Kingsley Field

The 173rd Fighter Wing conducting night flying training this week

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Kingsley Field will be conducting night training again this week. The 173rd Fighter Wing will be flying starting tonight through this Thursday from around 5 pm until around 11pm. Most of the flights will be in the air space near Lakeview where the pilots can fly without lights. The Fighter...
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The Oregon Court of Appeals rejects challenge to Oregon’s Right to Farm law

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Court of Appeals has rejected a challenge to Oregon’s Right to Farm law, but parties to the case say the question isn’t resolved. The Right to Farm law protects farmers from lawsuits over common industry practice, and the case started when some residents said their neighbor’s pesticides and chemicals...
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Quackenbush Coffee Roasters wins third place for their coffee in state competition

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A local coffee company has won a state award here in Oregon. Quackenbush Coffee Roasters competed in the 2013 Oregon State Fair Best Coffee in Oregon Competitions in three different categories, and two of their coffees advanced to the finals, the Wake up Brew and Guatemala Huehuetenango. Quackenbush Coffee Roasters...
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Failed Abduction in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On November 15, 2013 at about 10:51 am, Deputies from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of S. 6th St and Kane St for a reported attempted abduction.  An unknown white male adult attempted to abduct a 27 year old female as she was walking from lunch at Albertson’s Express back...
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Oregon Tech fall enrollment is up

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — As Oregon Institute of Technology’s Fall 2013 term is underway, school officials announced a student enrollment of 4,414, which is the highest in the university’s history. The total represents an increase of 413 students from Fall 2012. This year’s growth includes the new Wilsonville campus that began admitting students in...
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Forum on Monday will help pave OIT’s governing path

Oregon Tech and President Dr. Chris Maples are hosting a community forum on Monday at 5 p.m. to solicit community feedback regarding the future of how the university is governed. During the most recent legislative session, two bills were passed that authorize fundamental changes to the governing of all state universities and Oregon Tech’s...
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Affordable Health Care Act – Oregon Update

WASHINGTON — It’s unclear how Oregon will be affected by President Barack Obama’s decision to allow the continued sale of insurance plans that would be cancelled by year’s end because they don’t comply with the Affordable Health Care Act. The state’s Insurance Division spokeswoman Cheryl Martinis said Thursday officials are still looking into the...
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Oregon Health Insurance Exchange

SALEM, Ore. – A new federal report shows just how far behind Oregon is with it’s rollout of a health insurance exchange. The report was released Wednesday by the US Department of Health and Human Services. After a little more than a month, a small fraction of 8,800 paper applications had been processed and...
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Jackson County DA’s Office Damaged

MEDFORD, Ore – The Medford police chief says more federal agents are arriving to help investigate the detonation of an explosive device that damaged the Jackson County prosecutor’s office. Police Chief Tim George also said Wednesday he considers the early-morning explosion an act of domestic terrorism, but the FBI said it was too early...
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OIT ranked as a best for veterans by Military Times

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Institute of Technology, already considered one of the best in the nation for job placement post graduation, is now ranked as one of the best schools for veterans. According to a release from the school, the publication Military Times recently ranked OIT in the top ten percent of...
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