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Attempted Murder Suspect Back in Custody

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is back behind bars charged with probation violations… after he was released on bond. 51-year old Elric Vincent Shelby was originally arrested in June on attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting another man several times in the legs. He now faces first and second degree theft and weapons charges...
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Two Men Die While Filming Tank

Bend, Ore.–  Two Oregon City men died in Tuesday afternoon’s deadly accident near Bend, and Oregon State Police say a film crew caught the explosion on camera. Troopers identified the victims as 22-year old Austin Tyler Lee and 51-year old Steven Todd Preston. Both men died when a World War Two tank was firing...
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Forestry Officials Looking for Comments on Restoration Project

Chiloquin, Ore.– Fremont-Winema National Forest managers are asking for public comments on a proposed restoration project totaling about 97,500 acres, located within the Chiloquin Ranger District. The Lobert Restoration Project is generally located between the communities of Fort Klamath and Chiloquin, south to Hagelstein Park, and east to Swan Lake Point and Saddle Mountain....
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Health Advisory Lifted for Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority has lifted a health advisory issued July 28 for Upper Klamath and Agency lakes downstream to Keno Dam on JC Boyle Reservoir. Klamath and Agency lakes are located just north of Klamath Falls along Highway 97 in Klamath County.  Water monitoring has confirmed the level of blue-green algae and...
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In-Flight Emergency Declared at Kingsley Field

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Klamath County emergency workers were called out to Kingsley Field Tuesday after a military pilot had an in-flight emergency. According to Jennifer Shriar, Public Affairs Manager for the 173rd Fighter Wing based at Kingsley Field… a pilot experienced what they call a “gray-out”… or started to lose consciousness due to high g-forces, but...
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Two Dead in Explosion in World War II Tank

Bend, Ore.–  Two people died Tuesday afternoon in Deschutes County… west of Bend… in what Oregon State Police say was an explosion inside a World War Two era military tank. The Bend Fire Department was called out to a public firing range just after 3:00 yesterday, where they found two patients who had been injured in...
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Nevada Tries to Block Sage Grouse Policy

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Nevada may be trying to sabotage all that work to keep the Sage Grouse off of the endangered species list. Nevada is trying to block a new US policy. Nevada has refused to designate the bird as threatened in order to implement measure to protect its habitat, which could lead to...
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KCC to Host Student Forum on Safety

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  With the recent shootings at Umpqua Community College… Students at Klamath Community College may have questions or concerns about security on your school’s campus. KCC Campus Safety Coordinator Dennis Narron and other school officials will be on hand for a student forum on safety Wednesday afternoon. It starts at 3:00pm in building...
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Gas Prices Edge Lower, Likely to Stay Low for 2016

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Gas prices in Oregon are about 20-cents higher than the national average… but they’ve dropped more than 4-cents over the past week to about $2.30 per gallon. Analysts say inventories of crude oil are expected to keep rising gradually, keeping prices down for 2016. Right now in Klamath County we’re paying $2.33...
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AHD Cases Showing Up in Northern California Deer

Yreka, Calif.–  We told you last week about Adenovirus Hemorrhagic being detected in deer in Southern Klamath County… California Wildlife officials are seeing the virus there as well… in urban areas. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has collected evidence from several deer carcasses showing that the disease has reached urban areas between Siskiyou County...
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