Arrest Made in Mobile Home Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Suspect is in custody in connection with a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Klamath Falls last week. 54-year old Douglas Garrett is being held on one count of arson, and two counts of attempted murder. Two women were in the trailer when the fire broke out Wednesday afternoon, and were...
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DHS Awards Emergency Services Grant

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Klamath County more than 39-thousand dollars to help provide emergency food and shelter programs. The momes comes from FEMA, and is based primarily on the Basin’s unemployment rates. The United Way gets 2-percent of the money to help with administrative costs, and a 17-member local FEMA...
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Witness Say They Saw Missing Oregon Teen in Florida

Ocala, Fla.– Several witnesses in Ocala Florida say they saw a young woman matching the description of a missing Oregon teen as recently as this weekend. 17-year old Hannah Thomas-Garner, who has been missing since November… may be traveling with the Rainbow Gathering, leaving with members of the group after they left a gathering...
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Two Armed Suspects Arrested After Chase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two people have been arrested on a long list of charges after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase in Klamath County Thursday night. According to a press release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, 24-year old Kenneth Ray Bragg and 23-year old Chynna Marie Kent led police on a...
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ODFW Seeks Fishing Task Force Candidates

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for candidates to represent fishing and/or fish conservation interests on the Fish Screening Task Force.  Applications are due March 10. The ODFW Fish Screening Program helps water users install and maintain fish screens to prevent fish from entering water diversions. The Task Force advises ODFW...
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Fort Jones Man Dies After Single-Vehicle Wreck

Fort Jones, Calif.– A Fort Jones man died yesterday, more than a week after a single car accident. California Highway Patrol says 68-year old Thomas D. Kenyon went off of Forest Service Road 40N17 early in the morning of Feb. 19. Investigators aren’t sure why he went off the road… going down an embankment,...
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Oregon Outlaws “Revenge Porn”

Salem, Ore.– In Salem Thursday.. lawmakers unanimously approved a bill outlawing so-called revenge porn. Share an intimate photo or video of an ex on social media… and you could be charged with a misdemeanor… do it a second time and it’s a felony. The bill focuses on photos that have been uploaded with the...
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La Pine Man Arrested in Drive-by

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A La Pine man is in custody in Klamath County… facing charges in connection with a drive-by shooting a month ago. Oregon State Police identified 31-year old Gary Davis as a suspect in the shooting from the get-go, because he had been arguing with the residents of the home that was...
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Republicans Vow to Stop Transportation Tax, Fee Hikes

Salem, Ore.– Senator Doug Whitsett from Klamath Falls is among the Republican lawmakers who say they’ll no longer participate in a transportation work group that’s pushing for a possible gas tax and car registration fee hike. Whitsett said the GOP leaders are going to do what they can to prevent a Democrat supermajority to...
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Malin Family Injured in Fatal Wreck

Pleasant Hill, Ore.– Three members of a Malin family were hurt in a fatal accident last night in Lane County. Oregon State Police say a pick-up driven by a Pleasant Hill man crossed the center line on Highway 58… and collided head-one with an SUV. 66-year old Glen Prater died at the scene. Ryan...
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