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Oregon Officially In A State Of Emergency

Salem, Ore. – Earlier today, the state of Oregon officially was declared to be in a state of emergency. Governor Brown made the declaration Wednesday at the request of local officials as well as on the recommendation of the Oregon office of Emergency Management (OEM). Governor Brown urges “…all Oregonians to follow the recommendations...
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Klamath Works Campus Project Going To City Council Next

Klamath Falls, Ore. – At the Planning Commission meeting earlier in the week, the Klamath Works Human Services Campus got a green light for their project to head over to City Council for the next phase of approval. In a unanimous vote, the Planning Commissioners voted to recommend a zoning change and a new...
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Waste Management Playing Catch Up

Klamath Falls, Ore. – If you haven’t gotten your garbage and recycling picked up yet, be patient – after the winter weather we’ve had lately, Waste Management is trying to catch up.   Be sure to leave your cans by the curb and they’ll get to them if they haven’t yet.  Also, if you...
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Avalanche Closes Highway At Crater Lake

Crater Lake, Ore. – An avalanche yesterday morning in Crater Lake National Park shut down Highway 62.  They’re hoping to reopen the South and West entrances to the park today. A spokeswoman for the Park, Jennifer Evans said it does happen, full closures are not that unusual when we get this much snow. As...
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Oregon Main Street Looking For Applicants

Salem, Ore – Oregon Main Street, part of the Parks and Recreation department is accepting applications from organizations interested in receiving downtown revitalization assistance. Successful applicants receive assistance to help revitalize the economy, appearance, and image of their traditional business district.  Services vary but generally include work plan and committee development along with specialized...
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Highway 97 Closed Earlier Today Due To A Crash

Bend, Ore. - Another reminder to drive carefully in these extreme weather conditions.  This morning Oregon State Patrol and emergency crews responded to a 2 vehicle crash. Both motorists were traveling on Hwy 97 in Deschutes County when the NB car lost control due to the ice and then crashed into a pickup truck traveling...
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The KF Crusaders Are Back

The Klamath Falls Crusaders are coming back.  The Crusaders, who will now be called the Basin Berserkers, are a young-adult semi-professional football team who haven’t been around for about 6 years.  But this year they might be entering the Pacific Football League for the first time.  Team owner and player Matt Nordin is still...
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Rain, Wind and More Snow Moving Into The Basin Tuesday

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The winter storm warning and advisory that was supposed to end today at 7am has been extended to 10pm and it’s adding some wind and rain to the mix.  By 10 pm tonight, here in the Basin we could see 1-1 ½ inches of rain, wind gusts up to 40...
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New Winter Storm Coming Today

Klamath Falls, Ore – We have both a Winter Weather Warning and an Advisory.   From 1pm today till 7am tomorrow morning, a storm Warning is in effect for the north part of the county and mountain areas.  We could see 6-12 inches of snow.  Then in town, there’s a Winter Storm Advisory for the...
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Hwy 97 Alternating Traffic In Deschutes County

La Pine, Ore. -  As of 6pm on Sunday, January 8th, ODOT is alternating US 97 North and Southbound traffic via one lane near milepost 162, in the La Pine area of Deschutes County.  The freeway was closed earlier due to an accident.  Expect delays.
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