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Woman arrested in Klamath Falls murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Redding woman is in custody, accused of murder after a body was found at a home in Klamath Falls over the weekend. Klamath Falls Police were called out to a home on Orchard Avenue Saturday afternoon where they found one person dead. Investigators haven’t released any information about the age...
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Commissioners oppose Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument expansion

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners sent a letter this week to Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, along with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, voicing their opposition to the plan to about double the size of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. In the letter… signed by all three commissioners… they highlight concerns about the impact the...
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Klamath Falls elects first woman mayor

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When Carol Westfall is sworn in as mayor of Klamath Falls in January, she’ll be the first woman in the 123-year history of Klamath Falls to ever hold the post. According to a list of the city’s mayors dating back to 1893, 31 men have served the city as Mayor, but...
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2016 Election Highlights

  Klamath County Sheriff Chris Kaber 66% Steve Lewis 32%   Klamath Falls Mayor Todd Kellstrom (I) 47% Carol Westfall 52%    Klamath Falls City Council Ward 1 Donna Walker 32% Phil Studenberg 32%   Klamath Falls City Council for Ward 2 Kendall Bell 56% Bud Hart (I) 43%   Lake County for Commissioner position 1...
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KID recall effort fails

Members of the Klamath Irrigation District voted to keep board member Grant Knoll. The recall effort failed by a vote of 84 to 16. Three board members faced recall elections, though only one resulted in the removal of a board chairman Brent Cheyne. Efforts to recall Ken Smith, and now Knoll, failed. A special...
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Wildlife biologists trying to trap OR-7

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Biologists in Oregon are working to trap a gray wolf in order to get a new tracking collar on him. OR-7’s collar stopped working last year, making it hard to monitor and he and his pack are located. OR-7 is believed to be responsible for killing four steers in Klamath County....
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25-year old Joseph Carter and his son. Carter died after being hit by a car Sunday night. (Photo: Provided)

One dead, one injured in drunk driving hit and run

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man has died… a woman is injured after being hit by a car off of Shasta Way last night. Klamath Falls Police Chief Dave Henslee says the driver went off the road into a field near Fred Meyer, where he hit two people. 25-year old Joseph Carter was...
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Oregon man rescued from badger hole after fleeing from police

Ontario, Ore.– Two men are in custody for driving in a stolen car, and fleeing police, but only after a lengthy search that led to one of the suspects being rescued from a hole in the ground. Oregon State Police say that on November 3, 2016 at about 7:30AM a trooper in the Ontario...
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Man arrested weeks after eluding police

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin man faces several charges for allegedly leading State Police on a high speed chase in Klamath County back in September. 35-year old Charles Irwin Jackson was arrested Wednesday after he fled from a routine stop. Officers stopped chasing Jackson’s vehicle because they learned there might be a kid in the...
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Oregon voters turning in their ballots

Klamath Falls, Ore.– About 37-percent of Oregon voters have already turned in their ballots. If you haven’t put your ballot in the mail yet, it might be too late if you want to make sure it gets to the county clerk’s office in time. Only ballots that in the clerk’s office or placed in...
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