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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Klamath Falls asked to be on the lookout for escaped convict

SALEM, Ore. — Police are looking for 40-year old Martie K. Mitchell, who went missing from a mental hospital Friday. She has family in Klamath Falls and could be headed back here. Mitchell was found guilty of attempting to illegally buy a gun with the intent to harm a Klamath County Sheriff’s detective who...
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Many turn out for Cinco de Mayo celebration

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — About three hundred people were downtown Saturday for the annual Cinco de Mayo Parade and festival. The celebration was organized by Lutheran Community Services’ Hispanic Advisory Board and ended with food and festivities at Veterans Memorial Park. If you have photos or videos to share, please e-mail them to
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Warning issued over magazine sales scam

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Basin residents may have reason to worry if they have given money to what they thought was a good cause, when it may be a scam. Young people have gone door to door asking members of Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union to buy magazines to raise money for a baseball...
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Man sentenced after police chase

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — 24-year old Richard Daniel Ogle was sentenced recently to 22 months in prison for the crimes of Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, Assault in the third degree, Attempting to Elude Police, and Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver to an Injured Person. District Attorney Ed Caleb’s office says...
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