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Alleged sexual assault delays Amtrak train

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A possible sexual assault caused an Amtrak train bound for Portland to be delayed for about six hours Sunday. Witnesses said a young woman was harassed by two men who were questioned by police, but not taken into custody. Since the train was moving, authorities now are trying to decide...
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Siskiyou County authorities offer reward in gold theft

YREKA, Cal. – Authorities are offering a reward now in the Siskiyou County gold theft we told you about last week. Gold nuggets valued at over $1 million were swiped from a display case at the county courthouse in Yreka. The case contained an historical sampling of gold from nearly all the mines in...
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Man connected to several burglaries

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 21-year old Marc Silvio Chicklero of Klamath Falls has been arrested after being allegedly linked to a group that broke into stores by driving a stolen car through a window or door. The Klamath County Sheriff’s department made the arrest Friday as part of a joint investigation with the Klamath...
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Lawmakers get revenue projections Tuesday

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon’s revenue projections will be released tomorrow, or in other words lawmakers will find out how much tax revenue the state thinks it will collect and therefore how much play is in the budget. Last time around, lawmakers were forced to look at layoffs and other cuts, and tomorrow’s numbers will...
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Fire victims could use assistance

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two victims of a fire last week need help. 26-year old Holly Hardt and her 10-month-old daughter, Destina, escaped with nothing more than the clothes they were wearing, and are starting from scratch. Monetary donations can be taken directly to Bank of America, 212 S. Sixth St., and deposited into...
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Two arrested in jewelry heist

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two men are facing charges after being busted trying to sell stolen jewelry. 32-year old Kevin Wade Zimmerman of Klamath Falls and 54-year old Mattio Zanotto of Yreka were arrested after the owner of Holliday Jewelry called police after he had been notified by a customer that their Poe Valley...
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Jeweler helps catch suspected burglars

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two are arrested and booked into the Klamath County Jail following an attempt to sell stolen items to a local jeweler. It is suspected that the jewelry they attempted to sell was allegedly stolen from a residence in Poe Valley. Kevin Wade Zimmerman, 32, of Klamath Falls, and Mattio Angelo...
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Lakeview gets big bucks for forest project

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – Lakeview is getting $35 million in federal funding to put toward restoration work in the Fremont-Winema National Forest. Lakeview Stewardship Landscape will get $3.5 million per year for ten years to fund a project that thins overcrowded forest land. Local officials say it may be the biggest economic boost the county...
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Siskiyou County looks for gold thieves

YREKA, Cal. – Detectives with the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department are trying to figure out who would break into the Siskiyou County courthouse and steal gold from a display case. The theives made off with about $3 million worth of historic gold nuggets that were part of a collection that sampled most of the...
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Republican primary setting up to be deciding factor

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Republican primary in May is shaping up to be more than a preliminary election. The Klamath County Democratic Central Committee has said there are no democratic challengers at this point for County Commissioner, so the Republicans that are picked May 15th in the primary may have the ballot all...
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