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Fallen Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony In May

Salem, Ore. – Next Tuesday May 2nd, the Oregon Fallen Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial Ceremony is taking place. The event is one that the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is proud to host every year in partnership with Oregon C.O.P.S. and Oregon’s various statewide law enforcement associations. The memorial honors 183...
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City Employee Reportedly Burned In Geothermal Line Incident

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On Wednesday April 26th, a Klamath Falls City worker was reportedly burned with scalding water during maintenance on a geothermal line. The name of the employee has not been released, I reached out to a Klamath Falls City representative but they were not able to make a statement at this...
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National Signing Day For Lost River Seniors Next Tuesday

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Lost River is hosting its first National Signing Day Celebration next Tuesday, honoring all seniors who choose to sign on to college or the military. Jen Johnson. Lost River ASPIRE coordinator and organizer for the event says “I am very excited about Lost River’s National Signing Day celebration. I feel...
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32 New 9-1-1 Operators To Graduate From Oregon Public Safety Academy Friday

Salem, Ore – The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is pleased to announce the graduation of its 104th Basic Telecommunications Class. Members of Basic Telecommunications Class #104 include Dispatcher Mikayla Shave of the Klamath 9-1-1 Communications District. Also 31 others including Jaron Martindale from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office and...
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KCC Wildland Academy Registration Deadline Next Monday May 1st

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Coming in May, Klamath Community College is offering a 2 week Wildland Fire Academy. Students who complete the Academy will receive a certificate from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) and will be ready to seek work with wildland firefighting agencies and private contractors. Wildland firefighters are tasked with combating...
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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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