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Man faces charges after police chase

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A Klamath Falls man is facing charges after a car chase Sunday morning. 43-year old Arren Broderick Jr. drove a Volkswagen through a field after an Oregon State police trooper tried to pull him over for speeding on Highway 97 about ten miles north of Klamath Falls. After returning to...
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Circus in Klamath Falls Monday and Tuesday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The annual Shrine Circus happens twice today and tomorrow, at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the John Hancock Event Center on the Klamath County Fairgrounds. The Klamath Falls Shrine Club presents the circus. Cost is $16 for adults and $12 for children. Family passes are $25. Tickets are available in...
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Three drunk driving arrests over the weekend

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Law enforcement officers had a keen eye on the roads with the St. Patrick’s Day holiday over the weekend. Between noon on Saturday and early Sunday evening, Oregon State police report 23 drunk driving arrests. One of those was in the Klamath Falls area. The Klamath County Sheriff’s offce and...
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Klamath Falls council may buy two downtown buildings

Klamath Falls, Ore. – At its meeting today the Klamath Falls City Council will talk about buying two vacant downtown buildings – the former Old Leo’s, and the former Mercury and Antonio’s. Both are on Main Street. The Mercury and Antonio’s building would be demolished for a parking lot, if the council approves the...
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Kingsley Field to reduce the number of employees

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – As the federal government trims its armed forces, that will mean cuts at Kingsley Field. The Oregon Military Department says eight to 10 supporting employees will be let go between Klamath Falls’ 173rd Fighter Wing and the Portland-based 142nd Fighter wing.
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Occupy protesters are sentenced

SALEM, Ore. – Two men arrested after Occupy protests in Portland last November have received their sentences. 21-year old Emery Nicholas Luff and 21-year old William Maxwell Patterson of Klamath Falls were convicted in Marion County Court, and sentenced to probation and community service, as well as substance abuse treatment. A third defendant, 20-year...
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Lakeview man ordered to prison

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – A Lakeview man gets prison time on domestic assault and meth charges. 45-year old Shannon Brock was arrested last fall after the Lake County Sheriff’s office linked him to an instance where a woman wrapped in a blanket walked two blocks barefoot in the snow to get help after an assault....
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Area police watching for counterfeit bills

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Police in Douglas County are still looking for a man who tried to pass a fake $20 bill Monday and ran off once employees realized it was counterfeit. Police say it’s a symptom of a larger problem really, with growing numbers of fake bills circulating just in the past week. Douglas...
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Nearby counties show spikes in jobless rate

ALTURAS, Cal. – Modoc County lost farm jobs in January, and that led to a spike in the unemployment rate.. from 14.7 to 16 percent. Modoc County lost about 60 farm jobs between December and January. Government, transportation, and goods and services also saw drops. Siskiyou County saw its rate go from 17.4 percent...
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Not all irrigators will get water

Reclamation officials say only about a third of irrigators will get surface water from the Klamath Reclamation Project this year. That means those with “A contracts” in the Tulelake and Klamath irrigation districts will get the water. The official irrigation plans will be released early next month, but barring any huge weather changes, it’s...
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