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Low temps cause risk of bursting pipes

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — With the below normal temperatures we’ve been seeing and ice forming on windshields overnight, homeowners need to think about their pipes bursting. Unscrewing the hose from the faucet during the winter could mean the difference in hundreds of dollars of plumbing repairs. Garden hoses are one of the three most...
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Klamath Falls Police looking for suspect in reported garage fire

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls Police are looking for a suspect in a reported garage fire at a vacant home last Friday. Firefighters were called out to a garage on fire around one in the afternoon at Union Avenue and Mitchell Street, and they were able to contain the fire, but there was...
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Five arrested for driving under the influence during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Five people were arrested for driving under the influence during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The arrests were part of a coordinated effort by local law enforcement agencies. All 5 people arrested were taken in by the Klamath Falls Police Department. Police also pulled over several drivers for speeding.
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Crater Lake

Conservation groups challenging U.S. Forest Service plans to log outside Crater Lake

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Conservation groups are challenging U.S. Forest Service plans to log outside Crater Lake National Park in an area that the groups want to see protected. as wilderness. The lawsuit, filed by the groups Cascadia Wild and Oregon Wild want to stop the Loafer timber sale in an area east of...
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Dennis Linthicum lists reasons he’d be a better candidate

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Dennis Linthicum is spelling it out out voters on his website on why he’s a better candidate than his opponent, Rep. Greg Walden. Klamath County Commissioner Linthicum now has a section listing the main issues where he differs with Walden. On the site Linthicum states the opinions of Walden from...
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Group setting rules for hemp farming in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — After a panel of appointed experts lays down a new set of rules in the next few weeks, Oregon farmers will be able to grow a crop of industrial hemp this spring. The committee of ag experts and state officials has been selected by the Oregon Department of Agriculture, and will...
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Lake County Commissioners discuss how to use additional space from empty Lake County Public Library

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Lake County Commissioners are discussing how to use the additional space from the empty Lake County Public Library. Officials hope to avoid additional building code requirements as a result of changes and shifts within the courthouse, so one option would be to use it as a transport hub for jail inmates....
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Candlelight vigil honors DUII victims and survivors in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –A candlelight vigil honored DUII victims and survivors last night in Klamath Falls. The gathering in the basin held by the Klamath County DUII Task Force in the courthouse lobby early in the evening paid respects to those lost, and those that have recovered from accidents involving drunk drivers. It was...
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Suspect in Jackson County District Attorney’s Office bombing reportedly confessed to police

MEDFORD, Ore. –The man that is the suspect in the bombing at the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office has reportedly confessed to the crime. Newly-released federal court documents say Alan Leroy McVay, who was arrested last week in connection with the bombing on November 13th, admitted to police that he had set the bomb...
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Riverside Fire

Fire tears through Klamath Falls historic home

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A fire tore through one of Klamath Falls historic homes yesterday afternoon. The house fire that started around 2pm fully engulfed the home on Riverside, and firefighters from Klamath Falls Fire District #1 worked quickly, so the Klamath Crisis Center and other nearby buildings weren’t threatened. The fire closed Riverside...
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