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Klamath County Clerk Linda Smith Is Retiring

Klamath Falls, Ore. – After 18 years, Klamath County Clerk Linda Smith has announced her retirement effective April 30, 2017.  Smith said, “it has been an honor to serve as County Clerk… and to oversee some huge projects, challenges, and successes in the Clerk’s Office.  It is time for new visions, and time for...
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South County Superstars Faceoff Wednesday Night

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On Wednesday night, March 15th, it’s the South County Superstars booster fundraising event.  Tomorrow, students from Lost River and Bonanza high schools will face off in a few competitions.  Forget a gruelling battle on a football field or a basketball court, the two schools are doing it all for fun...
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Grants Pass Shooting Victim Still Hospitalized

Grants Pass, Ore. – On Sunday March 13th around 3pm, troopers with the OregonState Police along with Josephine County Deputies responded to a reported shooting at a residence in Josephine County – 9 miles west of Grants Pass. Officers arrived to find 50 year old Rudy Perez, also of Grants Pass was apparently shot...
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New Poll Shows That Most Oregonians See School Funding As Top Priority

Salem, Ore – A new poll released Monday, shows that most Oregonians see K-12 public education as the state’s top funding priority.  It also reveals that most of our state’s residents support raising business taxes to avoid cutting school budgets. The study was done last month by surveying 600 registered voters on behalf of...
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A Little More Info On That Fatal Accident On Hwy 97

Midland, Ore. – We have a little more information about that fatal accident that happened last week on Hwy 97, about 8 miles south of town in the Midland area.  Just before 4pm on March 10th, Oregon State Police were called out to a single vehicle accident on HWY 97 near milepost 285.  ...
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Mazama High Ready To Kick Butts

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow is National Kick Butts Day!  Tuesday afternoon at Mazama High School there’s going to be an assembly to get the message out that kids are not replacements for customers that big tobacco loses due to health problems or death. Representatives from Klamath County Public Health, Sky Lakes Community Health Center...
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Legislation For Foster Siblings In The Works

Salem, Ore. – A bill that will benefit foster siblings has unanimously passed with bipartisan support out of the Oregon House Committee on Human Services and Housing.   Representative Carla Piluso’s bill, called the Foster Sibling Bill of Rights (HB 2216) is a boon for foster families.  It more clearly defines rights for foster...
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Calling All Camping Newbies…

Salem, Ore. – If you’re a newbie to camping or just not as experienced as you’d like to be, you’re in luck.  The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) would like to invite you to join in an overnight guided camping experience this summer.  The “Lets Go Camping!” events are happening at nine state...
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The Downside Of Daylight Savings Time

Salem, Ore. – It’s the first Monday after we all Sprang ahead this past weekend – ushering in the start of Daylight Savings Time.  Some people notice a major difference in their body clocks, it’s also been known there are more traffic accidents on the Monday following a time change since the sun is...
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Happy Birthday To… Us! (again!)

Klamath Falls, Ore – Last week the Klamath County Museum celebrated our 150th Anniversary.  It was so popular (seriously standing-room only crowd) they’re going to do it again.  So if you missed out, put this in your calendar for Tuesday night. The program reviews the early days of Linkville, as well as a brief...
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