mayor. Kellstrom has held the post since 1992. He was re-elected in 2012 with 52-percent of the vote. The election is in November.
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Allegations in the District Attorney’s office in Lake County

Lakeview, Ore. – Allegations of misconduct and retaliation… in the DA’s office… in Lake County. A paralegal in the DA’s office there has filed a tort notice, threatening to sue the county for damages after claims DA Ulys Stapleton retaliated against her when she reported her concerns. Kathryn Paz claims that she has been...
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Three Klamath Falls Residents Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Oregon State Police say three Klamath Falls residents have been arrested, charged with kidnapping, assault, and several other abuse charges after a woman they live with had to be treated for severe injuries. Investigators say the female victim was sent to State Hospital in Salem under a court order, but...
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Klamath Falls Sports Authority to Close

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s only been open for about two years… and it won’t be open much longer. The Herald and News is reporting that the Klamath Falls Sports Authority at the Jefferson Square Mall will shut down soon as its Colorado-based parent company tries to avoid bankruptcy. Sports Authority is closing about a third...
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KID Members Call for Board Members to Resign

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It was a packed house in Merrill Thursday as members of the Klamath Irrigation District called for most of the board members to resign… that after the board voted 3 to one to accept the resignation of KID Manager Mark Stuntenbeck who was placed on administrative leave earlier this month. Board...
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Science teacher Kristi Lebkowsky shows Henley Middle School students how a solar powered fuel cell hydrogen car works. Through Project Lead The Way, students at Henley High School will learn similar engineering lessons. 
Students from left to right: Paige Nemec, Sharon Naylor, Braden Lawrie, Vincent Anderton and Dhilan Patel. (Photo: Samantha Tipler)

New STEM Program Starts at Henley High

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County School District officials yesterday announced that new program is gearing up to start at Henley High School. The Project Lead the Way aerospace engineering program is already running in some 8-thousand schools across the US. Project Lead the Way is a non-profit group that works to promote Science, Technology,...
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Minimum Wage Hike Approved

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown is patting herself on the back after state lawmakers yesterday finished fast-tracking her plan to raise the state’s minimum wage. After 5 hours of verbal arm-wrestling over the plan… no one was really happy with the final result. Businesses say the hike to 14.75 in the Portland Metro area...
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Emergency Responders Rewarded for Excellence

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Every year Klamath County Fire District No. 1 honors their employees with an award system. While only four individuals receive prestigious awards, all employees are honored and praised. The awardees are nominated and chosen by the recipient’s peers. The HazMat team member of the year recognition is awarded to an individual...
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Arrests Have Been Made in Home Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore. — Two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred at a law officer’s home. Two vehicles and a home in the neighborhood of Angle and Soquel Street were hit by 7 to 9 shots around 10:30 Saturday night. No one was injured in the shooting. 25-year-old Antonio...
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Oregon Lawmakers Pass Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

Salem, Ore – The Oregon House and Senate passed a bill yesterday to raise the minimum wage in three separate areas across the state. The bill puts Oregon at the front of the pack for states considering higher minimum wages. The bill passed the House narrowly, with a vote of 32-26. Lawmakers had to...
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