Riding the trails [VIDEO]

Riding the trails [VIDEO]

What’s the best thing about mountain biking? Just ask sixth-graders Clem Pine and Brayden Waggener.

“Definitely going downhill,” Clem said. “It was scary, but fun.”

Brayden agreed, but said he also liked learning how to ride uphill. “When you’re going uphill, just shift into a lower gear and keep pedaling,” he said, adding, “I used to be one of those kids who just stayed in one gear.”

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Baldwin Hotel, Fort Klamath museums opening May 25

Baldwin Hotel, Fort Klamath museums opening May 25

The Baldwin Hotel and Fort Klamath museums will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 25. Living history demonstrations will be presented Saturday and Sunday at the Fort Klamath Museum, 51400 Highway 62, on the way to Crater Lake National Park. Civil War re-enactors, pioneer women and horse owners will be on the grounds. Gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission!

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Recreation Report for May 23, 2019 - Big Game Hunting Workshops Scheduled

Recreation Report for May 23, 2019 - Big Game Hunting Workshops Scheduled

Highlights from this week’s Recreation Report include: Big game hunting workshops, More rivers and streams open to trout on May 22, Last weekend for spring turkey and bear hunting, best best for fishing this holiday weekend.

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Public Meeting to be held on Eternal Hills clean up

Public Meeting to be held on Eternal Hills clean up

A community meeting will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 6:30 pm at the Klamath County Fairgrounds regarding cleanup at Eternal Hills Cemetery. The meeting is hosted by the Eternal Hills Guardians.

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KCSO Marine Deputy receives Western States Officer of the Year Award

KCSO Marine Deputy receives Western States Officer of the Year Award

Corporal Daren Krag of the Klamath County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol received the prestigious Western States Boating Administrators Association’s (WSBAA) Officer of the Year award.  Krag received the award on Tuesday, May 14, in Oklahoma City as part of the annual WSBAA conference.

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Spring Carnival Returns

Spring Carnival Returns

The Spring Carnival returns to Klamath Falls Thursday, May 30 through Sunday, June 2 at the Klamath County Fairgrounds. For 4-days only, Davis Shows Northwest, will offer your favorite rides for your enjoyment. The Orbiter, Zipper, Vertigo, Zendar, Starship 2000, Sizzler, Spider, and the Merry-go-round are just a few of the rides planned to be at the Spring Carnival.

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Iron Owl Challenge pushes teams to their physical and mental limits

Iron Owl Challenge pushes teams to their physical and mental limits

Five teams from the US Naval Academy, US Airforce Academy, University of Washington Navy ROTC, Oregon State University Navy ROTC, and Oregon Tech, came together this weekend for both physical and mental challenges inspired by military special ops training situations at the 9th annual Iron Owl Challenge.

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Giving Back: Bonanza students donate time to help community

Giving Back: Bonanza students donate time to help community

BONANZA – More than 200 Bonanza Junior-Senior High School students and staff spent Thursday giving back to their community, cleaning up Big Springs Park, organizing books at the Bonanza Public Library and helping elderly residents with yardwork. They also cleaned up and beautified the grounds around their school.

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Cy Phillips, citizen scientist

Cy Phillips, citizen scientist

Driving south along Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway on the western edge of Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge, 77-year-old Cy Phillips scans the landscape on a cold, cloudy March morning. He is looking for an old oak tree blown down during a recent storm.

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Native plant sale offered at Klamath County Museum

Native plant sale offered at Klamath County Museum

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A variety of nursery-grown plants will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during a native plant sale being held at the Klamath County Museum, Saturday May 18, starting at 9:00 AM

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Series of nature walks planned in Klamath Falls

Series of nature walks planned in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A series of evening nature walks will be offered in May and June in Klamath Falls by a group of local outdoor enthusiasts. The series, titled "Klamath Backyard Nature Walks," will be offered at 6 p.m. Wednesdays from May 15 through June 12.

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Running Y to host 3rd Annual Arnie's Golf Tournament

Running Y to host 3rd Annual Arnie's Golf Tournament

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The 3rd Annual Arnie’s Golf Tournament benefiting Klamath Ice Sports returns to the Running Y Ranch Resort Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course on May 24th, 2019.

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Walden introduces bill to improve forest management, reduce wildfire risk in Oregon

Walden introduces bill to improve forest management, reduce wildfire risk in Oregon

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As Oregon faces a rapidly approaching wildfire season, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today introduced legislation to improve forest management and reduce the risk of catastrophic fires in the state. Walden, joined by a group of 18 lawmakers, authored the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2019, which would make significant reforms to forest management policy across Oregon’s federal lands.

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New developer purchases Round Lake golf & residential property

New developer purchases Round Lake golf & residential property

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Thursday, Southern California developers representing Coast MHP announced their purchase of the Round Lake property (including the golf course and main residential) located near Keno. Having officially acquired the property, the developers will soon begin making major facility improvements and start building enhanced residential units to the location over multiple phases.

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Fremont-Winema NF to conduct RX burns this weekend

Fremont-Winema NF to conduct RX burns this weekend

The Fremont-Winema National Forest in coordination with the South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership (SCOFMP) will be conducting prescribed fire operations starting Friday May 3, 2019 as conditions allow in the Klamath Ranger District and Lakeview Ranger Districts.

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Bray Mill Fire burning near Chiloquin

Bray Mill Fire burning near Chiloquin

Chiloquin, Ore. - The Bray Mill Fire is currently burning on the Chiloquin Ranger District of the Fremont-Winema National Forest.

The fire is currently 200 acres and is burning on National Forest System land approximately 4 miles northeast of Chiloquin. The fire was reported today at approximately 3:00 PM.

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