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National Guard to support Crater Lake fires

Salem, Ore.- Governor Kate Brown has authorized an additional 125 members of the Oregon National Guard to assist in the fire suppression and provide additional resources for fire fighters dealing with wild fires across the state, primarily around Crater Lake. In a …

Smoke from wildfires impacting Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park, Ore. – Tourists and locals headed to a normally-scenic Oregon attraction may want to reschedule their trips. Multiple wildfires burning around Crater Lake are creating smoky conditions impacting views and air quality in the park. The lighting-caused Blanket …

Fire growing near Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park- A fire burning in Crater Lake National Park has forced the closure of several trails. The 2,400 acre Spruce Lake Fire was discovered July 29 after lightning hit the area. It’s burning near the western boundary of the …

Man killed after fall at Crater Lake

Update (07/07/17 10:10 a.m.) – The man killed after falling into the Crater Lake Caldera has been identified as Kevin Octavio Pineda from Orlando, Florida. Original story (published 7/5/17): Crater Lake National Park, Ore. – A 20-year-old man died after falling into …

Tank of Gas Getaway: Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park is arguably Oregon’s premier visitor destination. It’s estimated that about half-a-million visitors visit the park each year. It’s also estimated that about 90% of them don’t travel much farther beyond the Rim Village. Park superintendent Craig Ackerman said, …

Northern Lights dance above Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park, Ore. – A local photographer was treated to one of nature’s great displays, and he captured it all on camera. Joe Spendolini said two natural wonders combined above the Crater Lake Caldera on the night of May 27. …

Man rescued after fall from Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park, Ore.- A man was rescued Sunday after falling into the caldera at Crater Lake. According to park rangers, about 3 p.m. Sunday, the 22-year-old man slipped in the snow, fell over the rim and landed a thousand feet …
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