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Illegal Dumping

Illegal Dumping And Ruining Environmentally Sensitive Land Needs To Stop ASAP

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Last  Wednesday, June 21st, County Commissioners Kelley Minty Morris and Derrick DeGroot sat down with Patti Case of Green Diamond Resource Company.   Green Diamond (GD) has business not just all over Klamath County but throughout the Pacific Northwest… they bought 600-thousand acres from JWTR, then another 23-thousand acres in...
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Former OSP Evidence Tech Turned Klamath Falls Retirement Planner Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On Friday June 23rd, Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers and detectives arrested former OSP Evidence Technician Mark Matlick. 57 year old Matlick of Klamath Falls, had been under their employment between 2007 through 2015 at the Klamath Falls Area Command. Matlick is reportedly the owner/operator of Top Insurance And Retirement...
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toxic algae

Indicators Of Toxic Algae Seen In Lake County

Lakeview, Ore. – With the Health Advisory recently lifted in Klamath County regarding toxic algae, now there’s indicators for it in Lake County. This is not a formal advisory but officials are seeing indicators that there may be algae blooms occurring in Lake County waters.   Lake County Public Health Administrator Beth Hadley said...
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Hot Weather Safety Tips From The Red Cross

Portland, Ore. – Extreme temperatures are in the forecast for the weekend and the American Red Cross urges residents to be aware of the steps they should take to avoid heat related illness. Follow these simple, tried and true steps to keep yourself and others safe before and during a heat wave. Before *...
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“Keep It Legal, Keep It Safe” – Firework Retail Season Officially Open June 23rd

Salem, Ore. – Since Friday June 23rd marks the opening of the fireworks sales season in Oregon, the Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) is reminding folks to “Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe.” Legal fireworks may be purchased only from Oregon permitted fireworks retailers and stands. The OSFM has issued more than...
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Increased Brush Fire Danger In Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath County Fire District No. 1 (KCFD 1) has seen an increase in brush fires over the last several weeks due to rising temperatures and drier conditions. KCFD 1 wants to remind all Klamath County residents to be extremely cautious of fire hazards when around brushy areas. A reminder, Fire...
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High Speed Chase In Chiloquin Last Night, Two Suspects Still On The Run

Chiloquin, Ore. –  Wednesday evening, June 21st Klamath County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies attempted to stop a pickup truck on a dirt road west of Collier State Park in Chiloquin with two suspects inside. The pickup had no license plates and fled all attempts to stop it. The driver turned south onto Hwy 97...
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Charles Jackson

This Chiloquin Man Wanted By KCSO For Multiple Felonies

Chiloquin, Ore. – On Wednesday, June 21st around 7:25pm, the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) was dispatched to the 911 report of an assault at 37776 Modoc Point Road. Oregon State Police were the first on scene and discovered an 84-year-old man, whose name is being withheld, who had been shot in the leg...
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The Launch Of The New Oregon Business Alliance For Climate In Portland Today, June 22nd

Portland, Ore. – With climate change already impacting Oregon industry, private sector leaders from across the state are joining forces to ensure business has a strong role in solutions-based, economically viable climate policy. Led by Alliance chair Tom Kelly of Neil Kelly Company, the new Oregon Business Alliance for Climate (OBAC) will officially launch...
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Shasta Rd closure

Shasta Road Closed Both Ways Friday June 23rd Due To Construction

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Tomorrow, Friday June 23rd Shasta Way will be closed both directions for resurfacing between Washburn Way to South 6th Street. During this time, the parking lot of the Klamath Falls Police Station will be closed and there will not be direct vehicular access to the police station. The KFPD will remain...
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