$1 Million Bail For Merrill Meth Dealing Suspect

$1 million bail has been set for a Merrill man accused of helping to distribute a large quantity of methamphetamine smuggled from California.  19 year old Manuel Hernandez-Martinez was arrested Friday by agents with the Basin Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team following up on the seizure of 1.5 pounds of meth last month. Agents allege...
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KCSD Reviewing Eight Applicants for Superintendent

  The Klamath County School Board and its Superintendent Selection Committee have begun looking over eight applications to be the new superintendent after Greg Thede retires at the end of this school year. They plan to conduct interviews from March 13 through15 and then select finalists at that time. A public forum with the...
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Community Meeting on Soon-to-be-Released Sex Offenders

There’s a community meeting tonight to discuss the release from prison of two high-risk sex offenders. Jerrold Don Hanson will be let out March 1 and Jack Albert Miller on March 22.  Hanson has convictions for child porn and child sex abuse and Miller for rape and other crimes with kids. The meeting is...
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Bend Police Still Searching For Missing Woman

The search continues for a missing Bend woman. 24-year-old Sara Diana Gomez was last seen February 19. Her former boyfriend is in custody in relation but police have not found her. They have released photos of a car she may have been in and want to talk to anyone who saw it. It’s a...
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KUHS Offers Media Design Internships

Klamath Falls City School District, in conjunction with Klamath Community College (KCC) and Klamath Union High School Media Design, announce a third term of media-related student internships.  Interns work with various companies around the Basin to gain workplace experience in various media specialities. One of the internships helps students develop and hone journalistic skills,...
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KFCS Open Enrollment Starts March 1

Open enrollment for Klamath Falls City Schools (KFCS) opens March 1, 2018 and runs through the end of the month. Open enrollment allows families to choose the schools their students attend without regard to district boundaries.  Permission to change schools during the open enrollment period does not Prequire obtaining permission from previously attended schools....
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Central Cascades Fire EMS Asking For 5-year Levy

Central Cascades Fire & EMS is asking for a 5-year operating levy on the May 15th ballot.  The district they face future equipment and apparatus replacement needs and the current tax rate is not enough to save for it. The levy would replace a preexisting bond that was paid off at the end of...
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Update: Chiloquin High Threat Fake; Student Facing Charges for False Report

As of 1 p.m. Friday law enforcement have finished investigating a threat against the Chiloquin Jr./Sr. High School originally reported on Thursday, Feb. 22. Law enforcement and the school investigated the threat and the threat was found to be not credible. The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office has brought criminal charges against a student for...
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Chiloquin Jr/Sr Open Today; Police Investigating Threat

Chiloquin Jr./Sr. High School received a report of a threat against the school this week. School administration and staff are working with the School Resource Officers from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office to address this threat. On Thursday, an image began circulating social media telling parents to keep students home for fear of someone...
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Johnston Named Klamath County Library Director

The Klamath County Board of Commissioners are pleased to announce Nathalie Johnston, long-time employee, as the new Klamath County Library Director. Johnston replaces Christy Davis, who recently took a similar position in the Northern part of the state. Nathalie Johnston is a graduate of a Master’s program in Library and Information Science from the...
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