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Viewing the Basin: Relay for Life fundraisers

On Wednesday’s Viewing the Basin (Weekdays at 7 a.m. – Newstalk 1150 KAGO), Erika George and Starla Rovito discussed fundraisers for the 2012 Relay for Life over the upcoming June 22-24 weekend.
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Arson Patrols begin July 1

The Oregon Department of Forestry, U.S. Forest Service and Oregon State Police will activate the Wildland-Urban Interface Arson Patrol on July 1. Retired OSP trooper Jim Davis of Klamath Falls is one of those who will be out on patrol. Another officer will patrol Deschutes County – both considered “high fire” areas by ODF....
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Local veterans have new career opportunity

A crew of military veterans is training to become firefighters. After serving in the military sometimes veterans can have a tough time finding work, but as fire season officially begins this week a group of veterans in Klamath Falls and another group in Medford are trained and ready to help the Bureau of Land...
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Tulelake Fair participants need course this year

New for 2012, the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair is requiring all 10-A District 4H and FFA exhibitors to attend a Quality Assurance and Ethics Awareness course every two years before exhibiting and selling at the fair. Independent Exhibitors are required to attend the course every year. The next course is coming up June 27 at 5 p.m....
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Tulelake fair board meets next week

The next meeting for the board of directors with the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair is happening June 27 at 7 p.m. at the Fair office in Tulelake. The agenda shows the board will discuss the upcoming community yard sale, the Keeping the Dream Alive Fundraiser raffle and auction, and the Fourth of July Freedom Festival....
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Downtown Urban Renewal extended despite disagreement

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — At Monday’s Klamath Falls City Council meeting, the agenda included a resolution to renew a credit line for two city urban renewal projects. After all three attending councilmen approved a resolution to renew a $1.9 million credit line from South Valley Bank and Trust for the Town Center Urban Renewal...
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City council approves airport grant request

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – At last night’s Klamath Falls City Council meeting, the Klamath Falls Airport presented a request to apply for an Federal Aviation Administration grant. Audio: Airport director John Longley Longley presented the board with a list of projects for the next two years and described the process as more of a formality...
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Free lunches for students this summer

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Youth in Klamath County have plenty of opportunities to receive free lunch this summer. Integral Youth Services, the Klamath County School District and the Klamath YMCA are all serving free lunches. They’re all part of the Oregon Summer Food Service Program in Klamath and Lake Counties, coordinated by the Oregon...
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Unemployment rate steady

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate for May was steady; at 11.4 percent in Klamath County.  590 jobs were added in Klamath County in May which is a higher pace than normal, but it wasn’t enough to lower the jobless rate.
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Jeld-Wen to acquire Chicago-based company

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Jeld-Wen has entered into a letter of intent to acquire a millwork manufacturer. The price has not been disclosed, but it looks like Craftmaster Manufacturing Inc. will come under the Jeld-Wen umbrella in the third quarter of 2012. CMI is based in Chicago and makes molded door facings and doors,...
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