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Oregon Snowpack Ahead of Schedule

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Snow Far… so good… snow pack in Oregon is currently measuring at 138-percent of normal… a huge improvement over last year at this time when it was just 53-percent of normal. State hydrologists say it’s an encouraging sign… seeing reservoirs in the state start to fill up again… but still too soon to say if...
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Klamath County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Weber has been identified as the victim in Wednesday's shooting. He's being treated in Portland for a gunshot wound to the face.

Injured Deputy Leaving Sheriff’s Office

Klamath Falls, Ore.– He took a couple of bullets in the line of duty… and lived to tell the tale. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Weber got back to patrol a couple of weeks ago… more than a year after he was shot in the face and stomach during a traffic stop. Now he’s ready...
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7th Candidate Files for County Commission Position 1

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County businessman Donnie Boyd yesterday officially announced his plans to join the crowd of candidates hoping to unseat County Commissioner Tom Mallams. Boyd has experience running businesses in the Basin… and wants to bring that knowledge to the Commissioner’s table… to help lead economic development efforts. Boyd is the 7th name on the ballot...
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OIT Student a Guest at State of the Union Speech

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When President Barack Obama gives his final state of the Union speech tonight… you may see a familiar face in the crowd. According to a press release from Oregon Tech, student and Center for Native American Youth Ambassador Lydia Doza was invited to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington DC....
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Third Candidate Files for Commissioner Position 3

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A second person has filed to challenge County Commission Jim Bellet for his seat on the Klamath County Board of Commissioners. 42-year old Derrick DeGroot announced Thursday that he’ll run for Commission Position 3, currently held be Bellet. DeGroot said in a press release that he wants to help improve the...
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Where is the AQ Zone in Klamath County?

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  We have a RED wood burning advisory until at least noon Friday. That means no fire places or uncertified wood stoves can be used inside the Air Quality Zone, unless you have an exemption permit. Only certified pellet stoves can be used on red days.
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The Making of a Snow Day

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There’s a lot that goes into deciding whether or not to call a snow day. Klamath Falls City School District officials say they start the process the night before… checking forecasts… then the district’s transportation supervisor drives around starting at 4-AM to check road conditions first-hand. They’re checking to make sure...
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Mathew Yeley, 25 (Photo: Klamath County Sheriff's Office)

New Details on Frieda Street Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office has released details about Monday morning’s early morning shooting at a home on Frieda Street. According to a press release, deputies responded to 4305 Frieda Street on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 1:27 am, after dispatchers received a call that two men had been shot there....
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Jail Records: Shooting Suspect Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A man wanted in connection with a shooting on Frieda Avenue early yesterday morning is in custody, according to jail records. 25-year old Mathew Yeley was booked at the Klamath County jail after 8:00 Monday night on murder, assault, weapons, and drug charges. Klamath County law enforcement aren’t confirming information about...
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Two Injured in Early Morning Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Two people were reportedly injured in what witnesses have described as a drive-by shooting that happened early Monday morning in the 4300 block of Frieda Avenue. According to reports… two people were injured… one person shot in the arm, the other shot in the leg— both injuries are not considered life-threatening....
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