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As wells run dry, Oregon residents depend on a state program that trucks in water

Rhonda Nyseth’s well dried up on Sept. 15, 2021, nine months after she bought her house in Klamath Falls.  “When it happened, I won’t lie, I started crying immediately,” Nyseth said.  She was familiar with the situation. She’s a social services emergency liaison for the Oregon Department of Human Services Office of Resilience and Emergency […] The post As wells run dry, Oregon residents depend on a state program that trucks in water appeared first on Oregon Capital Chronicle.
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KLAMATH COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS - Major Work for Week of July 4, 2022

Klamath County will have work crews at the following locations. Please use caution when in these areas and watch for flaggers. If you are able to avoid the work zones, please use an alternate route for your safety and the safety of Klamath County employees and our contractors. Chip Seal...
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Energize Klamath Brings Efficient Heating System Upgrades To Klamath County Residents

This Summer, Klamath County residents have an opportunity to learn about and purchase discounted heating systems through Energize Klamath, a community-based energy efficiency program. Energize Klamath offers a limited-time opportunity to reduce the regular price of a ductless heat pump by $700-$1,300. This nonprofit program is designed to simplify the...
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Museums open on Fourth of July

The Baldwin Hotel and Fort Klamath Museums will be open to visitors on Monday, July 4. Free tours of the Baldwin Hotel lobby and mezzanine levels will be available from noon to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 31 Main St. in Klamath Falls. Admission is always free at...
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Heiney, Allen Lambert

Allen Lambert Heiney passed away June 18, 2022, in Portland, Oregon. He was born January 19, 1962, in Klamath Falls, Oregon to Richard Allen Heiney and Wilma Eylene (Schindler) Heiney. He graduated from Tulelake High School in 1980, and soon thereafter married Joelle Harmon. Together they had two sons, Chad and Daniel, whom he loved dearly. A graveside memorial with be held Saturday, July 16 at 11:00am at Klamath Memorial Park, 2680 Memorial Drive, Klamath Falls, Oregon. See ohairwards.com for a full obituary.
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Meyer, Clint J.

Clint J. Meyer, 1939-2022. A celebration of life will be held on July 9, 2022, at the Klamath Christian Center at 10:30 a.m. Clint will be forever in our hearts.
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Masks recommended: Klamath County COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations up

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that residents of Klamath County resume wearing masks in public places due to the prevalence of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the county. Klamath County joins eight other Oregon counties at the CDC’s highest COVID-19 community level, which also includes...
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Klamath Basin News, Wednesday, 6/29 – KF 4th of July Parade is Monday, 10AM

The latest and most comprehensive coverage of local News, Sports, Business, and Community News stories in the Klamath Basin, Southern Oregon and around the state of Oregon from Wynne Broadcasting’s KFLS News/Talk 1450AM / 102.5FM, The Herald & News, and BasinLife.com, and powered by Mick Insurance, your local health and Medicare agents.
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17-year-old drowns near Bly

A 17-year-old boy died in a drowning accident in Paradise Creek near Bly on Friday. Because the victim was a minor, his name will not be released to the public. The incident happened in the 71,000 block of Highway 140 East and is currently under investigation. Brandon Fowler of the...
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FATAL CRASH ON HWY 97-KLAMATH COUNTY

On June 24, 2022 at approximately 12:35 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 97 near milepost 267. Preliminary investigation revealed that a southbound GMC Truck, operated by Erika Delrio (36) of Yuba City, CA, and a northbound white Nissan Xterra, operated by Cybil Nelson (35) of Bend, collided head-on. Both vehicles were destroyed by fire due to the crash. OSP Reconstruction members are investigating the crash.
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Parading patriotism: Fourth of July celebration hits Main Street on Monday

With hordes of people standing side-by-side beneath streetlamps decorated with American flags, a beautiful horse drawn carriage walked down Main Street. Inside sat the first President of the United States, George Washington, and first lady Martha to the delight of the crowd. Such was the spectacle of 2021’s Independence Day parade, according to Kryssi Heitman, secretary for the Klamath Freedom Foundation board of directors.
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Hwy. 97 Fatal, Klamath Co., June 27

On June 24, 2022 at approximately 12:35 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 97 near milepost 267. Preliminary investigation revealed that a southbound GMC Truck, operated by Erika Delrio (36) of Yuba City, CA, and a northbound white Nissan Xterra, operated by Cybil Nelson (35) of Bend, collided head-on. Both vehicles were destroyed by fire due to the crash. OSP Reconstruction members are investigating the crash. Erika Delrio was transported via life-flight to St. Charles Medical Center with critical injuries. A passenger, Martha Carriedo (60) of Yuba City, CA sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Additional passengers, Magdalena Delrio (21) of Yuba City, CA and two male children, aged 1 and 2, were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Nelson sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. OSP was assisted by Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, Klamath County Fire District 1 and ODOT. Hwy 97 was closed for approximately 5 hours. Any witnesses to the collision who were not already interviewed by investigators or those with information related to the crash are asked to call OSP Dispatch at 1-800-452-7888. Reference Case #SP22-155016.
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Klamath watermaster field office moves to Crosby Avenue

KLAMATH FALLS, ORE. – Oregon Water Resources Department’s (OWRD) District 17 watermaster’s field office serving the Klamath Basin has moved from its previous location at the Klamath County Courthouse to 3125 Crosby Avenue, Klamath Falls. The new facility provides more space to accommodate the growing water resources staff in the area and enables OWRD to continue providing crucial services to the Klamath Basin.
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Klamath Basin News, Monday, 6/27 – Investigation Continues Into Head-On Fatal Collision on Highway 97 That Killed Two on Friday

The latest and most comprehensive coverage of local News, Sports, Business, and Community News stories in the Klamath Basin, Southern Oregon and around the state of Oregon from Wynne Broadcasting’s KFLS News/Talk 1450AM / 102.5FM, The Herald & News, and BasinLife.com, and powered by Mick Insurance, your local health and Medicare agents.
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Showtime: Kruise of Klamath brings variety of cars to town

Engines fired and growled and cars began pulling into the road one at a time, filling the air with about six different flavors of exhaust. A table laid empty where once it had been stacked with plaques. Over the course of the past hour they’d all been given away, and for about every category imaginable.
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NEW GUY IN TOWN: Third Thursday lures me to downtown Klamath Falls

I knew I was approaching the heart of Third Thursday when the traffic began to swell and I could see barriers ahead, directing vehicles away from the festivities. Looking for a place to park, I decided to approach from a different angle, turning onto Fifth Street toward Main. If you’ve...
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