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Link River Bridge Slated For Repairs

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- Crews are getting ready to start needed repairs on the Link River Bridge on Monday. Originally built in 1931, the bridge has to be brought up to current strength standards, as well as being weather sealed, lit, repaved and made ADA accessible. The Oregon Department of Transportation project, which is part...
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Klamath Falls Man Severely Injured In Robbery

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- A man that was robbed of his vehicle was found tied up so tightly that his injured hands almost had to be amputated. An Oregon state trooper stopped the 73 year old victim’s Jeep Wrangler on Wednesday night because its lights were out. When the driver said he’d borrowed the vehicle,...
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Klamath Falls Man Imprisoned For Assaulting His Toddler Son

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- A Klamath Falls man accused of injuring his young child plead guilty to first-degree assault on Tuesday and will serve 90 months in prison. 29 year old Luis Antonio Trujillo hurt his toddler son in February 2012. The child’s mother took the boy to Sky Lakes Medical Center, and then he...
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Infamous Wandering Wolf Turns Up Near Hyatt Lake

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- Infamous wolf OR-7 has been tracked in the Greensprings area east of Ashland this week. This is the farthest west he’s been since he wandered out of Northeastern Oregon in September to find a mate. The wolf’s GPS found him on Thursday morning in the mountains southwest of Hyatt Lake after...
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Oregon May Impose Time Restrictions On Music Played At Bars With Outdoor Seating

Members of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission are going to vote today on new time restrictions for bars with outdoor seating next to residential property. Currently, amplified music at bars  with outside seating must end by midnight, but sales and service can continue until last call at 2:30 a.m. With the plan set before...
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Man Tries To Blow Up Ex-Girlfriend With A Propane Bomb

UPDATE: KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- The suspected propane bomber, that tried to blow up his ex-girlfriend, has been caught just outside Rogue River. Michael J Pankey was arrested a few miles away from Rogue River on Wednesday night. Police say the bomb is made out of small propane cylinder like those used for camp stoves,...
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Klamath Police Department Holds Prescription Drug Buy Back on Saturday, April 27th

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- The Klamath Falls Police Department is holding an unwanted prescription drug buy back this weekend at the Police Department at 2501 Shasta Way. This is the  6th time the department has held this event in the last 3 years. All you have to do is bring in your medications that you...
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Carol Usher, Klamath Country Volunteer of the Year for 2013

Klamath Basin Volunteers Honored At United Way Luncheon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.-Hundreds of volunteers in Klamath were honored Tuesday at the 20th annual Klamath Country volunteer of the year awards presented by the United Way. Honorees dined while Dennis Linthicum, Klamath County Commissioner made the presentations, awarding the highest honor of the day to Carol Usher, who volunteers at local schools, for PALM,...
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Unemployment drops in Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath and Lake counties saw their first significant drop in unemployment in several months, and while the improvement is not dramatic, it is a hint at a sign of a recovery. In Klamath County, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March was 11 percent, down from the February mark of...
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Interview: Miss Klamath County & Miss City of Sunshine Pageant

On Saturday night at the Ross Ragland Theater, Lindsey Reed and Stephanie Matheson were crowned as 2013’s Miss Klamath County and Miss City of Sunshine.  After the pageant, Cory Edmondson had a chance to talk with the ladies. . .    
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