2-car Wreck Closes Highway 97

Slick roads are being blamed for an accident that shut down Highway 97 for several hours overnight. ODOT says they had to close down the Highway at Milepost 156 just north of LaPine because of a wreck that happened before 8:00 Sunday night… and reopened just before 5 Monday morning. Two cars were involved...
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Whitsett, Whitsett Drop Bids for Office; Linthicum, Reschke Run

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two men got their paperwork in just under the wire yesterday… to run for public office… and they may not have the challengers they initially expected. Former County Commissioner Dennis Linthicum has filed to challenge incumbent Doug Whitsett for his seat in the Oregon Senate, representing District 28… and Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Board...
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State Officials Warn of More IRS Tax Scams

Salem, Ore.– State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is cautioning Oregonians to beware of a newly reported telephone scam, in which a threatening impersonator claims to be from the State Treasury. Several callers contacted Treasury today to report the scam, and also reported that the caller ID from the scammers even showed that the calls were...
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Former Deputy Klamath County DA Files for Office

Lakeview, Ore.– Former Klamath County Deputy District Attorney Sharon Forster filed the paper this week to get her name on the ballot to run for District Attorney… in Lake County. In a statement to the media yesterday… Forster says Lake County law enforcement approached her and asked her to consider challenging current DA Ulys...
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Walden Statement on Finicum Death Investigation

Salem, Ore.– US Representative Greg Walden says he’s “disturbed and bewildered” by the news that FBI agents may have lied during an investigation into the death of Malheur Wildlife Refuge protestor LaVoy Finicum. Oregon State Police released their findings yesterday that the shooting of Finicum was justified… but the issue regarding the FBI agents...
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LaMalfa Challenges Dept. of Interior Dam Removal Process

Yreka, Calif.– California US Representative Doug LaMalfa wants to know where the Department of the Interior thinks it got the authority to magically create a non-federal agency to remove dams from the Klamath River… and do it without public input. LaMalfa says the agency is trying to create a shell corporation, forcing those involved...
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Candidate Deadline Passes

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Tuesday, March 8th is the last day to file to run for office, if you were planning to do so. All paperwork needed to be submitted no later than 5PM for those looking to run for local, county, or state office. Local commissioner races are hotly contested… six people are going to try...
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Suspect Cuts Deal in Exchange for Testimony

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman has struck a plea deal with prosecutors. 25-year old Nicole Dannelle Quinn was charged with attempted murder for her role in a drive-by shooting that left two men injured in the early morning hours of January 4th. 25-year old Matthew Ray Yeley is also charged in the...
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1 Dead, 2 Injured in Accident on Highway 97

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A California man died, two Klamath Falls men were injured… in a two-car wreck on Highway 97 Sunday night. Dispatch records show that the accident was reported just before 8:00 last night in the Chemult area. State Troopers say the 49-year old California man lost control of his car on the icy...
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Klamath Falls Man Missing, Endangered

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police are asking for help finding a man whose family says they haven’t seen him for about two weeks. 53-year old Tommy Grady’s family says he has a history of mental illness, and they’re concerned for his welfare.  If you know where he might be… please contact KFPD.  
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