North Pelican Fire at 100 Acres

Fire managers continue to monitor the North Pelican Fire located on Pelican Butte, located 28 miles northwest of Klamath Falls, which has grown since yesterday to 100 acres. It is located in very steep and rocky terrain, and for safety reasons no firefighters are currently on the ground directly fighting this fire. Though the...
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Healthy Kids Running Series Gearing Up

Healthy Kids Running Series Klamath Falls Announces Spring 2017 Series Registrations is now open for the HKRS Klamath Falls program at Klamath Falls– Healthy Kids Running Series (“HKRS”) is thrilled to return this spring for its 4th season hosted at Ferguson Elementary School, beginning September 10, 2017. In 2016 the HKRS Klamath Falls program...
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Air Thurs

Air Quality: High Moderate to Unhealthy

The Air Quality outlook for Today Thursday August 17, 2017, from 8:00 am until 8:00 am Friday August 18, 2017 is expected to be in the High Moderate to Unhealthy for sensitive groups range.  The Weather Service is forecasting NW winds this afternoon and tonight, which will bring additional smoke into our area from the High Cascades Complex fire and the...
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Attempted Murder in Dorris

On Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at about 1:51 a.m., the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Dispatch Center received a report from a woman reporting that an unknown assailant stabbed her son in the chest.  The assault allegedly occurred at a residence on California Street in the City of Dorris, located in the eastern part...
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Fall Chinook Season Closed on Klamath

CDFW reminds anglers that fall Chinook salmon fishing on the Klamath and Trinity rivers is prohibited beginning Aug. 15, 2017 on the Klamath River and Sept. 1, 2017 on the Trinity River. Angling for steelhead remains open on both rivers for the entire year.   Due to historically low stock projections of fall Chinook in the...
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Firefighters Making Progress; Air Quality Still Nearing Unhealthy

The 40,000 acre fire at the Warm Springs Reservation is more than 90% contained. But State Officials say in addition to the fire fighters there finishing up they have Fire Prevention Teams to handle the large influx of people travel across the Reservation for a place to watch the eclipse. Lodging and camping are...
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Local Law Enforcement Not Happy With New State Drug Possession Law

Klamath County District Attorney’s Office Eve Costello District Attorney Governor Brown signed into law legislation that reduces many possession of controlled substance charges to misdemeanors.  The Governor’s office also cited law enforcement backing of this change. I want to clarify that local law enforcement did not back that change.   Further, the change in the...
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Eternal Hills

DA Says Eternal Hills Staying Open

Klamath County District Attorney’s Office Eve Costello District Attorney Dear Community Members,  I want to alleviate concerns regarding the future of Eternal Hills Cemetery.  First, it is my understanding that the Cemetery will continue to remain open and that the grounds will be in generally good order, if not lush green.  If a loved...
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Irrigation District

Cacka Resigning from KID Board

Klamath Irrigation District Board member Dave Cacka has officially resigned from the board. KID Vice Chair Ty Kliewer made the announcement Tuesday. Cacka has been on the board since 1993 representing Zone 5. The board may consider making an appointment to fill the open post. Those interested can contact the KID office.  You must...
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Craft3 to Invest $7 Million in REACH to Expand in Klamath Falls

Craft3 Makes Major Investment in Klamath Falls-based REACH as Part of $7 Million Project   Represents the first-ever federal New Markets Tax Credit project in Klamath County   KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON – Regional business lender Craft3 announced today that it will make a major investment in REACH, Inc. as part of a $7 million...
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