Suspect in Gold Theft Pleads Guilty

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A trial was supposed to start this morning in Siskiyou County in the case of a man charged with stealing more than 1-point-2 million dollars worth of gold from the Courthouse. But 50-year old David Dean Johnson decided to plead guilty instead. Johnson allegedly took the gold nuggets from an historical...
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Motorcycle-related Deaths on the Rise

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A recent surge in motorcycles wrecks in Oregon is prompting the Oregon Department of Transportation to reminder drivers of all types of vehicles to use extra caution. So far this year, 19 people have died in motorcycle crashes– last year there hadn’t been any by this time in the year. Motorbikes...
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Former OIT Student Admits Probation Violations

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A former OIT student who was arrested earlier this yaer for making threats on facebook was back in court yesterday for violating probation. 26-year old Matthew Fisher admits that hasn’t signed up for court-ordered mental health treatment, and did not provide a probation officer with proof that he was taking prescription...
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One Year Later: Cover Oregon Results Mixed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s been one year since Cover Oregon went into effect in the state. The Oregon Health Authority today released a report on the fifteen groups providing heath care through the state’s medicaid program. The report show that emergency room visits have dropped by 17-percent compared to two years ago. 58-percent more children...
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FBI Child Trafficking Sting Includes Oregon

Portland, Ore.– The FBI, local law enforcement partners and victim service agencies from throughout the region joined forces to launch multi-day undercover operations targeting child sex trafficking operations in the Portland metro and Eugene areas. These operations, which ran June 18th – June 22nd, resulted in the recovery of one minor child and the identification...
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Economic Vitality Summit Scheduled for July 25th

Klamath Falls, Ore.– What will it take to improve and then maintain economic vitality in the Klamath Basin? That’s what an upcoming Economic Vitality Summit hopes to share with business leaders and entrepreneurs next month. The event is free, but registration is required. Click HERE for more information.
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Klamath IDEA Prepares to Sign Coordination Pact

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Working together to give Entrepreneurs the support they needed to get new businesses off the ground– that’s the goal of Klamath IDEA . Several organizations will participate on Wednesday in a ceremony to sign a declaration of cooperation among government and business agencies determined to work together to create opportunities in...
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Bryant Fire at 45% Containment

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Crews are getting the upper hand on the Bryant Fire… it’s now at 45-percent containment. The blaze grew to more than 13-hundred acres over the weekend. The wild fire is about 20 miles east of Klamath Falls, burning on the site of an active timber harvest on private land. Investigators are...
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ODF Restricts Public Use of Forests

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Beginning Wednesday June 25, 2014 at 12:01 AM, all private, county, and state lands protected by the Klamath-Lake District, Oregon Department of Forestry , including BLM lands west of HWY. 97, as well as those Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands west of the Gerber Reservoir Area in Klamath County, will...
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Bryant Fire update – June 23

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Bryant Fire, Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 1, June 22, 2014 8:00 a.m.  Yesterday’s heavy use of air retardant helped prevent the fire from spreading beyond the control lines. Sixteen loads of retardant were dropped from large air tankers and eight loads were dropped from small Single Engine Air Tankers known...
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