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Chiloquin High Suspends Softball Season

Chiloquin, Ore.– There will be no more softball this season for Chiloquin High School. The school’s athletic director sent an e-mail yesterday stating that they’re suspending the rest of the season because of academic issues.
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OIT Student Tried to Purchase a Gun

Klamath Falls, Ore.– We told you last week about an Oregon Tech student who was arrested in the Salem area after posting threats on facebook. Police have now confirmed that 26-year old Matthew Fisher was trying to buy a gun. He’s still in custody after being charged with disorderly conduct. A spokesperson for the...
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Turkle Back in Court Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The former Lake County Sheriff’s deputy accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year girl is scheduled to be back in court today. 43-year old Kenneth Turkle faces charges of sex abuse and custodial interference, and could face federal charges for taking the girl into California when the two were...
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Resume Workshop for Teens

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Spring vacation is behind us… there are just weeks left in the school year, and that means some teens are starting to think about summer jobs. The Klamath County Library hosts a free resume-writing workshop for teens this afternoon at 4. No need to register, just bring a flash drive.
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Jobs Added in March

Salem, Ore.– New unemployment numbers released today show Oregon steadily adding jobs. 75-hundred jobs were added during March. That the most jobs added in a single month since November of 2005. That puts unemployment for March at 6.9 percent, well below the 8-percent of last year.
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Former Lake County Deputy Lodged in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Former Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy was transferred to the Klamath County jail after turning himself into authorities in Lakeview Sunday on sex abuse charges. He was then released, and re-arrested on Sunday after additional charges were filed. That’s when he was transferred to KFalls, according to Lake County Sheriff Phillip...
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City Leaders Seek Airline to Replace SkyWest

Klamath Falls, Ore.–City leaders in Klamath Falls are reaching out to airlines in the hopes of replacing airline service to the Basin after SkyWest announced recently that it’s ending its service to the Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport early this summer. Earlier this year the airport had kicked off a marketing campaign attempting to lure...
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County Budget Needs Balance

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Budget Committee started meetings with county departments yesterday, and are already seeing a bleak forecast for the budget. Klamath County treasurer and CFO Jason Link told the committee that the current budget is unsustainable because it’s not balanced. Link says if each department gets the budget it’s requesting,...
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Sen. Ron Wyden Schedules Visit to the Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Senator Ron Wyden will be in the Basin at the end of the week, holding Town Hall meetings and checking in with local leaders. Wyden will be in Lake County Friday evening at 4:00, at Lakeview High School. Then on Saturday he meets at 10:30 in the morning at Klamath Community...
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Turkle in Custody in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Former Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy was transferred to the Klamath County jail after turning himself into authorities in Lakeview yesterday on sex abuse charges. 42-year old Kenneth Turkle was being investigated for having a sexual relationship with a 17 year old girl. Turkle and the girl both went missing on...
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