Lake County Inmate Back in Custody

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  He’s back in custody… the Lake County inmate who escaped while  working on the Stouts fire was arrested last night in Medford. 26-year old Kenneth Polchowski had been missing since Sunday. Oregon State Police say he was arrested at around 8:30 yesterday without incident. Police also recovered a vehicle that Polchowski allegedly...
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New superintendent selected to lead Lava Beds, Tule Lake national monuments

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The National Park Service (NPS) has selected Larry Whalon to be the next superintendent of Lava Beds National Monument and the Tule Lake Unit of World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in northeastern California. Whalon, who is currently serving as the parks’ acting superintendent, will assume his permanent role...
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Emigrant Pass Trip Offered

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A guided trip over an historic road in northern Klamath County will be offered by the Klamath County Museum Saturday, Aug. 29. The outing over Emigrant Pass is offered in partnership with the Klamath Falls Four Runners. High-clearance four wheel drive is required to cover the most historic section of the...
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Teen May Face Charges in 2-car Wreck

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A 19 year old Enterprise man could face reckless driving charges in connection with yesterday’s accident on Highway 97 in Sherman County. The wreck shut down the highway at mile maker 20 for about an hour… and sent three people to the hospital. According to Oregon State Police… Caden Jay Christman was headed...
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Highway 230 Closed Due to Wildfires

Klamath Falls, Ore.–   Wildfires shut down Diamond Lake Highway through Crater lake National Park yesterday afternoon. It’s still closed this morning between milepost 12 and the intersection with 138. The 12-hundred Acre National Creek Complex is burning near there. It’s just 10-percent contained. There were no new blazes reported on land monitired by...
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No West Nile Detected So Far in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– With a dead bird in Jackson County testing positive for West Nile Virus…vector control managers in Klamath County say they’re keeping a close eye on mosquito activity in the Klamath Basin. “We’ve put up field traps and do testing two days a week in our lab for West Nile Virus,” said Lindsey...
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Gas Prices Continue Decline

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices are still falling… even in California… which has the highest gas prices in the country. The state average in California has fallen 16 cents in the past week to $3.58 per gallon. It’s $3.04 in Oregon— a 5-cent drop compared to last week. Gregg Loskoski with says they should...
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Red Flag Warning

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Red Flag Warning goes into effect Monday starting at 2:00 PM running through 1:00 AM Tuesday. The National Weather service is predicting strong winds and isolate thunderstorms this afternoon and overnight.
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Two Arrested after Shots Fired in Bonanza

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Two men were arrested late last night after an argument between neighbors led to one of the men firing a gun. The victim says he and his 7-year old son were walking on their own property in Bonanza when a neighbor confronted them with a gun. According to a press release...
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KFPD Offers Child ID Kits

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you’re a parent… you’ve probably had one of those moments where your little walked off… and you couldn’t find them right away. But what if you couldn’t find them for a while? The Klamath Falls Police department is offering a free child ID kit for parents. Bill Lewis is one...
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