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Klamath County Special Districts Election Final/Official Results

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The election results have been officially tabulated as of June 1st, 2017.  The results are as follows:  (*note, these categories listed are where there was more than one person running unopposed) Basin Transit Service Board, top four are Sandra Fox 22.78%, Michael McCulluogh 21.95%, Todd Kelstrom 19.74% and Craig Fleck 18.45%....
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KCC Asks BOCC For Funds Towards Their Work Skills Technology Center

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Yesterday May 31st at the Klamath Board of County Commissioners’ (BOCC) Work Session, representatives of Klamath Community College (KCC) asked for some financial help towards their Work Skills Technology Center (WSTC) goal. They’re looking to raise $650-thousand dollars and currently that are at about 64% of the way there. KCC...
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Plaid Pantry Sells Another $1 Million Dollar Lottery Ticket This Year

Salem, Ore. – One lucky man in Portland is $1-million dollars richer thanks to the Oregon Lottery. Actually, the same convenience store chain sold two big winning tickets this year. Earlier this week, Rose City resident Jason Golding and back in March, Richard Leber both stopped at Plaid Pantry stores for a cold drink...
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Governor Kate Brown Signs A Pay Equity Bill In Salem Today

Salem, Ore. – This morning, Thursday June 1st, at 9am Governor Kate Brown is signing House Bill 2005 into law.  HB 2005 strengthens existing protections, creates new provisions to ensure an individual’s past salary does not hold them back when applying for a new job, and encourages all employers to conduct a pay equity...
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Tulelake High School Principal Resigns

Tulelake, Cal. - Superintendent Vanessa Jones of the Tulelake Basin Joint Unified School District has confirmed to me via email today that “…Mr. Teig has submitted his letter of resignation to me and the board of trustees and it has been accepted.”  The now former principal of Tulelake High School, Dean Teig was allegedly seen...
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And The Winner Of The “Bring A New Business To Main Street Is…”

Klamath Falls, Ore. – ….well we don’t know quite yet. The committee which was formed by six Klamath Falls Downtown Association (KFDA), community and business owner members received six proposals and three were chosen for the finalist round. The next step is for the three finalists to complete a formal business plan and address...
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Celebrate The New OIT Office Downtown Klamath Falls Today, Wednesday May 31st

Klamath Falls, Ore. – In case you haven’t heard, the Oregon Institute of Technology has opened a branch in the Downtown area. Today, Wednesday May 31st, the public is invited to an open house.  Tracy Ricketts, the Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations for OIT said that the downtown office will help...
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Governor Kate Brown Signs Landmark Bill Today In Salem

Salem, Ore. – Today in Salem, Governor Kate Brown is putting her signature on some landmark legislation. HB 2673A is a new transgender equality bill, matter of fact it’s Oregon’s first standalone transgender equality legislation. The Bill creates an administrative option that will be a safer, faster and more private process for transgender Oregonians...
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We Have A “Sick Care” System, Not A Health Care System – OIT And BZ Team Up To Make A Difference

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Earlier today at the Oregon Institute of Technology, they celebrated their newly minted Blue Zones site status.   Hallie Neupert, Interim Dean of the College of Engineering, Technology and Management, welcomed everyone with opening remarks. She thanked her colleague Vicky Seger from the OIT Human Resources department for helping her...
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KCSD Elementary Triathatlon Wednesday, May 31st

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Wednesday afternoon May 31st, the Klamath County School District invites you to cheer on some of the Basin 4th, 5th and 6th graders as they compete in the elementary triathlon.   Students from four schools including Shasta, Ferguson, Henley and Peterson are gearing up for the three-sport athletic challenge happening...
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