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Dr. Nagi Naganathan Officially Takes The OIT Reins

Klamath Falls, Ore. - It’s official!  On Monday April 3rd, Dr. Nagi Naganathan officially began his duties as the 7th president of Oregon Tech. President Naganathan was actually named the new president back in November after a nationwide search but his first day was earlier this week. Before coming to the Basin, Dr. Naganathan was the Dean of...
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Sage-Grouse Viewing Field Trip This Saturday

Lakeview, Ore. – Thanks to the Bureau of Land Management you are cordially invited to a guided viewing of the Greater Sage-Grouse springtime courtship rituals this weekend. The Sage-Grouse breeding, also known as “lekking” only happens for 4-6 weeks in early spring at about 100 different locations across Lake County to perform their courtship...
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Klamath Falls’ 2017 Day Of Hope Celebration

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On Tuesday, April 4th, the community showed up to help kick off the annual Day of Hope and the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The gathering was held at Sugarman’s Corner, the pocket park on 6th and Main Streets in downtown Klamath Falls. Ken Morton, Director of...
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A Joint Statement Regarding Marijuana By A Group Of Governors Where Pot Is Legal

Salem, Ore – Our Governor Kate Brown along with Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Washington Governor Jay Inslee are banding together to ask federal officials to not dramatically alter the current state and federal balance when it comes to marijuana.   The joint statement which was sent to Sent to...
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Oregon Senate Stands Up For Rights Individuals With Disabilities

Salem, Ore – A bill that passed today, Tuesday April 4th in the Oregon Senate, aims to create a commission to protect the dignity of certain vulnerable members of our society. Some states already have agencies that are dedicated to protecting human rights.  Oregon doesn’t have one, but this new bill will change that,...
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Blue Zones Promotes National Walking Day On Wednesday

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Tomorrow morning, Wednesday April 5th at 7am, National Walking Day officially kicks off here in the Basin.  If you’d like to participate, the team at the Blue Zones Project is hosting a walk starting at Mike’s Fieldhouse at Steen Sports Park, 4500 Foothills Blvd.  Meet there at 7am Wednesday.  ...
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Cascade Comprehensive Care/Health Alliance Donate $1.2 Million Dollars Locally

Klamath Falls, Ore. – In honor of their company’s 25th anniversary, Cascade Comprehensive Care, Inc. and its subsidiary Cascade Health Alliance have donated $1.2 million dollars to various community partners.  The money will benefit 17 local organizations. Cascasde Health Alliance CEO Tayo Akins said that “our vision is to build a healthy community for...
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Oregon’s New Bottle Bill Q&A

Portland, Ore. – If you have questions on the new Oregon Bottle Bill that went into effect on April 1st, 2017, you’re not alone.  Here are some frequently asked questions and answers on the topic: Q:  I have containers that I bought before April 1 that say “OR 5¢” on them.  How much will...
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The BINET Difference

Klamath Falls, Ore – At a City Council work session Monday night, Klamath Falls City Police Chief David Henslee, gave a presentation on what BINET has been up to.  BINET stands for Basin Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team, and it’s been making a difference. BINET serves to “Increase safety, health and general welfare of the...
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And The 2017 Crystal Apple Award Winners Are…

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath County School District has just named it’s winners for this year’s Crystal Apple Awards.  The Crystal Apples celebrate teachers who inspire and encourage students not only in the classroom but in the community every day.  One of the winners, Brittany Carr, a kindergarten teacher at Stearns Elementary said...
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