Free Fishing And More This Holiday Weekend

Salem, Ore – This weekend, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is giving you the gift of fishing, crabbing and clamming in Oregon for free.  You won’t need licenses, tags or endorsements are needed on those days.  However, all other fishing regulations still apply. If you’re looking to spend the weekend outside with...
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Sky Lanterns To Be Illegal In The New Year

Salem, Ore – You’ve seen them floating in the sky at night, some people set them off in memoriam, others just for the beauty.  But come 2017 they’re going to be illegal in our state.  Sky lanterns, also called aerial luminaries, Chinese lanterns, mini hot air balloons, UFO balloons and wish lanterns are basically...
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Checking In With The City Manager

Klamath Falls, Ore – The latest from City Manager, Nathan Cherpeski Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled: After a 2 month long investigation, the Basin Interagency Narcotics Team (BINET) broke up a drug trafficking organization that was distributing large quantities of methamphetamine throughout Southern Oregon and Northern California.  On December 15, 2016 BINET. along with the agents...
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Basin Housing Better But There’s Room For Improvement

The Basin’s housing market is recovering but we’re not there yet.  The Klamath County Association of Realtors recently released its year-end stats for home sales and the total dollar volume of residential homes sold in 2016 was a 7% increase over last year.  Also the average sales price in the fourth quarter was $176,491...
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Record Breaking Crowd Expected At Secretary Of State Inauguration

Salem, Ore – The inauguration of the new Oregon Secretary of State, Dennis Richardson is drawing attention from around the region and the nation.  Friday’s ceremony is expected to make history as a record 600 people are planning to attend. Secretary-elect Richardson said “We built a winning coalition of Democrats, Republicans, and independents who want...
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Christmas Eve Bandits Still On The Loose

Grenada, Cal – On December 24th around 7:45 pm Siskiyou County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a robbery at the 3 J’s Shell Station in Grenada, CA,  just south of Yreka.  The victim reported that a man lunged over the counter and stole the money from the cash register.  Luckily the victim...
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Man arrested in brother’s stabbing and shooting death

Klamath Falls, Ore. –  A shooting in Bonanza left one man dead and his brother faces murder charges.  According to the probable cause statement filed by Oregon State Police, Travis Kimball’s call to 9-1-1 indicated he had stabbed his brother once, then shot him.  Kimball reported his brother was unresponsive and had large amounts...
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Missing man found dead in vacant home

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police say the decomposing body of a man who had been reported missing earlier this year was found in a Klamath Falls home. According to a press release from OSP, Troopers were called to 3116 Maryland Avenue on Wednesday, December 14th, after a body had been found inside the...
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Three nabbed in Siskiyou County burglaries

Yreka, Calif.– Three men were arrested in connection with a string of burglaries in the Mt. Shasta area after a victim found some of her stolen property posted for sale on social media. According to a press release from the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office, a storage unit was broken into on December 6, 2016....
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Sevenmile Bridge reopens following repairs

The Sevenmile Bridge is back open. The bridge is in the Klamath Ranger District of the Fremont-Winema National Forest, about 25 miles northwest of Klamath Falls on Forest Service Road 3100. The bridge had been closed for repairs. Snowmobilers using the road will be able to use the Sevenmile Bridge right away. Because the...
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