GOP Candidates Appearing At Dinner

The Klamath County Republican Central Committee will be holding a forum and dinner featuring some of the candidates running for Governor.   The event will be Thursday, April 19th at 5:30 at the Shilo Inn Grand Ballroom in Klamath Falls.  Tickets are thirty dollars and are available from Committee Chairperson Patti Horton at All About...
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$10 Million Drought Relief

Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announcing that ten million dollars has been set aside in the 2018 spending bill to help local communities facing a summertime drought.  The measure is set to be voted on by Congress today; the money would go in part to improve wells and compensate farmers for unused...
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Data Breach in Klamath County

Klamath County is reporting a data breach; the email of a county employee was compromised in a phishing scam from Nigeria.  County Commissioner Kelly Minty Morris says the county discovered the hack March 14th and have since increased security to prevent further breaches.   An unnamed employee’s network credentials were stolen. 
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Man Accused of Groping Students

A man from Klamath Falls has been charged with sexual abuse after police say he groped a number of female students at Klamath Union High School on Monday.  21 year old Jesus Alberto Arias-Adame was arrested Tuesday; a report says a man was seen entering the school and assaulting the three minors; a security...
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KCSB Names Finalist For Superintendent Job

The Klamath County School Board naming a finalist in their search for a new superintendent; three finalists were chosen earlier this month, however two have chosen to withdraw.  That leaves Glen Szymoniak the sole finalist; he brings 36 years experience in education to the post; Board members will visit him in his home state...
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Alcohol Suspected In Fatal Crash

Authorities strongly suspect alcohol as a factor in a fatal crash Saturday evening near Bly, although the official cause has not yet been released.  35 year old Timothy Morris was headed east on Highway 140 when  his car left the roadway and rolled several times.  Morris was pronounced dead at the scene; a passenger...
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Youth Rising Grand Opening Event Scheduled

Youth Rising will be holding a grand opening celebration from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday April 3rd to celebrate a move and a program expansion at its new center at 729 Main Street.  The community is welcome to tour the new center and various interactive exhibits.  Three new annual awards will be presented,...
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KCC Aviation Program In Jeopardy

At Klamath Community College, a possibility that the aviation program is ending; the program trains helicopter and fixed-wing pilots, but the school hasn’t enrolled any students in the aviation science program since June of last year.  KCC is one of four community colleges in the state facing suspension of its VA benefits for its...
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Busy Roadway Getting Facelift

One of the busiest residential roads in Klamath Falls will be getting some improvements in the near future; City council and city staffers reaching an agreement to award a construction company a contract to overhaul North Eldorado Avenue between Dahlia Street and Van Ness Avenue.   The city wants to narrow lanes to help reduce...
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Judge Tosses Inmate Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a 500,000 dollar lawsuit against Klamath County by a former jail inmate who said the county was negligent in allowing another prisoner to attack him.  Ninth US District Court Judge Ann Aiken making the decision on the suit by 50 year old Richard Dean Carpenter after deciding that Carpenter...
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