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SWAT team practices at Klamath Community College

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Community College held a SWAT training Tuesday. It was a role play training for college employees where SWAT members taught a variety of potential emergency situations, including having an active shooter on campus. Among the goals were to help SWAT members earn a better knowledge of the college’s campus...
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Interview: Melanie Wingo on Clackamas Town Center shooting

CLACKAMAS, Ore. — Police say three people are dead, including the gunman, after a shooting at the Clackamas Town Center mall near Portland. 92-5 KLAD’s Sam Dunlap spoke with KATU-TV reporter Melanie Wingo about the Tuesday shooting. Clackamas County sheriff’s Lt. James Rhodes says law enforcement officers didn’t fire any shots and authorities believe the...
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Klamath Falls names new city manager

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The new Klamath Falls City Manager is Nathan Cherpeski. He was selected from an applicant pool of 58 from which three finalists were selected and will move from a Colorado town where he held the same position. “We are very pleased to find a candidate with strong leadership skills to...
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Washington residents cited for marijuana near Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two people were cited for unlawful possession after Oregon State Police pulled over a rental car Sunday. Bonnie Gay Clark and Richard Michael Butherus of Richland, Wash. were stopped and police found 10 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of a rental car with California license plates. The two were...
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Viewing the Basin: 2012 Ag Expo

Cory Edmondson summarizes the two newest additions to the 2012 Klamath Falls Ag Expo, which was held last weekend at the Klamath County Fairgrounds. which was filled with vendors specializing in agriculture. 
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2012 Snowflake Parade winners

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Snowflake Parade sponsored by Walmart of Klamath Falls. The winners are as follows: * Religious: WestSide Community Church* Civic/Government: Klamath Tribes* Commercial: Wells Fargo Bank* School: Triad School and Ferguson Elementary School (a tie)* Youth:...
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Man back in custody after walking away

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man who walked away from transitional leave is back in custody. Scott Bradley Wold was arrested Thursday night by Medford Police. He is now lodged in Jackson County Jail. The transitional program is for selected inmates who complete a 180-day in-prison program. Wold didn’t report back after his 10 p.m....
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Evidence tampering leads to Klamath-area arrest

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — New arrests have two in Klamath County Jail over the weekend. 26-year-old Nicole Marie DeMartini is being held on $15,000 bail for two counts of hindering prosecution. She is charged with tampering with evidence as well. 57-year-old Daniel Lee Hoptowit III of Klamath Falls is charged with violating his probation....
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Arrests made in investigation of body found at base of cliff

MEDFORD, Ore . — Authorities in Medford have two women in custody in connection with the shooting death of one of their husbands last month. 26-year-old Patricia MacCallum and 27-year-old Amber Lubbers into custody on Friday after learning from California investigators that the women may be in the area. Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey...
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Rodeo and Ag Expo on weekend Klamath Co. Fairgrounds agenda

On the weekend calendar, there’s the Reed Rodeo and the Klamath Falls Ag Expo at the Klamath County Fairgrounds. Rodeo announcer Jerry McCling says the rodeo will offer most typical rodeo events, but adds one for the ladies that was a big hit last year. The Reed Rodeo starts Saturday at 6 p.m. at...
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