Gems game to benefit CASA

Court Appointed Special Advocates will have their own night coming up at the ballpark. On June 26 when the Klamath Falls Gems host the Cowlitz Black Bears, it will be CASA night at the ballpark and the Gems will donate 50 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales purchased through CASA. Contact CASA at...
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Boyd goal helps Timbers draw Whitecaps

PORTLAND, Ore. – A goal by striker Kris Boyd in the second half helped the Portland Timbers to a 1-1 draw with Cascadia rivals Vancouver Whitecaps FC before a sellout crowd of 20,438 at JELD-WEN Field on Saturday night. Portland extends its unbeaten streak to four games with the draw. The sold out JELD-WEN...
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Conditt goes at NAIA national track and field

MARION, Ind. – Tech sophomore Kassi Conditt hit her best mark in the shot put on her second try this afternoon at the 2012 NAIA National Track & Field Championships, but it wasn’t quite enough to get her into the top eight. Conditt placed 12th out of the field of 25 participants with a distance of...
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Missing Children’s Awareness Day

Families are encouraged to take 25 minutes to talk to their children about safety today as it is Missing Children’s Awareness Day in Oregon. Dating back to 1983 when President Ronald Reagan named May 25 National Missing Children’s Day, today is strong in its focus on child safety. Oregon Law Enforcement Data System shows...
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Most state offices closed for four-day weekend

Friday is a furlough day for many state workers. That means no driver’s licenses or other DMV-related errands, as the DMV and most other state offices are closed. And with the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, it’s a 4-day weekend for employees. Most banks, schools and other government offices are closed, but trash pick-up...
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Appraisal process for Conger Heights ends

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The brakes have been put on the appraisal of the Conger Heights development. City staffers made the recommendation and the Klamath Falls city council agreed this week, which effectively means the end of the pursuit of grant funds. An appraisal would be necessary to set the value of the property...
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Bark for Life planned for June

Everett Veterinary Hospital & Boarding House will host Bark for Life June 24, which is under the umbrella of Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. It’s the first annual fun walk for dogs and their people, followed by a street fair and family fun day. Registration for walks starts at 9am...
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Events planned for Memorial Day

Several events are happening in Klamath Falls to honor veterans on Memorial Day. The parade starts at 10am, followed by a service at the Veteran’s Memorial at Veteran’s Park. The Parks Dept. has also announced a Sun Rise Service at 6 am at Klamath Memorial Park Cemetery off Greensprings Drive. Breakfast will be after...
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Boating Safety

Booze & Boats Don’t MixMore than 50% of the boating accidents that result in death can be traced to alcohol impairment! ALCOHOL & WATER SAFETY Information obtained from National Safe Boating Council ALCOHOL’S EFFECTS ON THE BODY Most states define impairment at .10% Blood Alcohol Content (B.A.C.). However, even lower levels of blood alcohol...
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City Schools give approval to budget

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls City Schools have okayed their new budget. The approval came at a meeting this week, and includes a transfer of $1 million for hiring teachers and buying textbooks until the new tax levy can kick in. The new three-year levy approved by voters May 15 takes effect in...
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