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Klamath Falls woman faces new charges

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls woman is facing kidnapping charges after an arrest last week in Northern California. Police say 20-year-old Elizabeth Crystal Nelson helped kidnap a woman from Klamath County by intimidating her with a hammer last Wednesday. The California Highway Patrol says in a release 49-year-old Billy Joe Chicklero forced...
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Community Watch meeting Thursday

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. Officer Joel Loudermilk with the Klamath Falls Police Department will be the guest speaker and will take questions afterward.
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It’s Police vs. Fire in a charity softball game

The Klamath Falls Police Department will be participating in a charity softball game versus the Klamath Falls Firemen. Tickets can be purchased at the Klamath Falls Police Department for seven dollars, half of the ticket price will go to the Klamath Lake Special Olympics Program. The game will be on July 3 starting at...
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Six arrests at State Capitol protest

SALEM, Ore. — Six people were arrested Monday over a protest involving environmental groups at the Oregon State Capitol building in Salem. Oregon state police say about 50 protesters remained even after the arrests. Some occupied entrances to the Secretary of State’s office and the Office of the State Treasurer.
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Crash takes life of Cave Junction woman

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — A 42-year-old Cave Junction woman was killed in a crash Saturday afternoon near her hometown and the Oregon State Police need your help potentially with the investigation. OSP is seeking unidentified witnesses to the crash that happened around 6:30 p.m. What authorities know is a Ford SUV drifted over the...
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Gas prices drop

HEATHROW, Fla. – Each time you drive by a gas station now you may be noticing the prices have come down another penny or two. The national average is down 15 cents in the past two weeks to $3.48 now. Klamath Falls is still above that, with most prices in the low $3.60s, according to...
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Developers interested in vacant Klamath Falls center

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The vacant Gottschalks Building may not be vacant much longer. The Klamath County Economic Development Association confirms there are several interested developers who could purchase the Klamath Falls Town Center and a new business could take over Gottschalks. The Herald and News reports the city of Klamath Falls is keeping...
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Fatal accident victim identified

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State police have identified the man who died Thursday in a traffic accident on Highway 97. 56-year old Gerald Leroy Day of Chiloquin was driving a pickup Thursday morning when it crossed through the northbound land and hit a concrete barrier. Police are still investigating whether a medical condition...
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Man sentenced after domestic violence incident

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Mark Douglas McQueen has been convicted of attempted murder and second degree assault, related to a March domestic violence incident. District Attorney Ed Caleb’s office says the victim suffered several injuries to the head and face, including a broken jaw. Prosecutors said the victim was afraid to confront McQueen in...
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Kinetic Challenge races Saturday

Story by Cory Edmondson Even the Grinch will enjoy the Klamath Kinetic Challenge. This year’s is the eighth edition of the challenge and it has a Dr. Seuss theme. Supreme organizer Dawn Jennings says human-powered vehicles and sculptures will be tested on an all-terrain course. Other than awards given to winners in the race,...
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