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Energy Council Continues to Explore Utility District Option

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Some changes in the committee researching a possible public utility district  for the Klamath Basin, but the Klamath County Energy Advisory Council will continue with its mission, for now. Two members of the council, including chairman Steve Souder, wanted to dissolve the council. The majority wanted to continuing finding a way...
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Deputy Injured in Wreck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured over the weekend when he was on his way to back up another deputy. Reserve Deputy Edward Langerveld was responding to help another deputy who was involved in a foot chase, when he collided with a vehicle at the intersection of Homedale Road and...
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Wiley to Defend Self in Attempted Murder Trial

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Sprague River man will defend himself against attempted murder charges when his case goes to trial in September. 67-year old Percy Devon Wiley asked Judge Roxanne Osborne to give him six months to prepare for the trial. Wiley is accused of shooting a hand gun at his neighbor last month....
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History Program Tonight in Cresent

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Museum will be in Crescent tonight at the Cresent Community Center. Museum Manager Todd Kepple said tonight’s talk will include a review of some historical photos and news clippings, as well as discussions about explorers and the Skyline Trail. The program begins at 6:00 and is open to the...
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Death Toll Rises to 24 in Washington Mud Slide

Oso, Wash.– At a press conference last night… Snohomish County officials say they’ve recovered 2 additional bodies, and located 8 others. Once recovered… that will bring the official death toll to 24 after a massive landslide north of Seattle. No survivors have been found. More than one hundred people are still missing or unaccounted for. 
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Utah Men Face Drug Charges in Lake County

Lakeview, Ore.– Two Utah men were arrested in Lake County after Oregon State Police found 10 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop over the weekend. 33-year old James Clark from Salt Lake City, and 40-year old Daniel Keener from Magna, were pulled over for a traffic violation on 140 near Adel. Troopers found the...
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Natural Gas Line in the Works

Klamath Falla, Ore.– Construction could soon begin on a natural gas line that would run through Klamath County. The U-S Department of Energy gave conditional approval this week for a plan to transport  natural gas to Coos Bay through a connector line in Malin. The project is estimated to cost about $7 Billion, and...
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Trial Date Set for Atchley

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin man who led law enforcement into an hours-long stand-off following an intense man hunt last month, will go to trial on April 23rd. 22-year old Cylise Dayne Atchley is accused of breaking into at least four homes, and has pleaded not guilty to 12 charges in connection with the crime...
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Pacific Power Creates New Basin Post

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Pacific Power has created a new position in response to the recent controversy regarding the possible creation of a public utility district in the Basin. Longtime Klamath Falls resident Todd Andres starts his new position as regional community manager based out of KFalls. Officials with Pacific Power said the utility heard...
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Safe Deposit Box Contents Up for Auction

About 1400 lots, ranging from diamond rings to baseball cards, will be offered for sale at a public auction in White City, near Medford.  Every year the Department of State Lands, which manages the state’s unclaimed property program, receives hundreds of boxes, envelopes and packages containing the contents of abandoned safe deposit boxes. Financial...
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