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Volunteers Sought For Statewide Cemetery Cleanup

Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries is partnering with SOLVE to bring cemetery cleanups into the statewide Beach & Riverside Cleanup, presented by the Oregon Lottery. Many of these cemeteries were established in the 1800s and are in need of helping hands to remove invasive weeds and woody debris, clean headstones, and assist in other...
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Monday’s Air Quality Outlook

The Air Quality outlook for Monday August 14, 2017, from 8:00 am until 8:00 am Tuesday August 15, 2017 is expected to be in the High Moderate to Unhealthy for sensitive groups range.  The Weather Service is forecasting NW winds, which will bring additional smoke into our area from local fires that will cause the air quality to stay in...
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Sugarman's Park Opening (Photo: Darrin Rutledge)

City Manager’s Weekly Update

The Klamath Falls Citizen Committee continues to work on more art features at Sugarman’s Corner. City Manager Nathan Cherpeski says City Parks recently placed three new tables to provide additional seating. Two steel planters were recently purchased and will be planted with trees to provide additional shade within the open plaza space.  Meanwhile in...
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Commissioners Order Dogs Euthanized; Owner Appealing

Klamath County Commissioners have ruled that all four dogs owned by Vincent Berry are to be euthanized after the June attack of ten year old Alyssa Stevens. The owner of the four English Mastiffs is appealing the ruling. The girl had been watching the dogs for Berry and was attacked June 2nd after she went...
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Home Improvement Grants Available For Klamath Falls Residents

The City of Klamath Falls has started a “Home Improvement Program” to incentivize improvement of houses in neighborhoods to increase overall property values and community aesthetics.  The City will solicit property owners within the focus areas of the Mills Neighborhood and the Oregon Avenue / 9th Street Neighborhood.  Property owner can apply for grant...
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Crater Lake Rim Runs Will Go On

The race is on!  The 42nd annual Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon will be held as scheduled Saturday despite the Spruce Lake and Blanket Creek Fires.  Race organizers say after speaking with Forest Service about smoke and other issues in the park due to the fires they’ve decided they can go as with...
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Fire Restrictions in Place at Mount Hood National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service has issued fire restrictions for the Mount Hood National Forest.  The restrictions ban all campfires, smoking and operating certain equipment in non-designated areas.  And it bans motorcycles and ATV’s from National Forest system trails all until mid-October. Visitors can still have fires inside fire rings in designated developed recreation sites...
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KCC Invites Community to Commemorate Support for WSTC

KCC Invites Community Members to Commemorate Their Support KLAMATH FALLS – Community members are invited to commemorate their support for Klamath Community College’s new workforce development center by purchasing a 4-by-8-inch brick that can be inscribed with a custom message.The bricks will be placed outside the college’s new Work Skills Technology Center (WSTC), which...
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ATRIO to Exit Oregon Commercial Marketplace

ATRIO Health Plans Announces 2018 Exit from the Oregon Commercial Marketplace Health Plan Continues to Invest and Grow with its Medicare Advantage Product Portfolio SALEM, Ore. – August 9, 2017 ATRIO Health Plans, serving individuals, families, employer groups and Medicare beneficiaries in southwestern Oregon, has recently announced its plans to withdraw its bid to...
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Forest Health Workshop Planned for Landowners East of Chiloquin

Forest Health Workshop Planned for Landowners East of Chiloquin CHILOQUIN, Ore.—The Klamath-Lake Forest Health Partnership will hold a workshop on August 16 to help landowners east of Chiloquin learn ways to reduce wildland fire danger, assist effective wildfire response and restore forest health. The workshop is the fourth in a series the Klamath-Lake Forest...
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