New casino planned near Yreka

YREKA, Cal. – A new casino is coming to the south side of Yreka. The National Indian Gaming Commission has given it’s approval, and Siskiyou County is hoping it will bring revenue, create jobs, and provide an overall boost to the economy. The exact location will be set later this month, and it’s expected...
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Rep. Walden comes to Klamath Falls Saturday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – U.S. Rep. Greg Walden will host a town hall meeting in Klamath Falls Saturday. That happens at 3:30 in the Mount Mazama Room on the Oregon Institute of Technology campus. Walden will also attend a Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Service banquet at 6 p.m. at the 9th Street Venue,...
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Process of forming a Coordinated Care Organization heats up

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – There are four health groups competing to become Klamath County’s Coordinated Care Organization, and the process got a little heated this week. At yesterday’s County Commissioner meeting, Cheryl Hukill accused two medical executives and one doctor of threatening her with a smear campaign if she didn’t endorse Cascade Comprehensive Care....
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United Way picks its Top Volunteer

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Sharon Miller is Klamath County’s Volunteer of the Year for things she’s done at Roosevelt Elementary School. Miller has helped the school with painting projects and she’s trimmed trees, and she’s volunteered time in the classroom. She was picked from a list of 28 nominees to be the United Way...
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Art Show at KCC is a week away

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Community College will have its Second Annual Art Show April 24 through 26 in the KCC Commons. The art show will feature works created by current and former KCC students, along with faculty and staff. Viewing hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. April 24 and 25, and...
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Klamath County is faced with tough budget decisions

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Several Klamath County departments have requested additional funds as the budgeting process begins. That includes The district attorney’s office, health department, and Meals on Wheels program. Nothing final has been decided yet, as the county wrestles with whether to allocate funds or save the money in reserves. Excess money has...
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Gold miners sue to keep one mining practice going

YREKA, Cal. – The California Department of Fish and Game is being sued over new regulations that put a stop to suction dredges, or powerful vaccuums that suck up rocks and sand from river beds to filter out gold. The ban is part of an effort to protect salmon, but gold miners want the...
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Water Main project approved for Link River Bridge

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A contract for the Link River Bridge has been given the green light by the Klamath Falls City Council. The agreement for just over $34,000 with ZCS Engineering will replace existing water pipes and should be finished by November.
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Ag Association meets this week

TULELAKE, Cal. – The 10-A District Agricultural Association’s board of directors will have its meeting this Wednesday, April 18 at 6pm at the Butte Valley Ambulance Center in Dorris. Anyone can attend as the group comes up with the framework for the Mini Miss Fair Court competition and the Keeping the Dream Alive Fundraiser.
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Speaker series at KCC brings Portland State professor

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The spring speaker series at Klamath Community College will feature a session on preserving Oregon’s Natural Resources. Portland State University Professor Veronica Djuon will be the featured speaker this Friday, April 20 at 6pm. She’ll discuss logging, fishing, farming, and ranching, the resources involved, and how to protect them. For...
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