REACH Inc. recycle sort line near completion

REACH Inc. recycle sort line near completion

Klamath Falls, Ore. - REACH is only weeks away from opening its Recycle Sort Line, located inside their Maywood Drive Facility. The Sort Line will allow REACH to capture around 65 percent of the Basin’s recyclable items and package them into more marketable formats. This new service will insure that as much of the basins local items are getting recycled as is economically possible.

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KF City Council approves first reading of ordnance on non-retail marijuana facilities

KF City Council approves first reading of ordnance on non-retail marijuana facilities

At the regular meeting on Monday, May 20, 2019, Klamath Falls City Council voted to approve the first reading of an Ordinance amending City Code as it pertains to non-retail marijuana facilities. The amendments were recommended to the Council by the Citizen Marijuana Advisory Committee.

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Public Meeting to be held on Eternal Hills clean up

Public Meeting to be held on Eternal Hills clean up

A community meeting will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 6:30 pm at the Klamath County Fairgrounds regarding cleanup at Eternal Hills Cemetery. The meeting is hosted by the Eternal Hills Guardians.

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KCSO Marine Deputy receives Western States Officer of the Year Award

KCSO Marine Deputy receives Western States Officer of the Year Award

Corporal Daren Krag of the Klamath County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol received the prestigious Western States Boating Administrators Association’s (WSBAA) Officer of the Year award.  Krag received the award on Tuesday, May 14, in Oklahoma City as part of the annual WSBAA conference.

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OIT Announces new Cybersecurity Degree starting Fall 2019

OIT Announces new Cybersecurity Degree starting Fall 2019

This coming fall marks the introduction of Oregon’s first Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity, offered by Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech.” First announced in January, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) approved the degree for fall 2019 enrollment at both Klamath Falls and Portland-Metro campuses.

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173rd FW to conduct night flying operations

173rd FW to conduct night flying operations

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The 173rd Fighter Wing will conduct night flying operations this week, Monday through Thursday. Operations will take place between approximately 4:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m.

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‘When Timber Was King’ theme of program

‘When Timber Was King’ theme of program

“When Timber Was King,” is the title of a program to be presented Thursday, May 23, at the Klamath County Museum. The program is cosponsored by Shaw Historical Library and the Klamath County Historical Society. It begins at 7 p.m. in the Museum’s back meeting room, 1451 Main St. Admission is free.

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Winter Weather Advisory issued due to cold spring storm

Winter Weather Advisory issued due to cold spring storm

Those planning on traveling to the mountains late Monday or early Tuesday should expect some snowfall that will reduce visibility and could impact roadways at times. Generally 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected at elevations above 5500 feet and this includes portions of the Cascades, Siskiyous, and Warner Mountains. Snow is expected Monday and Tuesday afternoons as well but impacts are not expected to be as significant due to the late May sun angle and warm road temperatures.

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Iron Owl Challenge pushes teams to their physical and mental limits

Iron Owl Challenge pushes teams to their physical and mental limits

Five teams from the US Naval Academy, US Airforce Academy, University of Washington Navy ROTC, Oregon State University Navy ROTC, and Oregon Tech, came together this weekend for both physical and mental challenges inspired by military special ops training situations at the 9th annual Iron Owl Challenge.

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Photo Story: Klamath goes to the dogs

Photo Story: Klamath goes to the dogs

For the last two weekends, the Klamath County Event Center has been taken over by dogs both in show and in sport. Last weekend, the Klamath Dog Fanciers held their prestigious annual dog show, this weekend the group hosted the exciting agility trials.

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Klamath Heritage: Feeding Bears at Crater Lake

Klamath Heritage: Feeding Bears at Crater Lake

Feeding black bears was a popular activity at Crater Lake National Park – and numerous other parks around the country – in the early 1900s. Our Photo of the Week for May 19, 2019, is an undated image showing a man feeding four bears at Crater Lake. The photo appears to have been taken in the 1920s.

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Pacific Power President/CEO to be keynote speaker at OIT Commencement

Pacific Power President/CEO to be keynote speaker at OIT Commencement

On June 16, 2019, Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” will hold its 71st annual commencement ceremony in Klamath Falls at Oregon Tech’s John F. Moehl Stadium. President and CEO of Pacific Power, Stefan Bird, will deliver the keynote address, as nearly 800 students and their families celebrate graduation from the university.

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Giving Back: Bonanza students donate time to help community

Giving Back: Bonanza students donate time to help community

BONANZA – More than 200 Bonanza Junior-Senior High School students and staff spent Thursday giving back to their community, cleaning up Big Springs Park, organizing books at the Bonanza Public Library and helping elderly residents with yardwork. They also cleaned up and beautified the grounds around their school.

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Cy Phillips, citizen scientist

Cy Phillips, citizen scientist

Driving south along Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway on the western edge of Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge, 77-year-old Cy Phillips scans the landscape on a cold, cloudy March morning. He is looking for an old oak tree blown down during a recent storm.

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Native plant sale offered at Klamath County Museum

Native plant sale offered at Klamath County Museum

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A variety of nursery-grown plants will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during a native plant sale being held at the Klamath County Museum, Saturday May 18, starting at 9:00 AM

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