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Klamath Falls Man Arrested Following Investigation into injury to 3-month old daughter

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigations Division detectives arrested a Klamath Falls man Friday following an investigation into an injury to his 3-month old daughter.  On May 2, 2014, OSP detectives arrested LANDON JAMES SELF, age 29, from Klamath Falls, for causing serious physical injury to his daughter. OSP was asked to investigate...
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KFalls Mite Ranch Ordered to Pay Fines

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries has ordered the owner and an employee of a Klamath Falls mite ranch to pay retribution to two former employees for abusive treatment. According to a judgment from OBLI, the agency held two separate hearings last fall to determine whether two Latino employees were...
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FedEx Breaks Ground on New Facility

Klamath Falls, Ore.– City leaders and Fed Ex officials broke ground today on a new distribution facility at the Airport Industrial Park. Earlier this year, city and county officials sold four acres of land to a developer for the facility. Once completed, the distribution center could provide as many as 15 jobs in the Basin.
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Klamath, Lake Counties Pilot New Welfare Program

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath and Lake Counties are going to serve as testing grounds for implementing a new model of child welfare system. It’s called Differential Response, designed to keep more children in their homes with a safe parent, and keep them out of foster care.  More than 85-hundred Oregon children live in long-term foster...
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Chiloquin Approves Dispensary Moratorium

Chiloquin, Ore.– One more Basin town has decided to say no to marijuana dispensaries, though Chiloquin’s City Council is only imposing a 90-day moratorium on the facilities. City officials say the delay in approving licenses for medical marijuana businesses will give them time to decide whether they need to pass regulations in addition to...
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Suspects in High Speed Chase in Court

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two of the three men arrested after a high speed chase last week were in court Wednesday. 22-year old Joshua Morris, and 22-year old Gregory Hernandez, each pleaded not guilty to several charges. Hernandez was indicted on assault and other charges, suspected of stabbing and robbing a man. It was when...
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Bend Man Identified in Fatal Wreck on 97

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Bend man died overnight after his motorhome went off the road on Highway 97 north of Chemult. Oregon State Police say 66-year old Norman Lee Horn died at the scene. The accident happened late Tuesday night. Oregon State Police say they’re not sure what caused the motorhome Horn was driving...
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Reward Offered for Information of Missing Man

Klamath Falls, Ore.- A Josephine County family is asking for help finding 44-year old Timothy Fenimore. Fenimore has been missing for nearly two weeks, and his family is offering a reward of up to 15-hundred dollars to anyone who can help them find him. You’ll find his photo at mybasin.com
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Free Admission and Special Events at Klamath County Museum

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Museum will waive admission fees during “Free Museum Week” next week. The museum at 1451 Main St. will also offer extended hours, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, April 29 to May 3. “We want to give everyone in the community a chance to see...
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Tulelake Considers Action Against Residents Behind on Utilities

Tulelake, Calif.– Tulelake residents who haven’t paid their utility bills need to get current, or risk the city putting a lien against their property. The city attorney has provided the city council with a plan of action for attempting to collect overdue fees, that in some cases amount to more than 10-thousand dollars and...
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