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Police Identified Deceased Hiker

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police continue to investigate the death of a Klamath Falls man who’s body was found along the OC&E Woods Line State Trail Wednesday. 60-year old Cody Harold Pemberton had reportedly been dropped off at the trail Monday. He was supposed to let family members know when he was ready...
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Clark Pleads Not Guilty in Connection with Ex’s Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– She says she didn’t do it. 66-year old Carla Louise Clark is charged with conspiring with a neighbor to have her ex-husband killed so she could collect insurance money. She entered a non-guilty plea in court yesterday. 35-year old Zane Sterling Skeen is also charged in connection with the murder of...
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Senior Center Begins Capital Campaign

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Programs like Meals on Wheels, which provides healthy, pre-cooked meals for seniors who have a hard time getting out or cooking their own meals, is one of the more visible programs at the Klamath Basin Senior Center. While volunteers deliver the meals, it takes money to buy and prepare the food. The...
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Snow Pack Levels are Low. Too Low.

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There’s been a little progress since the last snowpack measurement, but not enough to overcome the extreme deficit brought on by the recent drought. Snow pack levels are at about 12-percent of normal based on measurements taken on Tuesday. The April first numbers are the most important, because that’s when snowpack is...
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Elmer’s Re-opens After Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Elmer’s restaurant re-opened Thursday morning, just a week after a fire forced it to close down. Manager Jay Rice said he and the rest of the employees rolled up their sleeves to give the facility a thorough cleaning to clear out the smoke damage, and were able to re-open a day earlier...
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Snow Pack is Low. Very Low.

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There’s been a little progress since the last snowpack measurement, but not enough to overcome the extreme deficit brought on by the recent drought. Snow pack levels are at about 12% of normal based on measurements taken on Tuesday. The April 1st numbers are the most important, because that’s when snowpack...
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Governor to Attend OIT Ribbon Cutting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber will be on hand for a ribbon cutting at Oregon Tech on April 18th. The college is celebrating its solar array and geothermal facility, which is expected to supply 35% of the facility’s energy use. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkeley will also be on hand, along with...
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Library Branch Closes to Relocate

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The South Suburban branch of the Klamath County Libraries will be closed while it relocates. The branch is moving to WinterAvenue off of Summers Lane. If you have checked out materials from that branch, you can return them to any Klamath County Library. The new branch is scheduled to open on April...
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Talk or Text for a Ticket in California

Siskiyou County, Calif.– If you’re driving in Siskiyou County during the month of April, it’s only fair to let you know they’re stepping up enforcement of the state’s distracted driving laws. April is Distracted Driving Awareness month in California, and the Highway Patrol and County Sheriff’s Deputies will pay special attention to whether you have...
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Fort Klamath Man Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police arrested a Fort Klamath man this week after a grand jury indicted him on sex abuse charges. 58 year old Efren Valencia was taken into custody on Tuesday. The charges stem from an incident involving a girl who was under the age of twelve. Valencia was arrested last...
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