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Frontier Market Robbery Suspects Played Role in Theft

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Court documents are providing some addition insight into the role of a man and woman who have been charged in connection with Sunday night’s armed robbery that led to death of a third suspect in the case. According to court records, 26-year old Samanth Robertson contacted 27-year old Garrett Petersen, asking him...
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OWRD Reviews New Draft Water Rules

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An Oregon Water Resources Department Advisory Rules Committee discussed new draft rules during a public meeting yesterday. State Senator Doug Whitsitt was on-hand for the meeting, and told the Herald and News that he’s most concerned about the due process for landowners to appeal when the OWRD decides to shut off someone’s water....
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Accomplice Roles Defined in Court Documents

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Court documents are providing some addition insight into the role of a man and woman who have been charged in connection with Sunday night’s armed robbery that led to death of a third suspect in the case. According to court records, 26-year old Samantha Robertson contacted 27-year old Garrett Petersen, asking...
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Rumor Control: Is Klamath Falls a Bullseye for Target?

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There’s information circulating on social media that there are plans for a Target to set up shop in the empty KMart building in Klamath Falls. Joe Wall with the Klamath Falls city planning office says it’s just not true. “There’s so much that we would have to do behind the scenes...
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One Man’s Effort to Help At-Risk Kids at Christmas

Klamath Falls, Ore.– While there are tragedies making headlines in the Basin, there’s some good happening as well. Klamath Falls resident Mike Powell decided last year to commit to putting aside 20-dollars from each paycheck to buy toys for Klamath County children in Need. Yesterday, he delivered a truckload of toys to our studios,...
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Modoc County DA to Seek Death Penalty for Tribal Shooting Suspect

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Modoc District Attorney Jordan Funk will seek the death penalty against a woman who shot and killed four people, and injured two others back in February. Cherie Rhoades is accused of firing multiple shots during a hearing at a tribal office in Modoc County. The hearing was reportedly to evict Rhoades...
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City Offices Closed for Software Conversion

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Business License and City Parks Administration Offices are closed this week while they undergo a software conversion. You can reach the agency by phone and download a business license from the city’s website and mail or drop it off at their offices on Klamath Ave.
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Tyler Nelson died from a gunshot wound on November 13, 2014.

Investigators Seek Tips in OC&E Trail Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– While the Klamath Falls community is still reeling from the shooting death of an armed robbery suspect Sunday night, residents are still concerned that a killer is on the loose. Police have still not released information on a possible suspect in connection with Thursday night’s death of Tyler Nelson. Nelson was...
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Tingley Lane Transfer Station Reduces Hours

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Belt-tightening means the Tingley Lane transfer station will no longer be open on Sundays. Officials with Rogue Klamath Transfer say the waste disposal sight doesn’t get much traffic on Sundays, so the agency is going to try saving money by closing the station one day a week starting on December 7th....
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Robbery Suspects Make Appearance in Court

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two people accused of being involved in an armed robbery Sunday night… appeared in court yesterday. 27-year old Garrett Petersen and 26-year old Samantha Darlene Robertson are each charged with first degree robbery and criminal conspiracy. A third suspect, 37-year old Lenny Miles, died in a shootout with law enforcement shortly...
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