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Remains Found in Search For Man Missing Near Cade Mountain

On October 8, 2017, at about 3:35 p.m., the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Search and Rescue (SAR) Coordinator reported his team found human remains in vicinity of the Klamath National Forest site that has been the subject of a recent search for a possible missing man connected to an abandoned vehicle.  On October...
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Algae Health Advisory Extended to JC Boyle Dam

The Oregon Health Authority is extending a health advisory for the Link and Klamath rivers from Keno Dam to J.C Boyle Dam due to an algae bloom.  J.C. Boyle Dam is located downstream of Keno Dam on the Klamath River. These areas are south of the city of Klamath Falls, off U.S. Route 97...
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This Week’s KF Road Work Schedule

Street Division crews will be performing work during the hours of 6:00am am through 4:30 pm (weather permitting) on Monday October 9, 2017 through Friday October 13, 2017 as follows:  Asphalt crews will be performing utility cut repairs and minor street repairs October 9– October 10, 2017, Within the City and County Roadways. All...
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Murphy Murder, Arson Suspect Captured

Troy M. Dawson is in the Josephine County Jail on the alleged crimes of Murder in the first degree and Arson in the first degree. The identification of the victim is still pending next of kin notification and medical examiner confirmation.  The Oregon State Police and the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from...
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Shasta Elementary Kids Collect 1000 Books for Texas Kids

Fourth-grade students at Shasta Elementary School wanted to make sure children like themselves in Texas have books to read in school, or for their parents to read to them at home. That’s why, after Hurricane Harvey, they decided to run a book drive for schools in Texas. From Sept. 19 through Sept. 29 they...
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SCOFMP: 405 Acre Lakeview Prescribed Fire Successful

  LAKEVIEW, Ore. – A successful day of prescribed fire was accomplished yesterday on the Lakeview Ranger District of the Fremont-Winema National Forest with 405 acres treated in the Burnt Willow project area located 6 miles east of Lakeview.   Fire managers are preparing to continue the prescribed burning operation tomorrow in the Burnt...
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October 12 Joint City Council and County Commission Meeting

JOINT CITY COUNCIL AND COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017 KLAMATH COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S CONFERENCE ROOM #214 305 MAIN STREET 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.     CALL TO ORDER BY COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S CHAIR   -         County Commissioners -         City Council     FOLLOW-UP ITEMS FROM JUNE 13, 2017 MEETING – COORDINATED EFFORTS RELATED...
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96 Lots Up for Auction at County Sale

The Klamath County Board of Commissioners has approved an excess property sale to be conducted on Thursday, October 19, 2017. The sale will be from 9AM – 4PM in room 219 of the Klamath County Government Center.“We will be auctioning 96 sale lots that have been deemed as excess property for the County. We...
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White, Flowers, and Schreder Chosen for State Resource Leadership Program

The recently organized REAL (Resource Education & Ag Leadership) Oregon program announced today the selection of 30 natural resource professionals from throughout the state to its inaugural class.  The individuals were selected from a large pool of applicants and reflect a diversity of resource producers, agri-businesses, advocacy organizations, and government agencies.  Bill Buhrig, with...
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Fall Prescribed Fire Season Starting

Over the next several weeks, communities in south central Oregon may see a different type of smoke column rising above the tree tops; a column that is the sign of the return of prescribed fire to the land.Fire managers at the South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership (SCOFMP) will be taking the opportunity to...
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