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Fire season will officially be in effect on all Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) protected lands starting Monday, July 6, according to an ODF news release.

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The Klamath Art Gallery announced its re-opening on Sunday, July 5 with Art by the Klamath Veteran’s Art Community, which will showcase various works by retired veterans, according to a news release.

Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) enforcement staff will fan out across the state during the 2020 Independence Day holiday weekend to ensure that restaurants and bars and their customers are complying with state alcohol laws, OLCC rules, and the Governor’s social distancing requirements.

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SALEM — In light of rising COVID-19 case counts over the month of June, including a record-high 375 cases on Thursday, Governor Kate Brown on Friday, July 3 announced stepped-up enforcement statewide on face covering, physical distancing, and occupancy standards in place for businesses, acco…

The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from Thursday and remains at 209, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported at 12:01 a.m. Friday, according to a news release.

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Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report two new cases of COVID-19 in the community on Thursday, July 2, bringing the total to 125, according to a news release.

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COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 208, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, according to a news release.

The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from yesterday and remains at 202, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m., Sunday, June 28, according to a news release.

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) released an update to the number of COVID-19 case investigators and contact tracers statewide, showing that Oregon counties now have 500 people able to carry out case investigations and contact tracing functions, according to a news release.

The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from yesterday and remains at 192, the Oregon Health Authority reported on Tuesday, June 23, according to a news release.

A long-abandoned scenic viewpoint overlooking Upper Klamath Lake will be the subject of a walking history tour to be offered Saturday, June 20, by the Klamath County Museum, according to a news release.

“Although Oregon experienced job gains due to the limited resumption of economic activity in May, over the past three months of the COVID-19 pandemic job losses have totaled 243,500. Historically, this loss is unprecedented and currently thousands of Oregonians are still suffering the econom…