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One Dead in Klamath County After High-Speed Chase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office was involved in trying to locate a stolen vehicle that was involved in a pursuit. The vehicle was located and a collision occurred between the Sheriff’s Office vehicle and the stolen vehicle in the 1200 block of Lakeshore Drive, Klamath Falls, Oregon. The driver of the...
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Dennis Richardson Announces Run for Secretary of State

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Former Oregon state lawmaker and gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson announced today that he’s filed to run as Oregon’s Secretary of State. The Central Point Republican is running for the seat vacated by now Governor Kate Brown, who took over the governorship with John Kitzhaber resigned in the middle of a scandal...
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ODFW Recommends Taking the Gray Wolf Off Endangered List

Salem, Ore.– ODFW staff believe gray wolves have met the criteria to be delisted from the state Endangered Species Act (ESA) and will recommend this action to the Fish and Wildlife Commission at their Nov. 9 meeting in Salem. The meeting begins at 8 a.m. at ODFW Headquarters, 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem....
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Teal Pumpkin Project Hit the Basin

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Halloween can be more tricks than treats for children suffering from food allergies. Some Oregon homes are joining others around the nation to make trick-or-treating a safe and inclusive experience by pledging to pass out non-food items. An estimated one-in-13 children suffers from a food allergy, which Veronica LaFemina, vice president for...
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Attempted Murder Suspect Back in Custody

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is back behind bars charged with probation violations… after he was released on bond. 51-year old Elric Vincent Shelby was originally arrested in June on attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting another man several times in the legs. He now faces first and second degree theft and weapons charges...
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Two Men Die While Filming Tank

Bend, Ore.–  Two Oregon City men died in Tuesday afternoon’s deadly accident near Bend, and Oregon State Police say a film crew caught the explosion on camera. Troopers identified the victims as 22-year old Austin Tyler Lee and 51-year old Steven Todd Preston. Both men died when a World War Two tank was firing...
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Forestry Officials Looking for Comments on Restoration Project

Chiloquin, Ore.– Fremont-Winema National Forest managers are asking for public comments on a proposed restoration project totaling about 97,500 acres, located within the Chiloquin Ranger District. The Lobert Restoration Project is generally located between the communities of Fort Klamath and Chiloquin, south to Hagelstein Park, and east to Swan Lake Point and Saddle Mountain....
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Health Advisory Lifted for Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority has lifted a health advisory issued July 28 for Upper Klamath and Agency lakes downstream to Keno Dam on JC Boyle Reservoir. Klamath and Agency lakes are located just north of Klamath Falls along Highway 97 in Klamath County.  Water monitoring has confirmed the level of blue-green algae and...
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In-Flight Emergency Declared at Kingsley Field

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Klamath County emergency workers were called out to Kingsley Field Tuesday after a military pilot had an in-flight emergency. According to Jennifer Shriar, Public Affairs Manager for the 173rd Fighter Wing based at Kingsley Field… a pilot experienced what they call a “gray-out”… or started to lose consciousness due to high g-forces, but...
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Two Dead in Explosion in World War II Tank

Bend, Ore.–  Two people died Tuesday afternoon in Deschutes County… west of Bend… in what Oregon State Police say was an explosion inside a World War Two era military tank. The Bend Fire Department was called out to a public firing range just after 3:00 yesterday, where they found two patients who had been injured in...
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