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Spring Ahead This Weekend

Klamath Falls, Ore. – With Daylight Savings Time kicking in this weekend – time to set our clocks ahead one hour.  At 2am on Sunday March 12th, SPRING ahead one hour. A few other things to do, after you forward your clocks…. A – The Oregon State Fire Marshall wants to remind you it’s...
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Klamath Leaders Get Crisis Training

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Yesterday afternoon, anyone and everyone who is in a community leader capacity was at the Crisis Leadership and Decision Making session.  It was a four hour session to help prepare the leaders in the Basin what to do should Klamath Falls and/or the county be hit with a catastrophe. The...
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Parks Advisory Board Update

Klamath Falls, Ore – At the latest Parks Advisory Board meeting, a number of things were discussed.    The budget was presented for the next 5 fiscal years starting in July of 2017 through 2022. Lead City Engineer Scott Souders gave an update on the park that’s going to be in memory of Dr....
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Three Medford Students To Compete In Salem This Weekend

Salem, Ore – This Saturday in Salem, nine of Oregon’s high school students will compete in the 2017 Poetry Out Loud contest.  Even though no one from Klamath Falls is represented, one-third of the finalists are from the Medford area. In the Poetry Out Loud contest. which is put on by the Oregon Arts...
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Deaths On The Job Have Increased In Oregon

Salem, Ore. – A new report shows that on the job deaths in Oregon have risen. Last year 61 people died at their workplace in our state, compared with 41 deaths in 2015.  The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS), who compiled the report, says these numbers aren’t just the deaths covered by...
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Update – All Clear: Bomb Threat At Chiloquin High School

Chiloquin, Ore – UPDATE:  As of 11:20 am, Chiloquin Jr./Sr. High School has been cleared and law enforcement determined it safe. Students and staff evacuated at 10 a.m. due to a bomb threat. By 11:20 students and staff were headed back to the school to resume class. Law enforcement did not find any explosives or dangerous devices. Previous...
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Governor Kate Brown Calls For Immediate Analysis Of The AHCA

Salem, Ore. – This morning, Governor Kate Brown released the following statement as Congress takes the American Health Care Act under consideration: “Congressional Republicans have proposed replacing the Affordable Care Act with their own bill, the American Health Care Act. They claim their bill has nothing to do with affordability of health care. And...
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Employment In The Basin Pretty Stable For Dec ’16 – Jan ’17

Klamath Falls, Ore. – No major changes in January as far as employment goes for Klamath County, both Lake County and ourselves pretty much remained the same. According to the State of Oregon Employment Department, the unemployment rate in Klamath did drop from 6.3% to 6.1% in January compared to December.   Still better than...
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County vs City School District Project Funding

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A discussion over school funding for our County and City School Districts took place Wednesday at the County Commissioner’s Work Session meeting, and not all were in agreement. Representatives of the Klamath County School District presented a plan to improve the parking, traffic flow/pick up and drop off system currently...
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Less Time In Court For Spousal Support

Salem, Ore. – Good news from the Oregon Senate in the world of spousal support. On Tuesday, the Senate passed Bill 492, which aims to smooth the process for spousal support updates.  With this bill, it’ll be easier and less expensive for divorcees to adjust spousal support without involving the court system. Instead of...
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