Klamath County http://ijpr.org en Klamath County Prepares For Drought http://ijpr.org/post/klamath-county-prepares-drought <p></p><p>California got there first, but Oregon is not far behind: declaring drought before winter is even over.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Gov. Jerry Brown made the California declaration in mid-January.&nbsp; Gov. Kitzhaber has only made declarations for four Oregon counties so far: Klamath, Lake, Harney and Malheur.&nbsp; Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:10:20 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 8003 at http://ijpr.org Klamath County Prepares For Drought Trying A New Approach To Jail Funding In Klamath County http://ijpr.org/post/trying-new-approach-jail-funding-klamath-county <p></p><p>Klamath County is another of the counties constrained by a small public safety budget.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Now a group is proposing a fee on every household and business in the county to fund<a href="http://sheriff.klamathcounty.org/" target="_blank"><strong> jail operations.</strong></a> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:38:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 6346 at http://ijpr.org Trying A New Approach To Jail Funding In Klamath County What To Do About Oregon's Spotted Frog http://ijpr.org/post/what-do-about-oregons-spotted-frog <p></p><p>More troubles for the spotted frog.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The<strong><a href="http://www.klamathcounty.org/commissioners/" target="_blank"> Klamath County commissioners </a></strong>have voted unanimously against the idea of designating more than 56,000 acres in Oregon as critical habitat for the Oregon spotted frog. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:47:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 4845 at http://ijpr.org What To Do About Oregon's Spotted Frog It’s Moving Day For The Beavers, Volunteers Help In The Relocation Process http://ijpr.org/post/it-s-moving-day-beavers-volunteers-help-relocation-process <p></p><p>"Relocation" sounds like something out of the witness protection program, but it's the process of moving animals from one habitat to another.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>In the case of beavers in Klamath County, the relocation process is meant to put the beavers in the best place to help the environment and/or not create issues for farmers and ranchers. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:08:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 4768 at http://ijpr.org It’s Moving Day For The Beavers, Volunteers Help In The Relocation Process League of Women Voters Facing Challenges in Rural Oregon http://ijpr.org/post/league-women-voters-facing-challenges-rural-oregon <div class="audio-player-wrapper"><div class="pi_assets-audio-text"><span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The League of Women Voters has been a fixture of elections for nearly a hundred years, organizing candidate forums and promoting voter participation across the country.&nbsp;</div></div><p>Now, Jefferson Public Radio’s Liam Moriarty reports that, especially in rural areas, changing times mean those familiar civic programs are in danger of disappearing.</p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 01:48:54 +0000 Liam Moriarty 2991 at http://ijpr.org League of Women Voters Facing Challenges in Rural Oregon