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Gap Fire fully contained

Yreka, Calif.– Officials with the Klamath National Forest say the Gap Fire is now 100-percent contained as of Saturday. Final size of the blaze is more than 33-thousand 800 acres. Some parts of the Forest in Siskiyou County are still closed because burned out areas of the forest are not safe, although the Pacific Crest...
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C-Canal Flume ground-breaking planned

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Irrigation District gets started on construction of the C-Canal Flume next week with a ground-breaking ceremony. If you want to attend… meet up at the KID offices on KID Lane at 10:45 next Wednesday, September 21st, and caravan to the site.
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Pelicans name new head baseball coach

Klamath Falls,Ore.– Klamath Union Pelicans officials announced their choice for a new head baseball coach. Mike Luce will take on the new post at the Pels’ head baseball coach starting with the Spring 2017 season. Luce has been an assistant baseball coach for the Pelicans for more than 5 years. He takes over the...
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Crater Lake “Vehicle-Free” weekends planned

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Every year… officials at Crater Lake National Park mark a couple of Saturdays on the calendar where no cars are allowed along most of Rim Drive. It gives you the chance to enjoy walking, running, or biking along the road without trying to dodge… a Dodge. The Vehicle-Free, Ride the Rim...
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More Oregonians collecting unemployment

Salem, Ore.– Oregon employers added about 46-hundred jobs during the month of August, but there were still more Oregonians collecting unemployment checks than in July. Unemployment in the state rose from 5.2 in July… to 5.4 in August. Compare that to March, April, and May when unemployment was at 4.5 percent. State analysts say there...
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Lakeview man dies in log truck accident

Lakeview, Ore.– An accident on Highway 140 East of Lakeview claimed the life of a Lakeview man this morning. Oregon State Police say a log truck was headed toward Lakeview… when it caught on fire and ran into the back of another log truck. Both trucks overturned and lost their loads. The driver of...
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OIT ranks high on national list of colleges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Institute of Technology’s (Oregon Tech’s) value rose in the U.S. News and World Report “Best Colleges 2017” rankings, released today. The report once again lists Oregon Tech at No. 1 as Top Public Western Regional College and the university moved up two spots in the ranking of Best Western Regional...
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Break-ins prompt warnings: lock your cars

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Several neighborhoods recently have reported cars being broken into and personal belongings stolen out of many of them. In just about every case… the cars were left unlocked overnight. Klamath Falls Police say the best way to avoid being a victim of a car prowl, is to keep you vehicles locked...
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Man charged in accident that killed toddler

Bend, Ore.– A Sherwood Oregon man faces manslaughter charges for his role in a three-car accident that injured several people… and claimed the life of a 2-year old girl. Oregon State Police say 45-year old David Fincher is charged with first degree manslaughter, and five counts of third degree assault. The accident happened yesterday...
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Klamath Falls landlords fined for tenant’s burning

Salem, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined a group of Klamath Falls landlords more 56-hundred dollars for allowing a tenant to burn household appliances, painted and treated wood, metal and trash. Officials say the prohibited materials were burned on a property on Crest Street during two days last November.
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