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Man wanted for contacting sex assault victim

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls police are looking for a man charged with sexually assaulting his former wife, after he violated terms of his bail by contacting the victim. 47-year old Bradley Dean Zimmer was arrested after he allegedly broke into his then-estranged wife’s boyfriend’s home, and attacked the woman. He was released from...
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4 Trucks involved in Hwy 39 accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two industrial trucks and two pick-ups were involved in an accident that closed down Highway 39 east of Merrill for more than an hour this afternoon. State Police say the accident happened at the intersection with Malone. One heavy duty industrial truck ended up on its side. A truck loaded with...
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Gap Fire rehabilitation assessment underway

Yreka, Calif.– Before the last embers of the 33,867 acre Gap Fire cooled, teams of natural resource specialists began assessing the damage in order to recommend actions to minimize post fire risks in a burned landscape. The specialists, organized into a Burned Area Emergency Response Team (BAER), include hydrologists, soil scientists, wildlife and fishery...
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USDA provides loan for new Modoc Medical Center

Alturas, Calif.– Modoc Medical Center has received a more than 35-million dollar loan from the USDA to help fund construction of a new hospital building. The money will be coupled with funds the hospital has set aside for the project, bringing the total budget to more than 40.6 million dollars. There’s no word yet...
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Klamath Tribes opposed to Jordan Cove project

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Tribes has sent a letter to the Federal Regulatory Commission voicing their opposition to construction of a 232 mile liquid gas pipeline project would run through Klamath County. The FERC denied an application for the Jordan Cove energy project earlier this year… but is considering holding another hearing to...
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Earthquake disaster preparedness seminar to be held in Medford

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The American Red Cross is promoting preparedness and helping our community to be ready for disasters like a 9.0 Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake by presenting Prepare Out Loud in Medford on October 6, at 5:30 p.m., at Asante’s Smullin Health Education Center, 2825 E Barnett Rd. The Red Cross Prepare Out...
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Oregon DEQ offers program to pay for septic tank replacement

Salem, Ore.– Finding out a septic system is failing can be costly for homeowners and small businesses. Starting today, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and regional nonprofit lender Craft3 are teaming up to make repairs more affordable for Oregonians in need. “The unanticipated costs to repair a failing septic system can be a...
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Fire damages Bly home

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Fire damaged a home in Bly yesterday afternoon. One person was displaced by the fire in the 21-hundred block of Cinder Court. The Red Cross is helping the victim with temporary housing and other needs. The cause of the fire hasn’t been released.
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Bly woman dies in rollover accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police Troopers say one woman died in a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 140E at milepost 33 near Bonanza Tuesday. Investigators say a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder was eastbound when it lmissed a corner and went onto the gravel shoulder, rolling several times. The driver, 26-year old Jessica Spiersch...
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Third KID board member added to recall

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Irrigation District members have submitted the petitions needed to start recall procedures against a third board member. The signatures of 24 members were submitted… 16 were valid… one more than needed to initiate a recall election against Grant Knoll. Brent Cheyne and Ken Smith also face a recall in the...
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