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Food Left Cooking Blamed for House Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Unattended food left cooking on the stove is being blamed for a fire that severely damaged a house on Wall Street in Klamath Falls yesterday. The fire was reported around noon. The Herald and News is reporting that the homeowner had left eggs cooking on the stove while he ran to...
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Food Drive Success

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Niki Sampson at the Klamath-Lake Counties food bank is in canned food heaven after you responded over the weekend… leaving thousands of pounds worth of food by your mailboxes Saturday for postal workers to pick up. The food drive netted more than 31-thousand pounds of food to re-stock the food bank’s...
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Organization Looking for WWII Vets for Honor Flight

Klamath Falls, Ore,– Younger generations take for granted the honor that we give our veteran’s today- it wasn’t always like that, with care packages sent overseas, and friends and family waving signs as they waited for loved ones to return from a deployment. But a group in Bend is part of a National movement...
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Murder Investigation

Man’s Body Found on Bly Mountain

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Emergency crews were called out to Eagle Drive on Bly Mountain Saturday, where they discovered the body of 61-year old Steven Edward Dann. The Klamath County District Attorney’s office did not include a cause of death in the press release, but did say the Major Crime Team is investigating the death...
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Thirty Arrests Made in Oregon Trail Card Fraud

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies raided The Mi Pueble Meat Market on Main Street yesterday morning, arresting three people believed to be the ring leaders of a food stamps fraud organization. Sherrif Frank Skrah announced the bust at a press conference yesterday. 52-year old Severo Toro Castellon, 46-year old Rafael Ortega Vargas,...
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Rhoades Trial Scheduled for July

Yreka, Calif.– The trial for a Siskiyou County woman accused of gunning down fellow tribesmen in February is scheduled for July. 44-year old Cherie Louise Rhoades was arrested at the the Cedarville Rancheria tribal offices in Alturas after a shooting that left four people dead and two others injured. Rhoades has pleaded not guilty.
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Public Hearing on Charter School Proposal

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls School Board members will discuss a proposed charter school at its hearing Monday. Organizers hope residents will support the Hope Art Academy which would integrate art and project-based learning in the school’s classrooms. If approved, the school plans to use the former Baptist Church on High Street. Monday’s public...
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Rain or Shine: Stamp Out Hunger is Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Tomorrow is Stamp Out Hunger day, Postal workers will be pick up non-perishable foods that you leave out by your mailbox. The food all stays here, locally, going to the Klamath-Lake Counties Food Bank. Niki Sampson with the food bank spoke with Rob Siems this morning about some of the folks...
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Deputies raided Mi Pueblo Meat Market on Main Street Thursday morning.

Investigation Leads to Raid, Dozens of Arrests in Southern Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An Oregon Trail Card fraud ring was busted up in Klamath Falls yesterday when Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies raided the Mi Pueblo Meat Market on Main Street. Three ring leaders were arrested: 52-year old Severo Toro Castellon, 46-year old Rafael Ortega Vargas, and 33-year old Jose Morena Hernandez. Hernandez is also suspected...
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Escaped Inmate Still At-Large

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Prison officials in Madras are still searching for an inmate who escaped from the Deer Ridge Correctional Facility over the weekend. 31-year old Clinton Orvill Swearingen the second was in jail for theft and burglary charges and was first missed during a morning headcount on Sunday. Investigators believe he may be...
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