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Major Crimes Team Investigates Death in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County District Attorney’s Office released a statement this morning saying that they’re investigating a homicide in Klamath Falls. According to the statement, a 911 call came in shortly after 4:00 this morning, leading Klamath Falls Police to 914 Oak Street where they found an unidentified person who had died....
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Lake County Drivers to Pump their own Gas

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Lake County residents could soon be pumping their own gas. A new law goes into effect on January first, allowing gas stations in counties with a population of less than 40-thousand to allow customers to pump their own gas… but only between 6pm and 6am. Gas stations will have to have...
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Three Snowboarders Missing on Mt. Ashland

Ashland, Ore.–  Rescue crews are looking for three snowboarders believed to be missing at Mount Ashland. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the three men hit the mountain at around 10:30 yesterday morning, and haven’t returned. Rescuers started searching for them just after 6:00 this morning. The back parking lot is closed to the...
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Escaped Inmate Wanted out of Siskiyou County

Yreka, Calif.–  Do NOT pick up hitchhikers— that’s a warning from Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies as they search for an escaped inmate. 42-year old Daniel Fidler walked away from Deadwood Camp sometime Saturday evening. Officials say Fidler stole a truck along Highway 96… and they believe he may  be headed toward Humboldt County. Anyone who knows...
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Klamath Ice Sports Edging Closer to Fund-raising Goal

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Klamath Ice Sports still needs another $16,000 dollars in donations in order to reach its goal to make improvements to the Bill Collier Community Ice Area. The group has exhausted its grant options… applying for more than 2-dozen grants, and holding a number of fund-raisers. Several repairs and upgrades have been made...
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ODOT: Be Prepared for Slick Roads

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  If you’re headed over the hill toward Medford this morning… chains are required on Highway 140 between mile markers 25 and 41… that’s through the Lake of the Woods area. The roads are slick and some sections haven’t been plowed or treated yet… give yourself plenty of time to get over the pass— and be...
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Oregonians Among Most Generous in the US

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Wallethub has released its list of the most charitable states… and Utah topped the list for the second year in a row, followed by Maryland, Idaho…. and then Oregon ranked as the fourth most charitable state in the US. California ranked near the bottom of the list… as the 48th most charitable state...
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Henley Elementary students break ground at the site of the new school in April, 2014. Photo: P&C Construction

Henley Open House Held Over the Weekend

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Students who’ll attend Henley Elementary next year got a first glance inside the brand new school building over the weekend.   Community members had the chance to walk through the new 60-thousand square foot facility on Saturday. Students assigned to the school have been meeting in modular classrooms since 2007… after the...
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One Dead, Three Injured in Christmas Eve Crash

Grants Pass, Ore.–  A Cave Junction woman died when the car she was riding in lost control in icy conditions on Highway 199. Oregon State Police say a sedan lost control and drove into oncoming traffic and into the path of a sedan. 61-year old Darlene Varney was a front seat passenger and died at...
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US DOT: Santa’s Sleigh Approved for Entry into US Air Space

Washington, D.C.– The US D-O-T says it has approved an application for “special air transportation operating authority” to a Mr. Kris Kringle … a-k-a Santa Claus. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx  said the FAA has deemed his vehicle airworthy. Secretary Foxx says the department cannot mandate milk and cookie snacks, or tell Americans to be nice instead...
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