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Red Cross helps prepare for quakes

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Red Cross Emergency Preparedness office is helping people prepare for disasters. The next event on March 1st at 6pm at the Main Klamath Falls Library will focus on earthquake preparedness. Other similar disasters will be the focus of future events, occurring on the first Thursday evening of...
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9th candidate files for Sheriff

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Sheriff’s deputy, Brian Bryson has filed to run for Klamath County Sheriff. That makes nine candidates in the race now. Sheriff Tim Evinger is not seeking re-election.
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Benefit for local cancer patient draws famous memorabilia

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A fundraiser is going on now for former pro baseball player Dennis Bennett who lives in Klamath Falls. Local photographer Shorty Moles organized the fundraiser to help with Bennett’s medical expenses, and has included several one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia items. Current Red Sox player Dustin Pedroia has contributed items. Look for...
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Lone Gray Wolf close to Oregon again

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Cal. – OR-7 could be on his way back. The lone gray wolf traveled across the state of Oregon and into California after spending a fair amount of time near Klamath Falls. Yesterday he was tracked by satellite in Siskiyou County, about 10 miles from the Oregon border. He’s been wandering, looking...
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No injuries as plane makes emergency landing in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A plane belonging to Allegiant Air yesterday had to make an emergency landing at the Klamath Falls airport. The flight originated in Phoenix, Arizona and was on its way to Bellingham, Washington when it made the unscheduled stop. Generators on the plane may have caused the problem. The plane landed...
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Police investigate burglaries on Sixth

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Falls police are still investigating the break-ins early Tuesday morning along South Sixth Street. The Dollar Tree and Liberty Tax were burglarized and cash was stolen. Investigators said they did have a few persons of interest in the case.
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Jail levy will be before voters

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A $1.6 million levy affecting law enforcement will be on the May ballot after Klamath County Commissioners okayed the ballot measure yesterday. The three year levy would provide funds for the Klamath County Jail’s B pod and could prevent major cuts to the District Attorney’s office and juvenile department. The...
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Stabbing victim recovers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – More now on the stabbing of 28-year old Michael King, who has been treated and released. Klamath Falls police say 35-year old Sheila Kerekes is still in the Klamath County jail on $110,000 bail. Joseph Kerekes was also arrested on charges of disorderly conduct. He was released after posting ten...
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Tire fire spreads to side of downtown building

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Fire District No. 1 is investigating the cause of last night’s fire at 218 Broad St. Fire officials said the fire started in a small utility trailer parked next to the building, and loaded full of tires. The flames damaged the side of the building. Investigators haven’t said...
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Missing couple found

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office yesterday asked the public to keep an eye out for a missing man and woman thought to be near the Oregon-California border, and hours later the couple was found safe. 46-year old David Martin and 65-year old Georgie Short were traveling through Northern California when...
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