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Witness: Bomb threat causes courthouse evacuation

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Police and fire personnel were rerouting traffic downtown using cars around the perimeter of the Klamath County Courthouse. That is the voice of Larry, a man who was inside the courthouse before the evacuation. He was standing at the corner of 4th and Main Street around 3:15 p.m. Monday afternoon....
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Second arrested in 1997 murder case

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — A 35-year-old Klamath Falls man is in custody following his arrest Saturday for a connection in a 1997 murder case. According to the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office, Edward Henline Jr. was arrested on charges of conspiracy and accessory to commit a crime. The charges are connected with the 1997 murder...
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Klamath Falls man involved in Hwy 97 crash

DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore. — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 97 Friday evening hospitalized several people, including a man from Klamath Falls. 23-year-old Pedro F. Sanchez Cariero was driving a Pontiac when his car struck a Toyota from behind. The collision sent the Toyota, driven by 46-year-old Eric J. Schneider of Bend, off the highway...
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Outstanding Teens crowned in weekend pageant

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Miss City of Sunshine’s Outstanding Teen Pageant was held this weekend to kick off the Snowflake Festival season. Channing Ferris was crowned Miss City of Sunshine while Vanessa Matheson won Miss Klamath County. Each won scholarships and other prizes in the pageant at Conger Elementary.
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Education center grand opening honors photographer’s efforts

There is a grand opening ceremony Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for an education center named for photographer Dave Menke. According to a release, Menke’s photography is credited for helping make the Klamath Basin a birders’ destination and, before his death, Menke had worked to convert a 1940s building into an environmental...
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Southern Oregon pot raids capture 7,500 pounds

PORTLAND, Ore. — Nearly 8,000 pounds of marijuana has been seized in raids of Josephine County. The report from the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement team Thursday said 26 people have been charged or are under investigation. It said most cases involved people in the state medical marijuana program with more pot than the law...
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Arrests: Man re-indicted in 2010 incident

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Sex abuse and sodomy are the charges against a 24-year-old Klamath Falls man arrested Wednesday. David Bruce Lindgren is in custody after a traffic stop Wednesday and a warrant for Lindgren’s arrest was served. The arrest stems from an alleged incident in February this year. Klamath Falls Police Sgt. Rob...
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KCSD bond would build new Henley Elementary

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A new elementary school is the main project that the Klamath County School District will seek if a $30 million bond passes in May. The goal would be to build a new Henley Elementary. Principal Janell Preston told NBC-2 that the existing modular classrooms pose challenges because there is no...
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Humboldt Co. votes to seek KBRA extension

EUREKA, Calif. — At a Tuesday meeting, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to extend the Klamath Basin Restoration agreement deadline. According to kiem-tv.com, Humboldt County is one of 38 stakeholders signing onto the agreement in early 2010. Its expiration date is Dec. 31, but the support could allow for an extension...
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Endacott to direct Klamath 911

There is a new director for Klamath 911. Keith Endacott was voted unanimously to the position by the Klamath 911 Communications District board of directors. He’s a 14-year veteran of Klamath 911, beginning as a dispatcher. Endacott replaces Jeanine Dilley and assumes the director role on Jan. 1.
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