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Despite the accumulation of recent snow in the mountains and the snow water equivalent hovering around average levels, the possibility for providing drought relief funds remains of high importance to Klamath County Commissioners, Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors, the Klamath Water Users …

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COOS BAY (AP) — Federal authorities suggested the environmental impact of a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal and pipeline in southern Oregon would be minimal, saying the contentious project wouldn’t jeopardize protected species or adversely change their critical habitat.

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CHILOQUIN – Smoke from 12 wood debris piles ignited Monday on the Chiloquin Ranger District stagnated due to high atmospheric pressure Thursday, creating smoky conditions which impacted the nearby area, including the Sage School, which was evacuated Friday morning, according to a Fremont-Win…

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The Klamath Lake Forest Health Partnership (KLFHP) was honored with an Oregon State University Extension Service Cooperator Award Dec. 4, for its contributions to Extension programming, at the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis.

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In the words of Katy Perry, do you ever feel like a plastic bag? Starting Jan. 1, single-use bags will be banned in all grocery stores and restaurants in Oregon.

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The Yurok Tribe and Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Association is suing the Bureau of Reclamation and National Marine Fisheries Service in objection to the 2018 Biological Opinion, with their objections including insufficient flows in the Klamath River in May and June.

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Approximately $6.5 million in federal funding has been secured for Klamath Basin sucker recovery, and related projects, through the 2020 spending bill — which totals $1.4 trillion. Funding will support continued efforts to help save endangered sucker species from extinction through floating …

The Oregon Department of Forestry released a report to state forest trust land counties highlighting economic, environmental and social accomplishments in fiscal year 2019, including distribution of nearly $1.6 million in revenue to Klamath County and local service providers, according to an…

CHILOQUIN – The Oregon Water Resources Department will hold an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Chiloquin Community Center, at 140 S. First Ave., on management of groundwater rights in the basin, according to a news release. There will also be informational booths o…

YREKA – On the Klamath National Forest, the price per cord of personal use fuelwood will be reduced from $5 per cord to $2 per cord effective Jan. 1, according to a news release. Instead of getting four cords of wood for the $20 minimum purchase, you will now get 10 cords of personal use fue…

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Margaret Mangan didn’t sleep well in the weeks following the Ridgecrest, Calif., earthquakes. The July shaking triggered a swarm of smaller tremors in the nearby Coso Volcanic Field, a cluster of lava domes and cinder cones at the northern end of the Mojave Desert. And it was Mangan’s job to…