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Klamath Falls Man Rescued 4 Hours After Serious Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is alive after being stuck in his wrecked car for more than four hours. It was a group of mushroom pickers that found 55-year old Vernon Eugene Nealy’s car near Keno Access Road between Keno and Ashland. The Herald and News reports that one of the mushroom...
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Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers with the 234th Engineer Company stand in formation as they are welcomed home during a demobilization ceremony held in Salem, Oregon, May 30. The engineers spent approximately nine months conducting carpentry, plumbing, electrical and other construction missions at United States military facilities throughout Kuwait and the surrounding region. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

Oregon National Guard Troops Home from Kuwait

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown was on-hand over the weekend to welcome home about 180 Oregon National Guard members from an 11-month deployment. Most of the troops from the 234th Engineer Company out of 1249th Engineer Battalion headquartered at Camp Rilea are from Prineville. The soldiers went through pre-deployment training at Fort Bliss in...
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One Dead in Police-Involved Shooting in Josephine County

A Josephine County man died over the weekend after a confrontation with police. Oregon State Police say they responded to a 911 call about a domestic disturbance in Wilderville Friday night. Shots were fired… and when the dust settled… 55-year old Robert Box was injured. He later died at Three Rivers Medical Center in...
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Missing Airman Found Dead at Crater Lake National Park

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Authorities at Kingsley field say an active duty F-15 pilot was found dead at Crater Lake National Park over the weekend. Military officials reported that 24-year old 1LT Steven Vo failed to show up for duty Friday morning. MSG Jennifer Shirar said Park Rangers found Vo’s car on Saturday… the located...
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Klamath Falls Man Arrested Again on Incest Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was arrested this week for violating probation by moving back in with the adult daughter he fathered two children with. 49-year old Eric Lee Gates faces three charges of incest. The relationship between Gates and his 25-year old daughter has made national headlines. He didn’t meet his...
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KBREC Offers Workshop for Dementia Caregivers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you’re caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s or another similar dimentia disorder, you might want to consider signing up for a free workshop designed just for you. It’s called Challenging Behaviors of Dementia— preventing and responding. It’s a week from today at KBREC, and runs from 10 to noon....
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Plane from Eugene Forced to Land in Idaho

Boise, Idaho– A flight from Eugene to Denver was forced to lane in Boise yesterday morning because a passenger had a medical emergency. However, because the plane still had most of its fuel… SkyWest officials say it landed overweight, triggering a mandatory inspection, so the plane was grounded. Passengers were placed on other flights....
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Free Camping and Fishing Day Scheduled for June

Salem, Ore.– State parks throughout Oregon invite the public to camp and play for free the weekend of June 6-7 in celebration of State Parks Day and Free Fishing Weekend.   Camping is free the night of June 6 in traditional sites–full hookup (sewer, electricity and water), electrical hookup (electricity and water), and tent sites....
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Klamath Falls Man Arrested on Prostitution Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man faces prostitution charges after offering to pay a co-worker for sex. 53-year old Dale Lee Ellis Junior was taken into custody over the  weekend. The alleged proposition happened sometime last fall at a retirement home in Klamath Falls. Ellis is charged with two counts of prostitution… he’s...
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Gems in Need of Host Families

Got an extra room? Players for the Klamath Falls Gems are arriving in town… and they need a place to stay. Officials with the ball club say they’re short on host families this year. Klamath Falls families traditionally host a player or two during the 35-40 days they’re not on the road with the team....
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