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UPDATE: Hat Fire grows to 800 acres, evacuation center moved to Adin

According to California Highway Patrol, Mayers Memorial Hospital has not been evacuated, but officials are preparing for evacuations.

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Hat and Hirz fires now burning 3,250 acres in Shasta County

The Hat Fire grew overnight in the Fall River Mills region of eastern Shasta County to 2,500 acres from 800 acres and was 15 percent contained, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection officials said Friday.

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Pit River Camps Close 8/10/18

The Hat Fire broke out Thursday, Aug. 9, along California State Route 299 west of Fall River Mills. As of Aug. 10, it had burned about 2,500 acres, including about 1,000 acres of public land managed by the BLM Applegate Field Office in Alturas. The cause is under investigation.

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Crews continue to work on the Carr, Hat and Hirz fires

The exception was residences in the area around Pit One Powerhouse Road, east to Barrett Lane in Fall River Mills. In addition, the evacuation shelter at Adin Community Center closed as of 5 p.m.

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BLM temporarily closing Pit River Campground due to #HatFire ~ East Valley Times

The Hat Fire broke out Thursday, Aug. 9, along California State Route 299 west of Fall River Mills. As of Aug. 10, it had burned about 2,500 acres, including about 1,000 acres of public land managed by the BLM Applegate Field Office in Alturas. The cause is under investigation.

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Phone scams reported in Klamath County - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – People are calling the Klamath County Sheriff’s office on a daily basis reporting phone calls supposedly coming from the Internal Revenue Service. Now, deputies are encouraging the public not to fall for the phone scams.

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Firefighters battling 50 acre fire at Highway 299 and Fish Hatchery Road

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. —According to Cal Fire Shasta-Trinity Unit, firefighters are currently battling a 50 acre fire in the area of Highway 299 and Fish Hatchery Road northeast of Burney in Shasta County.Officials said the fire is zero percent contained and is being called the Hat Fire.Highway 299E

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Public safety roundup: First-degree rape charges dropped

Robert Allen Dickens, 52, had pleaded not guilty to three counts of first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and three counts of incest.

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104 illegal marijuana plants seized

Reatha Potwin, 36, and Richard Potwin, 37, were each charged with unlawful manufacture and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

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Long-time business, Burger Queen, catches fire

On Friday, Aug. 3, Lakeview’s own Burger Queen Drive-In experienced substantial damages after catching on fire, causing damage to both the interior and exterior of the building.Around 5:30 p.m., the Burger Queen staff, noticing smoke, safely evacuated the customers and themselves from the building b

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A brewery built on brotherhood

Skyline Brewing Co., is based inside Ty and his wife, Brooke’s, 100-year-old milk parlor, located on their 165-acre ranch outside of Klamath Falls.

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Over 5,000 PG&E customer without power in area of Hat Fire

According to the PG&E outage page at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, 5,907 PG&E customers are without power in the areas around the Hat Fire burning near Fall River Mills.

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Regulate marijuana by overturning the ban

I am a mother and a grandmother. Like most of us, I believe in healthy communities, good schools and strong families.

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Paisley’s Cowboy Poetry a huge hit

Barbecue,good times and deep belly laughs.Those are just a few of the ways to describe the annual Sunny Hancock/Leon Flick Memorial Cowboy Poetry Show that took place at Paisley’s Community Hall on Friday, July 27.The evening kicked off at 4 p.m. with a barbecue in preparation for the live auction s

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At least Bill Clinton cared about people

From his time in office which didn’t you like — the peace or the prosperity? Our sitting president has the same lack of morals but that is the least of his bad traits. We will note 5,000 documented untruths pretty soon, he is getting stressed he’s up to over 16 bizarre tweets a day. Kind of waiting

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Tanker coming to Klamath Falls Memorial - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Cavin adds the plane is one of six being retired and donated for display nationwide. “I found out about it last August, and we applied for it, and got a call in January – and they said, ‘Hey, you’re getting an airplane.”

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Smokey Bear birthday parties in Klamath Falls, Lakeview

Kids of all ages are invited to attend Smokey Bear’s Birthday Party. The free events feature the opportunity to take a picture with Smokey, as well as cake, activities and fun.

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Man goes missing after boarding bus to Salinas

According to Salinas Police, 21-year-old Darrick Jory boarded a Greyhound bus in Weed, CA. on July 21.

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Let science prevail on marijuana

While it may be true that bacon is the gateway meat from vegetarian to omnivore, the myth that marijuana is a gateway to the use of substances that belong on the schedule 1 Controlled Substances List is misguided at best. The fact is: The use of marijuana can serve to eliminate the abuse of prescrip

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Klamath student awarded full-tuition scholarship, internship

A recent graduate of Mazama High School has received a four-year, full-tuition and fees scholarship to Oregon Institute of Technology, through a grant from the DeArmond Foundation. Oregon Tech and the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development (OMIC R&D) recently announced the n

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