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Aquarium Otter 5K

You “Otter” Take Part In This 5K At The Aquarium

Newport, Ore. – The Oregon Coast Aquarium is all about animals, but on April 22nd a lot of humans will be there too.  It’s the 5th annual Oregon Coast Aquarium 5K & Kids’ Dash.  The 5K is open to all forms of runners whether you’re fast, slow or in the middle, then the Kids’...
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firefighter run

The Annual Wildland Firefighter Remembrance Run Coming In May

Klamath Falls, Ore. – If you or your company would like to sponsor someone for the upcoming Wildland Firefighter Remembrance Run, the deadline is April 1st.   The Wildland Firefighter Foundation invites anyone who is interested to become sponsors for the Seventh Annual Wildland Firefighter Remembrance Run.  It’s going to be held at the...
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Dog Lake Rd

Dog Lake Road Near Lakeview Closed Temporarily

Lakeview, Ore. – Forest Road 4017, also known to locals as Dog Lake Road in the Lakeview District of the Fremont-Winema National Forest, is currently closed due to severe erosion and road damage.  It’s shut down between Forest Service Roads 4017.101 and 4020.401. The closure starts about 9 miles from the Fremont-Winema National Forest...
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veteran bricks

Deadline Is Soon To Order Veterans Memorial Bricks

Klamath Falls, – Ore. If you want to order a Veterans Memorial Project Brick this Spring, the deadline is April 1st. The bricks will be dedicated to military veterans and will be placed at the Veterans Memorial by Memorial Day.  The community wide project honors and recognizes Vets who have served our country. The...
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BTS meeting

The Search For A New BTS GM Continues

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Wednesday, March 22nd at the Basin Transit Service Board of Directors meeting, the update on the search for a new General Manager was given. They’re just now starting to advertise, they’re hoping to interview candidates by May and best case scenario have a new GM by September when Ernie Palmer retires...
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Jordan Cove

Jordan Cove Open House This Friday

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Representatives of the Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline will be holding open houses in various locations around the state for a question and answer type gathering.  The meetings are part of the Federal Energy Regulatory pre filing process, to provide the public with a chance to learn...
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ODOT logo

Get A Message Sign Idea For ODOT?

Medford, Ore. – You’ve probably seen those electronic message boards on I-5 that say things like Buckle Up, or Drive Safe.  Well the Oregon Department of Transportation asked Oregonians to come up with some new distracted driving messages to remind folks to keep their eyes on the road when driving, and not their smart...
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5 car crash

Five Car Accident North Of Portland Claims One Life

St Helens, Ore. – Wednesday morning March 22nd, around 9:55am, troopers from the Oregon State Police in the St. Helens area, just north of Portland, responded to a five car crash on US 30 near the Sauvie Island Bridge. It appears that 58 year old Lewis Demars of Scappoose was driving his pickup eastbound...
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DOC sustainability

Oregon Department Of Corrections: Sustainability Rockstars

Salem, Ore. – You’ve heard of model prisoners… well our prisons are models for sustainability.  On Saturday March 11th, the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) was presented with the Recycler of the Year Award at the Mid-Valley Green Awards.  Pictured here is DOC Sustainability Programs Manager Chad Naugle accepting the Recycler of the Year...
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OregonBlueBook

The 2017-2018 Oregon Blue Book Is Now Available

Salem, Ore. – The state’s official almanac and fact book, The Oregon Blue Book is now available for purchase.  Some call it an Oregon institution, others an icon and some even treat them as collector items.  It has been published and updated every year since 1911.  This year they published a limited number of...
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