Helicopter Crash Victim a KCC Student

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Federal Aviation officials are investigating a helicopter crash in Newberg last week that claimed the life of a KCC student and a flight instructor. Kristian Blackwell was enrolled in Klamath Community College’s aviation program. He was taking a night flight lesson on his own through Precision Aviation Training. Instructor Anthony Gallerani...
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Fire Warning

Fire Danger for Sunday: High

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for abundant lightning.  Klamath, Lake, and Modoc counties are affected from 5 pm Saturday until 11 pm Sunday night.  Thunderstorms are expected to develop over these counties late Saturday afternoon and evening particularly along the Warner, Hart, and Fremont mountains.  Storms...
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Unemployment Benefits Increase with Adjustment

Salem, Ore.– If you have to file for unemployment in the near future… you’ll see just a little more in your weekly benefits check. The Oregon Employment Department today announced that the maximum unemployment insurance benefits will increase by as much as 15 to 18-dollars a week. The change is only for new unemployment...
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Bonanza Farmer’s Market

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Bonanza Farmer’s Market happens this afternoon at Big Springs Park. In addition to stocking up on fresh and local produce and other goods… you can pork out on some BBQ to help raise money for the community. The Market is live from noon until 4 today.
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Murder, Police-Involved Shooting Under Investigation

Yreka, Calif.– Police in Yreka are investigating as the town is stunned by the murder of a woman at the hands of her boyfriend on Wednesday. The body of 34-year old Erika Lemere was found dead in the garage of her home. Police quickly identified a possible suspect… 32-year old Kaleb Landon. He had...
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Hot Water Stressful to Fish

Salem, Ore.– Hot days and low water levels are leading to high water temperatures on Oregon’s lakes and streams, and that’s stressing out fish. Trout, Salmon, steelhead, and sturgeon are all struggling with high temps. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Officials say that means your best bet for fishing is to cast a...
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Lake County Soccer Field Taking Shape

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Things are really taking root at the new Lake County School District Soccer field. Work on the new field started last summer… and volunteers recently laid down hundreds of square feet of sod. There’s still some work to be done on the facility before teams can start using the field, and...
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4 Teens Face Charges in La Pine Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Four teens face arson and other charges in connection with a fire that damaged the gym roof at La Pine Middle School yesterday. Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputies say 18-year old Joshua Frontel and three other teens, two who are 16 years old, one who is 17… are cooperating with the investigation....
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Suspect Wanted After Skipping Court Hearing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man who faces weapons charges skipped out this week on a scheduled hearing. 27-year old Joshua Holloway is one of two men arrested on July 9th when a cache of weapons was uncovered at a home in Chiloquin. Holloway is a convicted felon and can’t legally own a gun. He...
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Security Camera Grants Offered in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Due to the popularity of the Security Camera Grant Program, the City of Klamath Falls is pleased to announce rollout of the Phase III Security Camera Grant Program. It is now quite commonplace in business and commercial districts across the U.S. and the world to have mounted surveillance cameras monitoring activity,...
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