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Body of Missing Man Discovered

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The body of a Klamath Falls man who went missing earlier this week was found Friday morning. Family friends confirmed on social media that searchers found the remains of 25-year old Travis Rote at around 11:30 this morning. Rote’s truck was found crashed at the bottom of a ravine Monday afternoon,...
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One Dead in Early Morning Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A shooting investigation is now a death investigation. Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge has identified the man who died after this morning’s shooting as 48-year old Arnulfo Panuco-Anzaldo. He died about 11 hours after he was found shot and injured at Veteran’s Park early Friday morning. Officials have not released...
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Dollar General to Open Store in Merrill

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Dollar General has broken ground on a new store in Merrill. Company officials say the store will open sometime this summer, though no target opening date has been released yet. Once it’s complete.. the store on West Front Street will have about 10 full and part-time employees. They’re currently accepting online applications...
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TSA Act Passes in the US House

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The US House yesterday passed legislation that brings the Klamath Basin one step closer to restoring commercial airline service at Crater Lake Klamath Regional Airport. Representative Greg Walden spoke on the house floor yesterday, explaining that more than just family vacations are impacted by the TSA’s refusal to provide security services...
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Tribe Shutters Lumber Mill

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Tribal Leaders on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation announced this week that the lumber mill that has provided jobs for some fifty years… is bankrupt, and is likely going to shut down permanently. The tribe has owned the mill since the mid 60s. Leaders say they’ll continue to harvest logs on...
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Students Arrested in Shooting Plot

La Grande, Ore.– Two students from La Grande High School have been arrested after police say they were planning to kill several people at the school. KPTV is reporting that the boys… both under the age of 18… were arrested yesterday afternoon. Both boys are charged with conspiracy to commit murder.
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Interim President Chosen for OIT

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Tech’s board of Trustees has approved Jay Kenton to serve as interim president of the school. He’ll fill the post while the board searches for a permanent replacement for Chris Maples who announced that he’s leaving the school at the end of the school year.
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Body Identified

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police say the man who’s body was found near Hagelstein park Monday has been identified as 29-year old Jamie Urban Wilson. Investigators are still trying to determine how he died… and when.
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Chase Sentenced in Gun Case

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The former Klamath County Deputy DA accused of flashing a gun during an argument at a bar in October of 20-14…has pleaded no contest to menacing and unlawful use of a weapon. 47-year old Cole Chase was sentenced to two years of probation. He quit his job with the DA’s office...
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2nd Arrest Made in Assault, Attempted Robbery

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Officials with the Klamath County Sheriff’s office say a second man wanted in connection with the assault and attempted robbery of another man Monday evening was taken into custody overnight. According to a press release… officers were called out to a home on Oak Street at around 5:15 Monday night when...
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