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Arrest Made in Connection with Bly Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  24-year old Dustin Lee Townsend Junior turned himself into authorities in Klamath County Wednesday night, after warrants were issued for his arrest. The Klamath County Major Crimes Team wanted to question Townsend about the death of 47-year old Dustin Lee Townsend. Investigators say they’re investigating Townsend’s death as a murder. Townsend is...
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Two Men Wanted in Connection with Bly Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Klamath County Major Crimes Team is asking for your help tracking down two men who may know something about the murder of a Bly man. According to a press release from Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge…deputies and EMS were called out Tuesday night to near the intersection of Protsman...
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Klamath Basin Water Agreement Drying Up in Congress

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  If Congress doesn’t pass a bill authorizing the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement by the end of the month… the agreement is likely to fall apart. As the deadline approaches and the bill sits collecting dust in congressional committees… Pacificorp is moving ahead with plans to relicense its use of dams on the...
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Truck Carry Cattle Crashes in Lane County

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Several head of cattle died in a an accident in Highway 126 near Walterville yesterday afternoon. According to Oregon State Police, a trailer carrying 68 head of cattle overturned when troopers say the vehicle took a corner too fast. The driver… 37-year old Daniel Hansford from Junction City… had some minor injuries in...
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Klamath Falls Man Faces Weapons, Assault Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man was in court yesterday to face several weapons and assault charges after he was accused of shooting at another driver Saturday morning. 39-year old Christopher Sean Hill is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, assault, and other crimes after deputies arrested tracked him...
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Rescuers Unable to Recover Body from Mt. Jefferson

Eugene, Ore.–  Rescue crews weren’t able to recover the body of a Keizer man who died on Mount Jefferson Monday. 32-year old Thomas Fountain fell into a crevasse while hiking with his wife on Sunday. Rescue crews helped Allison Fountain down the mountain yesterday, after she spent the night on the mountain, communicating with...
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Winter Weather on Tap for Eastern Oregon

Medford, Ore.– The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a winter storm watch for parts of eastern Oregon starting Wednesday night… though much of it should stay North of Klamath County. OSP is gearing up for hazardous driving conditions starting tonight on: Interstate 84 including The Dalles, Arlington and Boardman OR19 including the cities...
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Treehouse Designer Fined for Failing to Get Permit

Salem, Ore.–  Have you ever watch the Animal Planet Show Treehouse Master? Well, the master neglected to get a permit when he constructed a tree house in Neskowin, Oregon over the summer… and the Construction Contractors Board has fined him and his business $5,000. Pete Nelson’s business, Nelson Treehouse and Supply based out of Fall...
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Conservation Group Seeks Expansion of Crater Lake Protections

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A conservation group wants to expand protections for forested areas around Crater Lake, claiming that there are too many loopholes in current conservation designations that allow for developers and farmers to twist the rules. The organization, Oregon Wild, wants to have the Crater Lake National Park designated as a Wilderness, which...
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Red Cross Helps Two Klamath Falls Families Impacted by Fires

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls family is picking up the pieces after their home was damaged by fire Saturday. According to dispatch records the fire broke out at around 1:30 Saturday morning at a single family home on Valinda way in the Altamont area. According to a press release from the Red Cross… two...
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