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Klamath Falls man to receive Prisoner of War Medal and two Purple Hearts in ceremony this Friday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls man will be honored this Friday with the Prisoner of War Medal and two Purple Hearts. Ernie Brace will be appointed the medals at Kingsley Field at 2pm., and will mark the 62nd anniversary of Brace’s commission as a second lieutenant with the United States Marine Corps...
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Two people injured, two arrested, in failed robbery attempt at Frames and More on Main Street

  A woman, and a man that tried to protect her, was injured in an armed robbery on Main St. just before noon today. A man and a woman went into the Frames and More location at on the 200 block of Main street, and tried to rob the female clerk in the store...
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Klamath City School District considers bond for Klamath Union High School upgrades and repairs

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Union High School is almost 100 years old, and the district would like update the school. The board is contemplating a bond measure on the 2014 or 2015 ballot to fund the repairs or the possibly the complete rebuilding of Klamath Union. If funds aren’t put into the century...
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42 new fires burning in Klamath County

KLAMATH COUNTY — A total of 42 new fire starts have been discovered across the Klamath National Forest, all lightning-induced, since last Wednesday, August 7th. Officials say there have been more than 1,400 strikes in total. Each of the fires is currently staffed, if not contained. Of the fires, there are four not contained...
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Douglas Fire Complex officials warn of scammers trying to take advantage of fire victims

GLENDALE, Ore. — Firefighters working on the Douglas Complex want you to know about a scam. Crews say people are going up to neighbors there and saying the area is being evacuated. Firefighters say thieves do this so that when you leave they can steal your stuff. Douglas Complex Fire command wants to remind...
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The American Red Cross offers incentives to boost blood donations

The American Red Cross will ensure supplies are ample for Labor Day weekend and beyond by providing incentives to blood donors. Those who donate blood or platelets between Aug. 26 and Sept. 9 will have the chance to win one of five $1,000 American Express gift cards. Also, everyone that shows up to donate...
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Les Miserables ends its run at the Ross Ragland Theater

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– The summer production of Les Miserables wrapped on Sunday to a sold out crowd at the Ross Ragland Theater. Mark McCreary was pleased with the run and the turnout by the residents here in Klamath Falls. The theater is currently in the process of deciding on their next big production.
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Hundreds turn out to pay respects to fallen firefighter in Albany

ALBANY, Ore. — Hundreds turned out over the weekend to pay their respects to the fire fighter that died when the water truck he was driving rolled over last week. About 400 people attended the memorial in Albany for 19 year old Jesse Trader, a 2012 West Albany graduate, that died last Tuesday fighting...
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Douglas Complex fires get help from heavy rain

GLENDALE, Ore. — Recent rainfall and humidity helped firefighters working on the Douglas Complex fires over the weekend, and the complex is now 48 percent contained. The fire has burned through 44,411-acres 7 miles north of Glendale, and the saw Saturday afternoon helped the firefighting effort. A fire camp at Glendale High School got...
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Man life flighted after car crash

BEND, Ore. — A driver was life flighted from the scene of an accident on Saturday afternoon on Highway 31 near Highway 97.  An SUV driven by 33 year old Jeffrey Rutledge from LaPine, was on Birchwood Road when he went to make a turn onto Sun Forest Drive and for some reason he...
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