House Votes to Increase Transparency, Accountability for CCO's

House Votes to Increase Transparency, Accountability for CCO's

Oregon House Democrats passed House Bill 4018 providing increased transparency and accountability for the coordinated care organizations (CCOs) that serve Oregon’s Medicaid population.

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More than 100 FBLA Students Qualify for State

More than 100 FBLA Students Qualify for State

The Future Business Leaders of America Cascade Regional Skills Conference was held on Feb. 7 at Oregon Tech. Congratulations to all students who participated and qualified for the 2018 FBLA State Business Leadership Conference. Overall, there are more than a hundred students from the Klamath County School District who qualified for the state conference, which will be held April 5 through 7 in Portland.

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Get Hunter Education Certified

Get Hunter Education Certified

Now is a great time to complete a hunter education course in Oregon, as many classes are available in late winter and early spring (before volunteer instructors get too busy to teach because they are hunting during the fall). The class is required for anyone under age 17 and under to hunt in Oregon, and encouraged for adults, too.

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Senate Protects Consumers in Wake of Data Breaches

Senate Protects Consumers in Wake of Data Breaches

Over the past several months, the Equifax data breach has made headlines with its far-reaching effect on nearly half of Americans. Today, the Oregon Senate took action to protect consumers whose secure information is compromised due to data breaches.

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Basin Adventures: An Adventure in Painting

Basin Adventures: An Adventure in Painting

Located in downtown Klamath Falls, is a magical place that will help you escape from your day to day stress, relax with the girls and on some nights enjoy a bit of wine with your painting. Wild Pigments Art Studio is a place for creatives to express themselves with a bit of guidance and education.

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Students Learn about Where Food Comes From

Students Learn about Where Food Comes From

When you are at the supermarket do you know where your food put in your cart comes from? That box of cereal, package of hamburger, frozen chicken dinner, milk, bread, cheese, where does it all come from?

Today [2/21/18] The Klamath County Fairgrounds Event Center played host to the annual Farm Expo. The Farm Expo was created to give children access and information to Klamath Basin agriculture but more importantly, educate where the food they consume daily comes from.

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Richardson Releases Audit of Dept of Revenue

Richardson Releases Audit of Dept of Revenue

Today, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson released an audit of the Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR). The audit found that DOR has accomplished its goals of implementing sufficient controls in their GenTax computer system to provide reasonable assurance that tax return and payment information remains complete, accurate, and valid.

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Tour of Native Trees, Shrubs Offered

Tour of Native Trees, Shrubs Offered

A tour of trees and shrubs native to the Klamath Basin will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Klamath County Museum. The tour of the museum’s native plant gardens is being offered one week in advance of a tree and shrub seedling sale scheduled for March 3 at the museum.

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Klamath Project Meets to Discuss Drought and Current Hydrology [Audio]

Klamath Project Meets to Discuss Drought and Current Hydrology [Audio]

Close to 70 people attended a Klamath Project Contractors meeting at the Klamath County Fairgrounds held by, the Tom Paul & Ivan Gall from the Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD), Scott White, Executive Director of the Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA) and Klamath County Commissioner, Donnie Boyd.

This meeting was intended to bring contractors of the Klamath Reclamation Project current information about the 2018 Irrigation season. The meeting began with introductions by Commissioner Boyd and remarks about a drought declaration from the commissioners this morning [2/20/18]. 

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House Approves Legislation Helping Families Maintain Access to Cemetery Plots

House Approves Legislation Helping Families Maintain Access to Cemetery Plots

The Oregon House of Representatives today unanimously approved legislation with the goal of ensuring that families maintain access to cemetery plots regardless of the status of a cemetery’s operating license. Chief sponsored by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, HB 4073 provides for a minor fix to Oregon’s cemetery and mortuary laws.

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FBI Tech Tuesday: Digital Defense with Robust Passwords

FBI Tech Tuesday: Digital Defense with Robust Passwords

If you are like most of the rest of us -- remembering the 50,000 passwords you are required to use each day can be overwhelming. So overwhelming, in fact, that many people just use the same password -- or a variation of one -- over and over again. Regardless of how many special characters, numbers and capital letters that you put into it -- it is still the same password over and over again.

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50 Year Lease Ceremony for 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field [LIVE]

50 Year Lease Ceremony for 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field [LIVE]

Today, in a ceremony to celebrate unprecedented lease between the City of Klamath Falls and the Department of Defense. Colonel Jeff Smith, Commander of the 173rd Fighter Wing announced the signing of a 50-year lease. A lease that will piggy back on an existing lease held between the city and the DOD. 

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