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Eugene Man Presumed Drowned at Diamond Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Deputies in Douglas County are searching for a Eugene man who jumped into Diamond Lake and is believed to have drowned. 51-year old Rodney Shay is a volunteer fire fighter for the Pleasant Hill Fire Department. His wife said he jumped off their boat Saturday afternoon, and never resurfaced. 
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New Rules for Accommodating Sage Grouse

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has adopted amended administrative rules for Sage-grouse management in the state. The commission adopted the new rules at its meeting Monday, which will require mitigation to offset the impact of any development projects, including aggregate mining, wind, solar, and geothermal energy plants. 
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Fire Fighters Injured in California Wildfire

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Four fire fighters were injured… one of them seriously… when they were caught in a burn over while fighting the Lowell fire northeast of Sacramento. The of the firefighters have been released after being treated for burns. The fourth is being treated for more serious burns. The 17-hundred acre Lowell fire is 25-percent...
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Lake County Sheriff’s Office Receives Suspicious Package

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Lake County Sheriff’s office has confirmed that they are one of the 20 sheriff’s offices in the state that received a suspicious package from an unknown sender. The FBI is investigating, and says field testing so far has found that the materials inside the package are not toxic. Grant County’s...
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PenAir: We’re On Our Way

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Peninsula Airways Inc. (PenAir) has announced the intent to provide daily air service between Klamath Falls, OR and Portland, OR beginning November of 2015. In a letter of intent dated July 27, 2015 PenAir made formal the decision to bring commercial air service back to LMT.  PenAir is partnered with Alaska...
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Cyclists to Collect Cancer Stories

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A group of cyclists that are traveling the U-S to raise awareness about the fight against cancer make a stop in the Basin today. About 30 bicyclists are expected to arrive in Klamath Falls this afternoon, and hope to meet with some cancer survivors to hear their stories of overcoming cancer...
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Man with Amnesia Found Safe

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man suffering from amnesia was found yesterday after being reported missing in Josephine County on Saturday. 25-year old Michael Gazely-Romney walked away from his father’s work site Saturday. Deputies say the man’s family spent several hours trying to find him before contacting authorities. Some rafters located the man near the...
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Accident on Highway 97 results in one death

LaPine, Ore – On July 23, 2015 at just after 9:00PM, OSP received at least one driving complaint of a southbound dark blue or black Ford Pickup driving on the shoulder of Highway 97 in southern Deschutes County.  At around 9:30PM, a trooper who had been attempting to locate the vehicle, observed it traveling at a...
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Retail Research: What Do You Want

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  What new businesses or types of businesses would you like to see come to the Klamath Basin? Klamath Falls city officials want to get your thoughts as they considering creating a new position to help bring businesses to the area… in the hopes that creating more shopping experiences will increase tourism, and...
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Youth Pheasant Hunts Scheduled

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Registration is now open for ODFW’s free pheasant hunts for youth (age 17 and under) happening around the state in September, including one scheduled for Klamath Falls. The events are being held in Baker City, Central Point, Corvallis, Eugene, Hermiston, John Day, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Madras, Portland, The Dalles (Tygh...
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