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TWO DEAD IN WRECK ON INTERSTATE 15 IN SOUTHEAST IDAHO

View this story on its original site Two people are dead after a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 15 in Southeast Idaho. The wreck occurred between Malad and Downey around 5:40 p.m. Sunday. The names of the deceased have not yet been released. Authorities said that the two victims died at the scene and both appear […]

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Touch a Truck raises money so kids can play and stay dry

View this story on its original site SEDRO-WOOLLEY — The blaring and beeping of horns filled a field at Cascade Middle School on Saturday for Samish Elementary’s Touch a Truck fundraiser. Kids could explore nearly 50 trucks from local businesses, police and fire departments, and more. The event was held to raise money for an […]

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New reporter joins H&N staff

View this story on its original site Francisca “Frankie” Benitez, has joined the Herald and News staff this week as the city government, health and business reporter. Benitez replaces Sean Bassinger who took a reporting job with the Grants Pass Courier. Benitez previously worked as a news reporter and page designer in her hometown at […]

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On the move: Bike to work day

View this story on its original site Whether running, walking or bicycling to work, and despite chilly temperatures, Klamath Falls residents were on the move Friday morning under their own power. Klamath Rails-to-Trails partnered with Blue Zones Project for the first time this year for a breakfast booth for Bike to Work Day at Wiard […]

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Henley students to compete at KidWind Challenge

View this story on its original site Several teams of Henley students will travel to Houston, Texas, with their wind turbines this week to test their engineering skills at the 2019 National KidWind Challenge. Three teams from Henley High School and two teams from Henley Middle School qualified for the national competition by earning the […]

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Motivational speaker addresses Klamath County suicide

View this story on its original site Parents, friends and young folks gathered at Mill’s Elementary School Saturday afternoon and discussed how to prevent suicide as individuals and members of the wider community. At least 100 people turned out for the event hosted by You Matter to Klamath, a new community organization partnership trying to […]

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Looking back: This week in Klamath Basin history

View this story on its original site 100 years ago “All the talk about the predatory animals of the northwest being dangerous to meet, except when cornered, is all bunk,” declared Assistant Superintendent H.E. Momyer of Crater Lake Park, whose 13-years experience in the mountains as a range rider and position at Crater Lake has […]

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What will Oregon do with windfall?

View this story on its original site SALEM — Oregon has come into an unexpected windfall, and now it’s up to lawmakers to figure out what to do with it. Personal and corporate income tax collections during the 2019 tax filing season were dramatically higher than state economists expected, according to a report that was […]

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Grant money available for community project

View this story on its original site Klamath County was one of four winners nationwide for the 2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize for which the coalition was awarded a $25,000 prize. The coalition now seeks to disseminate the money to community organizations that are continuing to build a culture of health. […]

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Here is what’s on the agenda for Monday’s city council meeting

View this story on its original site At Monday night’s city council meeting, the council will vote on: regulations for non-retail marijuana locations; providing funding to Argo Klamath Two LLC for renovations to the old Skipper’s building; providing funding to outfit police vehicles; and the approval of funds from the National Guard for the rehabilitation […]

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Panthers claim runner up trophy at divisional meet

View this story on its original site As the team scores were announced Saturday afternoon, members of the girls’ track team at Belgrade huddled together in anticipation. After hearing the names of seven other teams, they began to celebrate in earnest. Not only did the Panthers finish in the top three, but they earned a […]

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