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It’s Only a Drill: Emergency Training In KF Thursday

Emergency responders will be conducting a training exercise in Klamath Falls on 16 November, 2017, between the hours of 8am and 2pm. Responders will be conducting operations at the Ross Ragland Theater on 7th Avenue, and also at 5170 Summers Lane. The 102nd Civil Support Team out of Salem, Oregon, which is a specialized...
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Puffenbarger Named To Nurse Practitioners Hall of Fame

National Nurse Practitioner Week (Nov. 12-18) is being celebrated in Oregon with the induction of two Oregon nurse practitioners into the Nurse Practitioners of Oregon (NPO) Hall of Fame. Nurse practitioners Kathy Puffenbarger of Klamath Falls and Jane Harrison-Hohner of Portland have both been elected to the NPO Hall of Fame by their peers...
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Grants Pass Teen Hit and Killed on Skateboard

No one has been charged for a fatal Tuesday evening accident in Josephine County which claimed the life of a teenager.  OSP says the teen was skateboarding at Elk Lane and Majestic Drive when he went down the hill and into the intersection without stopping and was hit by an SUV. The boy died...
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KCSD Honor Band Performs Wednesday

The Klamath County School District Honor Band, featuring students from Chiloquin, Henley, and Mazama high schools, will be performing a concert on Wednesday, November 15th at 7pm at the Ross Ragland Theater under the direction of guest conductor Dr. Martin Behnke. The concert is free to the public. For the first time, the KCSD is forming...
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Local STEM&M Leaders Present at National Conference

Local STEM&M leaders present at national conferenceAfter the creators of the STEM&Minitiative at Mazama High School gavea presentation at a national conferencein Washington, D.C., several audiencemembers said they liked theuniqueness of the program, and onecollege said they wanted to bring it totheir community. “They pretty much said they wanted to copy ourprogram,” said Mazama...
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Klamath Irrigation District Special Board Meeting

A “Klamath Irrigation District, Board of Directors’ special meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017, at KID’s headquarters located at 6640 KID Ln, KFallS, OR to canvass the returns of November 14th general election.  A complete agenda may be on KID’s website:  on Friday, November 17th.  The special...
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Klamath Falls Woman Dies in Crash; Chiloquin Man Faces DUI, Manslaughter

On November 10, 2017 at approximately 5:37pm, OSP Troopers responded to a motor vehicle crash on US 97 near milepost 256 in Klamath County, Oregon.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a grey 2009 Dodge Ram 2500 Pickup, operated by Austin Haynes (22) of Chiloquin, Oregon was traveling southbound when it crossed into the northbound lane of...
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Fremont-Winema National Forest Christmas Tree Permits on Sale

The Fremont-Winema National Forest is selling Christmas tree permits Monday, November 13 through Sunday, December 24 at all Forest offices and numerous vendors in the area. Permits cost $5 and are nonrefundable.  A maximum of five permits can be purchased. Each permit is valid to cut one tree and must be validated by completely...
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Lost River Jr./Sr. High School Hosts Community Showcase Tonight

Lost River Jr./Sr. High School is working to connect the community. On Monday, Nov. 13, from 6pm-8pm, they will host a Community Showcase in the cafeteria and gym. “As a school and community we are stronger when we network and support one another,” said Lost River Vice Principal Angie Wallin. “This event is designed...
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500 Take Part in KCSD Safety Drill

More than 500 Klamath County School District staff and about 50 first responders from around the Klamath Basin found out what it would be like if the worst happened at a school: an active shooter situation. The KCSD, Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, Klamath County Fire DistrictNo. 1, Klamath Falls Police Department, Oregon State Police andother...
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