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Spring Prescribed Fire Season Starting In South Central Oregon

Lakeview, Ore. – Prescribed burning will be starting soon.  Fire managers at the South Central Oregon Fire  Management Partnership (SCOFMP) say that since spring temperatures go up and snow levels go down,  humidity levels still remain high. You might notice some smoke on public lands in various areas during the next few months, but...
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Power Restored In The Harbor Isles Area This Morning

Klamath Falls, Ore. – **As of 6:40 am Pacific Power says all power in the area has restored** Previous story -  This morning Tuesday, April 18th Pacific Power has an outage in the Harbor Isles area.  There are about 300 customers without power, and unfortunately no ETA when it will be fixed.  Also no...
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Representative Reschke Responds To Call For Water

Salem, Ore. – Yesterday, Monday April 17th, a call for water was reportedly issued by the Klamath Tribes and was validated by the Oregon Water Resources Department. Representative E. Werner Reschke (R-Klamath Falls) issued the following statement following the call for water, as the call impacts water users along Sprague and Williamson rivers and...
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Yet One More Fatal Accident From This Past Weekend

North Bend, Ore. – We had reports of several car accidents Friday through Sunday on our highways in which a number of fatalities resulted.  But now we’re hearing of one more. Reportedly on Sunday April 16th, around 4:30pm, Oregon State Police were notified of a single vehicle collision on Highway 101 at milepost 243...
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Get Outside For National Park Week

Washington, D.C. – It’s National Park Week this week. Now through Sunday April 23rd, all over the country, hundreds of programs and events will be available for visitors to experience as they also experience new places.  “Our National Parks are our national treasure,” said Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke. “The lessons you learn...
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Quite The Deadly Weekend On Our State’s Highways

Various Locations, Ore. – Saturday afternoon April 15th, Oregon State Police responded to the report of a two vehicle head-on car crash on Hwy 18 near, just east of McMinnville in Yamhill County (pictured). Officials determined that a Dodge Caravan operated by 59 year old William Eugene Stockinger and his passenger 65 year old...
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OIT Gets 2nd Place In NSPS Competition

Klamath Falls, Ore. – And the good news for OIT keeps on coming. On Friday, it was announced that the Oregon Tech Geomatics Club, led by senior student Aquila Reed and sophomore Mosier Locke took second place in the annual National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Surveying Competition, Baccalaureate Division that was held in...
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OIT – Best Value College In The State

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The news seems to be getting better every day for Oregon Institute of Technology.  Apparently having a degree from OIT, is basically like having the highest return on investment (ROI) of any colleges or universities in the state. In the study “Best Value Colleges” SmartAsset compares which colleges and universities offer...
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High Speed Multi County Chase Finally Comes To An End

Douglas County, Ore. – Saturday morning April 15th, an attempt to stop a Mazda passenger car traveling at 130 mph in a 55mph speed zone on Interstate 5 in Jackson County was stopped by Oregon State Police for public safety reasons. Later they found the same car parked on Interstate 5, this time in...
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Hwy 38 Reopened, But Expect Delays Due To Work All Week

Scottsburg, Ore. – **Update** As of 4:30pm on Sunday April 16th ODOT says Oregon 38 will be reopened at Scottsburg Bridge today at 5 p.m. One lane will be open. Expect 10-15-minute delays. Watch for flaggers providing traffic control. Reduce speeds and drive with caution. Bridge repair work will continue for the next week. (Previous story )...
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