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Klamath Basin News, Wednesday, June 16 – Klamath County Continues with High Risk Restrictions Due To Covid, So Says Gov. Kate Brown

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Sanchez: Tips for terrific tomatoes and trivia

Tomatoes, the most popular of all home grown vegetables, are among the most challenging to successfully grow in the Klamath Basin. More than 80% of all home vegetable gardeners try tomatoes, which are also the topic of “Total Tomato Trivia,” the latest joint project of Klamath County Libraries and OSU Extension in Klamath County. Total Tomato Trivia is offered online, Thursday, June 24 at 7 p.m.
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Kidney-related diseases launch two students’ awareness campaigns that will take them to the Miss Oregon competition

June 15, 2021, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.—Two Oregon Tech students have been spreading awareness about major health concerns before taking the statewide stage this week at the Miss Oregon Scholarship Program. Payton Idrogo and Mackenzie Peterson competed for and won titles at the Women’s Scholarship Foundation of Klamath County’s 45th annual scholarship awards program in April and have used the time since to campaign for causes near to their hearts.
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Klamath County Fair to return in August with bands, demolition derby

The Klamath County Fair will be back this summer, with headliner concerts and traditional events a year after it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fair, which will run from Thursday, August 5, through Sunday, August 8, will feature main attractions such as live music by Everclear and Sawyer Brown, as well as a livestock olympics and auction, as well as a demolition derby.
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Everclear and Sawyer Brown to headline the 2021 Klamath County Fair

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - It has been nearly two full years since a headlining act rocked the main stage at the Klamath County Fair. The pandemic-stricken year of 2020 forced a scaled-back production of the Fair to only its core elements, the Youth Livestock Show and Sale. This year, with restrictions loosening up, Klamath County Fair officials are going all-in to bring the party back to Klamath County better than ever before. Starting with two new headlining acts to the Klamath Basin, ‘90s alternative rockers Everclear and the country music legends of Sawyer Brown.
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Bonanza schools closed after weekend vandalism

BONANZA, Ore. — The Klamath County School District shuttered both Bonanza school buildings on Monday after an apparent act of vandalism over the weekend, officials confirm. Bonanza Junior & Senior High School administrators posted on Facebook about the school closure Sunday night, saying that the facilities would remain closed "due to unforeseen circumstances" until further notice.
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Minor killed in crash on Highway 39 near Merrill

MERRILL, Ore. — Oregon State Police says that a minor died following a crash involving a semi-truck on Highway 39 near Merrill on Wednesday morning. State troopers and emergency crews responded to reports of the crash shortly after 8 a.m., arriving at a spot on the east side of Merrill in Klamath County.
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FIVE KLAMATH COUNTY STUDENTS AWARDED $5,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS BY EARL AND JANE FERGUSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF OREGON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Medford, Ore. — June 14, 2021 — The Earl and Jane Ferguson Scholarship Fund of Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) announced today that it has awarded $5,000 in scholarships to five Klamath County students to support their academic and career goals. “Students will work for their education if given the opportunity,”...
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Modoc Point Irrigation District receives funding for water conservation studies

Modoc Point Irrigation District has received funding from the Oregon Water Resources Commission to study ways to increase its water storage, according to an OWRD news release. The 6,000-acre district, which has been impacted by droughts and water calls in recent years, has been awarded $26,400 “to evaluate the feasibility of building one or more aboveground reservoirs to store off-season run-off from the Upper Klamath Lake Basin,” the release read.
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Klamath Basin News, Monday, 6/14 – Klamath Falls Man Missing at Pearl Harbor in 1941, Identified as Warren Gillette, Will Be Laid To Rest in July

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County Commissioners seek citizen member for the American Rescue Plan Allocation Committee.

Congress has approved the American Rescue Plan Act to help communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Klamath County is slated to receive approximately $13,200,000.00 in relief funding. The Klamath County Board of Commissioners is committed to using the bulk of those dollars to help spur economic development, community development and to curb the housing shortage in Klamath County; and as such the Commissioners are establishing the American Rescue Plan Allocation Committee to review eligible grant applications, hear applicant presentations and make final allocations. The American Rescue Plan Allocation Committee will be comprised of the Board of Klamath County Commissioners, the CEO of Klamath County Economic Development Association, the Director of the Chamber of Commerce, and a citizen member of the Community. If you are interested in applying for the citizen member position, please click here.
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Juvenile dies in crash near Merrill

A Klamath County juvenile died Wednesday in a crash on Highway 39 near Merrill. According to Oregon State Police, troopers and emergency personnel responded to the crash about 8:10 a.m. Wednesday morning. According to police, a Chevy Spark operated by the deceased, was traveling northbound when it crossed into the...