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Nothing Suspicious in Homeless Man’s Death

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police say there’s no sign of foul play in the death of a homeless man who’s body was found on the OC&E Trail behind the Chevron on South 6th Street Saturday morning. Police are holding off on releasing the man’s identity, because they haven’t been able to get in...
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Menlo College Raises Cash for OIT Softball Team After Theft

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Oregon Tech ladies’ softball team has recently been both the victim of a crime… and the recepients of a blessing. The team was headed to Menlo College for a softball game… and stopped at Pier 39 in San Francisco for some sight-seeing. What they did not see… was the theives that stole their gear...
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Meth, Cocaine Recovered in Highway 97 Drug Bust

Biggs Junction, Ore.– Two people were arrested in a drug Bust on Highway 97. Oregon State Police pulled over a minivan on Highway 97 near Biggs Junction last week.. and when the driver went to get the vehicle’s registration… saw a handgun in the glovebox. Neither the driver nor the passenger had a concealed weapons...
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Klamath Falls Death Not Suspicious

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police say a man who’s body was found on the OC&E Trail Saturday morning is not considered suspicious. Police haven’t released the man’s identity… but say it appears that he was a transient, so it could take some time to track down his next of kin.  
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Two Inmates Die in Oregon Institutions Over the Weekend

Bend, Ore.– Three inmates have died in Oregon jails over the past week. Two of the deaths were reported just on Saturday. The Department of Corrections reported that 42-year old Sou Seng Saepharn reported that he wasn’t feeling well at around 2:30 Saturday mornng. Doctors at the Snake River correctional Institution were evaluating him when...
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Public Meetings to Address C Canal Flume

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Bureau of Reclamation hosts two informal open houses this week to chat with you about replacing the old C-Canal flume. The flume is 92-years old… and needs to be replaced or decomissioned. The first open house is in Klmath Falls tomorrow afternoon from 2 to 5 pm at the Klamath Ranger district...
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Klamath Tribes Opposed to Dollar General

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Officials asked… Tribal Leaders answered. Retail chain Dollar General wants to set up shop in Chiloquin… but local officials were concerned that allowing the company to settle into the community might not sit well with Klamath Tribe members. The reason— Dollar General is involved in a lawsuit with the Choctaw tribe, refusing to recognize tribal...
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Deputy in Court to Face Theft Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Former Deschutes County Sheriff’s Captain Scott Beard is expected in court Monday for a hearing to face charges of stealing more than 200-thousand dollars from the county. Investigators say Beard used a lot of the money to buy gifts for a former office employee at the sheriff’s office. Prosecutors say Beard was...
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Gas Leak Leads to Evacuation of Klamath Falls Restaurant

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A carbon dioxide tank leak at the Subway near Walmart forced the restaurant to be evacuated Saturday afternoon. Liquid carbon dioxide is used in the process of carbonating drinks… if the gas leaks… it can have a narcotic effect on anyone breathing it in… and can be fatal. Emergency crews from Airgas responded to...
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First Sex-Related Zika Case Reported in Oregon

Salem, Ore.– Oregon Health Authority reported the state’s first case of sexually transmitted Zika infection. The illness was spread from a man who had traveled in a Zika-affected country to his female sex partner, who had not traveled. Both people later tested positive for Zika. Zika seldom causes serious illness. Four out of five...
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