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Atchley Could Face Additional Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– District Attorney Rob Patridge is considering filing additional charges against a man who engaged Deputies in a 10-hour standoff last week. 22-year old Cylise Dayne Atchley already faces 11 counts that include burglary, theft, and unauthorized used of a motor vehicle– that in addition to other charges that were already pending...
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Portland Woman Still Missing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Deputies in Siskiyou County continue to search for a Portland woman who has been missing since Saturday morning. A Deputy came in contact with 27-year old Grace Sabots on Friday on Highway 96 near Yreka. Siskiyou County Sherrif’s Office Public Information Officer Allison Giannini confirmed that the deputy found a sleeping...
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Workshop Session Deliberates Levy to Fund Dispatch Center

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Directors of Klamath County’s Emergency Communications District met on Saturday to formulate a plan to help encourage voters to approve a 5-year levy to provide funding to upgrade the 911 Center’s computer systems, and to hire 6 additional dispatchers. The levy will be on the May ballot, and is expected to...
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KFalls City Council Considers Marijuana Dispensaries

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Council begins the process of implementing some regulations for marijuana dispensaries at its meeting tonight. The council will take public comments on the matter. The meeting is at 7:00 at City Hall.
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Klamath Basin Habitat for Humanity Leaving the Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A sign of the economic times… Klamath Basin Habitat for Humanity will dissolve this summer, and the ReStore will close at the end of the month. The organization first came to the Basin about 17 years ago, with the goal of building low-cost homes for low-income families. Habitat has struggled to...
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Portland Woman Missing in Siskiyou County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– On March 1, 2014 at about 8:35 am, Siskiyou County Sheriff’s deputies located an abandoned vehicle, a light blue 1989 Toyota Corolla, near Skeahan Bar River Access, on SR Highway 96, approximately 15 miles west of SR 263. The deputy who discovered this vehicle today had made contact with a woman,...
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Living Well Community Health Fair

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The 16th Annual Living Well Community Health Fair is at the Klamath County Fairgrounds tomorrow from 8am to 2pm. It’s free to attend, and you can participate in some basic health screenings, like blood pressure checks and cholesterol screenings.
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Manhunt Shuts Down Highway 140

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin man was arrested late last night after an 8-hour standoff with Klamath County Deputies and State Police. According to reports, a Swan Lake resident caught 22-year old Silas Atchley stealing guns from their home. The victim exchanged gunfire with Atchley as he fled the scene to another home where he...
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911 Communications Directors Discuss Proposed Tax Levy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Directors of Klamath County’s Emergency Communications District will meet on Saturday to talk about a tax levy being considered for the May ballot. Executive Director Keith Endacott said that while the communications center’s round-the-clock staff of two dispatchers prioritize calls as they come in, as more calls come in. Saturday’s meeting...
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Classifying Large Wildfires as Natural Disasters

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A bill making it’s way through the US Senate could soon provide wild-fire prone states like Oregon with more federal funding. The US Forest Service estimates that 1% of the country’s largest wild fires consume 30% of firefighting budgets. This bill would classify those largest fires as natural disasters, providing them...
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