Transient Arrested for First Interstate Robbery

Klamath Falls Police have nabbed the guy suspected robbing the First Interstate Bank on South 7th Street Thursday morning.  They Robert Sean McCarthy claimed to have a weapon when he took the cash and ran.  Members from the Oregon State Police and the Klamath County Sheriff also responded to assist. Upon arrival, officers secured...
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Bonanza Woman Dies in Single Car Crash

Oregon State Police have identified the Bonanza woman who died in a car crash on Highway 140 east of Klamath Falls late Wednesday morning. According to a press release, 26-year old Carol Lynn Petersen was headed westbound on Highway 140, when her pickup truck went off the road and on to an embankment shortly...
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Klamath County Treasurer Resigns

December 6, 2017 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Jason Link has resigned his position as Klamath County Treasurer. The Klamath County Board of Commissioners have appointed Vickie Noel as interim Treasurer. To learn additional information pertaining to the office of County Treasurer and the election process, refer to the Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 208. Questions...
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KFPD In Line For New Dash and Body Cams

The Klamath Falls Police Department could soon have body cameras and upgrades for its patrol car dash cameras. KFPD was authorized to add the program as part of the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget back in June. The department is primarily looking to purchase an “all in one” camera platform to increase department transparency. The order,...
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Chiloquin Fire and Rescue Adds Third Ambulance

Chiloquin Fire and Rescue has purchased a new/used ambulance, bringing them to three.  Chief Mike Cooke says medical calls have expanded since the fire department and ambulance consolidated but now the mostly volunteer department needs more staff to be able to utilize all three ambulances. He says they especially need people during the weekday hours.  Chief Cooke...
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KF Offers Seniors Snow Removal Help

The City of Klamath Falls is offering senior citizen snow removal assistance this winter. Qualifying senior citizens who are residents of the City may request assistance in removal of snow from paved driveways and sidewalks at their homes. Cristina Buckley with the City of Klamath Falls says seniors should apply ahead of the snow season as applications...
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Bullying Forum Tuesday at Library

There’s a public forum and group discussion about school bullying this evening. It’s being hosted by the School Guardian Project at Ponderosa Middle School and the Coalition for Safe Learning Environments in partnership with Citizens for Safe Schools. Anyone can come. It’s at 6pm at the Klamath County Library on Third Street in Klamath...
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Air Quality Remains Red; Stagnation Advisory Through Saturday

The air quality advisory remains red though at least Wednesday afternoon as the stagnant weather is bringing poor ventilation conditions to the Klamath basin. An Air Stagnation Advisory is in effect until 10am Saturday. For now only pellet stoves and exemptions may be used within the air quality zone and all outdoor or open burning is prohibited countywide.  ...
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Bend Man Dies in Klamath County Crash

A Bend man has been killed in an accident in Klamath County.  Oregon State Police  say around 2am Sunday Roy Smith was southbound on US 97 near milepost 226 in when he lost control on the ice and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer driven by a Cheney Washington woman.  Smith was dead at the...
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Fire destroyed a mobile home off of Altamont Drive Sunday evening. (Photo: Jennifer Stonecypher)

Fire Destroys Klamath Falls Mobile Home

Fire destroyed a Klamath Falls mobile home Sunday evening. The fire was first reported at 6:45 PM in the 2600 block of Altamont Drive, at the Alta Gardens Mobile Home Park.  Witnesses say at least two dogs were found safe after the fire broke out. It’s unknown whether anyone was inside the home when...
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