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Earthquake Documentary to Air on OPB

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Would you be prepared if a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit in Oregon? It’s a question Oregonians have been asking since a New Yorker article was published over the summer, highlighting Oregon’s vulnerability to tremblers. Now, Oregon Public Broadcasting has put together a documentary, called Unprepared, taking an in-depth look at the...
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Starbucks Inks Deal with Albertsons for Return to KFalls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Starbucks is coming back to the Klamath Basin. MyBasin News has learned that Starbucks has signed an agreement to put a barista inside the Albertsons store on South 6th Street. According to an email from Jane Nearn, regional director for Starbucks, the coffee counter should be ready to brew your lattes...
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Extra Police on Henley High Campus After Reported Threat

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Words matter— it’s a lesson some Henley High School students are learning this morning. According to social media reports… a Henley High student was overheard telling students not to come to school today… because they were going to shoot the place up. Students reported the threat to school officials and sent out a...
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Klamath Falls Man Arrested in NW Bend Robbery

Redmond, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man is in Jail in Redmond after being arrested in connection with an armed robbery Sunday night at a convenience store in Northwest Bend. KTVZ is reporting that 32-year old Brian Keith Gifford is charged with first degree robbery… unathorized used of a motor vehicle and several other charges after...
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Two Idaho residents died in a single-vehicle wreck in Harney County. Photo: Oregon State Police

Two Dead in Harney County Wreck

Burns, Ore.–  Two Idaho residents died in a wreck in Harney County. Oregon State Police say the accident happened Thursday night… after an SUV that has been reported as speeding without its headlights on crashed on Highway 20 west of Burns. 22-year old Caleb Lynn and 42-year old Danielle Shea were not wearing seatbelts...
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Klamath County Petition Seeks to Overturn Commissioners’ Vote

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  There’s a new petition circulating in Klamath County… this one asking voters to put a county-wide referendum on next year’s ballot… overturning County Commissioner’s decision to ban pot dispensaries. Ilo and Melissa Ferroggiaro are also asking voters to sign a petition in an effort to recall commissioner Tom Mallams for what...
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Klamath Falls Man Shot, Killed Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man died Saturday after being shot and killed at a home on Johnson Street. Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge says 42-year old Kenneth Halston Wilkinson died from a gunshot wound. 60-year old Kim Johnson Noud was charged with his murder yesterday afternoon. She’s being held without bail...
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Wanted: Arnold Lawrence Vargas

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police are asking for the community’s help finding 39-year old Arnold Lawrence Vargas. Investigators say Vargas is wanted for questioning in connection with a sex crime that was committed against a juvenile. Police believe he may still be in the Klamath Falls area. If you know where he might...
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Two Men Arrested on Rape, Kidnapping Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two men are in custody in Lake County, charged with kidnapping and rape after two teenaged girls who claimed they were taken from a Redmond parking lot at gunpoint.  Surveillance video shows a silver SUV stopping at the girls’ car Wednesday night, when their vehicle wouldn’t start, offering to let the teens sit in...
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One Arrested After Burglary Interrupted

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Police in Klamath Falls are looking for a person who fled the scene of a home burglary last night. Police say they were called on a home on High Street when they got a call about a family that got home to find at least two people inside who didn’t belong...
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