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Excessive Heat Warning Through Friday Night

Another hot and smoky day. We have an Excessive Heat Warning until Friday Night with Klamath Falls likely hitting 100 today and maybe tomorrow too. And Klamath County Public Health says the heat combined with smoke from area fires could keep Chiloquin and Fort Klamath in moderate to unhealthy air quality levels all week. ...
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August 21 Eclipse

Salem, Ore. – With less than 3 weeks until the August 21st Eclipse, ODOT is reminding you to not plan to stop on a highway shoulder to watch the eclipse. They say you will not only get a big ticket, put you could put others in jeopardy, contribute to congestion and if it’s hot with low...
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Extreme Heat in the Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath County Emergency Management says while the worst impacts from week’s heat wave will occur elsewhere in the region, an increase in heat-related injuries is still very much possible in Klamath County where Wednesday’s high is predicted to be 101 and we’ll probably see Thursday in triple digits as well. They encourage you to...
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Air Quality Low

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath County Health officials are reminding you that the air quality could be pretty low as the heat combines with smoke from nearby fires. They ask those with chronic breathing or heart conditions, as well as the elderly, to take precautions. As of this morning the Modoc Complex Fires were...
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Civil War Reenactment

Fort Klamath, Ore. – A group of Civil War reenactors have started reliving an historic 1850’s cavalry patrol into the area. They started at Four-mile Lake Saturday traveling up the Pacific Crest Trail to Crater Lake. Thus weekend they will be at Fort Klamath, Fort and Museum with living history demonstrations in black powder weapons, mid-19th...
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Pleas Entered In Dismemberng and Burning Body

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Klamath Falls woman has pleaded to charges of killing and dismembering her boyfriend and burning his body. Sheyanna Ray entered pleas Friday in Klamath County Circuit Court. She claims she and David White had been fighting when she awoke to find him standing over her with a cord with which she...
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Oregon’s Fire Danger – Extreme

Salem, Ore. – The state’s Fire Danger has officially gone up from High to Extreme. The Oregon Department of Forestry says while fire season has so far started out as expected they are anticipating it to ratchet up as we head into what is typically the hottest, driest and least humid month of the...
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Modoc Fire at 40,000 Acres

Yreka, Cal. – The Modoc July Complex fires are at about 40,000 acres. In total the group of fires is 40% contained with more than 1,400 personnel working the fires, which were sparked by lightning. There are more meetings today and if you want to watch them, the Forest Service has to trying to...
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Memorial sign to honor fallen Lakeview soldier

A sign to honor a Lakeview High School graduate who died in combat will be unveiled next week. CPL Jessica Ellis was part of the 101st Airborne Division based out of Fort Campbell Kentucky. The Army Medic died when her convoy hit an IED during her second deployment to Iraq in May of 2008....
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Merkley floats health care amendments in wake of GOP overhaul attempt

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley announced Wednesday that he’s filed more than 100 health care amendments to counteract those filed by the GOP this week. Republicans are hoping to kill Obamacare and replace it with something else. A second attempt to repeal the 2010 health care legislation was defeated yesterday, with seven GOP senators voting...
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