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Air Quality Remains Red; Stagnation Advisory Through Saturday

The air quality advisory remains red though at least Wednesday afternoon as the stagnant weather is bringing poor ventilation conditions to the Klamath basin. An Air Stagnation Advisory is in effect until 10am Saturday. For now only pellet stoves and exemptions may be used within the air quality zone and all outdoor or open burning is prohibited countywide.  ...
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Bend Man Dies in Klamath County Crash

A Bend man has been killed in an accident in Klamath County.  Oregon State Police  say around 2am Sunday Roy Smith was southbound on US 97 near milepost 226 in when he lost control on the ice and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer driven by a Cheney Washington woman.  Smith was dead at the...
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Fire destroyed a mobile home off of Altamont Drive Sunday evening. (Photo: Jennifer Stonecypher)

Fire Destroys Klamath Falls Mobile Home

Fire destroyed a Klamath Falls mobile home Sunday evening. The fire was first reported at 6:45 PM in the 2600 block of Altamont Drive, at the Alta Gardens Mobile Home Park.  Witnesses say at least two dogs were found safe after the fire broke out. It’s unknown whether anyone was inside the home when...
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Escaped Humboldt Inmate Captured

UPDATE: Monday December 4 An inmate who escaped a Northern California Prison has been recaptured. Jordan Harris was found during a compliance check at a home in Loleta. He was taken into custody and booked on charges of escape and possession of a controlled substance while in custody. Harris had walked away form a...
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Sequestered 2016 Federal Timber Money To Be Distributed

18 Oregon counties that rely on logging revenue will soon get nearly $1.4 million that has been withheld by the federal government due to sequestration. The counties get a share of timber receipts from logging on 2.1 million acres to cover loss of revenue when the BLM took it over. About 7 percent of the...
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New Peterson Elementary Classrooms Making Progress

This week families, students and staff at Peterson Elementary have seen construction workhappening in the early morning at the school. Workers are pouring concrete to make up the floors of six new classrooms and two new restrooms at the school with 591 students.Workers are pouring concrete in three phases this week, workingat night and...
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State Holding Eternal Hills Town Hall Meeting Monday

Representatives from the State of Oregon will host a public town hall meeting in Klamath Falls on Monday, Dec. 4, about Eternal Hills Funeral Home and Cemetery. The meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 219 at the Klamath County Government Center, 305 Main St. in Klamath Falls. On Sept. 13, the State of Oregon filed...
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County Air Quality Advisory Red Through Noon Friday

Air Quality Advisory for Thursday November 30 through NOON Friday December 1 IS RED The RED Advisory Call means the following:  ONLY PELLET STOVES and EXEMPTIONS May be used within the Air Quality Zone:  as per Klamath County Ordinance #406.150 (1)(A)  Outside the Air Quality Zone: All woodstove, pellet stoves and fireplaces may be used.  Outdoor or Open Burning is prohibited...
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Another Public Forum Thursday on Search for New Schools Superintendent

KCSD Board looking for public input Community forums scheduled last week of November The Klamath County School Board wants your input as it starts the search for the next superintendent. The five-member board set dates and times in the last week of November for town-hall style forums. The board wants to hear what the...
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Henley High Student Elected to Executive Board of State Student Councils

Tanikwah Lang, from Henley High School has been elected to serve a term of one year on the Executive Board of the Oregon Association of Student Councils.  The elections took place at the Annual Fall Conference in Seaside, where a group of 1500 students and advisors from over 100 high schools were in attendance. ...
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