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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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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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Vandals in Chiloquin Damage Businesses

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A rash of vandalisms in the Chiloquin community have residents and business owners on edge. The Klamath County sheriff’s office has been investigating…surveillance cameras captured video of at least one suspect in connection to the string of busted out windows. Residents are encouraging neighbors to be on high alert, and report...
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Former KCSO Deputy Sentenced

Medford, Ore.– A man who used to work as a deputy for the Klamath County jail has been sentenced to 7 years in prison… after pleading guilty to a long list of sex crimes. 41-year old Darin Lee Mullica faced more than 30 charges in connection with the sexual abuse of a 17 year...
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Fires Force Moving Cattle

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Fires in eastern Oregon have forced ranchers to move their cattle out of harm’s way. The Corner Creek Fire near Dayville has scorched nearly 26-thousand acres of land in the Prineville District managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Some 1-thousand cow-calf pairs were out on the range and in harm’s...
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