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KFPD In Line For New Dash and Body Cams

The Klamath Falls Police Department could soon have body cameras and upgrades for its patrol car dash cameras. KFPD was authorized to add the program as part of the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget back in June. The department is primarily looking to purchase an “all in one” camera platform to increase department transparency. The order,...
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Chiloquin Fire and Rescue Adds Third Ambulance

Chiloquin Fire and Rescue has purchased a new/used ambulance, bringing them to three.  Chief Mike Cooke says medical calls have expanded since the fire department and ambulance consolidated but now the mostly volunteer department needs more staff to be able to utilize all three ambulances. He says they especially need people during the weekday hours.  Chief Cooke...
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KF Offers Seniors Snow Removal Help

The City of Klamath Falls is offering senior citizen snow removal assistance this winter. Qualifying senior citizens who are residents of the City may request assistance in removal of snow from paved driveways and sidewalks at their homes. Cristina Buckley with the City of Klamath Falls says seniors should apply ahead of the snow season as applications...
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Bullying Forum Tuesday at Library

There’s a public forum and group discussion about school bullying this evening. It’s being hosted by the School Guardian Project at Ponderosa Middle School and the Coalition for Safe Learning Environments in partnership with Citizens for Safe Schools. Anyone can come. It’s at 6pm at the Klamath County Library on Third Street in Klamath...
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Air Quality Remains Red; Stagnation Advisory Through Saturday

The air quality advisory remains red though at least Wednesday afternoon as the stagnant weather is bringing poor ventilation conditions to the Klamath basin. An Air Stagnation Advisory is in effect until 10am Saturday. For now only pellet stoves and exemptions may be used within the air quality zone and all outdoor or open burning is prohibited countywide.  ...
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Bend Man Dies in Klamath County Crash

A Bend man has been killed in an accident in Klamath County.  Oregon State Police  say around 2am Sunday Roy Smith was southbound on US 97 near milepost 226 in when he lost control on the ice and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer driven by a Cheney Washington woman.  Smith was dead at the...
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Fire destroyed a mobile home off of Altamont Drive Sunday evening. (Photo: Jennifer Stonecypher)

Fire Destroys Klamath Falls Mobile Home

Fire destroyed a Klamath Falls mobile home Sunday evening. The fire was first reported at 6:45 PM in the 2600 block of Altamont Drive, at the Alta Gardens Mobile Home Park.  Witnesses say at least two dogs were found safe after the fire broke out. It’s unknown whether anyone was inside the home when...
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Escaped Humboldt Inmate Captured

UPDATE: Monday December 4 An inmate who escaped a Northern California Prison has been recaptured. Jordan Harris was found during a compliance check at a home in Loleta. He was taken into custody and booked on charges of escape and possession of a controlled substance while in custody. Harris had walked away form a...
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Sequestered 2016 Federal Timber Money To Be Distributed

18 Oregon counties that rely on logging revenue will soon get nearly $1.4 million that has been withheld by the federal government due to sequestration. The counties get a share of timber receipts from logging on 2.1 million acres to cover loss of revenue when the BLM took it over. About 7 percent of the...
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New Peterson Elementary Classrooms Making Progress

This week families, students and staff at Peterson Elementary have seen construction workhappening in the early morning at the school. Workers are pouring concrete to make up the floors of six new classrooms and two new restrooms at the school with 591 students.Workers are pouring concrete in three phases this week, workingat night and...
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