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Klamath Falls defendants in major drug bust in appear in court

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Several of the 47 people arrested in one of the largest drug busts in the history of Oregon appeared  in the Klamath County courthouse via teleconference today. Some of those allegedly involved with what authorities are saying is a Mexican drug cartel had their bail reduced, but in one case,...
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Fire burns home and detached garage

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A fire that started early yesterday in Klamath Falls caused major damage to a house and structure nearby. The fire, which was reported just after midnight, was burning down the house and and a detached garage on Crest Street when firefighters arrived. The fire crews were able to contain the...
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City seeks feasability study for municipal utility

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The city of Klamath Falls and Pacific Power getting ready to fight over the concept of a municipal utility. The City Council is beginning a $40,000 feasibility study, as the city would like to cut power rates to encourage business. Pacific Power says the city should plan on money for for...
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Foster Farms Chicken Recall

  LIVINGSTON, Ca. — Foster Farms has recalled some of their boneless, skinless chicken breast strips sent out to seven western states, including Oregon and California. Foster Farms ready to eat grilled chicken-breast strips contained soy and wheat, which was not listed on the labels. The packages being recalled are 6 oz trays of...
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Klamath County Commissioner’s job now non-partisan

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County commissioner’s job will now be non- partisan thanks to voters that voted 67% in favor of the change. Initiative 1890 will no longer force voters  to vote in the primaries along party lines.
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Three suspected of arson caught by authorities

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Three men accused of arson were caught by authorities on Monday. Authorities searched 2 months for 21 year old Kellen Ray Koenig from Beaty, and 21 year old Wyatt Robert Paul of Klamath Falls, and 21 year old Ty James Amberg of Bly. All three are being charged with arson,...
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School bond measure 1891 passes by slim margin

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Election results are in and it looks like the school bond measure 1891 has passed by a very slim margin. The final votes put the measure over top with 50.8% of the vote going towards school funding. This is the first time in 40 years voters have decided to put...
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Gas prices on the rise in Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Planning on getting out of town for a road trip this holiday weekend? Just in time for your Memorial weekend get away, gas prices are now on the rise, and especially in the last week. Limited supplies and delays in refinery maintenance along the West Coast have contributed to the...
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Click here for election results

Latest results from the Klamath County ballot measures on May 21 from the County Clerk’s office.
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Voters decide on school bond issue today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A potential $31 million over the next 20 year could be destined for local schools if bond measure 18-91 passes today. A passing vote means the money will be the first dollars that voters have put towards schools in Klamath county in 40 years. The money, in one instance, would...
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