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Tree Permits Available in Klamath National Forest

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Christmas Tree permits are now available in the Klamath National Forest. You can get a permit for ten dollars to harvest one tree. Pick those up at the forestry office on South Main Street in Yreka, or the Goosenest Ranger District Office on Highway 97 in Macdoel during regular business hours.
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Donations Needed for Tree-Lighting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Snowflake Festival Christmas tree lighting ceremony is scheduled for next Monday at 5:30 at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Klamath Falls. Rumor has it this year’s tree lighting will be spectacular, with thousands of new LED lights decorating the tree. The American Legion is collecting donations to help off-set the cost...
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Slight Decrease in KCC Enrollment

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Community College saw a four-percent drop in enrollment this fall when compared to the number of students that were enrolled last fall. But last year the school saw a 17-percent increase in enrollment, the most significant one-year jump.
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Body Found in Siskiyou County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One man was found dead under the Kelsey Creek Bridge near Fort Jones yesterday afternoon. According to a police report, an autopsey will be performed today to determine a cause of death. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s office is asking that anyone with information about the man’s death contact their detectives.
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KBREC Effort Falls Short of Needed Signatures

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Efforts to form a special tax district to support the Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center… hit a big road block today. Supporters of KBREC gathered more than 62-hundred signatures in support of getting the tax district on next May’s ballot. County Clerk Linda Smith yesterday released the results of signature...
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Travel Options in Lieu of Flying out of Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You may not be able to catch a flight out of Klamath Falls for the Holidays, but there are still other ways to get over the the mountain and through the national forest to celebrate with friends and family. Southwest Point operates a shuttle service that leaves from the the Crater...
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Dog Dies in Garage Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A dog died in a house fire Saturday. According to a press release from Klamath Basin Fire District One, an extension cord is being blamed for the garage fire. An extension cord was supplying electricity to a heater in order to keep the garage warm for the dog and a homeless...
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KFPD Accepting Applications for Citizen’s Academy

The Klamath Falls Police Department is looking for a few good men… and women… to participate in their Citizen’s Academy. The next session of classes starts February 10th and runs one night a week for ten weeks. You’ll get to learn how KFPD operates, learn certain components of the law and how those laws...
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Mixed Support for Basin Water Act

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to representative Greg Walden Wednesday, asking him to get involved in the effort to pass the Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act. The bill passed out of committee earlier this week in Washington DC. Klamath County Commissioners are NOT happy...
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Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon State University (OSU) Master Beekeeper Program will offer its Apprentice training program for 2015 in Klamath Falls. This program is intended to promote awareness of honeybees and beekeeping and is the counterpart of the Master Gardener program. Learn more about the program at the Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association meeting...
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