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Wednesday/Thursday Air Quality In Unhealthy For All Range

Klamath County Public Health says the Air Quality outlook for today Wednesday, August 30, 2017 8:00 am to 8:00 am Thursday August 31, 2017. Today is expected to be in the unhealthy for all and very unhealthy for all range. The Weather Service is forecasting southwest and northwest winds today on into the evening and early morning...
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Sky Lakes Medical CEO Selected Statesman of the Year

Oregon Business & Industry has selected Paul Stewart, president and chief executive officer of Sky Lakes Medical Center in Klamath Falls, as 2017 recipient of the Statesman of the Year Award. First awarded in 2001 by Oregon Business Association, which this year merged with Associated Oregon Industries to form Oregon Business & Industry (OBI),...
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County Buys Downtown Safeway Property

August 28, 2017BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSPRESS RELEASECounty Purchases Downtown Grocery Store PropertyWith the goal of acquiring local ownership of the downtown grocery store property, as of mid-July, the Klamath County Economic Development Association (KCEDA) began efforts with private and public sector partners to help purchase the property from the current owners, Value Rock Investment...
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Tuesday Air Quality: Unhealthy Range

The Air Quality outlook for today Tuesday, August 29, 2017 8:00 am to 8:00 am Wednesday August 30, 2017. Today is expected to be in the unhealthy for sensitive groups and unhealthy for all range. The Weather Service is forecasting southeast winds until 2:00 pm and then southwest winds today on into the evening and early morning hours tomorrow.  The...
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Basin Partners Internship Program Yields 24 Success Stories

24 Klamath County School District students have participated in the second year of the Basin Partners Internship Program, giving them work experience over the summer as well as a $1000 stipend. Of the 24, seven were either offered jobs or asked to stay on as volunteers. Last year the program was partially grant funded...
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KF Woman in ICU, Passenger Killed in Bend Crash

A Klamath Falls woman is in intensive care from an accident that killed her passenger and closed Hwy 97 near Bend Friday. OSP says the Pamela Vanworth was driving at a very high rate of speed and passing several vehicles when she lost control and slammed into a pickup truck. She is hospitalized in...
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North Pelican Fire Saturday Update

Public meeting today at 10 a.m. at Rocky Point Rural Fire Department, 25600 Rocky Point Rd., Klamath Falls, OR. The North Pelican Fire remains an estimated 1525 acres, with 18% containment. There are currently 167 personnel assigned to the fire. Rainfall three nights ago followed by cooler temperatures and higher humidity has moderated fire...
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KCC Offers Help Navigating Oregon Promise Changes

Klamath Community College financial aid representatives are ready to help prospective students who no longer qualify for Oregon Promise explore federal aid, scholarship, and grant funding options.The Oregon Promise is a state grant that covers most tuition at any Oregon community college for recent high school graduates and GED recipients.The Oregon legislature set funding...
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North Pelican Fire at 1525 Acres; 18% Containment; Community Meeting Saturday

The North Pelican fire has grown in size but also in containment.  The Fire is now at 1525 acres and 18 percent contained.  A Community Meeting will be held Saturday morning at 10:00 A.M. at the Rocky Point Rural Fire Department in Klamath Falls.   Due to more accurate mapping, the North Pelican Fire...
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Commissioners Unveil New Klamath County Logo

Klamath County Commissioners are excited to unveil the County’s new logo. After carefully reviewing several submissions made by the public, the Commissioners formed a committee to further review the submissions and make a selection. The logo selected was submitted by Heidi Nowak. “Heidi did a fantastic job tying in different elements of Klamath County...
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