Crater Lake

Conservation groups challenging U.S. Forest Service plans to log outside Crater Lake

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Conservation groups are challenging U.S. Forest Service plans to log outside Crater Lake National Park in an area that the groups want to see protected. as wilderness. The lawsuit, filed by the groups Cascadia Wild and Oregon Wild want to stop the Loafer timber sale in an area east of...
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Dennis Linthicum lists reasons he’d be a better candidate

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Dennis Linthicum is spelling it out out voters on his website on why he’s a better candidate than his opponent, Rep. Greg Walden. Klamath County Commissioner Linthicum now has a section listing the main issues where he differs with Walden. On the site Linthicum states the opinions of Walden from...
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Group setting rules for hemp farming in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — After a panel of appointed experts lays down a new set of rules in the next few weeks, Oregon farmers will be able to grow a crop of industrial hemp this spring. The committee of ag experts and state officials has been selected by the Oregon Department of Agriculture, and will...
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Lake County Commissioners discuss how to use additional space from empty Lake County Public Library

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Lake County Commissioners are discussing how to use the additional space from the empty Lake County Public Library. Officials hope to avoid additional building code requirements as a result of changes and shifts within the courthouse, so one option would be to use it as a transport hub for jail inmates....
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Klamath County Courthouse

Candlelight vigil honors DUII victims and survivors in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –A candlelight vigil honored DUII victims and survivors last night in Klamath Falls. The gathering in the basin held by the Klamath County DUII Task Force in the courthouse lobby early in the evening paid respects to those lost, and those that have recovered from accidents involving drunk drivers. It was...
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Suspect in Jackson County District Attorney’s Office bombing reportedly confessed to police

MEDFORD, Ore. –The man that is the suspect in the bombing at the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office has reportedly confessed to the crime. Newly-released federal court documents say Alan Leroy McVay, who was arrested last week in connection with the bombing on November 13th, admitted to police that he had set the bomb...
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Riverside Fire

Fire tears through Klamath Falls historic home

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A fire tore through one of Klamath Falls historic homes yesterday afternoon. The house fire that started around 2pm fully engulfed the home on Riverside, and firefighters from Klamath Falls Fire District #1 worked quickly, so the Klamath Crisis Center and other nearby buildings weren’t threatened. The fire closed Riverside...
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Kingsley Field

Kingsley Field embarking on new cross training venture with 144th Fighter Wing from Fresno

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –Kingsley Field is embarking on a new cross training venture with 144th Fighter Wing from Fresno, California, and with that four F-15 aircraft are being brought to Klamath Falls, and will now be stationed here for the training. The planes are expected to arrive on Decemeber 4th, at around 10:00 a.m....
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The National Weather Service has issued an air stagnation outlook for Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –The National Weather Service in Medford has issued an air stagnation outlook for Klamath County starting today through 10:00 am Friday, November 29. The Air Stagnation Outlook means there’s going be little or no wind in the Klamath Basin, and smoke and other airborne pollution will increase in concentration, and won’t...
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Air quality improvements for Lake and Klamath counties discussed at meeting

LAKEVIEW, Ore. –How to fund air quality improvements for Lake and Klamath counties was the topic at a recent meeting of the South Central Regional Solutions Advisory Committee. The air quality improvement project needs $1-1.5 million to be funded, and the responsibility would be shared between Klamath and Lake counties. The funds, if granted,...
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