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Education center grand opening honors photographer’s efforts

There is a grand opening ceremony Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for an education center named for photographer Dave Menke. According to a release, Menke’s photography is credited for helping make the Klamath Basin a birders’ destination and, before his death, Menke had worked to convert a 1940s building into an environmental...
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Southern Oregon pot raids capture 7,500 pounds

PORTLAND, Ore. — Nearly 8,000 pounds of marijuana has been seized in raids of Josephine County. The report from the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement team Thursday said 26 people have been charged or are under investigation. It said most cases involved people in the state medical marijuana program with more pot than the law...
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Arrests: Man re-indicted in 2010 incident

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Sex abuse and sodomy are the charges against a 24-year-old Klamath Falls man arrested Wednesday. David Bruce Lindgren is in custody after a traffic stop Wednesday and a warrant for Lindgren’s arrest was served. The arrest stems from an alleged incident in February this year. Klamath Falls Police Sgt. Rob...
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KCSD bond would build new Henley Elementary

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A new elementary school is the main project that the Klamath County School District will seek if a $30 million bond passes in May. The goal would be to build a new Henley Elementary. Principal Janell Preston told NBC-2 that the existing modular classrooms pose challenges because there is no...
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Humboldt Co. votes to seek KBRA extension

EUREKA, Calif. — At a Tuesday meeting, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to extend the Klamath Basin Restoration agreement deadline. According to kiem-tv.com, Humboldt County is one of 38 stakeholders signing onto the agreement in early 2010. Its expiration date is Dec. 31, but the support could allow for an extension...
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Endacott to direct Klamath 911

There is a new director for Klamath 911. Keith Endacott was voted unanimously to the position by the Klamath 911 Communications District board of directors. He’s a 14-year veteran of Klamath 911, beginning as a dispatcher. Endacott replaces Jeanine Dilley and assumes the director role on Jan. 1.
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Agenda: Snowflake Festival meeting; City council cancelled

The final Snowflake Festival meeting of the year is Thursday at noon at the Peace Memorial Church. Attendees will be handing out posters and discussing updates to the website. The 2012 Snowflake Festival – themed Star Spangled Snowflake – is the first week of December with a parade Dec. 6. Klamath Falls City Council...
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Gov. Brown names TBVF board members

California Gov. Jerry Brown has named four to the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair Board. Michael Ball of Macdoel, Greg Herman and Gayle Ratliff of Tulelake and Jennifer Skoog of Dorris were all added to the 10-A District Agricultural Association. Each of the new members’ backgrounds were provided in a release from the Governor’s office: Ball...
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Gov. Kitzhaber seeks renewal of wind energy credit

Warning that tens of thousands of jobs are at stake, governors in wind energy states are calling on Congress to renew an expiring tax break. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber said at a teleconference Tuesday that uncertainty over the future of the wind energy production tax credit already has hurt...
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With deadline looming, KBRA meeting could extend agreement

A meeting is planned Wednesday to discuss amendments to extend the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement. According to the Times-Standard, the summary of amendments indicates Congress may not act on legislation that would extend the agreement past its sunset date of Dec. 31. If the amendment happens, it would extend the agreement through December 2014....
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