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Lightning sparks fire on Chemult Ranger District

View this story on its original site Wildland firefighters responded to the Doe Fire on Friday, May 29 on the Fremont-Winema National Forest’s Chemult Ranger District, according to a news release. The fire was discovered around mid-morning and was sparked by lightning from recent storms. It is burning on the south side of Silver Lake […]

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Looking back: This week in Klamath Basin history

View this story on its original site 100 years ago (Note: There were no May 30 or 31, 1920 Evening Herald newspapers in the records of the Klamath County Museum.) The Raker act, restoring to homestead entry some 30,000 acres around Lower Klamath Lake in Siskiyou and Modoc counties, California, and Klamath county set aside […]

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Graduation amid a pandemic: More than 400 seniors prepare to graduate from Klamath County School District high schools

View this story on its original site Imagine. Plan. Create. That’s what Klamath County School District principals had to do when the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to reinvent traditional graduation ceremonies. More than 400 Klamath County School District seniors will graduate June 5, 6, 7 and July 4 in ceremonies across the county under state […]

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Klamath Promise to host virtual events celebrating graduates

View this story on its original site Graduation Sensation has become a beloved annual celebration leading up to high school graduation ceremonies, including a parade and scholarship presentation for Klamath County seniors in downtown Klamath Falls in normal years; but this year is anything but normal. Coordinated by The Klamath Promise, the fifth annual Klamath […]

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Anacortes protest takes turn for worse

View this story on its original site ANACORTES — Residents here joined people across the nation Saturday in speaking out for justice after a black man died in police custody last week in Minnesota. George Floyd’s death made national news and re-ignited the “Black Lives Matter” movement. While most of the protest here was peaceful, […]

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FC CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: May 30

View this story on its original site Originally published by the Preston Citizen. As things change daily due to the effect the coronavirus has in our FRANKLIN COUNTY community, they will be posted here. Please contact us (208-852-0155 or copy@prestoncitizen.com) if you have an event that has been postponed or canceled or, if…

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Klamath County reports three new COVID-19 cases

View this story on its original site Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials reported three new cases of COVID-19 in the community, bringing the total to 44, as of Friday, May 29, according to a news release. Of the 44 cases, 36 have recovered. There are eight active cases in Klamath County. As of May […]

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Kuna Melba News to get new owner

KUNA – Pioneer News Group, parent company of the Idaho Press-Tribune, is in the process of purchasing the Kuna Melba News, a weekly newspaper in Kuna. Pioneer is purchasing the paper from RIM Publications, a Seattle-based company that has owned the Kuna Melba News since 2011. “Adding the Kuna Melba News to Pioneer’s family of […]

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Pioneer News Group purchasing Kuna Melba News

April 27, 2016 KUNA – Pioneer News Group, parent company of the Idaho Press-Tribune, is in the process of purchasing the Kuna Melba News, a weekly newspaper in Kuna. Pioneer is purchasing the paper from RIM Publications, a Seattle-based company that has owned the Kuna Melba News since 2011. “Adding the Kuna Melba News to […]

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Skagit Publishing/Pioneer News co-owner Susan Scripps Wood dies

Susan Scripps Wood, an owner and former board chairwoman of Skagit Publishing parent company Pioneer News Group, died Monday in her Mount Vernon home of more than 50 years. She was 80. Wood was a Seattle native and great-granddaughter of E.W. Scripps, who built a large newspaper chain that included the Cincinnati-based E.W. Scripps Co. […]

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