Kingley Field to become test site for educational program

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Department of Defense initiative has produced the idea of a public-private partnerships program that could lead to students learning advanced math and science at Kingsley Field. Kingsley would be a test site, along with other fields in Washington and Texas. If successful, the test sites would be used as models...
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Event next Saturday helps youth experience outdoors

The second annual Youth Out-Door Adventures program happens next weekend. It’s a six-hour event with clinics on fly fishing, off-highway vehicles, and shooting with rifles, bows and arrows, and targets. It’s an effort to boost youth interest in the outdoors, and it happens next Saturday June 16.
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Man faces several charges after driving car into A Canal

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — 25-year old Tyler Andrew Palardy was arrested this week after allegedly driving his mother’s car into the A Canal, intending to harm his girlfriend who was a passenger in the car. He’s been charged with two counts of first-degree animal abuse after a dog died in the accident, also first-degree...
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New bridge goes up on Lake Ewauna Trail

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — The Lake Ewauna Trail is beginning to take shape just southeast of Veteran’s Memorial Park. Yesterday a prefabricated bridge was installed behind the site of a planned Oxford Suites motel. Organizers say in a news release when the Lake Ewauna Trail is finished, the bicycle and pedestrian trails will run...
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Researchers come up with new use for dandelion

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Scientists in the Basin are hoping the dandelion can become a commercial crop. It’s actually a cousin of the dandelion that might provide a new source of natural latex, which is a key component in rubber. The Herald and News reports Klamath Basin scientists are trying to turn the wild...
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Oregon GDP improves

WASHINGTON — The state’s real gross domestic product, or GDP, grew by about four and a half percent in 2011. The US Bureau of Economic Analysis released the numbers this week and said Oregon was number two in the nation, behind only North Dakota in terms of growth. The Gross Domestic Product is the...
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Progress made on Chiloquin Airport project

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Department of Aviation has applied for a permit with the Department of Environmental Quality for the Airport Runway Reconstruction Project in Chiloquin. Anyone can review the application on the DEQ website.
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KCC expects record number of graudates

Klamath Community College will have a record number of graduates this year. With more than 140 students scheduled to participate, the college says it should see a more-than 50 percent increase in the number of students walking in commencement compared to last year. The ceremony will take place at 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 15,...
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Fire in Bonanza sparked by heater

BONANZA, Ore. — A mobile home fire here yesterday was likely caused by an electric heater, according to the Bonanza Fire Department. Crews were able to respond to the blaze quickly, about three minutes after it was reported at Union Street and Second Avenue. That kept the fire from spreading to neighboring homes.
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Siskiyou County voters pick new blood

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Voters went to the polls yesterday. Brandon Criss defeated incumbent Jim Cook for Siskiyou County Supervisor in District 1. Cook had been seeking his third term. The voter turnout in Siskiyou County was slightly less than 25 percent, according to election officials.
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