Klamath Heritage: Waiting for a train [VIDEO]

Klamath Heritage: Waiting for a train [VIDEO]

Klamath County Museum’s Photo of the Week for March 17, 2019, shows passengers waiting for a train at the Southern Pacific passenger depot in Klamath Falls. No date was recorded for this photo. The automobiles seen here suggest a date around 1920.

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New WIC food list announced

New WIC food list announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The local Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program has announced a new food list for families to use for nutritional benefits. Additions on the list are string cheese and yogurt options, among others. The new food list is available on the WIC app, wicshopper.

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DEQ Offers Free Well Water Testing in Klamath Basin

DEQ Offers Free Well Water Testing in Klamath Basin

Klamath Falls, OR — The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is offering free well water testing in the Klamath Basin as part of a groundwater quality study. Interested well users can contact DEQ at groundwater.monitoring@deq.state.or.us or 503-693-5736 to be considered for the study. 

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Klamath Heritage: Steamboats on Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath Heritage: Steamboats on Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath County Museum’s Photo of the Week for March 10, 2019, shows a group of steamboats at the docks at Shippington.

All three of the steamboats seen here were built in Klamath Falls. Seen at the dock at left is the Eagle, constructed in 1908. Docked at right is the Modoc, which measured 60 feet in length. Its boiler was originally fired by wood, but was later converted to burn oil. The Wasp, seen paddling by the other two boats, was built in 1914. It was slightly smaller, at 50 feet in length.

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Mazama Student Health Center Now Open [VIDEO]

Mazama Student Health Center Now Open [VIDEO]

“The opportunity to have a clinic attached to the schools…for affordable accessible health care is huge for the school district,” says Glen Szymoniak, KCSD Superintendent.

A $100,000 grant helped finish the Klamath County School Based Health Center. A partnership between KCSD, Cascade Health Alliance, and Klamath Health Partnership.

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'Earthshine' Event Planned for Saturday

'Earthshine' Event Planned for Saturday

An astronomy event to observe “earthshine” on the surface of the moon will be offered by the Klamath County Museum at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9.

The free event will be held in the parking lot of Foothills Christian Fellowship, at the north end of Patterson Street.

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2019 Agri-Tourism Meet and Greet Event

2019 Agri-Tourism Meet and Greet Event

Rural Klamath Connects, Gold Dust and Walker Farms, Discover Klamath, and Travel Oregon are proud to be hosting the second annual Agri-tourism Meet and Greet on Saturday March 16th.

The event is open to all farmers, ranchers, and producers in the Klamath Basin who are interested in getting involved in agri-tourism and it is FREE to attend.

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Bonanza Student Among Eight Others to Compete for State Poetry Title

Bonanza Student Among Eight Others to Compete for State Poetry Title

Salem, Oregon – Regional Poetry Out Loud competitions held in Medford, Portland and Salem Saturday identified the nine Oregon high school students who are invited to compete for the 2019 state title on Saturday, March 9. Three finalists were selected from each regional competition.

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RRT Performances for March, Red Tie Romp Success

RRT Performances for March, Red Tie Romp Success

The Ross Ragland Theater celebrated the 15th Annual Red Tie Romp fundraiser on February 23. This Red Tie Romp is focused on raising money for the Youth Education Program and Community Outreach initiatives organized by the theater.

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Brown Orders Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor of Secretary Richardson

Brown Orders Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor of Secretary Richardson

Salem, OR — Governor Kate Brown today ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, March 6, when members of the public and state government will honor the life of Oregon's 26th Secretary of State Dennis Richardson at the State Capitol in Salem. Flags should be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset that day.

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Coast Starlight Still Waits for Clear Tracks

Coast Starlight Still Waits for Clear Tracks

Passengers are still waiting to get to their destination following getting stuck on a train in Oakridge.

The Amtrak Coast Starlight runs from Seattle to Los Angeles. The train is scheduled to pass through Klamath Falls twice daily. Southbound, in the evening. Northbound, in the morning. Since the severe winter storm hit the Cascades earlier this week, the train has done neither.

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Oregon Tech Recognizes Cascade Health Alliances' Commitment to the Klamath Basin

Oregon Tech Recognizes Cascade Health Alliances' Commitment to the Klamath Basin

Klamath Falls, OR — March 1st, 2019 Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) awarded a plaque of appreciation to Cascade Health Alliance (CHA) recognizing CHA’s dedication to the Klamath Basin community and their investment in children and families through support of the Oregon Tech Behavioral Improvement Group (BIG) Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Clinic.

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Three Entertainers to Headline 2019 Fair

Three Entertainers to Headline 2019 Fair

The Klamath County Fair Board is pleased to announce its music line-up for the 2019 Klamath County Fair. Three headliners will take the stage inside the Klamath County Event Center Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night of the fair.

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Snow Days are Work Days for District Maintenance Crew

Snow Days are Work Days for District Maintenance Crew

Snow days for students are an unexpected day off – a reprieve from classes and homework. But snow days for the Klamath County School District maintenance crew are just that – days spent plowing and shoveling the white stuff.

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