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Kendall running for City Council

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman is challenging council member Bud Hart for his chair on the council. The former nurse is self-employed, and this would be her first experience as a government official. She’s running for the Ward 2 seat. Hart is running for re-election for the seat he’s held on the...
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Blue-green algae warning for Agency Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Health Authority issued a warning about blue green algae in Agency Lake on Friday. According to a press release, there are high levels of the toxic algae in the lake, which can be harmful to people and animals. Children and pets are especially at risk for exposure because they’re...
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Host Families needed for foreign exchange student program

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The STS Foundation is looking for families in Klamath County to host foreign exchange students.  The students involved in the foreign exchange program would take classes at local high schools, and become a part of your family for one school year. If you’d like more information on the program you go...
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Withers Fire grows to 3,400 acres

Lakeview, Ore.– The Withers Fire in Lake County near Paisley has grown to more than 3,400 acres as of last night. Officials with the South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership say the blaze along Highway 395 and State Highway 31 is now 40-percent contained. Campers along the Chewaucan River have been evacuated… along with several...
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Brixner hosts junior high camp ahead of new school year

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Junior high doesn’t have to be scary. It can be fun and exciting. Brixner Junior High wants to show its new seventh graders how to survive and thrive in their new environment. The Brixner Grizzly Training Camp will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25. This camp is great for new seventh...
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Kellstrom submits paperwork for re-election bid

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Mayor Todd Kellstrom has filed to run for re-election. Kellstrom has held the post since 1992. He had originally announced back in February that he planned to run again… but was temporarily side-lined by a potential bid for state office. He was one of the local leaders involved in...
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Withers Fire

Withers Fire now 2,000 acres in Lake County

Lakeview, Ore.– The fire is burning near the community of Paisley, approximately 1 mile north off Oregon State Highway 31. The fire was one of four started yesterday afternoon. A local Type 3 incident management team is on the fire this morning. A Type 2 incident management team has been ordered and is expected...
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Clean Slate program allows you to clear your outstanding tickets

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Justice Court is offering residents the chance to clear their record of outstanding traffic, animal, or code enforcement fines– at a reduced cost. The “Clean Slate” program partners with Carter-Jones Collection Service to offer an amnesty program for accounts that have been referred to the agency. The amnesty program...
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KID holds special meeting to discuss hiring

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Irrigation District’s board of directors meets next Wednesday morning (August 24th) to try narrowing down the list of candidates for the District Manager job. If the board decides that the applications received so far don’t meet their requirements, they could bring in an outside agency to help with a...
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Brown appoints new employment director

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown has appointed Kay Erikson to post of Director of the Oregon Employment Department. The appointment is effective as of this week. Erikson has been serving as interim director since January. She replaced Lisa Nisenfeld, whom Brown fired in January a week after an audit found that the agency hadn’t...
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