Yellow Burn Advisory starting at noon today – Oct 27

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The AQ Advisory from noon Monday October 27, 2014 until Noon on Tuesday October 28, 2014 is YELLOW.   No outdoor burning is allowed county wide. The YELLOW advisory call means: WITHIN THE AQ ZONE, ONLY CERTIFIED WOODSTOVEs, PELLET STOVES AND CERTIFIED FIREPLACE INSERTS MAY BE USED.   WITHIN THE AQ ZONE THE USE OF NON-CERTIFIED WOODSTOVEs OR FIREPLACES...
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California Man Arrested During Traffic Stop

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police in Lake County arrested a California man after a traffic stop led to the recovery of 8 pounds of marijuana. According to a press release from OSP, 29-year old Lawrence Anthony Costa the Third was pulled over for speeding on Highway 395 near Lakeview. The pot was found...
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Klamath County Health Officials Discuss Ebola

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Health officials in the Klamath Basin say while there are currently no cases of ebola in Oregon, they’re not willing to be caught unprepared should one turn up here. According to a press release, officials from Klamath County Public Health, Klamath County Emergency Management, and other health and first responder agencies, met...
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KCSO Asks for Help Finding Missing, Endangered Man

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help finding a Klamath County man who is missing and considered endangered. 56 year old Phillip Deprato Junior hasn’t been seen since October 13th when he was walking along Riverside Drive near the Greensprings area in Klamath Falls. Anyone with information of...
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High Wind Watch Through Saturday Evening

      Klamath Falls, Ore.– The National weather service has issued a High Wind Watch for Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County. Winds could gust up to 60 miles per hour with sustained winds at 40 to 45 miles an hour. Folks near Silver Lake and the Hart Mountain will want to batten...
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Skeletal Remains Found in Modoc County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Hiker in Modoc County came across what appear to human remains on Tuesday. Modoc County Undersheriff Ken Richardson said the remains were found about 100 yards or so off of Centerville Road, and appear to have been there for several years. The remains were found partly inside a sleeping bag....
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Election Focus: Measure 90

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You should have your ballot in hand by now… which means you have a lot of decisions to make. One of the measures on the ballot for next month’s general election is measure 90, which would ditch the state’s current party primary system. Instead, anyone from any party could enter a...
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Yreka Man Arrested for Prowling

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Yreka man was arrested recently for breaking into a hair salon in the city. According to a police report, a local bar owner heard two people whispering about plans to break into the Toetally Tips Hair Salon on South Main Street. When police arrived, they arrested 35-year old Adam Michael...
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$10 Costumes Raise Funds for Domestic Violence Shelter

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Halloween is just around the corner and it’s not too soon to start thinking about trick-or-treat costumes. First Baptist on High Street is selling costumes today for just ten-dollars a piece to raise money for the Klamath Basin’s Domestic Violence shelter. A community member donated the costumes to raise funds for...
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Drug Store Bear Being Rehabilitated

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Officials say they’re not sure what happened to a bear cub’s mama, but they’ve sent the little guy to a rehabilitation center in Longview, Washington, to be rehabilitated so he can be returned to the wild. The black bear cub found her way into a...
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