Kidnapping charges filed after woman rescued from camper

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is scheduled to appear in court later this week to face charges of kidnapping after police say he kept a woman locked in a camping trailer for several day. The woman was found inside the camper on 51-year old John Michael Hudson’s property on Orchard Avenue last...
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Charges filed in connection with brush fires

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police have arrested a Cave Junction man in connection with several brush fires in Klamath Falls last week. Investigators say 32-year old Johnathan David Vigil was arrested in the area of Old Fort Road where about half a dozen small fires had been started. Troopers say Vigil had two...
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C-flume construction could be done by Spring 2018

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Delays is approving the C flume replacement project means it could be nearly two years before the project is completed. R&G Excavating had originally said they expected to have the 43-hundred foot flume replaced and back in operation by next April. But with precious summer construction dates lost as a result...
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Bybee Creek Fire- South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership photo

Bybee Creek Fire grows to 325 acres, forces closures

Crater Lake, Ore.– The Bybee Creek fire burning in the Crater Lake National Forest was last reported to be about 325 acres in size as of yesterday… and just 10-percent contained. The fire is burning about two miles west of Crater Lake. Helicopters were in the air… dropping water on the blaze. Fire officials...
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Medford Mayor Vetoes Decision to Hire Patridge

Medford, Ore.– Medford Mayor Gary Wheeler officially vetoed the decision to hire Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge as Medford’s City Manager on Friday. The Medford City Council voted 5-to-3 to bring on Patridge to replace the City Manager who fired more than a year ago. Patridge was one of three finalists for the...
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Stabbing suspect faces attempted murder charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One person was critically injured in a stabbing Saturday evening behind the Elk Apartments. Family members reported on social media that the 40-year old victim is in stable condition following surgery at OHSU to repair his heart. Klamath Falls Police say the man wanted in connection with the stabbing turned himself into...
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8 displaced after early morning fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A house fire displaced a Klamath Falls family early yesterday morning. The fire was first reported at around 5:30 on Martin Street. Everyone was able to get out of the home safely, though the house itself suffered some significant damage. Local volunteers with the Red Cross were called out to help...
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Police seek two teens after Modoc Field vandalism

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police are looking for a couple of teens who may be responsible for some recent vandalism at Modoc Field. The two were seen on surveillance video at the field during the time frame that vandalism is believed to have occurred. You can see a photo on our website…
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One arrested following assault with SUV

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman faces assault charges after police say she used her SUV to run down a man she knew. 27-year old Shayla May Brown was arrested Monday night after she allegedly hit the 31-year old victim, who was trying to get away on a scooter. The victim was treated...
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Court date scheduled for Sheriff Skrah

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Sheriff Frank Skrah will have his day in court. Skrah was indicted more than 10 months ago on several charges, including assault, harassment, and official misconducted. Skrah has denied the charges, and refused calls to step down from office… but is not running for re-election in November. He’s scheduled to go...
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