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Burn Permits Required in Siskiyou County

Yreka, Calif.– As of yMay 1… burn permits are required for any type of outdoor burning in State Responsibility Areas in Siskiyou County. Cal Fire officials say four years of drought has taken its toll on trees and other vegetation… with trees being weakened by drought and disease being more vulnerable to igniting if an ember from...
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Car Crashes into Klamath Falls Home

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Police say a medical emergency may have been what led to a car crashing into a home on Pacific Terrace last night. The accident happened at around 6:20 last night. According to scanner reports… the driver of a compact car may have suffered a seizure. They were taken to Sky Lakes to be...
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Deputy Cleared in Deadly Collision

The Klamath County Deputy who was involved in a deadly car accident during a police chase… will not face any charges. The Herald and News is reporting that an investigation showed that 28-year old Matthew Colligan pulled onto Lakeshore Drive from a driveway into the path of Deputy Derek Randall. Colligan had been driving a...
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Woman Dies After Fall from Cliff

Multnomah County, Ore.– A woman hiking near Horsetail Falls fell at 50 feet down a cliff yesterday evening, and died as first responders tried to getting her to a waiting ambulance. Rescuers say the 37-year old woman’s 3-year old son was also hurt. The woman’s name hasn’t been released.   
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Energy Education Classes

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath and Lake Community Action Services is offering a free energy education class on Thursday afternoon from 1 to 3. The class is held at the Community Action Services office on Clairmont Drive in Klamath Falls. Call 541-882-3500 to register.  
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Forest Road Closure Begins Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Forest Service Road 28 on the Fremont-Winema National Forest just outside of Lakeview will be closed starting today. Crews are going to work on about 7 miles of Thomas Creek Road, and the roadway will remain closed from 6am to 6pm until the work is complete. It will reopen on weekends....
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Accident Leads to DUII Arrest

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A 24-year old Klamath Falls man was arrested on DUII charges Thursday night… after rear-ending a car and then trying to run from the scene. The accident happened near the entrance to Steen Sports Park. Some men who’s children were playing games at the field witnessed the wreck… and encouraged Ryan Slayton...
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Wyden Proposes National Vote by Mail

Washington, D.C.– It’s working so well here… US Senator Ron Wyden figures everyone across the US should get to vote by mail. Wyden is floating a campaign to try encouraging other states to follow Oregon’s lead. He plans to submit a bill that would require every state to provide registered voters with an option to vote...
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Director Steps Down Amid Foster Care Issues

Salem, Ore.– The woman who oversees the licensing of Oregon’s foster homes is stepping down from her post.Donna Keddy is director of licensing and regulatory oversight forOregon’s Department of Human Services. She’s been under fire since last year when it was revealed that some seven foster homes in the state were being actively investigated because...
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Johnson Guilty in Luring and Robbery Case

Klamath Falls, Ore– A Klamath County jury on Wednesday handed down a guilty verdict against 24-year old Erica Rose Johnson who had been charged with Robbery and Conspiracy to commit robbery. She and two other people were accused of luring a 61-year old man from El Palacio to the intersection of Richmond and Orchard Avenue,...
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