Two new features of the KLYC website are the KLYC Business Directory and KLYC Hot Deals. Inclusion in the business directory is free for merchants in the tri-county area, Yamhill, Polk and Marion County. It's an ideal way for tri-county business owners to improve their web presence and engage their customers. It's also a great resource for consumers looking for information on tri-county area businesses.
KLYC Hot Deals is a wonderful way for local business owners to reward their loyal customers with special coupon offers and a terrific way for budget conscious consumers to save money while bolstering our local economy!
INCREASED PATROLS PLANNED
The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office will increase patrols over the Labor Day weekend in an effort to minimize and reduce the negative impact of impaired drivers on motorists and pedestrians. Please drive safe and sober!
In February of 1964, the Fab four invaded the United States. In October, Oregon will be invaded by the Beatles tribute band, Abbey Road. The In My Life tour is the smash hit retelling of the Beatles story through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein and features the live music of the renowned tribute band, Abbey Road.
In My life will be at the Tower Theater in Bend, Oregon October 13th, Hult Center Eugene the 14th, Portland's Aladdin Theater on the 15th, Elisnore in Salem on the 24th and the Corvallis High school auditorium in Medford October 25th. The Salem high school string quartet will be performing with Abbey Road for the Elsinore performance!
KLYC will be giving away six VIP passes for the show, and hotel accommodations in Bend for the Bend show. Our ticket winners in Bend, Corvallis and Salem will be treated to back stage meet and greets with the tribute Band. In My Life, a tribute to the Beatles, invading Oregon October 13th through the 25th. Listen for your chance to win tickets on AM 1260 THE CRUISE!
FIRE DANGER REMAINS DESPITE COOLER TEMPERATURES
The approach of Labor Day and the last camping trips of summer has fire managers concerned
News Release from Oregon Dept. of Forestry
While this week's weather has moderated to cooler than normal temperatures and the feeling of fall is in the air, fire danger is still very real throughout central Oregon. The limited precipitation in the area did little to improve the fuel conditions that have been extreme throughout the summer. The approach of Labor Day and the last camping trips of summer has fire managers concerned ...the cool weather will give a false sense of security.
The Central Oregon District of the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) remains in a regulated closure, which restricts activities with the potential to ignite fires. Campfires continue to be prohibited on lands protected by ODF, including Oregon State Parks. This campfire ban includes warming fires and cooking fires. Hunters are encouraged to be prepared for theses cooler temperatures as they go to the field so they will not be tempted to build a fire to stay warm.
Open burning such as burn barrels and debris burns within the Central Oregon District require a permit from ODF during fire season. Currently no permits are being issued. Burning without a permit can result in citations or fines.
Additional restrictions are included in the regulated closure which regulate activities such as chainsaw use, cutting of dried grass, and welding. The full closure can be found here. In addition to these restrictions exploding targets, tracer ammunition, and sky lanterns are all prohibited during fire season. Check with other agencies such as Bureau of Land Management, National Forests, county emergency management, or local fire districts to determine their current restrictions when engaging in activities in their jurisdiction.
Requirements for industrial operations, including fire watch and tools, also remain in effect. Fuel conditions are monitored by fire managers to evaluate fire growth potential and to determine restrictions needed to reduce the risk of ignition. Information regarding fire season rules and regulated closure restrictions can be found at the Central Oregon District webpage. Please contact a local ODF Office if you have questions regarding the regulated use closure or other activities on lands protected by ODF. Human-caused fires are well above the 10-year average this year. Please use caution so your Labor Day activities do not add to this number.
Places to get wildfire information: ODF Fire Blog , Facebook , Twitter
OTHER FIRE INFORMATION
For information on wildfires in all jurisdictions, view:
The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center website or the National Incident Information System website.
MCMINNVILLE RECREATIONAL FIRE RESTRICTION LIFTED