RRT Names Russo as New Director of Development & Marketing

RRT Names Russo as New Director of Development & Marketing

The Ross Ragland Theater is pleased to announce that Terra Russo has joined their team as the Director of Development and Marketing.

In her new position, she is responsible for fund development and marketing. “Her role is strategic to the Ragland’s success in achieving its mission of providing premiere performing arts experiences and robust education and outreach programs to our community,” affirmed Theresa Silver, Executive Director.

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Citizens for Safe Schools Accepting Applications for Awards

Citizens for Safe Schools Accepting Applications for Awards

Citizens for Safe Schools is excited to announce that the applications for the 2019 American Youth Character and Character Builder Awards are now live, and applications will be accepted until April 1st, 2019. This is an annual event that Citizens for Safe Schools (CFSS) executes every year.

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Public Works to Move Snow Overnight and Geo Crews to Repair Leak

Public Works to Move Snow Overnight and Geo Crews to Repair Leak

Snow Removal Crews will be pulling snow from the curbs and gutters and placing it in the center of the roadways. This work will start at 2 a.m. on 2/14/19. Downtown diagonal parking will become parallel parking until snow is removed from the center of the roadways.

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Photo Story: Snow Day

Photo Story: Snow Day

From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning Klamath Falls officially received 7.5” of heavy wet snow. Unofficially many locations in town received higher snow totals. Levels were great enough that all schools, with the exception of Butte Valley and Tulelake, and many small businesses called in a ‘Snow Day’.

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Local Civil Air Patrol Change Command

Local Civil Air Patrol Change Command

For the last three years, Captain Brian Smith has led the Klamath Falls Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) successfully. On February 7 CAP held a Change of Command Ceremony as Captain Smith was honored for his commitment to the Squadron. The ceremony was performed by Oregon Wing CAP Commander, Colonel Billy Ray, and Vice Wing Commander, Lt. Colonel Rogers Walker.

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Coming Soon to Linkville Playhouse

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Coming Soon to Linkville Playhouse

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels The Musical, opens at Linkville Playhouse March 1st, the musical comedy is based on the popular 1988 MGM film, and takes the audience to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity. It is a sophisticated and suave tale with a good dash of mischief.

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Hispanic Advisory Board Launches Cinco de Mayo Festival Website

Hispanic Advisory Board Launches Cinco de Mayo Festival Website

In preparation for the 16th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival, the Hispanic Advisory Board, sponsored by Lutheran Community Services Northwest, recently launched its website at cincodemayokfalls.org. The site is accessible in English and several other languages, including Spanish. 

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Klamath Heritage: Lairds Landing, A Vital Link for a Few Years

Klamath Heritage: Lairds Landing, A Vital Link for a Few Years

Klamath County Museum’s Photo of the Week for Feb. 10, 2019, shows the dock at Laird’s Landing, a point at the south end of Lower Klamath Lake where many passengers and freight shipments transferred between 1905 and 1908.

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KLCAS Postal Substation Closed

KLCAS Postal Substation Closed

The postal substation co-located and operated with Klamath & Lake Community Action Services on Clairmont Drive near the OIT campus, closed today February 8, 2018.

The postal substation was opened in 2014 as a workforce training site, a potential revenue source to support the Klamath & Lake Community Action Services and as a service to the community.  In the face of declining revenue, however, the KLCAS board elected to close the site. 

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Great Meadow Now Open for Over Snow Traffic

Great Meadow Now Open for Over Snow Traffic

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Due to recent snow storms and more winter weather in the forecast, the Fremont-Winema National Forest Klamath Ranger District is opening the Great Meadow to over snow vehicles.

Great Meadow is located east of Lake of the Woods off Oregon State Highway 140 between Klamath Falls and Medford.

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Be Prepared: Snow, Ice Could Trigger Power Outages Throughout Northwest

Arctic weather is sweeping into the Northwest, bringing ice, heavy snow and the threat of power outages. Pacific Power is urging its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable.

The National Weather Service is forecasting extended periods of snow throughout the coming week with temperatures dipping below freezing every evening and snow accumulations of up to a foot at low elevations.

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Photo Story: The Calm Before the Storm, Crater Lake NP

Photo Story: The Calm Before the Storm, Crater Lake NP

Over the weekend it is forecasted that Crater Lake National Park can receive up to 18 inches of new snow during the upcoming storm. The extended forecast from the National Weather Service Office in Medford, Ore. also shows that today may be the last day for sunshine for some time. With that info, I took advantage of an opportunity to get out of the newsroom and use my snowshoes.

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Merkley, Wyden Announce Millions for Oregon to Fight Homelessness

Merkley, Wyden Announce Millions for Oregon to Fight Homelessness

Nearly $3 million will help organizations statewide provide supportive services to help people out of homelessness
[No monies allocated for Klamath or Lake Counties]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden today announced nearly $3 million in Continuum of Care grants across the state, providing resources to help house and provide supportive services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

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Land of the Free, Home of the Brave

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave

Klamath Falls, Ore. - As announcer Bob Chambrose called out the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces – Coast Guard! Air Force! Navy! Marines! Army! -- veterans and active duty military members made their way towards the front of the Henley High School’s basketball court.

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Rubicon & TimberMill Shores Respond to Sky Lakes Appeal

Rubicon & TimberMill Shores Respond to Sky Lakes Appeal

In response to an earlier press release from Paul Stewart, CEO of Sky Lakes Medical Center on the intentions of Sky Lakes appealing the proposed DHS building in Klamath Falls - Rubicon Investments, Klamath Holdings, LLC and TimberMill Shores provide a statement.

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Sky lakes to Appeal Proposed DHS Building

Sky lakes to Appeal Proposed DHS Building

As a champion of the image of downtown Klamath Falls, its future and increased commerce there, Sky Lakes Medical Center on Friday, Feb. 1, filed notice of its intent to appeal with the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) concerning the decision by the City of Klamath Falls to allow a proposed social services building along Lake Ewauna.

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Thousands Submit Comments to Oregon DSL in Opposition to LNG

Thousands Submit Comments to Oregon DSL in Opposition to LNG

On Sunday, February 3rd, a state public comment period closed after over 35,000 total comments were received by the Oregon Department of State Lands [DSL] in opposition to a “removal-fill” permit for Pembina’s proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline.

The comments were submitted by impacted landowners, anglers, small business owners, tribal members, health professionals, and many more Oregonians concerned about the impacts the fossil fuel project would have on nearly 500 waterways.

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Klamath Heritage: Pelican Bay Lumber Company

Klamath Heritage: Pelican Bay Lumber Company

Klamath County Museum’s Photo of the Week for Feb. 3, 2019, shows the Pelican Bay Lumber Co. complex north of Klamath Falls. Most of the ground seen in the center of this photo is occupied today by Jeld-Wen. This view looks south toward the Pelican City area, with Moore Mountain in the background.

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