Kruse Resigns From State Senate

Oregon State Senator Jeff Kruse has resigned.  In a statement yesterday Kruse said while he still denies allegations of sexual misconduct outlines in an independent investigation that came out this week, he has resigned so his colleagues can focus on serving the state.  Kruse has represented Curry, Coos, and parts of Douglas, Josephine and...
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Klamath IDEA Announces February Speakers

The Klamath IDEA (Inspire Development, Energize Acceleration) will host an IDEA Talk on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at MC’s on Main.This month’s entrepreneur spotlight is on Brian Dunham, entrepreneur, consultant, and CEO of The Carriage Works. Brian rose through the ranks of Coopers and Lybrand, a large accounting firm and thenthrough the...
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Winter Star Party

Museum To Host Winter Star Party

A winter star party will be offered Saturday, Feb. 10, by the Klamath County Museum. The astronomy event will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Stateline Road south of Merrill. “The Orion nebula will be the star of the show for this weekend’s party,” said Greg Christensen, an amateur astronomer assisting with the event. “This is the best...
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Obsidian Applies to Put Solar Array On Lake County Site

Obsidian Solar Center, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Obsidian Renewables, LLC) has submitted to the Oregon Department of Energy a Notice of Intent to submit an application for site certificate to construct and operate the Obsidian Solar Center Energy Facility. The proposed facility would be a photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility with...
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Conger students learn lessons on swim safety

Conger Students Learn Water Safety

Kindergarten and third grade students at Conger Elementary attended an assembly to learn how to be safe around water, led by members of the Klamath County Marine Patrol, on Wednesday, January 31st.   Each year the marine patrol meets with elementary students to teach them important lessons about the dangers of water and how...
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City Council Green Lights Automated Water Meters

The Klamath Falls City Council has given the go-ahead to putting new automated water metering systems throughout the city. Councilors voted 3-1 for the $328,000 project they say will allow city staff to check water readings any time of day as well as let customers track their own usage.  Council approved the purchase of...
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Merkley, Wyden Announce Solar Loans Including Klamath, Lake

Some Klamath and Lake County towns are getting money from several million dollars in loans to develop solar arrays across the state. Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced $40 million in loans for solar facilities in Dairy, Malin, Merrill and Lakeview.  Each site would help power around 2,000 homes a year...
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Klamath County Fair Board Position Open

The Klamath County Fair Board is taking applications to fill a  vacancy. The position is to serve on the Board as a voting member; develop policies, procedures and regulations for the operation of the Fairgrounds/Event Center facility and annual Fair; to monitor finances of the organization and its programs and performance; and to uphold...
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2018 FBLA Cascade Regional Skills Conference at Oregon Tech

The 2018 Cascade Regional Skills Conference is happening at Oregon Tech and hosted by Bonanza FBLA and Mazama FBLA. Teachers Freddy Maldonado (Bonanza) and Sergio Cisneros (Mazama) and Madelyn Cunningham, FBLA regional vice president and Bonanza student, will organize the event. “This competitive event is where all our FBLA chapters will compete to qualify...
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Klamath DA: Eternal Hills Has Assets, Claims Due By March 5

The Klamath County District Attorney says for those with a potential claim for plots or other services with Eternal Hills Cemetery, the trustee has declared that the bankruptcy estate has assets and that creditors who believe that they have a claim should file proof of that claim.   DA Eve Costello reminds you the bankruptcy...
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