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Officials narrow down the cause of Sunday fire

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Fire officials say it was probably combustible material too close to a heat source that cause a fire Sunday. The blaze damaged one vehicle and destroyed two carports on Arthur Street. Officials with Klamath County Fire District No. 1 think the fire was started either by combustibles too close to...
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Power restored to 2500

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Pacific Power doesn’t know exactly what caused the power outage yesterday that knocked out electricity to about 2500 people. Power is back on now, but things went dark for about four hours yesterday in the south suburbs. The National Weather Service had issued a high wind advisory yesterday, and the...
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Local Olympian takes part in Let’s Move

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Henley High School grad Dan O’Brien is in Washington DC to take part in an event related to First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign. O’Brien won the 1996 Olympic gold medal in the decathlon.
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SUV hits house, no one seriously hurt

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – An SUV that rolled into a home on Eldorado Blvd yesterday wasn’t properly secured on an incline, according to Klamath Falls police. The driver was delivering Meals on Wheels, and after she got out the SUV rolled through the intersection of Portland Avenue and Eldorado Blvd before it jumped the...
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Trapping rules face scrutiny

SALEM, Ore. – Conservation and animal protection groups want new restrictions on trappers. That would include warning signs posted next to traps, keeping traps and snares more than 100 feet from trails on public land, and requirement to check traps and snares every 24 hours. The groups have petitioned the Oregon Fish and Wildlife...
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Students have the rest of the month to decide on open enrollment

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Open enrollment started March 1 for students, and those applications are due Sunday April 1. But because of the weekend, the district office will need the paperwork by Friday, March 30. Mazama and Henley high schools both have open houses this week.
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Police look for Two Doors Down robber

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Falls police are still investigating Friday morning’s robbery at Two Doors Down on south Sixth Street. A man reportedly entered the building, brandished a weapon, and demanded money. He made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information should call the anonymous tip line. 541-883-5334
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Local man arrested after weekend break-in

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A Klamath Falls man is accused of breaking into a home in the 3400 block of Cannon Avenue Friday night, violating a restraining order and showing a knife. He ran before deputies got there, but Saturday morning residents reported to police that someone had been there again. Corey Raymon Freiberg...
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Bald Eagle is off the endangered list

SALEM, Ore. – The state Fish and Wildlife Service voted unanimously Friday to take the bald eagle off the endangered species list. Populations have been rebounding – from a low of 65 nesting pairs in Oregon in 1978 to 570 nesting pairs in 2010 – and protections are no longer needed. One of the...
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KCC narrows search to two candidates for President

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Community College has named two finalists as it searches for a new President. Jerome (Jerry) Migler and Roberto Gutierrez were picked from a field of more than 20 applicants. The two candidates will come to Klamath Falls for a series of forums and interviews later this month. Migler is...
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