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Klamath County Special Districts Election Results (Unofficial)

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The election is technically unofficial, but as of 9pm last night, the unofficial election results are as follows:  (*note, these categories listed are where there was more than one person running unopposed) Basin Transit Service Board, top four are Sandra Fox (22%) Michael McCulluogh (21%), Todd Kelstrom (19%) and Craig...
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Recap Of The Klamath Falls City School District Board Meeting, May 2017

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On Monday May 8th, the Klamath Falls City School Board held their regular board meeting. The meeting opened with public comment – and just one person, Gary Langdon was the only person to make a statement. Mr. Langdon has a daughter at Eagle Ridge. He’s also been in the food...
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May’s DEQ Meeting Cancelled, Will Meet In June

Salem, Ore. – Since mid 2016, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) have been working on human health-based industrial air toxic regulations. This process is intended to ensure science and data inform the Cleaner Air Oregon rule writing process. They were hoping to have information available at...
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Klamath County Special Districts Election Today, Tuesday May 16th

Klamath Falls, Ore – Statewide, over one thousand people are running for school board positions in tomorrow’s election. That’s the highest number since 2009 according to the Oregon School Boards Association. With May 2015 being the year that the least number of people ran, only 817.   There are 802 open positions across the...
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Takings Class Action Suit Forms Due This Friday, May 19th

Klamath Falls, Ore. – This Friday May 19th is the deadline to submit claim forms for the Takings class action lawsuit.  You can get the forms online at KWUA website. If you’re an Irrigator and believe you were impacted by the “shutoff” in 2001 you may be eligible for compensation in this class action...
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Senator Merkley’s Statement On Oregon Not Getting Disaster Funds

Washington, D.C. –  Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley released a statement Monday May 15th, after President Trump announced he is denying our state’s request for a disaster declaration for Baker, Columbia, Curry, Deschutes, Hood River, Josephine, Malheur, Multnomah, Union and Washington counties following major winter storm damage: “I am deeply disappointed that President Trump is...
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Safety Belt Blitz Underway In Klamath County Now Through Memorial Day Weekend

Salem, Ore. – The Oregon State Sheriff’s Association (OSSA) through the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), has awarded the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office grant money totalling $19,500 to be used for traffic safety.   The grant money will be broken up in two sections, $15-thousand dollars to increase traffic enforcement with focused patrols for...
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HAZMAT Exercise Tuesday May 16th

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Tomorrow Tuesday May 16th, there’ll be a Hazardous Materials Training (HAZMAT) Exercise at KCFD 1’s Station 5, located on Lakeshore Drive at Hwy 140. The joint training exercise, which is designed with the community in mind, will include Klamath County Fire District No. 1 (KCFD1), Klamath/Lake County Hazmat Team 4...
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It’s National Police Week May 15th-19th, 2017

Klamath Falls, Ore. – This week is National Police Week. Back in 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. It’s a day set aside so that both Peace Officers and Citizens could show their appreciation, gratitude and respect for those who paid the...
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Night Flying This Week 4-8pm Monday Through Thursday

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Today Monday May 15th through Thursday May 18th, the 173rd Fighter Wing will conduct night flying operations out of Kingsley Field, approximately from 4pm-8pm.   Night flying is part of the course curriculum for F-15C student pilots at Kingsley Field, which in case you didn’t know is the premiere F-15C...
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