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City manager resigns

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls City Manager Rick Whitlock is stepping down. In his resignation letter to the mayor and city council, Whitlock said he has accepted a job as the lead counsel for another Oregon government that he says provides a great opportunity to return to the legal profession. Whitlock became the...
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City Council member steps down

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls city council member Gregory Taylor has resigned. Taylor was arrested in May and charged with first-degree sexual abuse after an alleged incident of sexual abuse in late March in Corvallis. He had still been attending city council meetings, but now confirms his resignation.
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Jackson County deputies bust cockfighters

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Nine people are in custody following the break-up of a cockfight at a farm in Eagle Point – the owner of which was arrested. Eight people of more than 20 were cited for cockfighting when Jackson County sheriff’s deputies responded to a trespassing report. Those not cited scattered from the scene....
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Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair meetings tonight

Wednesday night is the next regular meeting of the 10-A District Agricultural Association board of directors at the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair Office. It starts at 7 p.m. Beforehand at 5 p.m. is the first Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair Quality Assurance and Ethics Awareness course. It is a class for exhibitors from 4-H and FFA at...
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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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