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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Still No Sign of Missing Klamath Falls Man

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Search and rescue crews begin a third day of trying to find out what happened to a Klamath Falls man who’s truck was found crashed down a cliff near JC Boyle dam on Monday. 25-year old Travis Rote works for a private security company that keeps on eye on the dams along...
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California Man Dies on I-5

Ashland, Ore.– A Montague California man died yesterday afternoon when her car drove off of I-5 near Ashland. 85-year old Robert Butler died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.  
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Merkley Endorses Sanders for President

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley (D) wrote an editorial in today’s New York Times explaining why he’s endorsing Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in his bid for the White House. Merkley says Sanders is “boldly and fiercely” addressing issues like global warming… and “giving American workers their fair share of the wealth they create.”  
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Oregon Jobless Rate Reaches Record Low. Sort of.

Salem, Ore.– The jobless rate in Oregon has fallen to a record low. The number of workers collecting unemployment in the state dropped from 4.8 percent in February… to 4.5 percent in march. That’s the lowest unemployment in the state has been since officials starting keeping records.. state employment economist Nick Beleiciks says Oregon...
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One at Large, One Arrested in Attempted Robbery, Assault

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police are looking for a man who was involved in assaulting and trying to rob another man Monday evening. According to a press release… officers were called out to a home on Oak Street at around 5:15 Monday night when someone reported that one man was being attacked by...
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Klamath County Considers Suing BLM

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County officials are considering joining others in a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management for its failure to comply with the O&C Act. Under the Act… the BLM is supposed to be managing more than 2 million acres of Oregon forests, which includes thinning forests by harvesting timber… selling...
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Reser’s Recalls Several Salads

Beaverton, Ore.-Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon is recalling nineteen refrigerated salad items due to notification from one of our ingredient suppliers that Listeria monocytogenes may be present in one lot of onions that was used in the manufacture of these salads. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometime...
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Man Missing in Klamath River Canyon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Search and rescue crews spent several hours Monday searching for a young man who reportedly crashed his car in Klamath River Canyon yesterday. Friends of the family posted information on social media saying that 25-year old Travis Rote had been working yesterday morning, when his truck crashed near a power plant, possibly...
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