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Viewing the Basin: Pack Clinic recap

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The High Desert Trail Riders, Back Country Horsemen wilderness and packing clinic was this past weekend at the fairgrounds. Cory Edmondson was there: Audio: From Viewing the Basin – 5.7.2012  
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Bridge project moves forward

KLAMATH COUNTY — A bridge project is moving forward near Bonanza. A judge denied a request from a contractor to stop Klamath County from awarding the contract to Legacy Contractors. The contractor filing the injunction claimed the lowest bidder didn’t submit a proper bid. A judge ruled the county acted within its rights. The...
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Klamath Falls asked to be on the lookout for escaped convict

SALEM, Ore. — Police are looking for 40-year old Martie K. Mitchell, who went missing from a mental hospital Friday. She has family in Klamath Falls and could be headed back here. Mitchell was found guilty of attempting to illegally buy a gun with the intent to harm a Klamath County Sheriff’s detective who...
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Many turn out for Cinco de Mayo celebration

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — About three hundred people were downtown Saturday for the annual Cinco de Mayo Parade and festival. The celebration was organized by Lutheran Community Services’ Hispanic Advisory Board and ended with food and festivities at Veterans Memorial Park. If you have photos or videos to share, please e-mail them to news@mybasin.com.
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Warning issued over magazine sales scam

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Basin residents may have reason to worry if they have given money to what they thought was a good cause, when it may be a scam. Young people have gone door to door asking members of Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union to buy magazines to raise money for a baseball...
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Man sentenced after police chase

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — 24-year old Richard Daniel Ogle was sentenced recently to 22 months in prison for the crimes of Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, Assault in the third degree, Attempting to Elude Police, and Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver to an Injured Person. District Attorney Ed Caleb’s office says...
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Fugitive arrested in Brookings

BROOKINGS, Ore. — Oregon State Police and Brookings Police Department arrested a federal fugitive early Saturday at a Brookings-area bar where he was working as a disc jockey. The man was sought by U.S. Marshals Service and Oakland County, Michigan Sheriff’s Office for two arrest warrants. According to Senior Trooper Jess Oliver, information was...
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Taylor placed on paid leave at Klamath Community College

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — After his arrest on child sexual abuse charges, Klamath Falls City Council member Greg Taylor has been placed on paid administrative leave at KCC. Taylor’s teaching job at Klamath Community College is on hold while the case plays out. Taylor was arrested after an alleged incident involving a six-year old...
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Man sentenced for tampering

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — 32-year old Joshua Steven Holland was sentenced this week to 19 months in prison for the crime of Tampering with a Witness. District Attorney Edwin Caleb’s office says the incident happened last year when Holland tried to induce a witness to not testify at his trial.
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Recycling rates may go down, fee could be added

On the agenda for Monday night’s city council meeting, the city of Klamath Falls will consider a request by Waste Management to decrease certain commercial recycle conatiner rates, and add a loose recycling extra collection fee. $10.35 per yard would be added. The meeting happens Monday at 7pm in City Council Chambers. Council Begins...
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