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Gardening Workshops Offered

If your green thumb is ready for gardening season, there will be several free gardening workshops at the Klamath County Library; the workshops will cover a variety of topics and will be offered twice; once at the downtown library and once at the South Suburban Library.  For more information, call the downtown library at...
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Aviation Science Program Back On At KCC

Klamath Community College keeping its aviation science program after all; the school is enrolling new students – and quickly – the spring term begins Monday, April 2nd.  The VA recently changed a decision and restored the benefits that were keeping the program operating.  KCC is one of 2 community colleges in the state to...
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Miles To Be In Hall Of Fame

Danny Miles has been selected as one of eight people to be inducted into the national collegiate basketball hall of fame this coming November; Miles retired after 45 seasons as the men’s basketball coach for Oregon Tech.  
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Play2Learn Nights Scheduled

The second year of Play2Learn nights are underway in the Klamath County school district; families are invited to learn the five basics for getting their kids ready for kindergarten.  Upcoming nights are April 4 at Stearns Elementary and April 6 at Chiloquin elementary. For more details, call the school district at 541 883 5000. 
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Gov. Brown Gives Drug Commission Deadline

Governor Kate Brown signing a pair of bills into law as well as an order that sets new deadlines for the state’s drug policy commission.  The agency has been plagued by staffing and other problems.  The commission now has a deadline to deliver a plan to combat drug addiction. 
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Senator Merkley Hosting Town Hall

Oregon Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley will be holding town halls across the area on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week; the Klamath Falls town hall will be Tuesday at 11:30 at Oregon Tech’s student union.   Merkley will discuss goings-on in DC, answer questions and encourage suggestions from area residents.  
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Sentencing In Assault Case

A man from Klamath Falls who was arrested last month for severely injuring his girlfriend during an assault has been sentenced in a plea deal.  23 year old Keenan Deshay Ulestad pleaded no contest to assault and was sentenced to 70 months in prison.   The attack broke a number of bones in the victim’s...
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Man Sentenced For Knife Threat

A man from Klamath Falls who was arrested after he threatened another man with a knife while trying to collect a debt has been sentenced as part of a plea deal; 35 year old Clinton Martin was given twelve years probation.  He’ll also have to compete substance abuse treatment and anger management classes. 
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New Scholarship For Nursing Students Announced

A new scholarship has been announced by the Oregon Nurses Foundation; the Randall L Williams Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Education will be awarded each year to students in four counties, including Klamath.  Applications for the scholarship are due May 15th; more information at www.oregonnursesfoundation.org/scholarships.  
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Police Suspect Foul Play In Man’s Death

Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in a wooded area north of Beatty last week; the body has been identified as 35 year old Jack James Hasbrouck.  Police say the death appears suspicious and ask anyone with any information to call the Klamath Falls Police Department tip line at 541 883...
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