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Three hikers rescued on Mt. Shasta on New Year’s Day

MT. SHASTA, Ca. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue saved three hikers that were stranded on Mount Shasta New Year’s Day. The rescue team were called around 9 a.m. by the climbers who they were 1,000 feet above Lake Helen and needed help. Two 20 year old unidentified women, and a...
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Solar array approved in Lakeview

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — The Town of Lakeview Planning Commission and now the School District #7 Board of Directors have approved the construction of a solar array near the district office, after months of discussions. A grant for the project, which is awarded by the Oregon Department of Energy, requires the application be submitted by...
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Fatality free New Year’s holiday on Oregon roadways

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon had a fatality free New Year’s holiday this year, according to preliminary reports. No one was reportedly killed on Oregon’s roadways in ODOT’s 30-hour New Year’s holiday reporting period, which runs from 6pm New Year’s Eve to 11:59pm January 1st. This is the third time since 1970 that there...
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Klamath Falls City Council meeting to discuss marijuana regulations for city

A next Klamath Falls City Council meeting could get interesting, because the council will be addressing medical marijuana regulations for the city of Klamath Falls. The work session, scheduuled for this Monday, will be held at 6:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the City Hall Annex Building located at 500 Klamath Avenue, and...
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Driver of truck that drove into Klamath Lake identified

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The truck driver that crashed into Upper Klamath Lake on 140W on Tuesday has been identified. 73 year old Carl Hansen from Medford was traveling east when his truck went off the roadway around 6:40am at milemarker 58, and into the ice covered lake. Hansen wasn’t seriously injured in the...
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Klamath Falls company helps search for missing plane

MCCALL, Id. — Several organizations from Southern Oregon, including one from Klamath Falls, are helping in the search for a single engine airplane which has been missing in Idaho since December 1st with five passengers aboard. Emergency Airlift president, Edward Langerveld of Klamath Falls, is helping search an area near McCall, Idaho in mountainous...
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Truck Driver and Dog Escape Serious Injury After Truck Goes Into Ice-covered Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A commercial truck driver and his dog escaped serious injury Tuesday morning after his truck and trailer traveled off Highway 140W about six miles west of Klamath Falls and went into the ice-covered Upper Klamath Lake. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash and ODOT...
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FAA approves drones in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. –Oregon is one of a handful of states where unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, will be tested under a program announced last Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA selected six proposals for drone testing and development from several states across the country, and one of the winning proposals includes test...
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Law enforcement out tonight looking for drunk drivers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — It’s New Year’s Eve, and law enforcement will be out looking for reckless, impaired and drunk drivers. Make sure that if you are going out drinking, designate a driver, or make sure you have cab fare. Or, make arrangements to stay overnight at your friend’s house or at a hotel...
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