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Anthrax found in a Basin steer

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore – The Oregon State Public Health Laboratory has confirmed naturally occurring anthrax as the cause of death in a Klamath County steer, it was announced today. While the incident does not pose a human public health risk, state officials say, it can be an issue for exposed livestock. The incident is...
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Viewing the Basin: Animal Shelter closed this weekend

Viewing the Basin spoke with the Klamath Animal Shelter on Friday’s newscast.
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Goff Fire crews work to protect homes

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Protecting homes is the top priority for crews battling the nearly-17,000-acre Goff Fire. Firefighters are attempting to prevent the fire from spreading north of Seiad Valley. A mandatory evacuation order was issued on Tuesday and several roads have been closed. An evacuation center has been established at the Siskiyou Golden...
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Free clinic this weekend in Klamath Falls

There is a free clinic Saturday in Klamath Falls. The Shriners Hospitals for Children are offering services for children who can benefit from orthopedic, cleft lip-palate care and burn scar care. It starts at 10 a.m. at Cascade East Clinic on Daggett Avenue for people up to 18 years of age. For more information,...
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Oregon State Police boost efforts during holiday weekend

Labor Day weekend is the second-deadliest holiday weekend according Oregon State Police, which will be upping patrols for now through Sept. 3. The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign is designed to prevent drunk driving and there were 70 DUII arrests during last year’s Labor Day holiday. News Release from Oregon State Police...
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Viewing the Basin: Getting ready for KCC fall term

Viewing the Basin spoke with Klamath Community College’s Ryan Brown about the upcoming fall term.
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Lake County Fair kicks off today

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Over Labor Day Weekend, Lakeview has the 93rd annual Lake County Fair and Round-up at the Fairgrounds. “Boot Kickin’ Bounty” is this year’s theme. Full story audio from Viewing the Basin’s Cory Edmondson President of the Lake County Round-up Lane Simpson says there’s a rodeo and horse competitions. On Thursday, the fair...
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Fire Update – 8.30.2012

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — The Goff Fire has reached containment lines according to the latest report from the Klamath National Forest. Some of the lines are within a few hundred yards of structures on the west side of Seiad Creek Road and Highway 96. Firefighters are focusing on protecting property and homes along Seiad...
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Crater Lake closed to divers until further notice

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — The fear of invasive species has prompted Crater Lake National Park officials to close the lake to scuba divers. Crater Lake will be closed until the administration can develop rules to prevent microscopic species, such as quagga mussels, spiny water fleas and viruses, don’t hitchhike into the water on diving gear....
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Work on Eberlein Ave. through Aug. 31

The City of Klamath Falls Street Division will be doing street improvements to Eberlein Avenue August 29-31. Work will begin at 7 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. on Aug. 31. The street and driveways will be closed during this period. Residents are asked to use alternate routes and driveways.
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