Burns Named New Director of Marijuana Programs

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is getting everything in place for next July, when recreational pot becomes legal in Oregon. The OLCC announced yesterday that it has a new Director of Marijuana Programs. Tom Burns will lead the state in its implementation of recently passed Measure 91. The position falls under...
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YPD: Scammers Claim to Call From Pacific Power

Yreka, Calif.– Police in Yreka are warning residents to be aware of a phone scam circulating in the area. Police Chief Brian Bowles told the Siskiyou Daily News that at least two residents have reported receiving calls from someone claiming to be from Pacific Power. The caller says there’s been a glitch in the...
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Klamath Falls Woman Arrested after Man Stabbed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman was in court yesterday to face charges of attempted murder and second-degree assault after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend. Records show that 43-year old Betty Jean Flowers is accused of stabbing the victim in the chest Monday night. The injuries were not life threatening. Flowers is being...
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Public Hearing Scheduled for Rate Increase Review

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The city of Klamath Falls will hold a public hearing on Monday to get community input on a proposed hike in wastewater rates. According to information from the city, rates could go up by 4-percent, plus a one-percent increase in CPI. The public hearing is scheduled for 7:00 Monday evening at...
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Man Identified in Fatal House Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police have identified the victim of Monday night’s house fire as 67-year old David Michael Lyman. Corporal Chris Zupan with KFPD said Lyman and his dog were found dead when fire crews responded to the blaze. Investigators believe Lyman and the dog were overcome by smoke when a small...
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Walden Scheduled for Lakeview, Klamath Falls Visits

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Representative Greg Walden will be in Lakeview tomorrow, speaking to the Rotary Club. The Hood River Republican will then head to Klamath Falls on Thursday where he’ll tour a local charter school and speak at the Rotary Club. Walden is expected to talk about legislative victories affecting Southern Oregon residents.
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Two Charged with Child Sex Crimes

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Bonanza man faces a long list of sex abuse charges after a grand jury handed down indictments earlier this month. Court documents show 55-year old James John Vaughn allegedly gave alcohol to two underaged girls back in September, then raped one of them while she was incapacitated. He has pleaded...
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Gas Prices Near Pre-Recession Levels

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices have dropped an average of ten cents a gallon over the past week, to a statewide average of $2.74 for a gallon of regular. That’s well above the national average of $2.51. Greg Laskoski at says we can thank crude oil prices, and there’s not telling when they’ll...
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Klamath Falls Man, Dog, Die in House Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police say one person died in a house fire last night. Corporal Chris Zupan with KFPD said a 67-year old man and his dog died, possibly from smoke inhalation at a home in the 28-hundred block of Memorial Drive. The fire is believed to have started accidentally, though investigators...
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Today is the Deadline to Mail Christmas Packages

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you have packages to mail out for Christmas, you’re running out of time. Monday is the last day you can ship a package using ground service and still have it reach its destination by Christmas Eve. If you need a little more time… You can use UPS, but their deadline is...
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