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Taylor placed on paid leave at Klamath Community College

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — After his arrest on child sexual abuse charges, Klamath Falls City Council member Greg Taylor has been placed on paid administrative leave at KCC. Taylor’s teaching job at Klamath Community College is on hold while the case plays out. Taylor was arrested after an alleged incident involving a six-year old...
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Man sentenced for tampering

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — 32-year old Joshua Steven Holland was sentenced this week to 19 months in prison for the crime of Tampering with a Witness. District Attorney Edwin Caleb’s office says the incident happened last year when Holland tried to induce a witness to not testify at his trial.
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Recycling rates may go down, fee could be added

On the agenda for Monday night’s city council meeting, the city of Klamath Falls will consider a request by Waste Management to decrease certain commercial recycle conatiner rates, and add a loose recycling extra collection fee. $10.35 per yard would be added. The meeting happens Monday at 7pm in City Council Chambers. Council Begins...
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Klamath Falls’ classic car show to be featured on Speed Channel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The 2011 Kruise of Klamath will be featured on the television show My Classic Car with Dennis Gage on the Speed channel this weekend. Gage spent four days in Klamath Falls last year filming in the city and at Crater Lake. You can watch the episodes Saturday at 6:30am with a repeat...
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Klamath Falls gets new state trooper

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon State police are graduating a new class of troopers today. Academy training has been happening for the past 24 weeks in Salem and graduation is today. 23-year old Scott Sheldon will be assigned to the Klamath Falls Area Command office.
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Interview: Pacific Crest Trail Association

Ian Nelson of the Pacific Crest Trail Association will be at the Klamath County Museum Thursday to show a National Geographic film and answer questions the public has about the 2,650-mile trail. Newstalk 1150 KAGO talked with Nelson about the presentation. Audio: Pacific Crest Trail Association’s Ian Nelson
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New power generator begins operation

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A ribbon cutting ceremony for a new hydroelectric power generator took place near A Canal Thursday. Klamath Irrigation District board of directors member Ross Fleming says this replaces the old facility which burned down in the 1950s. Audio: Klamath Irrigation District’s Ross Fleming The electricity will reduce KID’s electrical costs and...
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New power source to be dedicated today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A hydroelectric facility in the Klamath Irrigation District’s C Canal will be dedicated today and the commissioner of the US Bureau of Reclamation, Michael Connor, is expected to be in town. It’s not open to the public. The generator is expected to power over a hundred homes.
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City Council member faces sexual abuse charge

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls City Council member is facing sexual abuse charges. 60-year old Gregory Alvin Taylor was arrested yesterday and accused of sexually abusing a boy under the age of 6. Taylor was booked into the Klamath County Jail and charged with first-degree sex abuse. He was being held in...
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Deputy to be honored 130 years later

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon law enforcement will honor those who lost their lives in the line of duty next week in Salem. The ceremony May 8 will honor Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Samuel J. Lewis. It was only recenly discovered that in March 1882, Deputy Lewis was guarding a prisoner in the Klamath Falls...
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