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Inmate Escapes Prison Work Project in California

Mount Shasta, Calif.– Law enforcement in California are looking for a man who walked away from a prison work project. 27-year old Lepaul Gardener was last seen near Mount Shasta Wednesday afternoon at 4:30. Gardener was serving time for an assault with a firearm.
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Harney County Man Dies in Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Harney County man died last night when his car went off the road on Highway 78, and rolled, throwing him from the vehicle. 86-year old Mavin Eugene Wharton is from Crane. He died at the scene. Oregon State Police are investigating.
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Museum Offers Free Admission for D-Day

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Today is marks 70 years since the invasion of France during World War Two. Nearly 160-thousand American and allied forces stormed the beaches at Normandy on D-Day. More than 9-thousand died. The Klamath County Museum is offering free admission today in honor of D-day. Several exhibits are on display highlighting different...
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Tulelake Recall Still Undecided

Yreka, Calif.– It couldn’t possibly be closer. One vote is all that’s currently keeping Tulelake Mayor Randy Darrow in his seat on the Tulelake City Council. A recall effort to remove him from council was included on this week’s election. Siskiyou County clerk Colleen Setzer told the Herald and News there are still more...
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Eastern Oregon Jail Employee Honored

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An employee at the Deer Ridge Correctional Institute in Madras is among a group of Oregon Department of Corrections Employees honored for excellence in their jobs. Meredit Allen is the Release Counselor at the prison, and was recognized as the DOC’s employee of the year.
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Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The father of a boy who police say was almost kidnapped earlier this week, noticed the suspect yesterday and alerted police, who took the man into custody. 72-year old Mark Gorman is suspected of trying to lure a boy into his car, offering him money to help do some work at...
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Klamath Falls man arrested on multiple sex charges

Klamath Falls, Ore. - An investigation by Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of the Klamath County District Attorney’s Office and Department of Human Services, led to the arrestThursday of a 58-year old Klamath Falls man for multiple crimes related to a sex abuse investigation involving a juvenile female.  On June 5,...
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Trail Advisory Council Seeks Volunteers

Portland, Ore.– The U.S. Forest Service is seeking volunteers to serve on the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Advisory Council. The Council, established under the National Trails System Act, will provide recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture about matters relating to the administration and management of the Pacific Northwest Trail, specifically advising on trail uses,...
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OR-7 is a Daddy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– They’re not sure yet whether they’re boys or girls, but OR-7 is a daddy. Oregon Department of Wildlife officials today released photos of two pups. They think there may be more since most wolf litters have four-to-six puppies. Wildlife officials had noticed that OR-7 had seemed to pair up with a female...
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City Seeks Input on Airline Options

 Klamath Falls, Ore.– Today was the last day a flight will leave the Klamath Falls Airport unless airport officials can convince another provider to set up shop in the Basin. City officials are asking for your input on the matter. There’s a survey on the city’s new Open City Hall website. You can access the...
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