Attempted Murder Charges Filed After Shootig

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Sprague River woman faces attempted murder and robbery charges after she fired several shots into her brother’s house Wednesday night. 51-year old Kellie Ann Edmondson first stole a 6-pack of beer at gunpoint from the Squaw Flat store on Main Street, then hitched a ride to her brother’s house. The...
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St. Patty’s Day Celebration: Get a Designated O’Driver

Are you planning to be at least a little Irish tonight or this weekend? The Oregon Department of Transportation is encouraging you to have a Designated O’Driver before you head out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Driving under the influence of ANY intoxicant, being it green beer… or other green stuff… will get you a...
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Henley JROTC Program Receives High Marks

Klamath Falls, Ore.- Henley High School’s Junior ROTC program is set to receive an “exceeds standards” rating for an evaluation that happens only once every four years. “I am extremely proud of the cadets. They worked so hard for this,” said Cadet Col. Alex Rowe, 17. “It feels great and amazing.” On Wednesday Col. Pete...
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Public Meeting Addresses Health Concerns for Pipeline

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Environment hosts a public meeting in Malin today to hear concerns about potential health issues from a proposed pipeline and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal near Coos Bay. That pipeline would pass through Malin. Now… the Federal Regulatory Commission recently turned down permits for the project… but the...
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Governor Signs Bill to Delist Wolves

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown has put her signature on a bill that solidifies a recent decision to delist the gray wolf from Oregon’s endangered species list. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted in November to remove the wolf from the listing… as population numbers for the animal have grown to healthy, sustainable numbers. Representatives...
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Snow Pack

Snow Pack Levels Down From February

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Overall snow pack levels are at 83-percent of historic levels in the Scott River Sub Basin in the Klamath National Forest. It’s even better news when researchers look at the water content… which is at 98-percent of historic averages. The measurements were taken on March first… and the basin has seen...
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Deadly Wreck I-84

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Interstate Accident

On March 15, 2016 at about 11:25 a.m., Oregon State Police Troopers (OSP) and emergency crews were dispatched to a roll over crash involving a commercial motor vehicle on Interstate 84, milepost 349 eastbound. At 11:55 a.m., as emergency personnel were responding to the scene, a second crash involving two commercial motor vehicles, occurred...
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Oregon Unemployment Numbers Drop

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon’s Unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent during the month of February… according to number released today from the Oregon Employment Department. That’s down from 5.1 percent in January… and a full percentage point lower than one year ago. Oregon employers added 43-hundred workers to their payroll. The U6 unemployment rate… which...
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Candidate Comments on Plan to Find Write-in Challenger

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Board Member and business owner Werner Reschke says local political leaders would be more comfortable with moderate, rather than conservative, representatives in Salem, and says that’s the driving force behind an effort to explore the idea of setting up a write-in challenger against him in his...
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Oregon Master Naturalist

Master Naturalist Program Comes to KBREC

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon State University Extension Service will offer a new course in Klamath Falls this summer as part of its expanding Master Naturalist program. The course, centered on a series of field trips in various parts of the Klamath Basin, is designed to help participants become certified Oregon Master Naturalists. The course fee...
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