15-year-old killed in morning rollover, victim’s name released

Update from Oregon State Police – Aug. 18, 2013, 7:31 a.m. A single vehicle roll over occurred on Highway 97 near Chiloquin Saturday morning resulting in the death of a fifteen-year old female juvenile. Six other occupants in the vehicle were treated for minor injuries. Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers from the Klamath Falls...
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Oregon gets additional year to get teachers, principals up to evaulation standards

WASHINGTON — U.S. education officials say three states have not fulfilled their promises to bring their teacher and principal evaluation systems up to federal standards. But Washington, Oregon and Kansas will have one extra year to finish the work. The new teacher evaluation systems were part of the requirements for waivers from the federal...
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Oregon Lottery won’t aid ads for problem gamblers

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Lottery is no longer paying for ads to help addicted gamblers. The decision follows a state Justice Department opinion that said the job of lottery officials is to run a lottery, with proceeds going toward economic development, public education and protecting the environment. The department says using money to...
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Klamath County Fair’s Blue Ribbon & Belt Buckle winners(Audio)

On the second weekend of August, many blue ribbons and belt buckles were given to individuals who entered their exhibits into the Klamath County Fair. KLAD’s afternoon jock, Cory Edmondson, had an opportunity to talk with some of the winners!   Veronica “Nica” Turner and her steer, Honey-badger, won Grand Champion Steer    ...
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City in talks to keep Ella Redkey Pool open

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The City of Klamath Falls has been in talks with the the Friends of the Ella Redkey Pool, as well as internally, about the fate of our public pool now that the city has control and no funds in place to support it in late 2014 or the 2015 season....
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Road flagger killed on I-5

WOLF CREEK, Ore. — A man that working as a road flagger for a private company was hit and killed yesterday. Officials say that a commercial truck driver hit the flagger on I-5 near Wolf Creek around 1pm, and never stopped. Oregon State Troopers found the truck at a gas station about an hour...
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PCA Airsoft ripped off for $20,000 worth of equipment

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — PCA Airsoft in Klamath Falls was ripped off for around $20,000 worth of guns and other equipment this week. A generator, guns, and a chronographer are just some of the items stolen from their location between Sunday night and Tuesday. The sheriff’s reportedly have some leads, and if you know...
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Oregon saw slight job growth in July

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon saw some job grow in the month of July. Reports show that our state grew by 900 new jobs last month. Private employers hired thousands of new workers, but public agencies cut more people than they normally do this time of the year. Unemployment was up from 7.8 percent in...
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Suspects identified in armed robbery on Main Street

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A man and woman tried to rob a store across from the courthouse in broad daylight yesterday, and were quickly arrested by the Klamath Police Department. The suspects, 18 year old Megan Stewart and 19 year old Dylan Bolte, reportedly walked into the Frames and More store cattycorner from the...
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Klamath Falls man to receive Prisoner of War Medal and two Purple Hearts in ceremony this Friday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls man will be honored this Friday with the Prisoner of War Medal and two Purple Hearts. Ernie Brace will be appointed the medals at Kingsley Field at 2pm., and will mark the 62nd anniversary of Brace’s commission as a second lieutenant with the United States Marine Corps...
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