Christopher Hill

Klamath Falls Man Faces Weapons, Assault Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man was in court yesterday to face several weapons and assault charges after he was accused of shooting at another driver Saturday morning. 39-year old Christopher Sean Hill is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, assault, and other crimes after deputies arrested tracked him...
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Rescuers Unable to Recover Body from Mt. Jefferson

Eugene, Ore.–  Rescue crews weren’t able to recover the body of a Keizer man who died on Mount Jefferson Monday. 32-year old Thomas Fountain fell into a crevasse while hiking with his wife on Sunday. Rescue crews helped Allison Fountain down the mountain yesterday, after she spent the night on the mountain, communicating with...
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Winter Weather on Tap for Eastern Oregon

Medford, Ore.– The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a winter storm watch for parts of eastern Oregon starting Wednesday night… though much of it should stay North of Klamath County. OSP is gearing up for hazardous driving conditions starting tonight on: Interstate 84 including The Dalles, Arlington and Boardman OR19 including the cities...
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Pete Nelson Treehouse Masters

Treehouse Designer Fined for Failing to Get Permit

Salem, Ore.–  Have you ever watch the Animal Planet Show Treehouse Master? Well, the master neglected to get a permit when he constructed a tree house in Neskowin, Oregon over the summer… and the Construction Contractors Board has fined him and his business $5,000. Pete Nelson’s business, Nelson Treehouse and Supply based out of Fall...
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Conservation Group Seeks Expansion of Crater Lake Protections

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A conservation group wants to expand protections for forested areas around Crater Lake, claiming that there are too many loopholes in current conservation designations that allow for developers and farmers to twist the rules. The organization, Oregon Wild, wants to have the Crater Lake National Park designated as a Wilderness, which...
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Red Cross Helps Two Klamath Falls Families Impacted by Fires

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls family is picking up the pieces after their home was damaged by fire Saturday. According to dispatch records the fire broke out at around 1:30 Saturday morning at a single family home on Valinda way in the Altamont area. According to a press release from the Red Cross… two...
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Forestry Program Offers Free Tree Permit for Kids

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  We told you earlier this year about the Every Kid in a Park campaign, that offers a free annual pass to 4th graders to get them into National Parks. The National Forest Service is taking that a step farther, offering a free tree permit  for kids enrolled in the program. Once...
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Man Wanted for Attempted Murder, Rape

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Deputies are looking for a Klamath Falls man who they say attacked his ex-wife earlier this week. According to a report from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office… 46-year old Jorge Cazarez-Pena is wanted on attempted murder, rape, assault, and several other charges. Deputies say Cazarez-Pena broke into his ex-girlfriend’s house, hitting her...
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Illegal Immigrants Sue for Driver’s Licenses

Salem, Ore.–  A group of illegal immigrants has filed a lawsuit against the state of Oregon… after Oregon voters turned down a measure that would have allowed people who are in the country illegally to get a legal driver’s license. The immigrants say the state has to have a reason for not giving them a...
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Snow Causes Traffic Accidents, Delays

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Highway 97 was closed for nearly three hours Tuesday night near Bend after two semi-trucks jack-knifed on the slick roads. Oregon State Police are encouraging you to stay home if at all possible, because conditions haven’t gotten much better. If you do have to drive… be prepared. Drivers were stranded on the...
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