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Protestors march on Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– As expected… A group of protesters who aren’t happy about a renewed proposal to move forward with the Jordan Cove Energy Project gathered in Klamath Falls over the weekend. Last month the Klamath Tribes sent a letter to the Federal Regulatory Commission voicing their opposition to construction of a 232 mile...
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Prescribed burns planned near Chemult

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership plans to do some prescribed burns starting today. They warn that Chemult residents near the town should expect to see and smell the smoke. The agency held a public meeting in Chemult last week to talk to residents about the burning of underbrush and other...
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One injured in stabbing, brother charged

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man who was injured in a stabbing in Klamath Falls Wednesday morning was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released. His brother…  51-year old Dale Ray Wilson faces attempted murder charges. Klamath Falls Police Chief Dave Henslee says both men were drunk when Wilson allegedly stabbed the victim in the hand.     
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Man charged in clown prank

Central Point, Ore.– A picture of a man in a clown mask standing outside of Crater High School in Central Point… has landed one person in jail. The 21-year old reportedly held up a sign saying “We Are Here” at four high schools in Central Point and Medford. He’s charged with disorderly conduct and...
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Wolf depredation confirmed in Lake County

Salem, Ore.– The Oregon department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed another wolf depredation… this one in Lake County. According to a press release…cattle producer was gathering cattle from his Forest Service allotment when he noticed a calf with severe injuries late last week. Fish and Wildlife officials investigated and determined the wounds were consistent with wolf bites....
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Native oak program offered Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A program on oak trees native to the Upper Klamath Basin will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Caledonia Ranch west of Klamath Falls.      The event offered by the Klamath County Museum will include a brief presentation on oak woodlands, as well as an opportunity to gather acorns...
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Henley student builds, donates benches

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When deciding what to do for his Eagle Scout project, 16-year-old Jacob Elwood saw the answer standing right in front of him. Elwood, member of the Henley High School tennis team, and coach Dee Hahn noted athletes had no place to sit between matches at the school’s brand new tennis courts. “Some...
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Candidates file to fill potential recall KID seats

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Five candidates have filed to run for Klamath Irrigation District board member positions… even though there aren’t any open positions… yet.   In the past few weeks… petitions have been submitted in an effort to recall three board members. An election on October 10th will determine whether Brent Cheyne and Ken Smith hold onto...
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Two men wanted in sex trafficking case

Portland, Ore.– The FBI is asking for the public’s help in locating Aaron M. Barnes, age 33, and Kamau Curnal, age 28, as part of a sex trafficking investigation. A federal grand jury in Oregon has charged both men with one count of sex trafficking of a child and one count of transportation of a...
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Domestic violence deaths on the rise in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– 24 Oregon women died at the hands of a partner or other family member in 2014… the latest year that numbers are available from the FBI as compiled by the Violence Policy Center. Overall… Oregon ranks 20th in the US in the rate of women who lose their life as a...
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