Klamath Falls

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Klamath Falls,

city (1990 pop. 17,737), seat of Klamath co., SW Oreg., at the southern tip of Upper Klamath Lake; inc. 1905. It is the processing and distribution center of a lumber, livestock, and farm area. Timber, dairy products, and tourism are central to the city's economy. Klamath Falls was settled in 1867 as Linkville. The Klamath irrigation project (1900) on the Klamath River and the coming of the railroad (1909) stimulated its growth from a hamlet to a thriving city. The Oregon Institute of Technology and Favell Museum of Western Art and Indiana Artifacts are in Klamath Falls. Crater Lake National Park and Lava Beds National Monument are nearby.
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Address: 500 Klamath Avenue, Klamath Falls, OR 97601
The North Ridge Estates Superfund Site is a residential subdivision located approximately three miles north of Klamath Falls, Oregon.
of Eugene, Ore., has won contracts to demolish the California Avenue and Green Springs Drive bridges in Klamath Falls, Ore., and the BNSF Bridge in Madras to make way for new bridges along the vital U.S.
Police arrested ringleader Gerald Krien after he set up the pact with 32 people from his home in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Perhaps reflecting the nascent split between California's conservative interior counties and more liberal coast, the Bush administration offered farmers in Tule Lake and Klamath Falls conspicuous support.--AP, October 26
KLAMATH FALLS -- After setting environmental standards with its Klamath Cogeneration Project, Portland-based Pacificorps Power Marketing is considering building a second 500-megawatt facility adjacent to the Klamath Falls site.
"More than 1,200 farmers didn't get the water they needed," says Jim Carpenter, a Klamath Falls resident and co-chairman of the Hatfield Working Group, a federal advisory coalition.
Since she was a high school sophomore in Klamath Falls, Oregon, Barbara Hamblin planned to attend the University of Utah.
* Beginning this month, Whitewater Voyages offers intrepid whitewater rafters the Wave Train, an adventurous ride on the Upper Klamath River that dovetails with an Amtrak rail trip to Klamath Falls, Oregon, via Oakland and Emeryville.
Come to the sunny part of Oregon - the beautiful mountain community of Klamath Falls!
Coming horn Klamath Falls or Bend, Oregon, you can use State Highway 97, turning east at Diamond Lake Junction south of the town of Chemult, proceeding eastward for about six miles, then driving four miles south on Forest Road 70 (watch for the sign) to the Desert Forest Journeys InfoStop.

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