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Bly Mountain Man Arrested for Stabbing Nephew

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Bly Mountain man was arrested and charged with domestic assault and tampering with evidence, among other charges, after allegedly stabbing his nephew during a fight last night. 56-year old Bill Harold Beaumont was taken into custody at a home on Porpoise Lane. The victim was transported to SkyLakes Medical Center with...
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Health Advisory for Odell Lake Lifted

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Health Authority has lifted a health advisory issued July 21 for Odell Lake, located off Highway 58 in Klamath County, about 31 miles southeast of the Lane County city of Oakridge.   Water monitoring has confirmed reduced levels of blue-green algae and their toxins. These reduced levels are not likely...
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Fires: What You Need to Know for Friday

Updated: Friday 10:15 AM PT Klamath Falls, Ore.– Here’s your rundown on the most current data we have on the recent fires and other fire-related information that you might need to know : New Evacuation Advisory: Effective at 11:00am on August 8, 2014 the July Complex Incident Commander has requested an evacuation advisory be...
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The Oregon Gulch Fire

Fires: What You Need to Know for Thursday

Updated Thursday 2:00 PM PT Klamath Falls, Ore.– Here’s your rundown on the most current data we have on the recent fires and other fire-related information that you might need to know : Re-opened:US97 now open between Klamath Falls, Oregon and Grass Lake Rest Area in California. Expect delays due to slow traffic and...
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Silva was arrested at the Mexico border after trying to enter the US.

CAPTURED: Trojan Horse Drug Source Arrested at Mexico Border

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Homeland Security Investigators (HSI) in Medford were notified Wednesday by California Port of Entry authorities that 31-year old Samuel Silva-Moralos had applied for admission into the US, saying he was headed to LA. Silva was wanted on active warrants in connection with Operation Trojan Horse– an investigation into the connection between...
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Smoke May Have Caused Power Outage

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Power was knocked out to about 6,500 Pacific Power customers in Klamath Falls Tuesday afternoon, including the OIT campus. Tom Gauntt with Pacific Power says a transformer outage caused the disruption– which could be smoke-related. “At a certain point, at a level of smokiness in the air, it actually makes it so electricity can’t...
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The Oregon Gulch Fire

Fires: What You Need to Know for Wednesday

Updated 4:45 PM PT Klamath Falls, Ore.– Here’s your rundown on the most current data we have on the recent fires and other fire-related information that you might need to know : New Fires:Over 1,500 lightning strikes throughout the forest were reported from Monday’s storm. Interagency fire crews have responded to eight confirmed new...
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The Oregon Gulch Fire

Fires: What You Need to Know for Tuesday

Updated 6:50 PM PT Klamath Falls, Ore.– Here’s your rundown on the most current data we have on the recent fires and other fire-related information that you might need to know : New Evacuation Warning: RE: The July Complex: Effective 4pm August 5, 2014, the July Complex Incident Commander has requested an Evacuation Advisory be...
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Man Dies One Week After Klamath Falls Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man passed away over the weekend… a week after an accident that sent him and two others to the hospital. On July 24th, 41-year old John Gilman tried making a left turn off the Southside Bypass and struck an oncoming truck. Gilman was seriously injured in the wreck,...
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Fairgrounds Open for Animal Shelter

Klamath Falls, Ore.– In response to the numerous fires in the area, the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds has officially opened up as an animal evacuation center. According to an e-mail from Fair Manager Dave Dillabo, the horse stalls are available for storing animals that are being evacuated from areas near the Oregon Gulch and Beaver...
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