Las Vegas Standout Signs with Oregon Tech Golf

Las Vegas Standout Signs with Oregon Tech Golf

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Head Coach Jeff Corkill announced today the signing of Maiya Baker of Las Vegas, Nevada to the 2019-20 Oregon Tech women's golf team. 

Baker, a multi-sport varsity athlete at Palo Verde High School, finished in the Top 30 in the State 4A Golf Championships and finished 14th in the 4A region.

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173rd Fighter Wing Welcomes Deployed Airmen Home

173rd Fighter Wing Welcomes Deployed Airmen Home

KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. - The 270th Air Traffic Control Squadron welcomed home a team of 15 Airmen from a six-month deployment to Iraq, Jan. 4, 2018 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

A demobilization ceremony served to officially welcome back the Kingsley Field Airmen, after they provided radar approach and finals control at the busiest airfield in Iraq—Al Asad Air Base.

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Oregon Air National Guard Welcomes New Commander

Oregon Air National Guard Welcomes New Commander

SALEM, Oregon - Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel relinquished command of the Oregon Air National Guard and Brig. Gen. Donna M. Prigmore assumed command in a change of command ceremony, January 5, 2019, at the Anderson Readiness Center in Salem, Oregon. Kriesel is scheduled to deploy in support of joint operations in Africa. Prigmore is now the first woman to command the Oregon National Guard's Air Component.

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Winter Storm Warning for NorCal, Winter Weather Advisory for SoOre

Winter Storm Warning for NorCal, Winter Weather Advisory for SoOre

Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with localized amounts up to 16 inches, are expected. Snow fall rates will increase again late this morning. Additional amounts of 6 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to 14 inches, are expected.

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Op-Ed: TimberMill Shores CUP

Op-Ed: TimberMill Shores CUP

Op-Ed Commentary by, Robert J. Shaw, Managing Partner of TimberMill Shores

Dear Fellow Citizens, I write you today asking for your support of the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application for the DHS facility at TimberMill Shores. While there has been vocal opposition to this application by Sky Lakes Medical Center and Klamath Works, I am hopeful you can recognize that the vision of Klamath Works is only one of many visions present in this community. I will provide you…

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Klamath Heritage: View of Klamath Falls c. 1908

Klamath Heritage: View of Klamath Falls c. 1908

Klamath County Museum’s first Photo of the Week for 2019 shows the view that most travelers would have seen as they arrived by stagecoach or wagon at Klamath Falls in the late 1800s and early 1900s, as they crested over the hill south of town on the Keno Road (now Riverside Drive). Most freight wagons making deliveries to Klamath Falls came by the same route, up Topsy Grade in the Klamath River canyon and through Keno.

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Lunar Eclipse Viewing Event

Lunar Eclipse Viewing Event

A gathering to view a total lunar eclipse on Sunday, Jan. 20, will be held at the Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main Street.

Amateur astronomers will have telescopes set up by the time the earth’s shadow, known as the umbra, makes first contact with the full moon around 7:30 p.m.

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Oregon #14 in Growth According to U-Haul, Klamath Falls Noted with Net Gains

Oregon #14 in Growth According to U-Haul, Klamath Falls Noted with Net Gains

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Oregon catapults 18 spots to become the No. 14 Growth State in America, according to U-Haul® data analyzing U.S. migration trends for 2018. Growth States are calculated by the net gain of one-way U-Haul trucks entering a state versus leaving that state during a calendar year. Migration trends data is compiled from more than 2 million one-way U-Haul truck sharing transactions that occur annually.

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Concrete Poured for Henley Foundation

Concrete Poured for Henley Foundation

Workers poured the concrete foundation of a new classroom building at Henley Middle School Thursday, starting before sunrise and spending the day leveling, smoothing and buffing the surface.

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Wind Advisory, Widespread strong winds expected Saturday

Wind Advisory, Widespread strong winds expected Saturday

Strong low pressure will move into the coast on Saturday and this will produce very strong winds over much of the east side and northern California. The strongest winds will be in the mountains and Shasta Valley, but east side valley locations will also see strong, gusty winds Saturday afternoon and evening.

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Software Company Founder Jim Teece Announced as January IDEA Talk Speaker

Software Company Founder Jim Teece Announced as January IDEA Talk Speaker

This month’s Big IDEA feature is Jim Teece, a serial entrepreneur from Ashland, Ore.

Teece is the president and CEO of Project A, a global e-commerce digital agency and software developer that Teece founded with his wife in 1990. Current clients include McMenamins, Dr. Martens, City of Ashland Chamber of Commerce, City of Medford, and more than 600 others. Teece is also president and CEO of Ashland Home Net, where among their many services, he is

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Sky Lakes Takes Steps to Help Prevent Spread of Flu

Sky Lakes Takes Steps to Help Prevent Spread of Flu

Sky Lakes Medical Center today (Thursday, January 3) announced the safety measure of restricting visitors to parts of the medical center in an effort to help prevent the spread of flu.  This measure is commonly taken by hospitals during flu seasons.

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Reclamation Finalizes Klamath Project Biological Assessment

Reclamation Finalizes Klamath Project Biological Assessment

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Bureau of Reclamation completed the Final Biological Assessment on “The Effects of the Proposed Action to Operate the Klamath Project from April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2029 on Federally-Listed Threatened and Endangered Species.” The document was submitted Dec. 21, 2018 to the National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Walden Nominates Four Klamath County Students Along with Six Others for Acceptance to US Service Academies

Walden Nominates Four Klamath County Students Along with Six Others for Acceptance to US Service Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today announced that he has nominated ten Oregon students for acceptance to the prestigious United States service academies. Walden’s Service Academy Nomination Board -- retired and active-duty military officers who interview potential candidates for the service academies -- recommended each student based on their academic performance, extracurricular involvement, and character.

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Museum Receives Donation of '28 Buick

Museum Receives Donation of '28 Buick

The Klamath County Museum has received the donation of a 1928 Buick automobile from Alan and Carol Eberlein of Klamath Falls.

The fully restored and operable vehicle becomes the fifth antique auto owned by the museum.

“This beautiful car has a long history in Klamath Falls, and we’re looking forward to displaying it for many years to come,” said museum manager Todd Kepple. “We’re very grateful to the Eberleins to entrusting its care to us.”

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173rd Fighter Wing to Welcome Home Airmen Following Iraq Deployment

173rd Fighter Wing to Welcome Home Airmen Following Iraq Deployment

KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. – The 173rd Fighter Wing will welcome home a team of 15 Airmen from a six-month deployment to Iraq, Jan. 4, 2018, here.  A demobilization ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the base theater.

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KCSO: Christmas and New Years Results of Traffic Grant

KCSO: Christmas and New Years Results of Traffic Grant

Christmas and New Year’s Results: 5 Deputies, 21.5 Hours Worked, 3 Arrests (2 – DUII, 1 – Driving While Suspended or Revoked), 11 Citations Issued, 33 Warnings In-Lieu of Citation.

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Bonsai Study Group to Meet in Klamath

Bonsai Study Group to Meet in Klamath

A bonsai study group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the Klamath County Museum’s meeting room, 1451 Main St. The group will discuss “Bonsai for Beginners,” with a focus on special challenges that bonsai gardeners face in the Klamath Basin’s cool climate.

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