Boulder rolls into area home’s living room

CHILOQUIN, Ore. – Next time you’re checking your Facebook, it might be wise to look out the window. Chiloquin-area resident Jeanine Wells Jeanine Wells described the boulder that crashed through her Chiloquin-area home Tuesday afternoon. The house is at the base of a steep incline off Highway 97. Wells says she screamed for her husband Corey...
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Locals arrested on theft charges

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — 26-year-old Douglas Raymond Carter, Jr. was arrested Wednesday and lodged in Klamath County Jail on a charge of first-degree theft. His bail is set at $10,000. 47-year-old Charles Dean Heatley of Klamath Falls is charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated theft. After booking, he was released. In separate arrests,...
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Firefighters respond to fire at Henley High

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A fire at Henley High School Tuesday caused all students to evacuate. Klamath County Fire District No. 1 Fire Marshal Scott Rice The small fire was between the roof and attic in the main building. No one was hurt and students allowed back into the building after about an hour,...
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Change of command set for Kingsley Field

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A change of command at Kingsley Field is set for next week. Col. Jeffrey Silver will no longer be in command at Kingsley Field after just over a year in the position. The change of command will happen Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. when Col. Jeremy Baenen will assume leadership there....
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Nielsen wins Calif. Senate runoff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As expected, a former state assemblyman has won a special election in a GOP-leaning Senate district that covers a wide swath of rural Northern California. Republican Jim Nielsen of Gerber nearly won the 4th Senate District seat outright during November’s special primary but fell just shy of a simple majority. He split...
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Dodson chosen new council president

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls City Council chose Matt Dodson as its new council president in its meeting Monday night. Councilperson Trish Seiler Dodson replaced Greg Taylor on the council last year after Taylor resigned following his May arrest on charges of first degree sexual abuse from an alleged incident in Corvallis....
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Final KCSD bond input session is Tuesday

The final input session on a nearly $30 million bond proposal for the Klamath County School District takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday night at Peterson Elementary. Klamath County School District Superintendent Greg Thede Tuesday night’s session is the third of three to gather public input on what will be the final proposal. The...
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Klamath National Forest hosts job fair

A job fair is set for this weekend for work in the Klamath National Forest. The fair will be held Saturday at the forest’s headquarters in Yreka starting at 9 a.m. Positions include fire apprenticeships and seasonal positions in fire fighting and other resource areas. Staff will be on-hand to discuss the online application...
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Washington man arrested for drugs in Klamath County

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — A 57-year-old man from Washington was arrested this weekend on drug charges. Clyde Levon Henderson is charged with two counts of unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine and two counts of unlawful possession. He was released on his own recognizance. 26-year-old Crystal McDermott of Klamath Falls was arrested on two counts of...
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Grants Pass man dies after one-vehicle rollover

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — One man is dead following a single-vehicle crash west of Grants Pass. 36-year-old John Noveske died Friday evening after he failed to negotiate a curve, struck two large boulders and rolled in his SUV. The incident occurred on Highway 260 west of Grants Pass. Noveske was the owner of a...
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