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OIT and KCC team up

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon Institute of Technology and Klamath Community College have formed a new partnership. Oregon Tech students who started school at KCC will be able to earn KCC degrees for work completed at Oregon Tech. The schools say the reverse transfer process allows students who transferred from KCC to Oregon Tech...
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Shasta View to host Relay for Life fundraiser

Shasta View Retirement Community has an ice cream social planned to benefit Relay for Life. It includes hamburgers and hot dogs and a silent auction from 5 to 7pm June 24. Shasta View is at 151 N. Willimas Avenue.
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I-5 detour in Medford may add to travel time

If you have travel plan that involve Interstate 5, know that there’s a detour in Medford again tonight. Crews are repaving the road as part of a $3.9 million project between the Medford viaduct and Exit 35. The detour will send you through downtown Medford tonight beginning at 10pm.
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Troopers watching for drunk drivers

With the summer driving season on, local police and state troopers have a watchful eye on the roads. The Click it or Ticket seat belt campaign has come to an end, but the constant lookout for impaired drivers continues. Oregon State police from the Klamath Falls area command office report more DUII arrests this...
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Tuition to increase at OIT

SALEM, Ore. — Students at the Oregon Institute of Technology are trying to get used to the idea of a tuition increase. The State Board of Education approved the hike Friday, and that means tuition at Oregon’s seven public universities will go up by an average of six percent this fall. Oregon residents taking...
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Two KCC students earn prestigious scholarship

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two Klamath Community College students have won Ford Family Foundation scholarships for the upcoming school year. To win the scholarships students have to be at least 25 years old and have a history of working or raising a family, and show a commitment to education. Gary Gundersen and Megan Romero...
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Man faces DUII charges after Highway 97 wreck

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — A man is facing charges in connection with an accident late last week that sent three people to the hospital. 41-year-old Donald Everette Skyles had a blood alcohol level of .22 according to Oregon State Police, and has been charged with DUII and three counts of recklessly endangering. His car...
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New Veteran’s Affairs clinic opens next week

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The new Veteran’s Affiars clinic is getting ready to open. The increase in the number of veterans seeking services in Klamath and Lake Counties led to the search for more square footage, and they have that now at the Campus Square location. The new facility opens Monday.
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Cascade Comprehensive Care becomes CCO

SALEM, Ore. — It’s official…The Oregon Health Authority announced yesterday on its website that Cascade Comprehensive Care will be the coordinated care organization that covers most Medicaid recipients in Klamath County. PacificSource Community Solutions will cover the Medicaid recipients in the far northern part of the county, who normally travel to Bend to see...
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Library and McDonalds team up for summer reading program

The Klamath County Library and McDonald’s are sponsoring a pre-registration event for the library’s summer reading program. On Saturday June 16 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Campus Drive location, McDonald’s will give away books to first 300 children who sign up for the summer reading program. The Klamath County Library will...
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