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The Few, The Proud, The STEM&M

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Congratulations to the 24 students from Mazama High School who signed up to join the STEM&M program.  STEM&M stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, with the added “M” for Medical pathways. The program, which is in it’s second year, is a partnership between Mazama and Oregon Tech.  The collaboration...
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Should Sudafed Be Sold Over The Counter Again?

Salem, Ore. – Earlier this week, Representative Bill Post testified before the House Health Care Committee in favor of House Bill 2128.  2128, if passed, would make it easier to buy certain medicines over the counter, like Sudafed, to relieve cold and flu-like symptoms. Under the current law, because of the USA Patriot Act...
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Body Found Near I-5 In Jackson County Identified

Medford, Ore. – Last Friday, March 10th around 9:30pm, troopers from the Oregon State Police were alerted to a deceased male who was reportedly on the southbound shoulder of I-5 near milepost 27, close to the Medford city border.  The body was later identified as 56 year old Cody James Hall.  Not much is...
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Improvements On The Way For The Oregon Work Share Program

Salem, Ore. – A recent grant from the U.S. Department of Labor funneled some more money to make enhancements to the Oregon Work Share Program.  The program, which offers employers alternatives to layoffs, has saved over 8 thousand jobs since it started back in 1983.  Other benefits of the program include retention of skilled...
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SB 760 Passes 30 to 0

Salem, Ore. – On Monday March 13th, the Oregon Senate passed a bill that requires mandatory reporters who observe suspected abuse to notify the appropriate authorities, regardless of whether or not they are on the job.  Up until now, our state’s mandatory reporters are required to report suspected cases of abuse of long-term care...
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Mazama High School Students Ready To Sign STEM&M Papers

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Wednesday afternoon at Mazama High School is the 2nd annual STEM&M signing.  About 2 dozen students have planned to sign up for the STEM&M (Science Technology  Engineering Math & Medical) program this year.   It’s a partnership between Mazama and OIT, and helps to set students on a clear path...
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Senator Wyden At OIT This Friday

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Senator Ron Wyden is making the rounds here in Southern Oregon with a couple of Town Halls. This Friday March 17th, he’ll be in Sutherlin at the Sutherlin High School gym on 4th street at 9:45am and then he’ll be at Oregon Institute of Technology Friday night at 6:30pm at...
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Klamath County Clerk Linda Smith Is Retiring

Klamath Falls, Ore. – After 18 years, Klamath County Clerk Linda Smith has announced her retirement effective April 30, 2017.  Smith said, “it has been an honor to serve as County Clerk… and to oversee some huge projects, challenges, and successes in the Clerk’s Office.  It is time for new visions, and time for...
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South County Superstars Faceoff Wednesday Night

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On Wednesday night, March 15th, it’s the South County Superstars booster fundraising event.  Tomorrow, students from Lost River and Bonanza high schools will face off in a few competitions.  Forget a gruelling battle on a football field or a basketball court, the two schools are doing it all for fun...
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Grants Pass Shooting Victim Still Hospitalized

Grants Pass, Ore. – On Sunday March 13th around 3pm, troopers with the OregonState Police along with Josephine County Deputies responded to a reported shooting at a residence in Josephine County – 9 miles west of Grants Pass. Officers arrived to find 50 year old Rudy Perez, also of Grants Pass was apparently shot...
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