KFPD Police Academy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls Police Department is now accepting applications for its 10th CITIZEN’S ACADEMY. The Citizen’s Academy was created to provide citizens with a comprehensive view of police operations. Successful applicants will learn from veteran police officers how components of the Klamath Falls Police Department functions. Citizens will interact with police...
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Community Forum Scheduled to Discuss KU Bond

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Schools has scheduled a Community Forum to update residents on what’s happening with the Bond that was passed to pay for renovations at Klamath Union High School. In a letter that went out to parents last week… school officials said the district has been forced to cut back on...
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Flags to Lower in Honor of Oregon Marine

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown has ordered flags flown at half-mast on Saturday to honor an Oregon Marine who died in a training accident in Hawaii. 21-year old Lance Corporal Ty Hart was the youngest of the 12 crew members board two military helicopters that are believed to have collided over the Pacific Ocean...
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Petition Aims to Create PUD

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A group hoping to energize the Basin with local power is now collecting signatures for a possible ballot measure. Klamath Independent Public Power needs to gather 656 qualified signatures from registered voters in Klamath County in order to create a Public Utility District. The group is hoping that Pacific Power will...
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Man Arrested in Klamath Falls on Jackson County Warrants

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man wanted in Jackson County on several child sex abuse crimes… has been arrested in Klamath Falls. 39-year old Daniel Omar Carrion is accused of sexually assaulting six underaged children…5 girls and a boy…between 2005 and 20-14. He’s being held on 5-million dollars bond… and is expected to be transferred...
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Unemployment down in Klamath County, up in Lake County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The number of Klamath County residents filing for unemployment dropped during the month of December. According the numbers released today from the Oregon Employment Department… 7.9-percent of Klamath County workers are collecting unemployment… down from 8.2-percent in November… and down from 9.1 percent a year ago. 430 jobs were added to...
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Klamath Falls Woman Charged with Forgery, Identity Theft

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman was booked on dozens of forgery… identity theft, and criminal conspiracy charges last week. According to jail records… 48-year old Anna Marie Rodriguez was writing bad checks at area businesses to the tune of some 14-thousand dollars. Oregon State Police say four others have already faced charges in...
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Three Injured in Head-on Wreck on Highway 39

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A head-on collision on Highway 39 sent three people to the hospital and closed down the roadway for about an hour Monday morning. According to Oregon State Police Trooper Dillon Keene… a Ford Explorer driven by a 22-year old Klamath Falls woman… lost control on the icy road… and hit a...
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Reyes Arrested after Crime Spree in Washington State

Longview, Wash.– Authorities in Cowlitz County Washington have arrested a man wanted in Klamath Falls for murder. 36-yer old Matthew Reyes was arrested yesterday morning after Sheriff’s Deputies there say he and a woman carjacked an SUV… then broke into a home, trashed the house, and pistol-whipped a 74-year old man, and demanded car...
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Pothole Repair on Highway 97 Begins Monday

Bend, Ore.–   Given the severe damage that winter weather has caused to US97 in the Chemult area, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is planning an emergency repair project. Winter’s freeze-thaw cycle has been especially severe near Chemult, which at 4,764 feet, is the scene of some of the coldest weather in Oregon. As...
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