Shuttle Service Offered for Klamath Basin Flyers

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Now that passenger air service from Klamath Falls has ended, Medford is the closest place folks can go to catch a flight. The Oregon Department of transportation is teaming up with South West Point Shuttle and will operate a shuttle from the Amtrak station in Klamath Falls to the Medford airport and...
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Lake County Commissioners Approve Additional Funds for Round-up

Lakeview, Ore.- Lake County’s board of commissioners this week agreed to funnel about 19-hundred dollars more toward the Lake County Round-up. New PRCA regulations require additional purse money paid up front for rodeos they sanction. The annual Round-up is during Labor Day weekend.
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Bail Set for Man Who Burned Drugs During Stand-Off with Police

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man who barricaded himself in a mobile home when authorities attempted to serve a search warrant Wednesday morning, was in court yesterday. 31-year old Colton Destry Rich faces multiple drug charges, and is also charged with tampering with evidence after he allegedly set some of the drugs on fire...
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Burglar Arrested after Chase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A recently-released state prisoner is in custody this afternoon after he was caught burglarizing a home, then led Klamath County deputies on a high speed chase. The suspect took off in a stolen car after a homeowner returned to find the man in the house and called 9-1-1. Sheriff Frank Skrah...
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Man Convicted of Sex Abuse

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County jury found a Fort Klamath man guilty of sexually abusing his own children. 58-year old Efran Mandoza Valencia was convicted of six charges of first degree sex abuse. Sentencing is next week. Valencia sexually abused two of his children over the course of about six years. They’re adults...
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Tulelake Mayor Survives Recall Effort

Tulelake, Calif.– A dead tie means Tulelake Mayor Randy Darrow keeps his seat on the city council. A hand count completed yesterday confirmed the 65-to-65 vote in the recall effort.
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Early Morning Drug Bust Leads to Stand-off

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is in custody after engaging law enforcement in a brief standoff yesterday. Several agencies went to a mobile home on Gary Street early yesterday morning to execute a search warrant. That’s when 31-year old Colton Rich barricaded himself inside the home for more than an hour while...
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Klamath Falls Man Convicted of Assault

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was found guilty of four assault charges related to a February incident that put his two-month old son in the hospital. The District Attorney’s office says 50-year old Damon Cyril Revis was assaulting his wife when their teenaged children tried stepping in to protect her. Revis then...
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Police Release Identity of High School Gunman

Troutdale, Ore.– It was a 15-year student who fired shots at a high school in Troutdale, killing a classmate and injuring a student before allegedly turning a gun on himself. Jared Michael Padgett was a freshman at the school. Investigators aren’t sure if the victim, 14-year old Emilio Hoffman, was the target, and are...
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Reward for Fire Culprits Increases

Bend, Ore.– The reward for information leading investigators to whoever is responsible for the Two Bulls fire is now up to 14-thousand-500 dollars. A third, small fire that started earlier this week in the same area is also being considered suspicious. The blaze has so far burned 6,900 acres. Crews have a line around...
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