Conger students learn lessons on swim safety

Conger Students Learn Water Safety

Kindergarten and third grade students at Conger Elementary attended an assembly to learn how to be safe around water, led by members of the Klamath County Marine Patrol, on Wednesday, January 31st.   Each year the marine patrol meets with elementary students to teach them important lessons about the dangers of water and how...
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City Council Green Lights Automated Water Meters

The Klamath Falls City Council has given the go-ahead to putting new automated water metering systems throughout the city. Councilors voted 3-1 for the $328,000 project they say will allow city staff to check water readings any time of day as well as let customers track their own usage.  Council approved the purchase of...
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Merkley, Wyden Announce Solar Loans Including Klamath, Lake

Some Klamath and Lake County towns are getting money from several million dollars in loans to develop solar arrays across the state. Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced $40 million in loans for solar facilities in Dairy, Malin, Merrill and Lakeview.  Each site would help power around 2,000 homes a year...
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Klamath County Fair Board Position Open

The Klamath County Fair Board is taking applications to fill a  vacancy. The position is to serve on the Board as a voting member; develop policies, procedures and regulations for the operation of the Fairgrounds/Event Center facility and annual Fair; to monitor finances of the organization and its programs and performance; and to uphold...
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2018 FBLA Cascade Regional Skills Conference at Oregon Tech

The 2018 Cascade Regional Skills Conference is happening at Oregon Tech and hosted by Bonanza FBLA and Mazama FBLA. Teachers Freddy Maldonado (Bonanza) and Sergio Cisneros (Mazama) and Madelyn Cunningham, FBLA regional vice president and Bonanza student, will organize the event. “This competitive event is where all our FBLA chapters will compete to qualify...
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Klamath DA: Eternal Hills Has Assets, Claims Due By March 5

The Klamath County District Attorney says for those with a potential claim for plots or other services with Eternal Hills Cemetery, the trustee has declared that the bankruptcy estate has assets and that creditors who believe that they have a claim should file proof of that claim.   DA Eve Costello reminds you the bankruptcy...
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Guilty Plea in KF Man’s Death in Portland

A Portland man has pleaded guilty to killing a former Klamath Falls man. On Monday Kelby Jake pleaded guilty to manslaughter for the stabbing death of Martin Ochoa in 2016. Ochoa was found stabbed to death in a car in Portland. Jake told police he’d blacked out and didn’t know what happened. Jake was...
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Free Fishing Weekend Set for Feb 17-18

It’s free to fish, crab or clam on the Saturday and Sunday of President’s Day Weekend, Feb. 17-18, so take a friend! During these two days, no fishing licenses or tags (including a Combined Angling Tag and a Columbia River Basin Endorsement) are required to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon. Although no licenses or tags are required,...
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“Crystal Apple” Nominations Being Accepted

On April 17, five teachers and three certified staff will be honored at the Klamath County School District Crystal Apple gala at the Ross Ragland Theater. “The Crystal Apple Awards celebrate educators who inspire and encourage students in the classroom and in the community, every day,” said David Wehr, Shasta Elementary principal and Crystal...
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Tour the “Rock House” This Weekend

A free tour of the “rock house” on Biehn Street will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, by the Klamath County Museum and the Klamath Rock and Arrowhead Club. The unique building at 2005 Biehn St. was constructed in 1941 with hundreds of pieces of obsidian, petrified wood and other stones. It originally served as...
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