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Man Identified in Fatal House Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police have identified the victim of Monday night’s house fire as 67-year old David Michael Lyman. Corporal Chris Zupan with KFPD said Lyman and his dog were found dead when fire crews responded to the blaze. Investigators believe Lyman and the dog were overcome by smoke when a small...
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Walden Scheduled for Lakeview, Klamath Falls Visits

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Representative Greg Walden will be in Lakeview tomorrow, speaking to the Rotary Club. The Hood River Republican will then head to Klamath Falls on Thursday where he’ll tour a local charter school and speak at the Rotary Club. Walden is expected to talk about legislative victories affecting Southern Oregon residents.
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Two Charged with Child Sex Crimes

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Bonanza man faces a long list of sex abuse charges after a grand jury handed down indictments earlier this month. Court documents show 55-year old James John Vaughn allegedly gave alcohol to two underaged girls back in September, then raped one of them while she was incapacitated. He has pleaded...
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Gas Prices Near Pre-Recession Levels

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices have dropped an average of ten cents a gallon over the past week, to a statewide average of $2.74 for a gallon of regular. That’s well above the national average of $2.51. Greg Laskoski at GasBuddy.com says we can thank crude oil prices, and there’s not telling when they’ll...
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Klamath Falls Man, Dog, Die in House Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police say one person died in a house fire last night. Corporal Chris Zupan with KFPD said a 67-year old man and his dog died, possibly from smoke inhalation at a home in the 28-hundred block of Memorial Drive. The fire is believed to have started accidentally, though investigators...
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Today is the Deadline to Mail Christmas Packages

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you have packages to mail out for Christmas, you’re running out of time. Monday is the last day you can ship a package using ground service and still have it reach its destination by Christmas Eve. If you need a little more time… You can use UPS, but their deadline is...
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Rain, Wind, Lead to Hazardous Situations

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Rain and wind has led to some potentially dangerous conditions along Highway 97. At least one boulder reportedly fell onto the highway Sunday afternoon. The rock didn’t hit any vehicles… but easily could have. Several accidents were reported over the weekend on Highway 97 due to slick conditions, especially in areas that...
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Hoopa Tribe Seeks Decommissioning of PacifiCorp Dams

Klamath Falls, Ore.– California’s Hoopa Tribe says PacificCorp needs to file a plan to decommission four of its dams on the Klamath River, now that eight years have passed since a 50-year old agreement has expired. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission found in 20-14 that PacifiCorp needed to upgrade environmental measures on the dams, but...
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Some Areas to See Water Interruption on Monday, Tuesday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The City of Klamath Falls Water/Geothermal division says they’ll need to cut off water service to some areas in order to allow crews to install a new water main. The interruptions in water service start Monday morning at 9:00 for the Brooke Drive area, service should be restored by 1:00 Monday...
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Oregonians on the Healthy Side

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The United Health Foundation says Oregon is the 12th healthiest state in the nation. The group released its report yesterday, pointing out Oregonians are more active, fewer of us are smoking, and rates of violent crime in the state have dropped by more than 50-percent since 1990. On the other hand,...
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