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Man Missing at Crater Lake National Park

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A search is underway to find a snowshoe hiker missing at Crater Lake National Park since Monday. In a press release, Park officials reported that a man from outside of Oregon rented a set of snow shoes on Monday and hasn’t returned. His family has requested that the man’s name not...
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Modoc Field Renovations Underway

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Union High School’s Modoc Field will soon sport a synthetic turf. Work on the field started last month, but the school held a ceremonial groundbreaking on the project yesterday. Plans are for the new turf to be ready for the first football game of the season in early September. A...
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Klamath City Council Approves New Police Contract

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls police will get a pay raise thanks to a new one-year contract the city council approved with the union this week. The pay increase percentage depends on the role and rank of of public safety personal, but the net 2.35 percent increase in pay and benefits will cost the city...
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Henley High FFA Plant Sale Starts Thursday

Henley, Ore.– Henley High’s Future Farmer’s of America kick off their annual plant sale today. Students will sell plants and vegetable starts they’ve cultivated to raise money for group activities. The sale runs today through Saturday, 9am to 5pm each day at the school’s FFA Greenhouse.
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Woman Dies in ATV Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A woman died Tuesday afternoon when an ATV she was driving hit a rock and flipped over. According to a press release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, Michelle Margaret Ferarrio-Carter was checking on livestock off of Vale Road when the accident happened. Carter died at the scene.
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Oregon State Police Search for Escaped Inmate

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An inmate escaped Sunday from the Deer Ridge Correctional Institution in Madras, according to the Oregon State Police. Clinton Orvill Swearingen II, 31, was discovered missing about 10:30 p.m. His prison clothes were found in a vacant lot. Swearingen entered Department of Corrections custody on Feb. 4 on one count of...
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KFalls Launches Open City Hall

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The City of Klamath Falls has launched “Open City Hall,” an on-line forum allowing residents to get involved in local government, even when they can’t make it to council and other city meetings. The Open City Hall forum gives the community a forum to provide input on different Discussion Topics. Readers...
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Citizens for Safe Schools Awarded Grant

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Narcotics Enforcement Association recently awarded a $10,000 grant to Citizens for Safe Schools. The local organization will use the funds to support its mentoring programs and the new Text-a-Tip program. This is the third time the ONEA has provided grant funds for Citizens with Safe Schools.
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Man Arrested after Speeding from Police

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Tulelake man is behind bars after running from police Monday night. Lietenant Rob Dentinger with the Klamath Falls Police Department says officers attempted to stop a car driven by 20-year old Jose Magdaleno. Magdaleno sped away, but police did not chase after him. Magdaleno lost control of his car at...
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Rocky Point Fire Chief Resigns

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Rocky Point Volunteer Fire and EMS department announced in a press release that the agency’s assistant fire chief, Glenn Harman, has been promoted to Chief, after Chief John Koutouzos resigned. The department doesn’t say why Chief Koutouzos left the agency, which has been embroiled in controversy the past few months after its...
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