Anglers get more fishing areas

The Fish and Wildlife commissioners are giving an okay to allowing fishing in more bodies of water in Oregon. 10 rivers and one lake are now approved for fishing of wild coho, with the season for most starting Sept. 15. Anglers will be allowed to keep one wild coho in the Nehalem, Tillamook, Nestucca,...
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Nearly 500 High School Seniors receive diplomas

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Hundreds turned out over the weekend to wish local graduates well. Mazama High School graduated 155 seniors, Henley High School graduated 161, and Klamath Union had 156 seniors receive diplomas.
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Entry books out now for the Tulelake Butte Valley Fair

TULELAKE, Calif. — Exhibitor entry books for the 2012 Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair are out now. They can be picked up available at locations in Klamath Falls including Big R and the Extension Office. In Dorris they’re at PremierWest Bank and Butte Valley Feed and Seed; in Merrill at Pappy Ganders and Merrill Lumber Supply;...
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Crater lake sees snow

It’s June, but that doesn’t mean snow is impossible. Between Friday night and Saturday about three fresh inches of snow fell at Crater Lake National Park. The park currently has 42 inches of snow on the ground, which is well above the normal 33 for this time of year.
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Pipeline would run from Klamath County to the coast

Companies that want to build a natural gas pipeline across southwestern Oregon have asked for approval from the federal government. The pipeline would help export gas from the U.S. to Asia. The proposed line would send Wyoming natural gas from a transmission hub in southern Klamath County to a proposed terminal at Coos Bay....
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Kingley Field to become test site for educational program

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Department of Defense initiative has produced the idea of a public-private partnerships program that could lead to students learning advanced math and science at Kingsley Field. Kingsley would be a test site, along with other fields in Washington and Texas. If successful, the test sites would be used as models...
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Event next Saturday helps youth experience outdoors

The second annual Youth Out-Door Adventures program happens next weekend. It’s a six-hour event with clinics on fly fishing, off-highway vehicles, and shooting with rifles, bows and arrows, and targets. It’s an effort to boost youth interest in the outdoors, and it happens next Saturday June 16.
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Man faces several charges after driving car into A Canal

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — 25-year old Tyler Andrew Palardy was arrested this week after allegedly driving his mother’s car into the A Canal, intending to harm his girlfriend who was a passenger in the car. He’s been charged with two counts of first-degree animal abuse after a dog died in the accident, also first-degree...
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New bridge goes up on Lake Ewauna Trail

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — The Lake Ewauna Trail is beginning to take shape just southeast of Veteran’s Memorial Park. Yesterday a prefabricated bridge was installed behind the site of a planned Oxford Suites motel. Organizers say in a news release when the Lake Ewauna Trail is finished, the bicycle and pedestrian trails will run...
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Researchers come up with new use for dandelion

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Scientists in the Basin are hoping the dandelion can become a commercial crop. It’s actually a cousin of the dandelion that might provide a new source of natural latex, which is a key component in rubber. The Herald and News reports Klamath Basin scientists are trying to turn the wild...
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