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FBLA Competes At OIT On Thursday

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Thursday, February 9th, Oregon Tech is hosting the Future Business Leaders Of America’s Cascade Regional competition.  Local and regional teams will all be competing, including crews from Mazama, Bonanza and Lost River.  The competitions will happen between 9a-noon and there will also be workshops about college life, business programs at KCC...
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Go Back To The 1860s This Weekend

Klamath Falls, Ore. – This Saturday February 11th, a living history program at the Klamath County Museum will show what life was like in America over 150 years ago.  Museum manager Todd Kepple says that era is special since Fort Klamath was established in the 1860s and settlers began moving into the area shortly...
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And The Mentor Of The Year Is…

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Each quarter, the Citizens for Safe Schools host a ‘Mentor Mingles’ event for their volunteers.  It’s a way they provide in-service training, as well as an opportunity to socialize with fellow mentors and to celebrate their accomplishments.  For January’s National Mentoring Month, they honor one mentor a year.  This year...
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Crater Lake Rangers Want Locals Input

Crater Lake National Park, Ore. – Park staff hit the road last week, they hosted three public open houses to present proposed actions and also to get feedback about possible changes to activities the park offers.   They were here in Klamath Falls on Wednesday and about 20 Basin residents showed up to voice...
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Cole Rivers Hatchery May Be Privatized

Medford, Ore. – The Army Corps of Engineers is considering contracting the Cole Rivers Hatchery out to the lowest bidder as early as this spring.  The Cole Rivers Hatchery grows nearly 2.8 million fish for release in the Rogue River Basin.  The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has operated it under a coop...
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Oregon’s Credit Unions Deliver Some Healthy Financial News

Tigard, Ore. – Nearly half of Oregon’s population belongs to a credit union.  But if you’re still not sure if you should choose that or a bank, we’ve got some new info that could help you decide.   An independent economic analysis performed by ECONorthwest measured jobs, economic output and income supported by Northwest...
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ODFW and OSP Need Your Help In Capturing A Suspect

La Grande, Ore. – Three men were recently charged in illegal hunting scenarios, one of them is still at large.  Nathan Crouch (pictured) of Elgin, Oregon is being sought by authorities after being accused of unlawfully killing a trophy class animal in Union County.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Crouch is asked...
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Klamath County Library Looking For Advisors

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath County Library Board is taking applications for the Advisory Board.  They’re hoping to fill vacancies at the Sprague River Branch, Bly Branch and maybe 2 positions in North County branches, such as Chemult or Gilchrist. The Library Advisory Board advises the Library Director and Library Board in establishing...
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Prisoners + Wood = Custom Products

Yreka, Cal. – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office and Probation-operated Day Reporting Center (DRC) showed off some wood creations recently that they made in conjunction with inmates involved in the Alternate Work Program (AWP).   The AWP allows staff and prisoners to work together to produce a variety of wood products that are used...
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December Storms Get Oregon A Disaster Declaration

Salem, Ore. – So just how bad were those storms that hit us in December?  So bad apparently that Governor Kate Brown’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration has been officially approved.  That means federal funding is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments as well as certain private nonprofit organizations for emergency...
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