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City In Discussions To Return Passenger Air Service To Klamath County

Following the departure of PenAir in August 2017, City Officials and community leaders wasted no time in organizing and identifying a possible replacement scheduled passenger air carrier to service the Klamath Basin. On September 12th, a group from Klamath Falls traveled to and met with representatives from SkyWest Airlines, based in St. George, Utah....
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Klamath County Public Health Wildfire Season Daily Update: Forecast for Air Quality

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Air Quality outlook for Thursday, September 14, 2017 to 8:00 am Friday September 15, 2017. September 14, 2017 is expected to be in the good to moderate range. The Weather Service is forecasting west, northwest to southwest winds today on into tomorrow morning.The Miller Complex south of the basin,...
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Oregon Officials Hand Over List of Voters to President Trumps Commission

Oregon officials have handed over a statewide list of voters to President Donald Trump’s commission investigating allegations of voter fraud. Made available were names, addresses, registration dates and status, birth year, precinct name and political party affiliation. But information that was not disclosed included Social Security and driver’s license numbers or how a person...
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Oregon Hunters Association files Lawsuit Against U.S. Forest Service

The Oregon Hunters Association has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service, claiming its plan to build more than 130 miles of off-highway vehicle trails in the Ochoco National Forest could hurt elk habitat. Last  week that the association, which has more than 10,000 members, filed the lawsuit in the Pendleton Division of...
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Klamath County Public Health Wildfire Season Daily Update: Forecast for Air Quality

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Air Quality outlook for Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to 8:00 am Wednesday September 13, 2017. September 12, 2017 is expected to be in the moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups range. The Weather Service is forecasting west to south west winds today on into tomorrow morning. The Miller Complex...
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One arrested in connection with McKay, other fires

Oregon State Police say they’ve made an arrest in connection with at least one of four central Oregon wildfires. On August 29, 2017, an investigation began into four wildland fires that occurred along the Highway 97 between the area of Lava River Cave and Mile Post 180 south of La Pine, Oregon.  Three of...
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Caribbean Struggles to Get Aid After Irma

Now that Hurricane Irma has been reduced to a tropical storm , Caribbean officials struggled to get aid to islands devastated by Hurricane Irma and tried to take stock of the damage caused by the Category 5 storm. At least 34 people were reported to have been killed in the region, including 10 in...
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Oregon Parks and Recreation Increases State Park Fees

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is proposing amendments to agency rules related to overnight camping rates for state parks. A $2 per site increase in the base rate for overnight rental fees on select types of campsites was approved by the Oregon Legislature as part of the 2017-19 OPRD budget. The deadline...
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Escaped Teen, Shooting Suspect Arrested

Klamath Falls Police have arrested a teenager in connection with the shooting of a woman who was found early Saturday morning on the bike path near Foothills Boulevard and Homedale Road. Officers say the suspect is 18-year old Brittain McAuliffe. He was one of two teens who escaped from the Riverbend Youth Correctional Facility in...
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Klamath Falls City Road Crew Plan Maintenance Projects for Week of September 11th

Expect some delays this week as City of Klamath Falls Street Crews work on some repair projects. Street Division crews plan to perform work during the hours of 4:00 am through 4:30 pm (weather permitting).  Monday – Maintenance overlay Owens St.Tuesday  – Maintenance dig out and repair at Terrace Ave and Mountain View BlvdWednesday  – Maintenance repair Lincoln St. and UphamThursday  – Utility Cuts City Wide Paint Crews will be working on the following areas September 12 – September 15, 2017 4:00am to 6:30am Touch up and completion of all high traffic areas 4:00am – 8:00am.  Touch up and schools and hospital 7:00am — 2:00pm.
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