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Big Games For The Owls Tonight!

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.-  Both the Oregon Tech men and women’s basketball teams are in the hunt for the Cascade Conference regular season championships headed into the final two weeks of the season that starts today in Caldwell, Idaho. The Oregon Tech men enter the weekend in second place in the CCC standing with a...
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Untreated Wastewater Got Into Lake Ewauna

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Basin has experienced a storm-related sanitary system overflow in the Veterans Park area.  Apparently, there were about 72,000 gallons of untreated wastewater that got into Lake Ewauna.  Authorities say the incident has been isolated, cleaned and disinfected as of 9am Friday morning February 10th.  No word on when the...
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Oregon’s Emergency Declaration Extended

Ontario, Ore. –  Back on January 11th, Governor Kate Brown declared that Oregon was under Emergency status due to the extreme winter storms we had.  That declaration was to remain in place for 30 days.  However, due to ongoing storms, flood risks and local areas needing assistance, the Governor has extended it. The Governor...
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Sprauge River Peaks And Receds

Medford, Ore. -  The Sprague River ended up reaching a little over 9 1/2 feet on Friday afternoon  February 11th.  That’s a foot higher than the river’s minor flood stage.   Then receded back by Saturday afternoon.  
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C-Flume Update Next Week With KID

Klamath Falls, Ore. – If you want to know the latest in the C-Flume project, you may want to attend the Klamath Irrigation District, Board of Directors’ meeting next week.  They’ll give updates on the C-Flume Canal, Employment policy & Hoopa/Yurok Tribes Lawsuit. You can see a complete agenda on their site at: klamathirrigation.com...
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Do Your Kids Have Their Shots?

Klamath Falls, Ore. – It’s that time of year again, make sure your kids are immunized or don’t send them to school.  Oregonians have until next Wednesday, February 15th, to get their children immunized and up-to-date on their shots. In the Klamath County School District, 96% of students already meet the requirements.  If your...
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Reservation Help From Pen Air Due To The Recent Storms

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Pen Air is offering some help to travelers that may be stranded or have to cancel their flights due to weather.  If you’re planning on traveling to Boston via Pen Air, the airline is offering a waiver so you can postpone, change or cancel your reservation.  There are ticketing details...
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Furry Kisses For V-Day At The Aquarium

Newport, Ore. – If you want some whiskery kisses this Valentine’s Day head over to the Oregon Coast Aquarium.  The Aquarium is honoring V-day, their way… by providing visitors with an opportunity to experience kisses with a sea lion or a seal, and it’s at a discounted price.  Valid dates are February 11, 12,...
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Could Klamath Falls Eventually Be Smoke Free?

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Earlier this week the Klamath Falls City Council heard a proposal to make the downtown area smoke-free.  Also there’s talk of a separate proposal that would ban tobacco use from all city parks. The idea behind it obviously other than not having second hand smoke wafting around, it would also...
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24 Hour Self Serve Gas May Be Coming To Some Oregon Counties

Salem, Ore. – Some areas in Oregon may see 24 hour self serve gas stations.  Two bills introduced this Legislative session suggest expanding the availability of self-service gas stations to all hours in rural Oregon counties, like Crook and Jefferson.  House Bill 2482 would get rid of the the existing 6 p.m.-to-6 a.m. time...
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