27 Year old male drowns at Cleetwood Cove

27 Year old male drowns at Cleetwood Cove

Crater Lake, Ore. – At approximately 4:40 PM on Sunday, August 18th, the park received a call that a 27 year old male had jumped off a small rock cliff at Cleetwood Cove but had not resurfaced.

People on scene immediately threw out a life ring and staff from the Crater Lake Hospitality park boat tour operation went to the area in a small boat to help with the search. Park staff mobilized quickly and responded to the location, over one mile down the Cleetwood Trail.

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Public meeting, road closures, and construction on the Fremont-Winema NF

Public meeting, road closures, and construction on the Fremont-Winema NF

Fremont-Winema National Forest announces new road construction projects in the Chemult, Bly and Paisley Ranger Districts. FWNF provides an update on the construction projects on Fishhole Creek Road. And announces a public meeting at the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce regarding the Lakeview Federal Sustained Yield Unit.

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Siskiyou County Search and Rescue rescue climbers on Mount Shasta

Siskiyou County Search and Rescue rescue climbers on Mount Shasta

On Thursday, August 15, 2019 the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) responded to two incidents on Mount Shasta involving injured or endangered mountain climbers stranded after mishaps left them imperiled at high elevations and in need of rescue. 

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Recreational use advisory issued for Upper Klamath Lake July 19 [UPDATED to include entire lake - August 13]

Recreational use advisory issued for Upper Klamath Lake July 19 [UPDATED to include entire lake - August 13]

The Oregon Health Authority updated a recreational use health advisory today for Upper Klamath Lake due to the presence of a cyanobacterial (harmful algae) bloom and cyanotoxins (harmful algae toxins) above recreational guideline values for human exposure. The lake is in Klamath County.

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Annual Crater Lake Rim Run This Saturday, 8/10/19

Annual Crater Lake Rim Run This Saturday, 8/10/19

Crater Lake, OR – Saturday, August 10, 2019, is the 43rd Annual Crater Lake Rim Run.  This is not a park sponsored event, but each year it is conducted under the guidelines of a special-use park permit. The following information will assist visitors who plan to be in the park before the event on Friday evening, August 9th, and on the day of the run.

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Public urged to use caution during construction on Fishhole Creek Road

Public urged to use caution during construction on Fishhole Creek Road

Bly, Ore. – Fremont-Winema National Forest officials are reminding the public to slow down, watch for flaggers and use caution when traveling in road construction zones on the Forest following an accident today.

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Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday parties in Lakeview, Klamath Falls this week

Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday parties in Lakeview, Klamath Falls this week

Lakeview, Ore. – The Fremont-Winema National Forest, in cooperation with local, state and federal partners, will be celebrating Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday with parties in Lakeview and Klamath Falls.

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Lonestar leaves thousands 'Amazed' at the fair

Lonestar leaves thousands 'Amazed' at the fair

County music legends, Lonestar arrived in Klamath Falls after leaving Whitefish, Montana the night before. 14-hours in a bus did not hinder the legendary group as they rocked the Klamath County Event Center like no performer has ever done before.

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Recreational use advisory issued for Odell Lake

Recreational use advisory issued for Odell Lake

The Oregon Health Authority issued a recreational use health advisory today for Odell Lake due to the presence of a cyanobacterial (harmful algae) bloom and cyanotoxins (harmful algae toxins) above recreational guideline values for human exposure. The lake is in Klamath County.

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Klamath County unites to celebrate at the fair

Klamath County unites to celebrate at the fair

Day number two of the Klamath County Fair has come and gone with a tremendous turnout, exciting experiences, and fantastic family fun. Families and individuals alike cruised through the fairgrounds soaking up the joy and adventure the fair has to offer.

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Midland headlines the Klamath County Fair as 4-H & FFA begin showing animals

Midland headlines the Klamath County Fair as 4-H & FFA begin showing animals

The first day of the Klamath County Fair did not disappoint. The entertainment was strong, food was excellent, vendors were friendly and outgoing. But most importantly, 4-H and FFA Members began showing their animals - poultry, dairy, meat & pygmy goats, sheep, dairy cattle, and beef.

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Alternative Stock Show Classic seeks participants for Aug. 2 show at KC Fair

Alternative Stock Show Classic seeks participants for Aug. 2 show at KC Fair

There is a “One of a kind” livestock show happening next week. While the week will be busy with fair and many local kids participating in showing their 4-H & FFA projects, the focus of the  Alternative Stock Show Classic (ASSOC) will be on a  different type of “showman.”

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KRRC and Kiewit name RES as lead restoration contractor on Klamath Dam removal project

KRRC and Kiewit name RES as lead restoration contractor on Klamath Dam removal project

KLAMATH BASIN – Today, the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC), along with lead contractor Kiewit, continue progress toward fulfilling the terms of the Amended Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (KHSA) dam removal and restoring a free-flowing Klamath River by selecting Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC (RES) as project restoration sub-contractor.

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Park ‘splash pad’ off, awaiting permit

Park ‘splash pad’ off, awaiting permit

The “splash pad” at Klamath Commons, the new park in downtown Klamath Falls, is temporarily turned off because of a disagreement between the local developers and the state agency charged with granting an operating permit for the park.

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Community Partners Host Benefit Walk-Run

Community Partners Host Benefit Walk-Run

Kingsley Field personnel and Sky Lakes staff have partnered to host the first-ever "DRK Community 5K" walk-run to benefit the David R. Kingsley Foundation.

The David R. Kingsley Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to both Kingsley Field members and Klamath County citizens who have fallen on hard times because of job loss, medical expenses, disasters, and the like.

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New outdoor art sculpture ‘flows’ at KCC

New outdoor art sculpture ‘flows’ at KCC

The installation, titled “The Flow of Education,” is located in front of the Work Skills Technology Center and is designed to function as an irrigation system that waters the land below it. The sculpture stands more than 20 feet tall and consists of seven pipes topped by shallow bowl-like dishes.

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