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Pedestrian seriously hurt after being hit on bike path

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police are investigating a bicycle versus pedestrian accident that happened yesterday afternoon on the bike path in Klamath Falls near Shasta Way. Troopers say 57-year old Ralph Watah tried to pass the pedestrian, 66-year old Darwin Edwards, and the two collided. Edwards was taken by ambulance to Sky...
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Woman released from hospital after pedestrian accident

BEND, Ore. — The woman who was hit by a bus April 25 as she crossed a street in downtown Klamath Falls is out of the hospital. She had been receiving treatment at a hospital in Bend. The Basin Transit Service driver was cited in the accident.
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Modoc authorities still searching for missing man

ALTURAS, Calif. — The Modoc County Sheriff’s office says it’s still searching for a man reported missing in March. 36-year old Dewey Dink McGarva’s vehicle was found abandoned on County Road 1 just north of Cedarville, Calif. He’s described in a press release as Native American, about 5-11 and 175 pounds, with a tattoo...
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Military members to be honored in Siskiyou County

YREKA, Calif. — Siskiyou County Armed Forces day is coming up May 19, and military veterans will have the spotlight at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds. Anyone in southern Oregon or northern California is encouraged to attend, and veterans and their families in the Tulelake Basin and Butte Valley areas are encouraged to participate.
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Escaped psychiatric patient found

TULELAKE, Calif. — A missing 40-year old psychiatric patient from the Oregon State Hospital has been found. Martie K Mitchell was found hiding in a home last night around 7:30 p.m. when she was taken into custody near Tulelake. Authorities thought she might be on her way back to Klamath Falls because she still...
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Lake County deputy honored today after more than a century

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Public Safety Academy Tuesday is holding the 2012 Police Memorial Ceremony to honor fallen officers. Among those, Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Samuel J. Lewis, who died March 11, 1882. The details of the gunfight were only recently discovered, and he’ll be honored today along with two others lost...
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Fundraiser planned for domestic violence victim’s family

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The team at Vintage Salon at 1039 Main Street is having a fundraiser to help domestic violence victims. The salon says the effort will be in honor of Kristy Esselstyn-Huddleston, who was shot and killed in her home by her husband of 10 years in March. From Noon to 4pm...
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Meeting today for those wanting to observe election process

An informational meeting happens Tuesday for anyone wanting to observe ballot counting during the May 15th primary. The meeting is mandatory for those wanting to watch the election process. Two years ago, a local Tea Party activist organized a group that packed the ballot counting rooms, and since then election observer guidelines have been...
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Viewing the Basin: Pack Clinic recap

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The High Desert Trail Riders, Back Country Horsemen wilderness and packing clinic was this past weekend at the fairgrounds. Cory Edmondson was there: Audio: From Viewing the Basin – 5.7.2012  
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Bridge project moves forward

KLAMATH COUNTY — A bridge project is moving forward near Bonanza. A judge denied a request from a contractor to stop Klamath County from awarding the contract to Legacy Contractors. The contractor filing the injunction claimed the lowest bidder didn’t submit a proper bid. A judge ruled the county acted within its rights. The...
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