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Highway 230 Closed Due to Wildfires

Klamath Falls, Ore.–   Wildfires shut down Diamond Lake Highway through Crater lake National Park yesterday afternoon. It’s still closed this morning between milepost 12 and the intersection with 138. The 12-hundred Acre National Creek Complex is burning near there. It’s just 10-percent contained. There were no new blazes reported on land monitired by...
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No West Nile Detected So Far in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– With a dead bird in Jackson County testing positive for West Nile Virus…vector control managers in Klamath County say they’re keeping a close eye on mosquito activity in the Klamath Basin. “We’ve put up field traps and do testing two days a week in our lab for West Nile Virus,” said Lindsey...
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Gas Prices Continue Decline

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices are still falling… even in California… which has the highest gas prices in the country. The state average in California has fallen 16 cents in the past week to $3.58 per gallon. It’s $3.04 in Oregon— a 5-cent drop compared to last week. Gregg Loskoski with says they should...
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Red Flag Warning

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Red Flag Warning goes into effect Monday starting at 2:00 PM running through 1:00 AM Tuesday. The National Weather service is predicting strong winds and isolate thunderstorms this afternoon and overnight.
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Two Arrested after Shots Fired in Bonanza

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Two men were arrested late last night after an argument between neighbors led to one of the men firing a gun. The victim says he and his 7-year old son were walking on their own property in Bonanza when a neighbor confronted them with a gun. According to a press release...
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KFPD Offers Child ID Kits

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you’re a parent… you’ve probably had one of those moments where your little walked off… and you couldn’t find them right away. But what if you couldn’t find them for a while? The Klamath Falls Police department is offering a free child ID kit for parents. Bill Lewis is one...
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2 Killed, 1 Injured in Siskiyou Summit Crash

Asheville, Ore.–  Oregon State Police are investigating a deadly crash that killed a man and a nine-year-old Saturday morning. Lieutenant Bill Fugate with O.S.P. said it happened around seven Saturday morning on northbound lane of Interstate five on the Siskiyou Summit. Fugate said a Toyota Prius ran into the back of a semi-truck that was legally...
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Lakeview Inmate Missing from Fire Camp

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Lakeview inmate assigned to help with the Stouts fire… walked away from the fire camp over the weekend. According to the Oregon Department of Corrections… 26-year old Kenneth Curtis Polchowski was discovered missing yesterday. He’s a white mail… 5-foot-10 inches tall and was last seen wearing an orange jumpsuit with...
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Live coverage of the Babe Ruth World Series

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Live coverage for the 16-18 Babe Ruth World Series is on now on Basin Mediactive, LLC radio stations. The game that is currently on between the Columbia Basin Riverdogs and Great Fairfax Virginia is broadcast on 1150 KAGO, that game is not streamed on the Internet.  All remaining games will...
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Stouts Fire Update – August 8

Significant progress was made by firefighters on the 21,858 acre Stouts Creek Fire again today, even though that progress generated smoke which created difficult driving conditions along the Tiller-Trail Hwy. Tonight, the community of Azalea hosted a public meeting and Sunday another meeting will be held in Milo, at 7 pm, at the Volunteer...
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