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Irrigators Get Their Day In Court Starting Today

Washington, D.C., – This morning, Monday January 30th, in Washington D.C. members of the Klamath Water Users Association, overall about two dozen irrigators, are participating in two federal court cases.  Litigation that has been 12 years in the making and could affect the Basin for a long time to come.  It’s all part of...
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It Was Over 300 Years Ago Last Week…

Salem, Ore. –  It happened 317 years ago last week – and even though we can’t predict exactly when the next Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake might hit, it’s a good idea to be prepared. The Cascadia Subduction Zone, is a 600-mile fault that runs from northern California to Canada, less than 100 miles off...
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Oregon’s Air Ambulance Headed To The Middle East

Salem, Ore. –  Friday morning, the Oregon Army National Guard’s aeromedical helicopter unit is scheduled to be honored in a mobilization ceremony in Salem. About 70 Soldiers with Company G (Golf), 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment are scheduled to deploy to the Middle East.  The company will provide aeromedical support throughout the Persian Gulf...
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High Marks For Basin High School Grads

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Still riding on the high of our good unemployment numbers from yesterday, more good numbers today, these in high school graduation rates. The 2015-16 statewide graduation rates were just released and the Klamath County School District is better than the state.  Our district-wide four-year graduation rate is 76.38%, about 1.5...
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Governor Brown Sees Klamath Achievements Close Up

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Just in time for Governor Kate Brown’s visit here this week,  the numbers are out and unemployment rates continues to improve in our County. Commissioner Chair Kelley Minty Morris says a big “THANK YOU to our job creators!”  According to the The Oregon Employment Department, employment was much improved in...
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KCTP – The Little Group With The Big Heart

Klamath Falls, Ore. – There’s a very beneficial group here in the Basin that you may not even be aware of.  It’s called the Klamath County Transition Program, or KCTP.  It’s headed by a teacher named Randy Denson, and it’s a program that gives real life workforce training to special education students.  The students,...
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Fire Service Appreciation Day This Friday

Salem, Ore. – This Friday the 27th is Fire Service Appreciation Day.  Jim Walker, the State Fire Marshall is hoping communities across Oregon will take part. “From community groups hosting a breakfast, lunch, or dinner, to schools holding essay contests, this day is an opportunity for everyone to say thanks,” says Walker. Local recognition...
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Tobacco, Senior Center, Community Clean Up & More… A Local Government Roundup

Klamath Falls, Ore. – With a City Council work session and two Board Of County Commissioners (BOCC) meetings, a lot of items were discussed locally in our government on Tuesday. Community Clean Up: If you’ve seen some dilapidated, empty, boarded up homes and other structures around town and wondered why no one does anything...
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Jeld-Wen To Offer An IPO This Friday

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Jeld-Wen Holding (JELD) just announced plans to raise $425 million in an initial public offering this Friday, January 27.  According to the market news and analysis website thecerbatgem.com, Jeld-Wen will issue 25,000,000 shares at $16-$18 per share. An initial public offering (IPO) is the first time that the stock of...
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KCSO/KFPD Taser 1, Suspect 0

Klamath Falls, Ore. –  On Tuesday morning, January 24th, Klamath County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call of a suspicious person in a vehicle near Sunset Beach Road and Lakeport Blvd.   They ended up finding the suspect traveling erratically and at a high rate of speed on Crater Lake Parkway.  The deputies...
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