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Campfire Restrictions in Effect

Klamath Falls, Ore.– For the month of September, fire conditions in south central Oregon remain “EXTREME.”  The area continues to experience above average temperatures and prolonged periods of hot and dry weather.  “We are seeing atypical fuels conditions for this time of year,” said Clint Albertson, Interagency Fire Planner for the Bureau of Land...
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Fire Updates

Klamath Falls, Ore.– As of late last night, the Happy Camp complex is reported at 99,200 acres. A new mandatory evacuation order was issued along Mill Creek Road in Siskiyou County yesterday afternoon. Gusty winds are pushing the fire to the southeast, and embers from the blaze are ignited new areas outside of the perimeter. 26-hundred crew...
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Movie Filming in Klamath Falls, Closures Scheduled

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A film crew will be in Klamath Falls this week, which means a few streets will be shut down for a couple of days to accommodate the movie project. The shutdowns begin on Thursday and run through Sunday. Several different areas are scheduled for use as a film set. To accommodate the...
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Businesses Invited to Employment Fair

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Tech Career Services is asking area employers to participate in its upcoming Student Employment Fair. The event is on Friday October third in the College Union Bookstore Lobby. This an opportunity for students to connect with potential employers. There’s no charge for businesses to participate.  Tables for the Student Employment Fair...
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Upgrades Mean Water Disruptions on Tuesday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Some updates to the city’s water system could result in your water being shut off for a short time Tuesday (September 9th). The areas affected by the disruption are along Oregon to Lakeview avenues, and Academy to Donald Streets. Work on the system is expected to take place between 9 am and...
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Smoke from Area Fires Impacts Air Quality

Klamath Falls, Ore.– According to our monitors in Klamath Falls and Chiloquin, the Air Quality today has been Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups and at times Unhealthy for all groups. The smoke is coming into the Basin and the surrounding communities from the July Complex fire, Happy Camp Complex fire, and the 790 fire. We...
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Cosmetology School Back in Session after Wreck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The College of Cosmetology in downtown Klamath Falls is back open for business. The school suffered structural and fire damage after a woman had a medical emergency that caused her to run her vehicle into the front of the building about two weeks ago. Administrators say they plan to hold a grand...
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Lakeview Considers Dispensary Regulations

Lakeview, Ore.– The Lakeview Town Council will discuss a final ordinance to establish laws for medical marijuana dispensaries at its workshop session scheduled for next week. The council approved a one-year moratorium on allowing dispensaries, to give city officials time to flesh out some regulations. Tuesday’s work session is open to the public. It starts...
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Klamath County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Weber has been identified as the victim in Wednesday's shooting. He's being treated in Portland for a gunshot wound to the face.

Injured Deputy Recovering at Home

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Weber is recovering at home after being released from OHSU in Portland on Friday, OHSU confirmed over the weekend. Weber was shot twice in the face and in his side during what started out as a routine traffic stop. Two people have been arrested and charged in connection...
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Bonanza Seeking Snow Removal Bids

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Town of Bonanza is soliciting bids for snow removal for the 2014-2015 winter season. We are interested in the hourly charge, what type of equipment will be used, and your availability. Please include this information in your bid. If you are interested in submitting a bid, please mail (P.O. Box 297,...
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