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Viewing the Basin: Conversation with KCC

Viewing the Basin spoke with Ryan Brown from Klamath Community College about the school’s upcoming deadlines and events.
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Daybook: Chip sealing moves toward Lakview

SALEM, Ore. — Chip sealing work continues this morning in Lake County, the Oregon Department of Transportation announced. ODOT will be sealing on Highway 140’s Quartz Mountain through Wednesday afternoon then shifting to the town of Lakeview. Expect parking restrictions there on Thursday. Meanwhile, ODOT closed Highway 97 north of Madras on Sunday because...
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Viewing the Basin: KBREC continues site consolidation

The Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center is working on transitioning to a consolidated work site. Viewing the Basin discussed the process with KBREC director Willie Riggs.
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Human remains identified in Modoc County

ALTURAS, Calif. — Recently discovered human remains were matched to those of a missing Likely man. Modoc County Sheriff-Coroner Mike Poindexter released the information after testing palm prints to those logged with the sheriff’s office. They matched 36-year-old Dewey Dink McGarva who had been missing since March. Authorities are still researching how McGarva died.
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Klamath Irrigation District meeting Thursday night

The Klamath Irrigation District Board of Directors meets Thursday night at 5 p.m. In addition to the directors meeting, there may be an executive session to discuss labor and settlement issues. The meeting is at 6640 KID Lane.
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Bodies of drowning victims recovered

MAUPIN, Ore. — Authorities in central Oregon have recovered the bodies of two men who fell into the water at White River Falls. Wasco County sheriff’s office undersheriff Lane Magill confirmed that 26-year-old Jonathan Brett McLean of Portland and 15-year-old Caleb Justice of Vancouver-Camas, Wash. were with a church group visiting Tygh Valley when...
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Sixth graders to Ponderosa starting in 2013

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Sixth grade means a new school starting in 2013. The board for Klamath Falls City Schools approved the idea of a sixth- through eighth-grade middle school format for Ponderosa Junior High in Monday’s meeting. Superintendent Paul Hillyer told the Herald and News the thought is students will be better prepared...
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Agenda: Parks & Cemeteries; Mountaineering today

The Klamath Falls Parks and Cemeteries Advisory Board will meet Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m, where the Kiger Association is expected to provide an informational update to the board. It will be held in the City Administration Building. There is an mountaineering presentation Wednesday as well. It will be at 2 p.m. at Pelican...
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Small business grant given to South Central Oregon

There is $10,000 more available to fuel aquaculture business development in South Central Oregon. The area’s Economic Development District received the funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Business Enterprise Grant. With the money, a feasibility study will be conducted to determine potential sites.
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Klamath Falls Bioenergy recommended for certificate

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Energy released a document Monday recommending a site certificate be issued to Klamath Falls Bioenergy along with a notice of contested case proceedings. The certificate would be for a proposed facility between Klamath Falls and Keno and would be issued by the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council....
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