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Road crews working in Bonanza and on Link River Bridge

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A couple of things to look out for on the roadways this week. The City of Bonanza is working on their Bonanza Safe Walk Project doing  striping and landscaping work.Traffic will be controlled by flaggers at times, and you can expect minor delays. And crews are working on Link River...
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38 people arraigned, and more arrests on the way in Klamath drug bust

The 38 people that were busted on Wednesday morning for allegedly operating a methamphetamine and gun distribution network have all appeared in court and have been arraigned. The defendants appeared before a packed courtroom via teleconference from the Klamath County Jail on a number of charges including racketeering and distribution of methamphetamine. Many didn’t...
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Major drug bust in Klamath Falls, 38 arrested

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Over 300 local, state and federal officers made a major drug bust in Klamath County just before dawn yesterday. 38 people were arrested and accused of operating a methamphetamine and gun distribution network, and more arrests are expected. Officials say the operation is connected to Mexican drug cartels. The raids...
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Governor gives deadline for budget compromise

SALEM, Ore. — Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to pass a budget, and he’s given legislative leaders one day to make a decision. Kitzhaber believes the talks aren’t moving forward, and have in fact stalled. So he’s giving the legislature until the end of the day today to tell him whether they’ll come to a...
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Foreclosures down in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — Less people are foreclosing on their homes according to the latest statistics on home sales in Oregon. It’s the first time in months that that trend has moved in a positive direction for homeowners. Foreclosure filings fell 21 percent from March and 29 percent compared with numbers reported a year ago....
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Man killed on Hwy 101 was trying to dribble a soccer ball to South America

PORTLAND, Ore. — A man attempting to dribble a soccer ball from Seattle to Brazil was killed yesterday walking on Hwy 101. 42-year-old Richard Swanson started his 10,000 mile journey on May 1, and posted a video to Facebook just an hour before he was killed. Swanson planned on walking for more than a...
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Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels program finds funding

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Meals on Wheels program will keep rolling thanks to 3 local organizations that have donated enough money to keep the meals program alive at the Senior Center. Sky Lakes Medical Center, Atrio Health Plans, and Cascade Comprehensive Care all pitched in to offer up $50,000 to keep the senior...
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Night flying training this week at Kingsley Field

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Night flying operations will begin tonight for F-15 student pilots at Kingsley Field. The 173rd fighter wing will be training between 9 and 11:30 pm, with most of the training happening in the military operating airspace east of Lakeview. The training teaches future U.S. Air Force pilots how to fly...
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Mail thieves caught stealing debit, credit cards, and checks from victims

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford police say there are almost 20 suspects in an identity-theft ring that has struck about 800 mailboxes in Jackson County. The thefts started in September and some victims lost thousands of dollars. The thieves stole mail, forged checks and got illegal debit and credit cards. Two people have been arrested...
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Burglary suspect caught thanks to neighbors

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A burglary suspect was caught in Grants Pass thanks to alert neighbors. Dakota Geer was seen by neighbors of the victim breaking into a shed, right after some other neighbors saw him enter a home. They called the police. Officers quickly caught up with Geer, and they sent in their...
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