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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Relay for Life benefit set for the end of the month

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Shopping Extravaganza is coming up April 28 to benefit Relay for Life. On the Klamath County Fairgrounds from 10am to 6pm that day there will be about 20 plus local vendors there and you’ll even have the opportunity to find out how to host family for a foreign exchange...
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Robotics team raising funds to travel to World’s competition

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – VFW Post 1383 is helping the Klamath Basin Robotics Team go to the World’s Competition in St. Louis. You can drop off a donation at the VFW or contact Team 4057 on their Facebook page. The team is made of local high school students who have been building a robot...
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