Reclamation begins flood control operations on Upper Klamath Lake

Reclamation begins flood control operations on Upper Klamath Lake

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. The Bureau of Reclamation announced the beginning of flood control operations on the Upper Klamath Lake with increased releases continuing today. The public is urged to take all necessary precautions, including avoiding high-water areas, on or near the Link or Klamath rivers (including below Keno and J.C. Boyle dams) while flows are elevated.

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Kingsley Field Firefighter Claims Triathlon Title in First Klamath Falls Adventure Race

 Kingsley Field Firefighter Claims Triathlon Title in First Klamath Falls Adventure Race

Klamath Falls, OR. — Nearly 50 triathletes competed in a new adventure race held Saturday morning at Veterans Park in Klamath Falls, which included nearly 10.5 miles of competition. Clocking an impressive time of one hour, seven minutes and 14 seconds, local Kingsley Field firefighter, Derek Sherrell, won the overall race, coming in nine minutes before the next individual racer.

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‘Low Water Walk’ Offered on Link River Trail

‘Low Water Walk’ Offered on Link River Trail

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A walking history tour of Link River will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, by the Klamath County Museum.

The walk will focus on river bed features exposed by the low water level of Upper Klamath Lake at this time of year.

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Link Trail Fire Contained

Link Trail Fire Contained

The Link Trail fire, which burned 30 acres between the Link River and Highway 97 is now 100% contained effective 8:42 p.m. yesterday.

Containment is a measure of how much of a fuel break has been completed around the fire.

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