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Two Sheriff candidates to hold runoff in November

Klamath County Sheriff Tim Evinger is not running for re-election, and a crowded field aimed to replace him. No candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote yesterday, so the top two candidates will have a runoff in November. That’s Frank Skrah versus Mike Angeli.
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State police make marijuana bust near Lakeview

LAKE COUNTY — Oregon State police say a traffic stop last Friday led to the seizure of over 60 pounds of marijuana. Officers pulled over 27-year old Brandon Ace Colby for a traffic violation on Highway 395 about four miles north of Lakeview. The pot was found inside, with an estimated value of $150,000....
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Drop boxes set up to receive ballots

Tuesday is the last day to turn in your ballot. It’s too late to mail it in, so you’ll have to take it to one of several drop boxes around Klamath Falls. Drop boxes are set up to receive ballots at spots including the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk’s office until 4 p.m., Chiloquin...
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Road work on Clover St begins

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Road work starts today on Clover Street. The City of Klamath Falls says crews will be working to seal cracks, and you may find short delays today through Thursday. Crews will be working between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
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Safe Routes to School program monitors school zones

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Health Department, Klamath Falls Police Department and Klamath Falls City Schools are teaming up to keep kids safe in school zones. Kids are encouraged to walk to school, and drivers and students are encouraged to watch out for one another. Unmarked police cars will be watching, often...
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Henley High continues its plant sale

The Henley High School FFA chapter has plants left over from last weekend’s Mother’s Day plant sale, and they’ll open up the greenhouse again this Friday from 3:30 to 6pm for anyone looking to brighten up the garden. They’ll have bedding plants, veggie starts, hanging baskets, patio bowls, and more.
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Former Klamath County Deputy reaches plea deal

Former Klamath County sheriff’s deputy, 40-year old Joshua Andrew Bryant, has pleaded guilty to lesser charges under a plea deal. Bryant had been charged with felony sexual abuse after being accused of forcing a woman into sexual acts at a vacation rental property. He pleaded guilty to one count of harassment and two counts...
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Veterans to take part in job fair

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — An event is coming up to help veterans find jobs. The third annual Klamath and Lake Counties Stand Down and Veterans Job Fair will also help veterans find dental care, and receive alcohol and drug counseling. Worksource Klamath is taking donations for the event now, to be held June 15...
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Western US to have good views of a Solar Eclipse

A solar eclipse is coming up this weekend meaning the moon blocks out the sun and leaves a visible ring of light around its circumference. This will add to a good month of moon views – it was back on May 5th that we had the so-called “supermoon” when the moon was as close...
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Fremont-Winema National Forest issues warning

WASHINGTON — The Fremont-Winema National Forest urges everyone to stay off wet, muddy roads. The forest says the ground is saturated, making driving conditions extremely difficult. Causing damage to roads and other Forest resources can be a violation of federal regulations, which could carry a fine up to $5,000 and/or six months in jail.
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