Man accused of illegal bear hunting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – State police arrested a Klamath Falls man after an investigation into illegal bear hunting. 30-year old Trevor Lawrence Harris faces charges after state officials found an illegal bear bait station near Keno last fall that used bait including salmon, dead crows, and trout. Harris faces charges including hunting bear with...
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Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Saturday, Klamath Falls police will take part in the National Drug Take Back Day, when thousands of pounds of unwanted, unused, and expired medications are dropped off to be properly disposed of. Unwanted prescriptions can be dropped off at the police department, 2501 Shasta Way between 10am and 2pm Saturday.
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Modoc County treasury funds investigated

ALTURAS, Cal. – The state Attorney Generals Office is investigating a possible $20 million misappropriation of treasury funds in Modoc County. Investigators have been interviewing top level county officials, and the probe could last another week or so. Felony charges are possible. There is one year left in a four-year statute of limitations.
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Walden urges progress on water supply agreements

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – US Rep. Greg Walden held a town hall meeting Saturday, and said he wants to hold Congressional hearings on the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and Klamath Hydroelectic Settlement Agreement. At issue are things like power rates and stabilizing water supplies for irrigators, plus the well-documented removal of four Klamath River...
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FBI: Beware of possible computer virus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FBI is urging all computer owners to check for a type of malware called DNS Changer. Once it’s on your computer, if you type in a specific web address, the malware can actually send you to a fake version of that website. A group of international hackers infected computers in...
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New monument to be dedicated to historic fire victims

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A special ceremony to dedicate a new monument honoring the unknown victims of the 1920 Houston Hotel Fire will be held at Linkville Pioneer Cemetery this Saturday. The fire was the worst tragedy in Klamath Falls history, with two blocks of the business district destroyed, and as many as 14...
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Body found in Siskiyou County identified

TULELAKE, Cal. – The body found near Tulelake last week has been identified. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year old Carlos Daniel Peña-Gonzalez had been missing since March 9 and the search for him began March 11. An autopsy did not reveal the cause of death.
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County Commissioners host town hall in Malin today

MALIN, Ore. – The Klamath County Board of Commissioners will host a town hall meeting today in Malin. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Malin Community Presbyterian Church, 2302 Fifth St. and is open to the public.
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Area library benefits from Ruby Pipeline

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – One of the effects of the Ruby Pipeline is an influx of cash to the Lake County Library District. Construction of the new Lakeview library has been at a standstill in recent months because the money ran out, but thanks to increased taxes from the Ruby Pipeline, construction is expected to...
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Possible cuts continue to loom at Klamath County School District

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath County School District is poised to make some deep cuts to its budget, that could mean the loss of some athletic programs and jobs, and some maintenance projects may have to be put on hold. The proposed $4.1 million cut from the 2012-2013 school budget has yet to...
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