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City Readies to Interview for Police Chief’s Post

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The city of Klamath Falls has five candidates for Police Chief that it plans to interview the first week of February. Some of the candidates are locals who currently work for the Police Department. City Manager Nathan Cherpeski said the interviews are scheduled for February 4th and 5th. 
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Forestry Officials Hold Open House Sessions to Discuss Recovery

Klamath Falls, Ore.– After a devastating fire season, Klamath National Forest officials have scheduled several open houses to let folks know what’s happening with the Westside Fire Recovery Project. The project covers areas that were burned by the Beaver Fire, Happy Camp Complex, and Whites Fire, among others in Southern Oregon and Northern California....
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One Arrested Following Stand-Off in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A drive-by shooting in Northern Klamath County led to a short stand-off with police Sunday morning. According to a press release from Oregon State Police, Klamath County dispatchers received a call at about 2:00 Sunday morning reporting that shots had been fired at a home on Collar Drive, just south of...
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Unemployment Down in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– State-wide unemployment in Oregon dropped during the month of December. According to a press release from the Oregon Employment Department, December’s unemployment was 6.7 percent…. that’d down from 7-percent in November. Retail and government sectors saw the most hiring in December… each adding more than 2-thousand jobs. Governor John Kitzhaber says...
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Man Arrested, Charged, in Montelius Street Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man has been charged with murder in connection with yesterday’s death of 49-year old Donald Black. According to a press release from the Klamath County district attorney’s office, 32-year old Joseph Everett Woodward was arrested today. The DA says Zachary Craig, who was taken in for questioning yesterday,...
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Detectives Name Suspect in Tuesday’s Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Law enforcement officers investigating the death of a Klamath Falls man have identified a possible suspect in connection with the murder. Police are searching for 24-year old Zachary Nathaniel Craig as a person of interest in the investigation into the death of Donald Black early Tuesday morning. Officers are asking for...
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49-year old Donald Black was found dead in a Klamath Falls home Tuesday morning.

Klamath Falls Man Found Dead

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was murdered at a home in the 2000 block of Montelius street early this morning. According to a press release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, a call came into to 911 after 2:00 this morning. When emergency crews arrived, they found 49-year old Donald Clinton Black....
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Siskiyou County Fine-Tunes Medical Marijuana Regs

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s been nearly a year since Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey first introduced a draft ordinance to the county board of supervisors proposing some guidelines for growing medical marijuana in the county. Growers weren’t happy with the number of plants the ordinance allowed. A workshop meeting tomorrow morning will try to...
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Man Arrested After Holding Girlfriend Captive

Klamath Falls, Ore.– She thought she was going to die. A pregnant woman held captive in a Klamath Falls apartment for nearly three days. She told police that her boyfriend, 37-year old Richard Gilbert Gutierrez threatened her, assaulted her, and tried several times to strangle her. She managed to contact a neighbor on Pine...
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Klamath Falls Man Charged in Bly Mountain Man’s Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was arrested last week, charged with last year’s murder of a Bly Mountain man. The Herald and News reporting that 21-year old Richard Hamilton Tallent is accused of murdering 61-year old Steven Edward Dann last May. Dann was found, shot to death, in his home.
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