Officer Shot in the Face During Routine Traffic Stop

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County Deputy was injured by gunfire this afternoon, leading to a high speed chase and intense manhunt for the alleged gunman. The shooting occurred in front of a residence on Bisbee Street in Klamath Falls. There’s no word yet as to what led to the shooting. District Attorney Rob...
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Man Arrested for Stabbing Cousin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One person was injured in a stabbing at the Chiloquin Restoration Celebration over the weekend. According to a press release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, a 19-year old Medford man attending the celebration Sunday night was stabbed by his cousin. 20-year old Andreas Tejada Cortez from Medford was arrested, charged with Assault...
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Five Arrested in Deer Poaching, Waste

Pendleton, Ore.– Five people face poaching charges after illegally killing a buck mule deer. 23-year old Vance Tyler Wright was identified as the shooter. According to a press release from the Oregon State Police, the four men and one woman not only hunted the deer out-of-season, but only took the head and antlers, leaving the...
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Today Marks Deadline for Council Election Filing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Today is the last day to file to run for office in the election for Klamath Falls City Council. Seats for Wards 3, 4, and 5 will be on the ballot in November. According to a press release from the City Clerk’s Office, Matt Dodson currently occupies the Ward 3 seat and...
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Governor Appoints OIT Trustees

Klamath Falls, Ore.– OIT’s new governing board will take over next July, fully governing itself for the first time. Until then, Governor John Kitzhaber has announced nine appointments to the board. If approved, those appointment become effective September 19th. The trustees will spend the next ten months laying the groundwork for the schools new governing...
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Collisions with Deer Send Two to Hospital

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two people were injured in separate, but similar, accidents over the weekend. On Sunday afternoon, a 53-year old Prineville man was riding his motorcycle along Highway 97 when he swerved to miss a deer who went into the roadway.  A Medford man was charged with DUII after he was injured when he...
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Fire Updates

  Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Happy Camp Complex of fires burning in in the Klamath National Forest is now at more than 22-thousand acres. Crews have set up a new command post on the east side of the of the complex to focus on the newer 19-hundred acre Faulkstien Fire. That blaze is running...
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School Remains Closed After Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The College of Cosmetology in downtown Klamath Falls will be closed again today as the school recovers from an accident and fire that left the facility badly damage overnight last Thursday. School administrators posted information on its Facebook page that they’re hoping to reopen for students only on Tuesday. There’s no word when...
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Medford Police Shoot, Kill Armed Man

Medford, Ore.– A Medford man died yesterday afternoon when police returned fire after he fired a shotgun in their direction. 52-year old Stephen Andrew McMillan is a retired Marine whom friends say suffered from PTSD. Medford Police say they had been in contact with McMillan earlier in the day when he was involved in a...
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National Forest Hires New District Ranger

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Fremont-Winema National Forest has a new District Ranger for the Bly and Lakeview Ranger Districts. Dave Brillenz is a retired Marine comes to to the district from the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in California.
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