Oregon Emergency Management Hosts Kazakhstan Counterparts

Salem, Ore.– Kazakhstan emergency response professionals from the Emergency Situations Committee (ESC) visited the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Emergency Coordination Center and the Oregon Military Department’s Joint Operations Center, March 3, as part of t he World Affairs Council of Oregon, International Visitor Program. “The mission of the World Affairs Council is...
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Low Snow Pack Means Higher Fire Danger

Klamath Falls, Ore.– We’ve seen a lot of rain this season, but not enough snow to get us through the dry parts of summer. That has State and Federal wildfire experts concerned that this year’s fire season will earlier, and will probably last longer, and be more intense than last summer.
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Caleb Honored in Memorial

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More than 200 people were on hand yesterday to honor the life of former Klamath County District Attorney Ed Caleb. The DA who was also a champion for the disenfranchised, served Klamath County for more than 25 years, retiring in 20-12 after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s and Lewy body dementia. He...
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Missing Teen Found Safe

Ashland, Ore.– A teenaged girl, missing for about four months, has been found safe in California. KDRV reports that Hannah Thomas Garner’s father flew from his home in Texas to pick her up after the girl called her dad on Saturday. The teen has been missing since November 30th when she didn’t return from...
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Swearing-in Ceremony Scheduled

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls’ new police chief is scheduled to be sworn in on March 30th. City Manager Nathan Cherpeski says the date could change, but that’s when they have it scheduled for now. The city last month offered the top cop job to 43-year old David Henslee from the Corvallis Police Department.
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Lakeview Meeting Focuses on Revitalization

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A meeting tonight in Lakeview will give residents the chance to brainstorm on ways to revitalize the town’s downtown area. A speaker from Oregon Main Street, will talk to residents about things that have worked in other communities, and how to preserve historic buildings while also updating the look of the...
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Big Turnout for Community Health Fair

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More than 2000 people turned out this weekend for the Living Well Community Health Fair. The vent was sponsored by Sky Lakes Medical Center, and offered free screenings for cholestrol, blood pressure, and other health factors. This was the 17th year the hospital has sponsored the event at the Klamath County...
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Fallen Oregon Soldier Remembered

Salem, Ore— Representative Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) recently introduced House Bill 2981, which honors the late Army Specialist Mabry Anders, a Baker City native, by dedicating to him and his family an Oregon Highway Fallen Hero memorial. Army Specialist Mabry James Anders was born on July 22, 1991, in Yuma, Arizona, and grew up in...
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Oaks and maples planted by the Klamath Tree League in 2012 are seen here at the intersection of Crater Lake Parkway and Portland Street.

Help Wanted: Basin Planting Projects Bloom

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Tree League and the Klamath District Garden Clubs are planning several tree and flower plantings for Klamath Falls in the spring of this year, and is inviting local citizens and organizations to join the effort. Plantings will occur along Crater Lake Parkway and hiking and biking trails, mostly during...
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Photo exhibit features scenes from Midway Atoll

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A collection of wildlife and nature photos taken on the Midway Atoll in the central Pacific Ocean will be on display through April in the Klamath County Museum’s Modoc Gallery. The photos were taken by Judith Hassen, former manager of the Klamath County Museum. Hassen left the museum job in October...
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