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This letter is to acknowledge a new group that makes my heart smile with renewed hope and promise for my hometown; the Klamath Falls branch of the Democratic Socialists of America. They are working to shift societal motivation and policy-making back where it belongs to focus on people over p…

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November 3 could go down as an historic day, maybe a day of ending and a day of beginning. We have apparently elected the oldest president at swearing in, and elected the first woman vice president, a woman of color. We thereby could have ended a republican presidency, while starting down th…

The Nov. 14 Herald and News had three headlines on the front page: "Rising cases force schools to halt in-person instruction," "Crowd gathers to protest COVID-19 restrictions," and "States impose new rules, plead with public to stop spread." Klamath County had 685 reported cases, with 19 new…

The Klamath County Commissioners have not earned the leadership right to argue for “local control” during this pandemic. They have not put out a cohesive complete plan. They have instead mumbled on occasion to follow CDC advice, and then not done so themselves.

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated less than a year after the Plymouth colonists had settled in the new land. The first winter in Massachusetts had killed nearly half of the members of the colony. But new hope grew in the summer of 1621. The corn harvest brought rejoicing. Governor Willia…

The Trump campaign’s top lawyers — Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, Jenna Ellis — went into last weekend on the offensive. On Thursday, they held a news conference vowing to prove the existence of a far-ranging conspiracy to defeat the president. They were pressing a case alleging unfair voting…

Saturday, a couple hundred citizens gathered in front of the Klamath County government building to protest the recent shutdown of businesses and to express their dislike of Governor Brown.