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Police Say No Motive In Stabbing

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man was arrested late Wednesday night after police say he crossed Main Street near the Government Center… and assaulted another man. Police say the two men did not know each other, and can’t figure out what could have led to the brawl that left the victim with stab wounds....
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Infection Responsible for Fish Kill

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A bacterial infection is being blamed after dead and distressed sockeye salmon were found in the Deschutes River over the weekend. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say the fish appear to have come from the Columbia River, and likely headed to the Deschutes in the search for cooler water....
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Walden Wins Extension on Public Comment Period for BLM Proposal

Washington, DC– Oregon Representative Greg Walden this week asked lawmakers in Washington DC to put the breaks on the BLM’s plan to move ahead with its proposal  for forest management in Oregon. If the 15-hundred page proposal goes ahead as currently written…already struggling rural communities would be hit hard. “Oregon’s forested counties, some of which...
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Fire Closes Highway 97 Wednesday Night

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Highway 97 was closed off and on overnight just north of Madras last night due to a 3-thousand acre wildfire there. It’s not yet known what caused the fire… but at least 5 other small wildfires ignited int he area yesterday evening while the region was under a red flag warning for...
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Zanatto

Stabbing Suspect Wanted- UPDATED

According to a spokesperson with the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, Mattio Zanatto is no longer a person of interest in this case. Klamath Falls, Ore.– One man was injured on Saturday, July 4th at a residence on Altamont in Klamath Falls. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies say the victim was transported to Sky Lakes Medical...
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Fire Started in Delivered Load of Recyclables

Fire investigators say the fire that destroyed the recycling center at Reach on Maywood Drive started inside a load of recycled material that had just been delivered to the center. According to Fire Chief John Spradley, the fire has been ruled accidental… the loss is estimated at 650-thousand dollars. Fire officials say the building was...
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Man Arrested for Threatening with a Gun

Yreka, Calif.–  A Yreka man is in jail after he allegedly pointed a gun at another person’s head while the two argued. According to a bulletin from the Yreka Police Department… 32-year old Gregory Abraria threatened to kill the victim, then pointed a handgun at the victim’s head before leaving the area on a bicycle...
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Irrigation Water Available

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Bureau of Reclamation has made a limited supply of irrigation water available for the Enterprise Irrigation District to distribute through its system. If you’re connected to that system, you’re encouraged to grab it while you can. It’s not expected to last beyond July 13th.
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Fire Destroys Recycling Center

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A fire destroyed the recycling center at a local agency that provides jobs and skills training people with disabilities and other employment barriers. There were a handful of workers at the facility when the fire broke out at REACH inc on Maywood Drive at around 5:00 last night. Everyone got out...
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Quilts Wanted for Show

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Next month the Basin Quilt Guild hosts its bi-annual Quilting around the Basin show— and they’re looking for quilts to showcase. For more information and to register, go to the Heart of the Basin website.
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