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Crash on highway 140, closes highway Saturday night

Oregon State Police: Serious Injury Crash Hwy 140 MP 26 east of Klamath Falls. Hwy closed. No more info. Traffic updates TripCheck.com.
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Road Projects Scheduled for Next Week in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A couple of roads projects to be aware of for next week in Klamath Falls… crews will be painting stripes along  Washburn Way all next week, mostly in the early morning hours. And then from Crater Lake Parkway to Laverne Avenue on Washburn way you may experience some delays while workers fix...
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Two Bulls Fire in Mop-up

Bend, Ore.– The Two Bulls Fire that broke out midday Saturday 10 miles northwest of bend and is now in the Mop-up stage. The final size of the fire is estimated at 6-thousand-908 acres and the blaze is 70-percent contained. Estimated cost of the fire is nearly 5-million dollars. Money keeps rolling in from private donations...
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Shuttle Service Offered for Klamath Basin Flyers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Now that passenger air service from Klamath Falls has ended, Medford is the closest place folks can go to catch a flight. The Oregon Department of transportation is teaming up with South West Point Shuttle and will operate a shuttle from the Amtrak station in Klamath Falls to the Medford airport and...
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Lake County Commissioners Approve Additional Funds for Round-up

Lakeview, Ore.- Lake County’s board of commissioners this week agreed to funnel about 19-hundred dollars more toward the Lake County Round-up. New PRCA regulations require additional purse money paid up front for rodeos they sanction. The annual Round-up is during Labor Day weekend.
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Bail Set for Man Who Burned Drugs During Stand-Off with Police

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man who barricaded himself in a mobile home when authorities attempted to serve a search warrant Wednesday morning, was in court yesterday. 31-year old Colton Destry Rich faces multiple drug charges, and is also charged with tampering with evidence after he allegedly set some of the drugs on fire...
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Burglar Arrested after Chase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A recently-released state prisoner is in custody this afternoon after he was caught burglarizing a home, then led Klamath County deputies on a high speed chase. The suspect took off in a stolen car after a homeowner returned to find the man in the house and called 9-1-1. Sheriff Frank Skrah...
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Man Convicted of Sex Abuse

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County jury found a Fort Klamath man guilty of sexually abusing his own children. 58-year old Efran Mandoza Valencia was convicted of six charges of first degree sex abuse. Sentencing is next week. Valencia sexually abused two of his children over the course of about six years. They’re adults...
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Tulelake Mayor Survives Recall Effort

Tulelake, Calif.– A dead tie means Tulelake Mayor Randy Darrow keeps his seat on the city council. A hand count completed yesterday confirmed the 65-to-65 vote in the recall effort.
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Early Morning Drug Bust Leads to Stand-off

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is in custody after engaging law enforcement in a brief standoff yesterday. Several agencies went to a mobile home on Gary Street early yesterday morning to execute a search warrant. That’s when 31-year old Colton Rich barricaded himself inside the home for more than an hour while...
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