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Washington Murder Suspect Arrested in Siskiyou County

Yreka, Calif.– US Marshalls arrested a Washington murder suspect in Siskiyou County early Tuesday morning. 30-year old Song Wang is the suspect in the March 31st murder of a woman who investigators say had suffered “obvious trauma”. Fire fighters found the body when they responded to a fire at an apartment in Bellevue. “This...
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OIT Considers 5% Tuition Hike

Klamath Falls, Ore.– OIT is considering a possible 5-percent tuition increase for next year for both its Klamath Falls and Wilsonville campuses. School officials met this week to discuss the proposal, saying that OIT needs to stabilize its operating budget, which is part of the reasoning behind the tuition hike. They say there are...
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Oregon Lawmakers Pass Education Funding

Salem, Ore.– A party-line vote yesterday as Democrats pass an education budget totaling more than 7.2 billion dollars for the next two years. Republicans say the bill underfunds K-12 education in Oregon. GOP lawmakers wanted to add another quarter billion into the pot by freezing teacher salaries, but Democrats said no-way.
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Downtown Advisory Committee to Meet

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls Downtown Advisory Committee holds its monthly meeting on Thursday morning. The committee is expected to talk about the propose Pocket Park for an empty lot on Main Street near South 6th street, and will also address some parking lot issues. The meeting is at City Hall and starts...
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Chiloquin Man Charged in Multiple Rapes

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin man whom law enforcement is calling a serial rapist is in custody in Klamath County. 22-year old Larson Bravo the Third was arrested on Friday after a victim was treated at Sky Lakes Medical Center. Bravo faces three charges of first degree rape against three victims. Two of the...
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Gas Prices See Slight Drop

Klamath Falls, Ore.– This pretty much NEVER happens… Gas prices dropping as we head into the summer travel months? Mark Jenkins with Triple-A says you can thank a surplus of crude oil. “When you’ve got more oil that means more supply, and when supply is out-pacing demand then that helps put the price of...
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Gun Control Bill Moves Forward

Salem, Ore.– A bill that would require criminal background checks on private firearm purchases in Oregon passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee today on a party-line vote of 3-2. Senate Bill 941 now heads to the Senate floor, where Democrats are certain they have the votes to pass it. Similar bills failed to...
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Two Arrested in Connection with Cockfighting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A father and son… arrested for allegedly participating in cockfighting. Klamath Falls Police say 41-year old Fernando Morales Senior and 19-year old Fernando Morales Junior each faces 28 counts of their involvement in cockfighting. On Saturday, animal control helped officers rescue 28 roosters from a home on Summers Lane. Lt. Rob...
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Slick Roads Lead to Accidents

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Hard to believe that it really is spring…much of Southern Oregon and Northern California remain under a storm watch with a chance of up to three inches falling in higher elevations through tomorrow. There were some accidents reported last night due to the slick conditions, including one rollover wreck on 140...
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Sidewalk Project Topic of Klamath Falls City Council Workshop

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The City of Klamath Falls holds a workshop session tonight. Council members will get some information about a proposed project to work with the County to put more sidewalks in along Washburn way. Tonights workshop session starts at 7:00. You can see the complete agenda here:
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