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And The New County Logo Is….

Klamath Falls, Ore. – …not decided yet.  Wednesday afternoon, April 26th, at the Board of County Commissioners work session, they looked over the County Logo submissions.  The logo hasn’t been changed since well, never.  It was designed in 1976 (pictured) and it’s still in place, so it’s definitely time for a new look. Two...
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Crescent Is Getting A Dollar General Store

Klamath Falls, Ore. – About an hour and a half north of Klamath Falls, in the town of Crescent, is the Big Pines RV park owned by Bruce and Donna Hall. The Halls went jointly before the Klamath County Planning Commission and the County Board of Commissioners last night, Tuesday April 25th, to ask...
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And The 2017 Klamath Country Volunteer Of The Year Is….

Klamath Falls, Ore. – … Batman!  Congratulations to this year’s Klamath Country Volunteer of the Year, Dr. Glenn Gailis.  Dr. Gailis aka Batman around the Klamath Falls area was also the winner in the Senior Division for those 55 years and older. Dr. Galiss is a family medicine physician at Sky Lakes Medical Center....
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Fatal Shooting In Wolf Creek Involving Law Enforcement

Wolf Creek, Ore. – Yesterday, Monday April 24th around 9:30pm, troopers from the Grants Pass Area Command responded to the Wolf Creek General Store in Josephine County.  They were attempting to locate a male who had a felony warrant. While attempting to take the suspect into custody, a struggle ensued and the suspect was...
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All Lanes Now Open On I-5 South Of Ashland

Ashland, Ore. – **Update** As of 12:50pm ODOT opened all lanes and cleared the truck fire. Around 10:30 this morning, Tuesday April 25th, ODOT reported that due to a truck fire on I-5 south of Ashland, the far right lane is closed. Expect possible delays until they have it cleared, northbound I-5 near milepost...
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Snippets From Superintendent Hillyer’s April Newsletter

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Dr. Paul Hillyer has released his Superintendent’s Newsletter for the Klamath Falls City School District for April.   One big change for the new school year, students at Klamath Union High School will see co-principals instead of just one.  Basically two principals will be sharing the lead role. Current KU...
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Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport Gets $70K & More News From The City Manager

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The latest report from the City Manager, Nathan Cherpeski is out. Mr. Cherpeski along with Sue Kirby, Jessica Lindsay, Amy Hiatt and Lisa Johnson have sat through nearly a week straight of budget meetings. The City’s Finance department continues to look for ways to streamline their processes and reduce staff...
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Today Is The Last Day To Register To Vote In May Election

Klamath Falls, Ore. – We have an election coming up on May 16th, but midnight tonight, April 25th is the last day you can register to vote. The May election will decide issues in local districts. If you’re not currently registered to vote or if you need to check your status, visit oregonvotes.gov/myvote Ballots...
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Another “Wanted” Felon Nabbed In Siskiyou County

Dorris, Cal. – On Saturday April 22nd, a Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) deputy arrested a dangerous felon who was reportedly involved in a shooting in Sacramento last month.  19 year old Bailey Henry was wanted after he was involved in a potentially deadly shooting in a Sacramento California mall in early March.  ...
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3 More Blue Zone Communities In Oregon

Portland, Ore. – We were the first but know there’s more.  Oregon Healthiest State just announced the selection of three new cities for Blue Zones Demonstration Communities. The Dalles, Grants Pass, and the Umpqua region that includes Roseburg, will join us – since Klamath Falls was the First Blue Zone city.   Blue Zone...
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