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Former Klamath County Deputy reaches plea deal

Former Klamath County sheriff’s deputy, 40-year old Joshua Andrew Bryant, has pleaded guilty to lesser charges under a plea deal. Bryant had been charged with felony sexual abuse after being accused of forcing a woman into sexual acts at a vacation rental property. He pleaded guilty to one count of harassment and two counts...
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Veterans to take part in job fair

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — An event is coming up to help veterans find jobs. The third annual Klamath and Lake Counties Stand Down and Veterans Job Fair will also help veterans find dental care, and receive alcohol and drug counseling. Worksource Klamath is taking donations for the event now, to be held June 15...
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Western US to have good views of a Solar Eclipse

A solar eclipse is coming up this weekend meaning the moon blocks out the sun and leaves a visible ring of light around its circumference. This will add to a good month of moon views – it was back on May 5th that we had the so-called “supermoon” when the moon was as close...
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Fremont-Winema National Forest issues warning

WASHINGTON — The Fremont-Winema National Forest urges everyone to stay off wet, muddy roads. The forest says the ground is saturated, making driving conditions extremely difficult. Causing damage to roads and other Forest resources can be a violation of federal regulations, which could carry a fine up to $5,000 and/or six months in jail.
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Eagle Point to have substitute teachers today

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A strike involving teachers at the Eagle Point School District has come to an impass after members of the school district and the teachers’ union were unable to come to an agreement over insurance and class size issues. That means 65 trained substitutes will take over today. More talks are...
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Local police still searching for robber

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls police are still looking for a robber who had a box cutter when he assaulted a man this week. An 18-year old victim was walking in downtown Wednesday when the robber put a box cutter to his throat and tried to rob him. It happened in the 300...
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Injured pedestrian still hospitalized

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The pedestrian who was hit by a bicyclist Tuesday on a bike path near Shasta Way is still in critical condition in Bend. 57-year old Ralph Watah of Klamath Falls was riding a bike and hit 66-year old Darwin Edwards when he tried to pass him, according to an Oregon...
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Taylor enters plea to sexual abuse charge

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Klamath Falls City Council member Gregory Alwin Taylor has entered a not guilty plea to one count of first-degree sexual abuse. Police say Taylor was visiting family in Corvallis in March when he was accused of fondling a boy under the age of six. The next court date for Taylor is...
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Douglas County Sheriff’s vehicle hit

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore.  – A Douglas County Sheriff’s Office vehicle was struck by another car Wednesday morning after the officer driving was making a u-turn to pursue a speeder. Deputy Charles Mapes was patrolling northbound Highway 38 when he began to make the u-turn and was hit by 20-year-old Heather McDonald’s Honda. Oregon State Police...
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Man enters plea on sex abuse charges

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls man has entered a not guilty plea to a first degree sexual abuse charge. 25-year old Patrick Wayne Anderson was arrested Sunday in connection with an incident involving a relative under the age of 14. A pre-trial hearing has been set for May 15.
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