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Dog Lake Road Near Lakeview Closure Has Been Extended

Lakeview, Ore. – The closure of Forest Road 4017, commonly known as Dog Lake Road on the Lakeview Ranger District of the Fremont-Winema National Forest, has been extended indefinitely.  The closure went into effect in March after a large landslide and soil instability in the area made the road impassible. The closure starts almost...
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Lakeview Company Gets A $7,200 Fine

Lakeview, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a $7,200 fine to a company in Lakeview.  The Collins Pine Company apparently exceeded grain loading particulate matter emission limits from one of its two boilers at its wood products mill at 1600 Missouri Avenue. The company’s boilers were tested August of...
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North Ridge Estates Meeting Update Today At The Downtown Library

Klamath Falls, Ore. – This afternoon at the Klamath County Library in downtown, there will be an update on  how the Superfund Site cleanup of the North Ridge Estates is going. The meeting is free and open to the public. Thursday May 4th at 4pm, at the Klamath County Library on 3rd Street and...
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Plane That Crashed Near Seattle Is From Klamath Falls

Mukilteo, Was. – An Oregon man is extremely lucky after his small plane crashed and he and his passenger virtually walked away uninjured. Tuesday afternoon, May 2nd, a small plane crashed as it was crossing over the Mukilteo Speedway, in Mukilteo which is about 25 miles north of Seattle.  It hit power lines and...
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Cinco de Mayo Celebration This Weekend

Klamath Falls, Ore. –  This Saturday is May 6th, one day after the 5th of May but still the Basin will celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  At 9:30 on Saturday morning, Miss Cinco De Mayo will be crowned and after that a parade through downtown Klamath Falls starting at 11am. The parade will wrap up...
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OIT Now In Downtown Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore – The Oregon Tech Foundation has a new home in downtown Klamath Falls and the move will hopefully better connect OIT with the community. The Oregon Tech Development office, which encompasses the Foundation as well as Alumni Relations, has moved from the campus to the second floor of the renovated Hoss...
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Senior Center Looking At Possibly Buying Vacant Grocery Store In Downtown KF

Klamath Falls, Ore. -Earlier this year the Klamath Senior Center reached out to the City of Klamath Falls, about possibly purchasing the vacant boarded up former grocery store downtown. The once Safeway/Haggen grocery store on Pine between 8th and 9th Street, has been empty and boarded up for sometime. Executive Director of the Senior...
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KID Meeting Tomorrow, Thursday May 4th

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The Klamath Irrigation District (KID) Planning Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow, Thursday May 4th. Topics on the agenda include discussing guidelines to the water users handbook, the water tracking program and discuss their 5-year plan. Thursday May 4th at 3pm at the KID Headquarters located at: 6640 KID Ln, Klamath Falls,...
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Klamath Falls Main Street Business Pitch Contest Launched

Klamath Falls, Ore. – With too many empty businesses on Main Street lately, the Klamath Falls Downtown Association is doing something about it. KFDA and the Klamath County Economic Development (KCEDA) Grant Program present the 2017 New Business Competition. If you have an idea for a business on Main street, fill out an application...
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Monday May 1st City Council Meeting Wrap Up

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Monday night, May 1st at the Klamath Falls City Council Meeting, a number of things were discussed/decided upon.  Only one item was tabled for more discussion. At the opening of the meeting, three residents made public comment. Two spoke against the proposed downtown and park area smoking ban, with one...
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