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Military veterans can be part of new local documentary

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Military veterans have the chance to share experiences and become part of a documentary project called “Voices of Patriots.” In June, the Klamath County Library will show four fillms on returning home from military service, and veterans will then be part of a writing workshop and panel discussion. Each veteran...
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Officials to consider classification as wildfire season nears

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath County Forestland Classification Committee will meet this week to consider changes in land classifications related to forest fire protection. The meeting happens Wednesday at 10am at the Oregon Dept of Forestry office in Klamath Falls. Anyone can attend.
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Cooking contest to feature local ingredients

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon State University Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center will be offering a Local Foods Kids’ Cooking Contest for children in Kindergarten through 9th grade. At least 50% of the ingredients in the dish must be representative of the Klamath Basin. An orientation is scheduled for tonight from 6-7 pm,...
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Upgrades pending at the wastewater treatment plant

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The city of Klamath Falls knows it will have to upgrade it’s wastewater treatment plant, but exactly what needs to be done will be known after the Oregon Dept of Environmental Quality publishes its revised pollutant requirements. Needed upgrades at the 50-year old wastewater treatment plant could run in the...
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Spring Cleanup set at Linkville Cemetary

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The 4th annual spring cleanup is coming up at Linkville Pioneer Cemetery next Saturday. The city of Klamath Falls invites anyone with an interest to help between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28. Cleanup activities will include weeding graves, pruning shrubs and trees, raking up plant litter, and...
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Local TV show cleared of violations

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – There was no violation for Klamath County when it broadcast a local public access show that included interviews with some political candidates and not others. The Oregon Secretary of State ruled, because the host of “This Week in Klamath County,” Joe Spendolini, invited all candidates to appear on the show,...
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Survey aims to help fight child abuse

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath County Commission on Children and Families works to reduce the rate of child abuse and neglect with the Stop the Hurt campaign. The commission says the rate of child abuse and neglect in Klamath County is nearly double the state of Oregon’s rate and the campaign has helped...
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County will start the fiscal year with money in reserves

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – After three days of hearings, the Klamath County budget committee has decided to keep funding the county trapper, a domestic violence prosecutor and Meals on Wheels. The county will also put nearly $400,000 in reserves.
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Arrest made in cryptic note case at KCC

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath County Sheriff’s office has made an arrest in connection with those cryptic notes that were left at Klamath Community College last week. 52-year old Royce Monroe Pierce has been charged with one count of disorderly conduct, and was reportedly protesting a ban on concealed handguns on college campuses.
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Tuition goes up this fall at KCC

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Community College students are preparing for a tuition increase this fall, by 13.6 percent. KCC says in a statement after a reduction in state funding and an increase in students, they’re left with no other choice. For the average full-time student, that will mean a tuition increase of $360...
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