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Man sentenced for sexual abuse of a child

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — 50-year-old Joe M. Montiel has been sentenced to a little more than four years in prison for the crimes of Sexual Abuse in the first degree and Attempted Sexual Abuse in the first degree, dating back to 2007. District Attorney Ed Caleb’s office says the case involved a child under...
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Police to hold educational seminar on gangs

The Klamath Falls Police Department will be hosting a community watch meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be at the Klamath Falls Police Department in the Jeff Ball Community Room. Corporal Dave Marcoux recently went to a gang enforcement conference and will share what he learned about identifying local gangs. You’ll...
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Seminar to be held this week on endangered sucker

More will be revealed this week about how the endangered sucker populations are faring in Upper Klamath Lake. There have been plenty of recent efforts aimed at improving habitat, but even so studies show the endangered Lost River and shortnose sucker aren’t reproducing as successfully as biologists would like. The program will be at...
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Man sentenced for vehicle theft

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — 44-year old Arren Michal Broderick has been sentenced to just over a year and a half in prison for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Attempting to Flee from a Police Officer. District Attorney Ed Caleb’s office says a red Jetta was stolen in March, when the vehicle went...
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Crews continue to search for missing plane

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — Search and rescue crews continue looking for a 48-year-old Idaho pilot whose plane disappeared in eastern Lake County. Tony Nicholls came to Lakeview from Idaho last Thursday to drop off two children, then left Lakeview to head back to Idaho and that’s when he went missing. The last known location...
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Medical issue causes accident, leads to power outage

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Last night’s power outage was caused by a 58-year old man who reportedly suffered a heart attack and lost control of his vehicle, then hit a utility pole. Power was knocked out to about 2,100 homes. James Thomas was taken to the hospital, along with his passenger, 70-year-old Eunice Ward....
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Investigators continue to link suspect to crimes

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls police are still investigating recent robberies, along with the Klamath County Sheriff’s office. We told you last week about the arrest of 22-year old Marc Silvio Chicklero and this came after a search warrant was carried out at a home on Wall street. Stolen property was seized and...
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Hearing tonight on Klamath Falls signs

The Klamath Falls Planning Commission will hold a public hearing tonight to consider removing the sunset date for non-conforming signs under the community development sign ordiance. Instead of requiring the signs to be removed or modified by a certain date, certain triggers would have to happen first. The public hearing is tonight at 7...
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Filing period opens tomorrow

The filing period opens Wednesday for those wishing to run for mayor or Klamath Falls City Council. The positions are four-year terms that would begin on Jan. 2, 2013. The filing period runs from May 30 to Aug. 28 to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. Anyone wanting to run should contact Klamath Falls...
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Gems game to benefit CASA

Court Appointed Special Advocates will have their own night coming up at the ballpark. On June 26 when the Klamath Falls Gems host the Cowlitz Black Bears, it will be CASA night at the ballpark and the Gems will donate 50 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales purchased through CASA. Contact CASA at...
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