KCFD1 Fire Marshal Receives State’s Highest Level of Recognition

Deputy State Fire Marshal, Craig Rice has presented KCFD1’s Fire Marshal, Craig Andresen with the State’s highest level of recognition as Fire Marshal at KCFD1’s at the Board of Director meeting on Tuesday, January 16.  The Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) recognition of Fire Marshal is the fourth and highest level that is...
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Klamath Falls Masonic Lodge Coming Down

The historic Klamath Falls Masonic Lodge is scheduled for demolition today.  Built in 1921 as a Moose lodge, the Masons took it over in 1934.  Last winter a broken water pipe led to $700,000 in damage to the building.  Members of the Masonic Lodge 77 will now meet at the Scottish Rite Temple where...
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FERC Holding Klamath Dam Public Info Meeting

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to hosting a meeting about the pending removal of four Klamath River dams this Thursday.  The public and those who have opted to intervene in the removal of the dams along the Klamath River are invited to attend a meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the Klamath Tribal...
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KRCC Selects Basin Community Liaison on Dam Removal

The independent nonprofit Klamath River Renewal Corporation tasked with decommissioning four Klamath River dams has named Dave Meurer as community liaison to represent the region at events in Klamath, Siskiyou and Humboldt Counties.  Meurer lives in California but will travel between regions of Klamath Basin.   Meurer brings experience as a legislative and congressional staff...
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Price Negotiations Adding to Dungeness Season Delay

Oregon’s lucrative commercial Dungeness crab season that had been delayed six weeks because the crabs weren’t big enough is still somewhat delayed, partly because of the weather but also because price negotiations are not settled. Some crabbers tell the Daily Astorian major processors initially offered them $2.30 a pound — well below last season’s...
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KF Man Pleads to Manslaughter in 2016 Shooting Death

A plea deal on a manslaughter charge will send a Klamath Falls man to prison for at least 10 and up to 25 years. Daryl Hatchard entered the plea Friday; he was charged with murder for the 2016 shooting death of Kameron Stewart at Hatchard’s home on Cannon Avenue. Multiple witnesses were set to...
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Twelve Year Sentence in Domestic Violence Plea

A Klamath Falls man with a history of domestic violence is going to prison for more than 12 years. Martin Corns pleaded no contest Friday to multiple charges including assault, rape and unlawful use of a weapon. Police say the investigation into the most recent incident involving a girlfriend revealed a series of attacks...
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Pageant Orientation Set for Sunday

The Miss Klamath County-Miss City of Sunshine Scholarship Organization is searching for bright young women to compete for scholarships, prizes and the opportunity to represent the community as Miss Klamath County and Miss City of Sunshine. The Miss Klamath County-Miss City of Sunshine Pageant will be held on Saturday, April 7th, at Mills Auditorium....
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Merrill Man Pleads Not Guilty to Stealing Artifacts

A Merrill man has pleaded not guilty to stealing several Native American artifacts. Tyler Bodle was arrested Thursday on several outstanding warrants including for taking some trade beads, a ceremonial scraper, and other items from a gravesite in February 2016.  He is also accused of stealing a truck last summer and is on probation...
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Parker-Rose Steps Away, Headed to Private Sector

The Director of Klamath County Community Corrections has left after 25 years.  Friday was Kiki Parker-Rose’s last day with the agency. She announced her resignation last month with plans to move to the private sector and help start a polygraph business. The interim Community Corrections Director is Aaron Hartman.  
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