Warmer Today but Still Cool

Yesterday’s disturbance has now shifted off to the East and clearer skies are with us this morning. Temperatures are near freezing on the East Side and not much of a warm up is expected yet again today, although temperatures are going to be a little warmer than Wednesday. Another cold morning will come tomorrow – … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow Showers Continue Today

The disturbance over the region has brought the first snowfall to parts of our viewing area, especially at Crater Lake where roads were covered in snow at the visitor’s center this morning. Snow levels are at about 4,500′ and will only rise to roughly 5,000′ this afternoon. A very cool and moist air mass is … Continue reading »

Water Shortage Might Affect Crater Lake

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Park officials at Crater Lake National Park say with the public’s help in a water conservation effort, the park should not be impacted by the water shortages hitting Klamath County. Nearly half a million people visit the park every year. The lodge and restaurants at the park depend on the water … Continue reading »

Crater Lake Hosts New Citizens

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — As our country celebrates its 237th birthday Thursday, for some it will be there first as Americans. Wednesday afternoon, there was a sparkle in the water at Crater Lake National Park, and in the eyes of 12 immigrants who raised their right hands and became United States citizens in a ceremony … Continue reading »

111th Birthday Adventures at Crater Lake

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Ore. — Starting next week, officials with the Crater Lake Wilderness Coalition will begin a series of summer treks to showcase what the area has to offer outdoor enthusiasts. Wednesday marked the 111th anniversary of President Theodore Roosevelt making Crater Lake the nation’s fifth national park. Many of the hikes take … Continue reading »

New Website for Crater Lake Attractions

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — About half a million people visit Crater Lake each year. The National Park brings in big tourism dollars to Southern Oregon, and this is why a new website is trying to make visiting the lake easier. CraterLakeCountry.com has lots of trip planning advice from regional attractions, to lodging and dining options. … Continue reading »

Crater Lake Takes Hit From Sequester Cut

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — An annual right of spring in Southern Oregon is being threatened by the recent sequester budget cuts. Crater Lake National Park is losing 5% of it’s budget, money which could come out of the snowplowing finances. Snowplowing the rim drive and north entrance road usually starts in May, but that could … Continue reading »

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