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Trout Derby has 28.5 inch winner

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – At the 5th annual Trophy Trout Fishing Derby over the weekend, the winning fish was a 28.5 inch Redband Trout. The catch was hauled in by Brian Tecumseh early Saturday morning between Bear Island and Eagle Ridge. About 240 fishermen took part in the derby on Upper Klamath Lake.
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Alturas woman pleads guilty to shooting father, burning body

ALTURAS, Cal. – 21-year old Rochelle Cooley of Alturas awaits sentencing in the shooting death of her father. Cooley pleaded guilty to killing 52-year old Timothy Cooley and then burning his body in 2011. She claims he tried to rape her several months prior to the shooting, and insists her former boyfriend was the...
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ALA says local air is among Oregon’s unhealthiest

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County still gets an F for air quality. A new report from the American Lung Association grades counties across the country on air pollution levels, and Klamath is one of four counties in Oregon to get the failing grade. The others were Jackson, Lake, and Lane. The American Lung...
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Oregon Institute of Technology softball team is robbed

The OIT softball team played in Portland Saturday, and while they were there the team’s vans were broken into, and more than $6,000 worth of items were stolen. That includes ipods, laptops, IDs and credit cards. So far there are no suspects. School officials at OIT are working with students on what to do...
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Three face charges in scrap metal theft

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – After a three month investigation, three people were arrested this week for scrap metal theft. Klamath Falls police say the value of the scrap metal is around $5000, stolen from Union Pacific railroad property on Adams Street. 35-year old Dana Marie Ammirata, 32-year old Tory Lynn Hicks (both of Klamath...
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Chiloquin food pantry hit by thieves

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Detectives are trying to figure out who would steal from charities in Chiloquin. Burglars swiped food and electronics from the food pantry after breaking into the Chiloquin Community Center with a crowbar, and left extensive damage on the building. It happened late Tuesday or early Wednesday. Anyone with information should...
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KCC joins prestigious network

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Community College is one of 25 institutions selected, this year, into the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network. KCC says that’s the nation’s most comprehensive non-governmental reform network for student success in higher education history. Being part of the group means KCC will develop and implement research-based policies and...
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Man arrested after reported domestic dispute

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 42-year old Robert Gene Stallworth of Klamath Falls has been arrested and charged with second degree assault after an alleged domestic dispute earlier this week. Police said the victim was treated for a possible broken wrist, and alcohol may have been a factor.
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No more budget cuts expected at City Schools

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Things could be worse for Klamath Falls City Schools. After a meeting of the budget committee this week, it looks like no additional budget cuts will be necessary for the upcoming school year because expected revenue and expected expenditures will match. At the same time, there’s no raise for current...
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Klamath Falls woman recovering after being hit by bus

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A Klamath Falls woman was struck by a bus Wednesday afternoon and had to be airlifted to Bend. Klamath Falls police say 54-year old Deborah Grant was crossing the street when she was hit by a Basin Transit Service bus on Klamath Avenue. The bus driver told police she was...
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