Art Exhibit Features Student Works

Art Exhibit Features Student Works

An art exhibit titled “Variety in Art” is on display through the end of February in the Klamath County Museum’s Modoc Gallery. Paintings by a group of local adult art students are featured in the exhibition. An opening reception for the exhibit will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the museum at 1451 Main St.

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Sky Lakes to Host Class Helping Cancer Patients During and After Treatment

Sky Lakes to Host Class Helping Cancer Patients During and After Treatment

“Mindfulness Through Cancer,” an eight-week course designed to help cancer patients during treatment and after treatment, begins at 5 p.m. January 21 at the Sky Lakes Community Health Education Center, 2200 N. Eldorado Blvd.

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KUHS Band Seeks Funding for New Marching Uniforms

KUHS Band Seeks Funding for New Marching Uniforms

The Klamath Falls City Schools is nearing the completion of a campaign to purchase new marching band uniforms for Klamath Union High School. The present uniforms are many years old and needing to be replaced. These uniforms are expensive and will cost approximately $53,000. 

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February SNAP Benefits to be Issued Early

February SNAP Benefits to be Issued Early

As a result of the partial federal government shutdown, the U.S Department of Agriculture has asked states to provide early issuance of February benefits for those who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for food security.

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$10,000 Scratch-it Win is 'Really Weird'

$10,000 Scratch-it Win is 'Really Weird'

Salem, Ore. – Marissa McGinnis had a different reaction when she realized she won $10,000 playing an Oregon Lottery Scratch-it.

“It was really weird,” she said. “I have never won anything like that in my life. I kept asking if they were sure it was a winner.”

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Oregon Tech & Klamath Union Present Partnership at National Conference

Oregon Tech & Klamath Union Present Partnership at National Conference

The Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and Klamath Union High School (KU) Liberal Arts and Math & Science Academies were in the spotlight in November as leaders from the two schools presented at a national conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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Leading the Way

Leading the Way

Giving back at the Klamath Animal Shelter. Attending leadership conferences. Helping Klamath Hospice. Collecting food for the food bank. Raising money for their Sparrow.

These are just some of the projects Mazama High School’s leadership class has undertaken since the beginning of the school year. Four members of its leadership team gave a presentation to the Klamath County School Board Thursday night, talking about and providing snapshots of some of their community service projects. Overall, about 40 students participate in the school’s leadership program.

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Super Blood Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse this Sunday

Super Blood Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse this Sunday

The moon will turn red over the United States on Sunday night during the last total lunar eclipse of the decade.

A total lunar eclipse occurs during a full moon when the moon passes directly through the Earth’s shadow, causing it to turn rusty orange or dark red in color.

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KFPD: Klamath Falls City Council Passes New Ordinance to Curb Persistent Criminal Behavior

KFPD: Klamath Falls City Council Passes New Ordinance to Curb Persistent Criminal Behavior

On February 6, 2019, a geographical area around downtown will become an, "Enhanced Law Enforcement Area" as defined by council. People convicted of three (3) separate violations of law within a twelve (12) month period within the Downtown Enhanced Law Enforcement Area (ELEA) will be excluded from the zone for a period of 90 - 365 days by the Klamath Falls Municipal Judge.

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REACH Inc. Moves Forward After Break-In During 2018 Christmas Holiday Weekend

REACH Inc. Moves Forward After Break-In During 2018 Christmas Holiday Weekend

Klamath Falls, Or - Today, REACH Inc. continues its process of fixing and replacing all of the doors, windows, and locks after being a victim of a break in that included theft and vandalism over the 2018 Christmas holiday weekend. With an estimated cash loss of $8,000 in cash and property damage and $12,000 total in theft, including items such as power tools, laptop computers, chain saw, cameras, vehicles, and much more. With the arrest of the culprits, REACH has managed to recover a few of the items from the theft. As the authorities, continue to look for missing items.

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Lost River Senior Nominated as Presidential CTE Scholar

Lost River Senior Nominated as Presidential CTE Scholar

Lost River Junior-Senior High School senior Ximena Lemus-Hernandez has been nominated for the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program, one of only five students in Oregon to receive the honor.

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Gala Nominations Announced [VIDEO]

Gala Nominations Announced [VIDEO]

Today the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce announced the nominations for the 98th Annual Chamber Gala Awards. An awards ceremony that honors the local businesses, entrepreneurs and leaders through eight different awards categories.

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Hundreds Attend Hearing on Jordan Cove Pipeline

Hundreds Attend Hearing on Jordan Cove Pipeline

Over 300 people attended a standing room only hearing on the Jordan Cove Energy Project at Klamath Community College Monday night. For two and a half hours, supporters and opponents of the project were able to voice opinions. The hearing was held as an opportunity for the public to specifically voice opinions on the removal-fill permit application. A process required by the State of Oregon for the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project.

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Local Adventurist Starts YouTube Channel to Showcase Ski Areas

Local Adventurist Starts YouTube Channel to Showcase Ski Areas

Simple Skiing is the name of Klamath Falls adventurer Paul Kenney's YouTube Channel where he has created a show named, A Simple Skiing Review. Kenney has completed videos on Warner Canon Ski Area near Lakeview and Mt Ashland along the Oregon-California border. Where he asks is it really steeper here?

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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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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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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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