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Silva was arrested at the Mexico border after trying to enter the US.

CAPTURED: Trojan Horse Drug Source Arrested at Mexico Border

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Homeland Security Investigators (HSI) in Medford were notified Wednesday by California Port of Entry authorities that 31-year old Samuel Silva-Moralos had applied for admission into the US, saying he was headed to LA. Silva was wanted on active warrants in connection with Operation Trojan Horse– an investigation into the connection between...
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Smoke May Have Caused Power Outage

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Power was knocked out to about 6,500 Pacific Power customers in Klamath Falls Tuesday afternoon, including the OIT campus. Tom Gauntt with Pacific Power says a transformer outage caused the disruption– which could be smoke-related. “At a certain point, at a level of smokiness in the air, it actually makes it so electricity can’t...
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Fires: What You Need to Know for Wednesday

Updated 4:45 PM PT Klamath Falls, Ore.– Here’s your rundown on the most current data we have on the recent fires and other fire-related information that you might need to know : New Fires:Over 1,500 lightning strikes throughout the forest were reported from Monday’s storm. Interagency fire crews have responded to eight confirmed new...
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The Oregon Gulch Fire

Fires: What You Need to Know for Tuesday

Updated 6:50 PM PT Klamath Falls, Ore.– Here’s your rundown on the most current data we have on the recent fires and other fire-related information that you might need to know : New Evacuation Warning: RE: The July Complex: Effective 4pm August 5, 2014, the July Complex Incident Commander has requested an Evacuation Advisory be...
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Man Dies One Week After Klamath Falls Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man passed away over the weekend… a week after an accident that sent him and two others to the hospital. On July 24th, 41-year old John Gilman tried making a left turn off the Southside Bypass and struck an oncoming truck. Gilman was seriously injured in the wreck,...
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Fairgrounds Open for Animal Shelter

Klamath Falls, Ore.– In response to the numerous fires in the area, the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds has officially opened up as an animal evacuation center. According to an e-mail from Fair Manager Dave Dillabo, the horse stalls are available for storing animals that are being evacuated from areas near the Oregon Gulch and Beaver...
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Fires: What You Need to Know About Air Quality

Klamath Falls, Ore.– High temperatures and area wild fires are creating a near dangerous air quality situation for the Klamath Basin. Winds are blowing toward the east, bringing the smoke with it, rather than moving it out of the area. Jim Carrey with Klamath County Environmental Health says residents “We are seeing a rise...
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The Fires: What You Need to Know for Sunday

Updates added August 3, 2014 at 9:30 am PT Klamath Falls, Ore.– There is a lot of information floating around on Social Media. Here is a rundown of what we have been able to confirm through official sources as of early Sunday morning: Evacuations:The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Level 3 Evacuation...
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Fire Fighter Gift Card Drive: Give ‘Em Five

Klamath Falls, Ore.– In response to the numerous fires burning in and around Klamath County, local residents have asked what they can do to help support their efforts. We have an idea. We’re giving you the opportunity to give fire fighters a virtual high-five in the form of a $5 gift card. Bring a...
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Fire Update: Gulch Fire Destroys Homes and Other Buildings

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Gulch Fire, south of Highway 66, is burning in the proximity of the Soda Mountain Wilderness. Yesterday, erratic, gusty winds on the Oregon Gulch Fire caused extreme fire behavior and rapid fire spread. According to a press release from the Oregon Department of Forestry, the fire has consumed a...
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